New Zealand's educational institutions are well regarded throughout the world. There is a great range of opportunities available to international students here: quality secondary school education, a well established network of English language schools, and internationally respected and recognised tertiary education providers.
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Visit Education New Zealand's student website newzealandeducated.com, for information on studying in New Zealand. Education New Zealand is a not-for-profit organisation that supports the New Zealand export education industry and promotes New Zealand's education services.
Foreign student fees
Most international students must pay foreign student fees at New Zealand educational institutes. However, some international students are exempt from paying foreign student fees, because they are classed as a domestic student for fee-paying purposes. The Ministry of Education holds a complete list of whom is considered to be a domestic student for the purpose of fee payment and enrolment.
Pastoral Care of International Students
The Ministry of Education operates a Code of Practice that provides a framework for looking after international students. It covers pastoral care, accommodation and the provision of information.