New Zealand Education Fair 2019 organized by Thames International Educational Consultancy (Pvt) Ltd will be held onSaturday, 30th March. The event will be an opportunity to get information about the post-secondary education opportunities in New Zealand  and  learn about social and cultural success factors of the country. New Zealand is a famous destination for students [...]


Thames New Zealand Education Fair 2019


New Zealand Education Fair 2019 organized by Thames International Educational Consultancy (Pvt) Ltd will be held onSaturday, 30th March. The event will be an opportunity to get information about the post-secondary education opportunities in New Zealand  and  learn about social and cultural success factors of the country.

New Zealand is a famous destination for students of all ages who aspire to gain a foreign qualification. Indeed, it is one of the world’s best places to live and study,with an internationally-renowned education system and an unbeatable lifestyle. Each education institution  in New Zealand is responsible for the quality of the education outcomes of their learners. The New Zealand government has processes to ensure the quality of education, so that learners get the skills they need and education organisations provide qualifications that are relevant and good value for money. Hence, the qualifications are globally recognized. New Zealand’s flexible education system has study options to suit every budget and the country has comparatively low cost of living.

New Zealand government agencies monitor the quality of all areas of the education system.   The qualifications offered by non-university tertiary institutions have to be  approved and are monitored by the New Zealand Qualifications Authority(NZQA) andUniversities New Zealand ensures all eight New Zealand universities provide quality qualifications and education. This ensure all qualifications offered are valued as credible and robust both nationally and internationally. Furthermore, special consideration is given for international students under the Education (Pastoral Care of International Students) Code of Practice. Under this code, when students come to study in New Zealand, education providers have an important responsibility to ensure that those students are well informed, safe and properly cared for.In fact, New Zealand was the first country in the world to introduce pastoral care requirements to ensure providers supported and protected their international students.

International students who have achieved a New Zealand qualification are allowed to gain experience in work related to their studies. Depending on what you study, you may be able to work in New Zealand for severalyears, Around 40% of international students were employed in New Zealand a year after graduation, according to the New Zealand Ministry of Education’s Moving Places report. Meanwhile, 27% of graduates returned overseas and 22% continuing onto further study.

The exhibition will assemble the leading education institutions in New Zealand. The event is organized by Thames International Educational Consultancy (Pvt) Ltd.Started in 2004 Thames International is completing its 15th year in the industry this year. It is the leading agent in Sri Lanka for New Zealand education. In appreciation of their contribution to the New Zealand education industry, Thames International has been appointed as a Recognized Agency by Education New Zealand (ENZ);  New Zealand’s government agency for building international education.Thames International offers their services from selecting the best fit programme and the institute, guidance for the career pathway, student visa consultation and accommodation arrangements. Thames International will also be present at the exhibition, and will address any concerns on the student visa application process.

University of Canterbury – Is ranked in the top 1% of world universities (QS World University Rankings) and has 15 subjects ranked in the world’s top 200. It has also been awarded a 5-Star QS ranking for internationally renowned research and teaching.UC was established in 1873 and is Aotearoa New Zealand’s second oldest university. Since its establishment, UC has produced graduates who have gone on to become world leaders in their fields. UC is committed to continuing this tradition of excellence and to developing tomorrow’s leaders.

University of Waikato - Is ranked among the top 1.1% of Universities in the world.- its Business School is ranked in the Eduniversal Ranking of the Best Business Schools and the Management School is an internationally recognized Triple Crown business school accredited by EQUIS, AMBA and AACSB. Disciplines ranging from Computing and Mathematical Sciences, Education, Management studies, Law, Psychology, etc are offered at this university.The University of Waikato has campuses in Hamilton and Tauranga

Lincoln University - Is New Zealand’s specialist land-based university. Unique programmes such as Applied Sciences (in disciplines, Food Science, Agriculture, sustainable Development  and Biosphere Conservation), Landscape Architecture, Sport and Recreation Management are offered at Lincoln. Even a separate 921-hectare working farm is in place, giving students a unique work experience and research opportunity.Lincoln University is highly connected to industry for research collaboration and commercialization.

Victoria University of Wellington - Is not only the number one ranked university in New Zealand for research quality it is located in the capital city of New Zealand. Itis one of New Zealand’s oldest and most prestigious tertiary institutions with a proud tradition of academic excellence. Victoria consistently ranks among the world’s best universities. It is ranked 219 in the 2017/18 QS World University Rankings.Students benefit from the University’s ties with Wellington’s business, government and scientific research communities.

ACG Group – Ranked as Category 1, the 13 colleges under the group offers a  dynamic range of courses in Digital Designing, Travel &Tourism, Hospitality, Culinary Arts, Pharmacy andBusiness Studies (in disciplines, Retail, Project Management, Supply Chain). The colleges under the Group are leaders under their respective industry category. Some of the colleges are; Animation College; the leading character animation school in New Zealand, New Zealand School of Tourism; NZ’s largest Travel & Tourism training provider and NSIA;NZ’s leading Culinary Arts and Hospitality training academy.

Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology (NMIT)-  Is again ranked at NZQA Category 1. It is the largest polytechnic in the South Island.  NMIT offers over 100 qualifications from certificate through to Masters level and  have developed specialisms in areas such as aquaculture, maritime/marine, viticulture & wine and aviation/aviation engineering. Over $43 million has been invested in recent years in a range of modern facilities, enabling students to  receive the best learning experience .

Southern Institute of Technology (SIT) - Specializes in innovative and flexible  programmes . The courses are developed with solid practical and applied focus.  SIT has a proud record of quality education and training. Popular programmes among Sri Lankan students are, Postgraduate Diploma in Business Enterprise, Graduate Diploma in Professional Accounting, Sound Engineering and the Graduate Diploma  in Hotel Management which in taught in the their campus in Queenstown, which is New Zealand’s most popular tourist town.

Eastern Institute of Technology (EIT) - EIT is one of New Zealand’s top-rated institutes of technology offering programmes ranging from certificate through to post-graduate level. EIT’s programmes have a practical focus, underpinned by academic theory.

Unitec Institute of Technology -  Unitec is the largest institute of technology in New Zealand, with more than 20,000 students studying over 150 work-oriented programmes. Unitecoffers  studyprogrammes from bachelors to masters level across a range of subjects from architecture through to health science. Unitec is a member of the International Association of Universities


The exhibition is held at the Galadari Hotel and will be open from 10am to 6pm on Saturday the 30th March 2019. Entry to the venue is free.Please contact 077 3150188/ 0777163091
for further information.

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