Top universities in New Zealand- With research and development being its core focus area, New Zealand is steadily becoming one of the emerging destinations for students who plan to study abroad. Sample this- In the last five years, the number of Indian students in New Zealand has increased by close to 50%. In fact, Indian students are the fastest growing source of international students in the country.

All the top Universities in New Zealand offer a broad range of subjects for undergraduate, master’s and Doctoral (PhD) degrees in commerce, science and the humanities. The country has eight public state-funded universities, which are recognised internationally for the high quality of education, safe and tolerant environment and cost-effective education options that they offer.

However, before you consider studying in New Zealand, it is imperative that you know all about the Top universities in New Zealand.

Click here to know the best universities in all the major study abroad destinations.

Here, we have listed the top universities in New Zealand 2014 as per three major ranking platforms. They are Times Higher Education (THE), QS and ARWU. The Top universities in New Zealand 2014 ranking includes the top 500 universities in New Zealand according to the three ranking yardsticks.

The table below gives you the opportunity to check the rankings of the Top universities in New Zealand 2014 arrived upon by THE, QS and ARWU.

The University of Auckland17592201-300
University of Otago251-175159201-300
University of Canterbury301-350242401-500
Victoria University of Wellington276-300275401-500
Massey University-346-
University of Waikato351-400401-410-
Lincoln University-411-420-
AUT University-501-550-


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I wish to become a Neurosurgeon, I predict that I have a career period of 30 years. I wish to practice half career in the countries of the US, Singapore, the UK, Canada, New Zealand, or Australia and I wish to practice last half of my career in India. Is my wish possible? Is my wish a good one?

Manish Singh 2nd Apr, 2020

As long as you have an active medical license in your country that being india yes you can practice medicine anywhere in the world provided that you have some references who can recommend you to the place you want to work at and a good background check. That is the most important thing to consider. And yes your wish can come true if you work hard for it. All the best


Is New Zealand a safe place for Indians to work and live in?

Shaurya Kapoor 22nd Mar, 2020

According to (a New Zealand Government affiliate), since 2011 18,000 Indians have migrated to New Zealand . In 2011, the Indian population in New Zealand was 155000, so there are 174,000 Indians in New Zealand (2014) due to the additional immigration of 18,000.

According to the 2018 Census, Hindus represent 2.63% of the population of the New Zealand . There are about 123,534 Hindus in New Zealand .


What is the Working hours of Neurosurgeons in the New Zealand?

Shaurya Kapoor 22nd Mar, 2020

Neurologists can work in hospitals or in private offices. Their average week is approximately 40 hours . If you go into this career and would like to maintain consistent hours , then opening up a private practice or working in a research or medical school may be better for you.


What is the salary of Neurosurgeons in New Zealand?

Shaurya Kapoor 22nd Mar, 2020

Neurosurgeons in New Zealand are considered specialist consultants. Their base salary is anywhere from NZ $151,000 to NZ $600,000. When they are training the salary is NZ $70,000 to NZ $75,000.


Are Neurosurgeons rich in New Zealand?

Shaurya Kapoor 22nd Mar, 2020

Neurosurgeon Salary in New Zealand

The New Zealand Government reports that surgeons overall earn between NZD $70,000 and NZD $600,000 per year mostly depending on experience and their field of choice.

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