Students can have a very good work-life balance if they stick to their schedule well. Being aware of deadlines and finishing them on time, can open a lot of time and scope for socialising and exploring the natural beauty and medical architecture in the country.The course load is not too much and there is adequate support from faculty. There are a lot of clubs and societies on campus which you can be a part of.
New Zealand is multicultural. The 5 cultures that are predominantly found here are- New Zealand European, Māori, Chinese, Samoan and Indian. The citizens here are famous for being welcoming and warm towards everybody.
This unique milieu makes it easy for students of all cultures and ethnicities to find their choice of native food, culture and lifestyle. The language used is predominantly English.
New Zealand boasts of some amazing natural wonders. Snow-capped mountains, sparkling coves, rain forests, fjords amongst many others. New Zealand also has the world’s largest geothermal areas. The topography makes this a wonderland for a hot spot for adrenaline activities. It is a hub of all adventure sports like white water rafting, bungee jumping, skydiving, mountain biking amongst others.
While it boasts of many natural wonders, some of the more unforgettable places are-
- Fiordland National Park and Milford Sound, South Island-This iconic site has also been given the world heritage site tag. There are some spectacular sites where the fjords of Milford, Dusky, and Doubtful Sounds have been sculpted by glaciers. This is a popular destination for hikers
- Bay of Islands, North Island- One of the most popular holiday destinations in the country, this bay has more than 144 islands. The marine life here is extremely rich with the likes of Penguins, dolphins, whales, and marlin.
- Lake Taupo and Tongariro National Park, North Island- Made up of jaw-dropping vistas with volcanic features. It is also important to the Maori culture. This Maori land was gifted to the people of New Zealand to protect its sacred culture.
- Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park, South Island- These are part of the Southern Alps, the highest peak in New Zealand. 40% of this park is actually glaciers. Not only does this place house the highest peak and the longest glacier, but it also has uniquely abundant flora and fauna.
- Auckland, North Island- The city is also known as the City of Sails. This is not only the capital of New Zealand but also the most populous. Apart from being the most important city, it also is the land of beaches which have both white and black sand, rain forest hiking trails, picturesque coves, islands, and volcanoes.