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Study Loans

Many students rely on study loans to finance their studies. These are usually government sponsored loans which have low-interest rates and no credit checks are required in order to secure them.  Loans for students typically provide several deferment options and a number of extended repayment terms…

New Zealand Student Loans

Furthering your education with tertiary study is a no-brainer for many New Zealanders, and while our course fees are generally affordable in comparison with the rest of the world, most students will have to take out a student loan to pay for some or all of their study costs.  Being burdened with a large loan is a huge commitment before you’ve even entered the professional workforce, and trying to understand all the ins and outs of your loan structure can be intimidating – especially if you’re not an accounting major…

Learning to Use Your Computer

If you do not know much about computers do some research before investing in one.  The specifications change so quickly that a computer that is one year old may be considered outdated by some.  Talk to specialist computer retailers, check out books and/or magazines at the library and talk to friends and family…

Adult Education

Anyone cruising the campuses of New Zealand will notice a significant number of more mature adult learners. New Zealand adult education providers draw students from a wide variety of backgrounds, including those who have spent time raising children and are now taking the opportunity to further their education; those wanting to change career direction; and people who wish to improve their level of expertise by gaining a further qualification. These and others find themselves heading back to find adult education in New Zealand educational institutes…

Distance Learning in New Zealand

If you are looking for a way to learn new skills, gain recognised qualifications, and up-skill from the warmth and comfort of your home, distance learning may be for you.  There are a number of delivery options when it comes to distance learning including…

Learning a Second Language

Learning a second language is a fantastic experience and one which can open up many doors in future careers. The gradual rise in multiculturalism within the New Zealand society means that employers, especially in the public sector, are increasingly on the look out for people who have the interpretive and communication skills as well as an understanding of the cultural customs of other ethnicities…

New Zealand Political System

With the New Zealand general election affecting the way everyday New Zealand’s live our lives, it’s always a good idea to brush up on your political knowledge and the way the New Zealand government is put together. Knowing how the process works, how to best utilise your votes to make them count, and what type of government may be formed at the end of the election process can make a difference…

Outdoor Education

Whether it goes by the name of adventure education, education outside the classroom, adventure based learning or experiential learning, New Zealand outdoor education is a great way to learn and grow. All of these terms conjure the same associations of school camps, obstacle courses and team building exercises in an outdoor setting.  Learning in the outdoors can involve…

Special Education

In New Zealand, special education is delivered by the Ministry of Education in conjunction with schools and early childhood learning centres. New Zealand special needs education is available to all children with physical or intellectual difficulties, impaired hearing or vision, and those who have integration, communication or behavioural issues…

Creative Jobs

They say that if you can turn something you love into a career you’ll never have to work a day in your life – but you’ll need the training to make it happen.  If you’re interested in creative jobs and an exciting career you’re first step is to get yourself enrolled in a quality design school.  Creative jobs in the multi media industries are abundant in New Zealand, with many Kiwis opting to transform their passions and innovative ideas into careers. If you have creative flair, artistic talent, an eye for detail and the desire to learn and innovate, a position within the creative industries could be the perfect fit for you…