Living in New Zealand

New Zealand is world-famous for its friendly people, safety and spectacular landscape. It is an ideal place for international students to study, improve their English, and achieve outstanding results.

We are a clean, stable, modern country with a rich cultural heritage and high standard of living. New Zealand qualifications are also internationally respected and recognised. The New Zealand private schools sector ranks amongst the best in the world according to the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA). In their latest report, New Zealand achieved better results than the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom and Australia.

Queen Margaret College is located in Wellington, the capital city of New Zealand. Wellington is a vibrant city, home to a beautiful harbor, thriving film industry and many museums, theatres and sporting events. The central city is compact so everything is within walking distance and there is a reliable public transport system.

The College itself is located in the central city and is surrounded by many embassies. The New Zealand Parliament is also only a five minute walk away.

If you would like to read more about studying in Wellington, click here. Other languages can be found on our resources page.