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Other information, or research primarily conducted by, or for, ENZ, on international education. 

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Communicating the benefits of international education - toolkit

  • September 2021
  • ENZ
  • PDF (2.8 MB)

Check out ENZ's communications toolkit that helps you tell stories about the benefits of international education to New Zealanders. The significant impacts of COVID-19 mean international education needs increased public support to rebuild and recover, so it can help our country to do the same. By using unified messaging and telling shared stories, we can create a new international education story that captures the hearts and minds of the New Zealand public.


2019 Economic Contribution and Enrolments Infographic

  • January 2021
  • ENZ
  • PDF (498 KB)

This infographic presents the estimated economic contribution of international students who enrolled to study in New Zealand in 2019.


Perceptions towards International Students in a COVID-19 World

  • November 2021
  • Other Author
  • PPTX (1.2 MB)
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In September 2021 a representative sample of around 950 New Zealanders told ENZ, via an on-line survey, what their most important 'life priorities' are in a COVID-19 world

Understanding Perceptions of the New Zealand Education Brand

  • November 2021
  • Other Author
  • PPTX (4.8 MB)
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The purpose of this report is to understand the impact of New Zealand's COVID related border controls on intentions and perceptions of New Zealand as an international education destination.

High School to Tertiary Transitions - Literature Review

  • May 2021
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This literature review looks at best practices that support international students to transition from high school to tertiary in Australia, Canada, the US, the UK and Ireland.

Worldwide Educating for the Future Report

  • October 2017
  • EIU
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A major 2017 study that assesses the effectiveness of education systems in 35 countries and 16 indicators, including education policy environment, teaching environment and socio-economic environment.

The Insight Story Issue 2

  • June 2021
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A regular data-based publication providing a snapshot of the international education sector in New Zealand, while we rebuild and reshape in the new world.

New Zealanders’ Perceptions of the International Education Sector report 2020

  • April 2021
  • ENZ
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This report provides fresh insights into what New Zealanders know, think and feel about international education in a COVID environment. The findings show half of New Zealanders are poised to become active supporters of international education if they see and hear more stories about the broad benefits of international education.

For any comments or questions, please email intelligence@enz.govt.nz

Transitions from High School to Tertiary Study Infographic

  • May 2021
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This infographic shows the number of high school students transitioning to tertiary study by region, sub-sector, citizenship and course of study between 2015-2019.

2019 Economic Contribution and Enrolments Infographic

  • January 2021
  • ENZ
  • PDF (498 KB)

This infographic presents the estimated economic contribution of international students who enrolled to study in New Zealand in 2019.

IEAA Student Voices 2021

  • June 2021
  • PDF (5.3 MB)

IEAA and ENZ commissioned research to better understand domestic students’ sentiments towards international students during the pandemic. This study explores the extent to which domestic students were aware of the challenges facing international students, the extent to which they provided support to international students, and whether their sentiments towards international students have shifted through the COVID-19 crisis.

Employer Perceptions of Hiring International Graduates

  • July 2019
  • ENZ
  • PDF (9 MB)

Findings from a study into the value of international graduates from the perspective of New Zealand employers.

IEAA Student Voices 2021

  • June 2021
  • PDF (5.3 MB)

IEAA and ENZ commissioned research to better understand domestic students’ sentiments towards international students during the pandemic. This study explores the extent to which domestic students were aware of the challenges facing international students, the extent to which they provided support to international students, and whether their sentiments towards international students have shifted through the COVID-19 crisis.

Employer Perceptions of Hiring International Graduates

  • July 2019
  • ENZ
  • PDF (9 MB)

Findings from a study into the value of international graduates from the perspective of New Zealand employers.

Communicating the benefits of international education - toolkit

  • September 2021
  • ENZ
  • PDF (2.8 MB)

Check out ENZ's communications toolkit that helps you tell stories about the benefits of international education to New Zealanders. The significant impacts of COVID-19 mean international education needs increased public support to rebuild and recover, so it can help our country to do the same. By using unified messaging and telling shared stories, we can create a new international education story that captures the hearts and minds of the New Zealand public.


2019 Economic Contribution and Enrolments Infographic

  • January 2021
  • ENZ
  • PDF (498 KB)

This infographic presents the estimated economic contribution of international students who enrolled to study in New Zealand in 2019.