New Zealand is one of the most popular destinations among international students studying abroad. There are 8 major universities in New Zealand with a good mix of large and small schools. There are a wide range of studies available that are all taught in English, and every university is ranked in the top 3% by QS World University Rankings. In their spare time, students have a variety of activities to do given New Zealand's great expanses of undisturbed natural habitat. These include hiking, mountain climbing, kayaking, wind surfing, sailing, skiing, mountain biking - you name it. International students won't be disappointed either, New Zealand is a diverse multicultural society with strong connections in the Pacific and Asia, and the people are totally friendly and outgoing!