Research publications

Links to international division research publications.

Prospects for International Student Enrolments in New Zealand: Profiles of 13 source countries [PDF; 622kb]
This report attempts to identify the most likely prospects for increasing international student enrolments in New Zealand, based on a concise and consistent methodology for assessing potential demand from source countries. The collated comparisons are intended to assist future planning for promotional campaigns.
Author: New Zealand Ministry of Education, International Education
Date published: 8 September 2011

New Zealand Alumni Survey: Experiences, Attitudes and Engagement
This publication is an independent survey to advise how international alumni can help New Zealand tertiary institutions develop and raise their profiles internationally. It identifies the overall attitudes, preferences and expectations of New Zealand alumni residing overseas and levels of support necessary for future activities.
Author: The Illuminate Consulting Group
Date published: October 2009

Review of the International Student Levy
This publication is an independent review of the International Student Levy (ISL or the Levy) which currently applies to primary and secondary state and state-integrated schools that receive tuition fees from international fee paying students studying in New Zealand.
Author: Price Waterhouse Coopers
Date published: July 2008

The Economic Impact of Export Education
A dedicated survey of expenditure by foreign fee-paying students and the offshore provision of educational goods and services by New Zealand companies and educational institutions.
Author: Researched for the Ministry of Education and Education New Zealand by Infometrics, NRB and Skinnerstrategic
Date published: 30 June 2008

The Experiences of International Students in New Zealand: report on the results of the National Survey 2007
The research builds on the previous survey of international students conducted in 2003 (see below) and provides the opportunity to understand international students’ experience of life in New Zealand.
Author: Researched for the Ministry of Education by Deloitte
Date published: May 2008

The Experiences of International Students in New Zealand: report on the results of the National Survey 2003
A report on the results of the national survey of international students.
Author: Colleen Ward and Anne-Marie Masgoret
Date published: June 2004

Research project on International Student Exchanges – Sending our Students Overseas (2008)
This research reports on the uptake of study abroad opportunities by New Zealand tertiary students.
Authors: Stephanie Doyle, Phil Gendall, Carolyn Tait, Luanna Meyer, Janet Hoek, Lynanne McKenzie, & Avatar Loorparg.
Jessie Hetherington Centre for Educational Research, Victoria University of Wellington, in collaboration with the Department of Marketing, Massey University
Date published: March 2008

Quarterly Migration Reports
A series of reports giving an update of external migration statistics based on data provided by Statistics New Zealand.
Author: Central Forecasting and Modelling Unit, Ministry of Education
Date published: Quarterly

New Zealand's International Education Sector: Tracking the Influence of Currency Values
A statistical summary describing the relationship between interest from international students in studying in New Zealand and the respective value of the New Zealand dollar against the currencies used by our major source countries for students.
Author: New Zealand Ministry of Education, International Education
Date published: 15 December 2006

Report on Research into the Circumstances of Very Young International Students in NZ
Research into the circumstances of very young international students which informed policy work in 2003.
Author: New Zealand Ministry of Education, International Education
Date published: 27 July 2006

Export Education in New Zealand: A Strategic Approach to Developing the Sector - An Overview
A report examining the challenges facing New Zealand’s export education sector, and initiatives that will support its sustainable development.
Author: New Zealand Ministry of Education, International Education
Date published: 28 June 2006

Evaluation Report on the Implementation of the Code of Practice for the Pastoral Care of International Students (2002/03)
The executive summary of an evaluation of the implementation of the Code of Practice for the Pastoral Care of International Students.
Author: New Zealand Ministry of Education, International Education
Date published: 27 June 2006

The Economic Impact of Foreign Fee -Paying Students (Infometrics, February 2006)
The total economic value-added, and estimated employment, from the New Zealand international education sector for the 2004 calendar year.
Author: Ministry of Education
Date published: February 2006

The impact of international students on domestic students and host institutions
A literature review considering the educational, social and cultural impacts of international students on domestic students, educational institutions and host communities.
Author: Colleen Ward
Date published: 2001

International Students Trends Reports
Key trends in enrolments of foreign fee paying students in New Zealand.
Author: New Zealand Ministry of Education, International Education
Date published: 2001 to 2008

A Census of Providers of ESOL Programmes for International Students
A census of providers of ESOL programmes for international students to provide a better information base of the industry. Providers included primary and secondary schools, community education facilities, universities, polytechnics, English language schools, (other) private training establishments (PTEs), colleges of education, and wananga.
Author: New Zealand Ministry of Education, International Education
Date published: August 2002



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