Indian Students Success Stories in the News

Image Credits :The Hindu Newspaper

After meeting the group of scholarship students, Education New Zealand saw the human interest aspect  and told the story of international students and their contribution to New Zealand.

The success stories of the Indian students educated in New Zealand have hit the news both in New Zealand itself and in India. It has raised the worth of New Zealand education with the Indian audience, and of international education among Kiwis .Film and animation studies are niche courses that New Zealand has particular expertise in. Animation is also an emerging market in India with good job prospects and is gaining popularity among students. There was an article about  Aniket  Ujjainkar, an Indian international student, last week in a leading  Indian news paper, The Hindu, which has a daily circulation of  more than1.3 million. Anikat has secured his dream, recently, as a Creature Assistant Technical Director at Weta Digital. He acclaims his success to the practical hands at teaching approach that he experienced in Media Design School where he completed his Bachelor of Art and Design Degree. In fact, New Zealand’s strength is the focus on work –ready graduates ,the first hand student account that powerfully demonstrates how students can apply their skills from study to work place.  Tashi and  Nungshi , became the youngest in the world to complete the ‘ Explorer’s Grand Slam ’having reached the North and South pole along with climbing the seven highest peaks of the world including Mount Everest. Using their mountaineering as a symbol to prove that women can achieve the same heights as their male counterparts. The article throws lights on the New Zealand’s reputation as a peaceful destination with friendly people. It also marks a  great outdoor lifestyle.  Telling the success stories of international students and their contribution to New Zealand is the first priority to Education New Zealand.