As a result of Queenstown’s strong tourism infrastructure as a year-round resort there is ample opportunity for you to secure full time or part time employment in the many hotels, adventure operations, restaurants, cafés and bars. Opportunities also exist to work within the many retail outlets.
Working while studying can be a good way to gain New Zealand work experience and help support you while you’re studying abroad. Gaining experience of a New Zealand workplace also helps you develop skills such as communication, teamwork, timekeeping, interpersonal skills and workplace-relevant English language skills.
New Zealand is a value-for-money study destination, with a cost of living similar to other OECD countries. Check out the costs of everyday living in Queenstown by visiting the New Zealand government website about living and working in New Zealand: www.newzealandnow.govt.nz/living-in-nz