English is now a global language. It is the major language of international business, politics, technology, research and sport. New Zealand is an English speaking country with a long tradition of teaching English is an ideal place to learn English. The students must be fluent in the English language if they are to succeed at a university in New Zealand. There are many courses available at public and private institutions in New Zealand and elsewhere to assist international students to reach the required level of English language competence. English is the language of instruction and assessment across all the Universities / Institutes in New Zealand. One must meet the English language requirements of the University / Institute to be eligible for a place.