(from thepienews.com) International students in New Zealand are more likely to find a job than they are to return overseas a year after completing their qualification, according to a landmark report on the destinations and employment outcomes of more than 130,000 international students at government-funded institutions.
Around 40% of international students were employed in New Zealand a year after graduation, according to the Ministry of Education’s Moving Places report.
Meanwhile, 27% of graduates returned overseas and 22% continuing onto further study.
Employment rates varied significantly according to qualification and age, notes the report, which documents graduates’ destinations over eight years after completing their studies.
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