New Zealand


International College of New Zealand has agreed to observe and be bound by the Code of Practice for the Pastoral Care of International Students published by the New Zealand Qualifications Authority. Copies of the Code are available on request from this institution or from the New Zealand Qualifications Authority website at

MENTAL HEALTH AND WELLBEING: It is okay to ask for help and should you feel that either yourself or someone else is going through something, talk to any staff. See below link for more information

IMMIGRATION: “Full details of visa and permit requirements, advice on rights to employment in New Zealand while studying, and reporting requirements are available through the New Zealand Immigration Service, and can be viewed on their website at

ELIGIBILITY FOR HEALTH SERVICES: Most international students are not entitled to publicly funded health services while in New Zealand. If you receive medical treatment during your visit, you may be liable for the full costs of that treatment. Full details on entitlements to publicly-funded health services are available through the Ministry of Health and can be viewed on their website at

ACCIDENT INSURANCE: The Accident Compensation Corporation provides accident insurance for all New Zealand citizens, residents and temporary visitors to New Zealand, but you may still be liable for all other medical and related costs. Further information can be viewed on the ACC website at

MEDICAL AND TRAVEL INSURANCE: International students must have appropriate and current medical and travel insurance for the entire duration of their student visa in New Zealand.

Pastoral Care