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Support: while studying

Pastoral Care – to keep you safe

Be supported and cared for while you study

NZQA requires all schools and institutions to provide for the welfare of enrolled international students while they are studying. To find out more, click here.

At Choose New Zealand we have staff who speak a wide range of languages. If you have enrolled through us or our partner agents, you will get more support than what individual schools offer.

Our Basic Support Package* includes:

  • Language support by phone during working hours
  • Visa renewal help
  • Future study plan (pathway) advice.

Our Pre-Arrival Support Package* includes:

  • Flight booking
  • Medical and travel insurance arrangement
  • Pre-arrival communication
  • Airport pick-up / Transfer service from International to Domestic Terminal
  • Welcome orientation

Our Premier Support Package* includes the above basic services, plus:

  • A free mobile SIM card
  • Medical assistance
  • Helping register IRD number
  • Helping you make an insurance claim
  • Booking holiday flights 
  • Opening a bank account
  • Finding accommodation
  • Monthly phone communication with you
  • Communication with your school or institute
  • Optional: 2 Life Security Ltd 24-hour personal safety monitoring – http://www.2life.co.nz

*Terms and conditions apply

Download our booklet to know more details of our Comprehensive Services for International Students.

Choose New Zealand Comprehensive Services for International Students

Read more about The Education (Pastoral Care of International Students) Code of Practice 2016

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