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As an international student, you will get suitable accommodation provided through our pastoral care. This can be arranged before you arrive, so you can go directly to where you will live from the airport.
Practise your English and learn about New Zealand life in a homestay, where you live with an approved New Zealand family. Your meals are provided and you have no need to buy furniture or bedding immediately.
If you want to live close to where you will be studying, some schools have a Hostel or Hall of Residence. House rules and meals can vary.
You may want to live independently – rent your own apartment or flat, or share with a friend. As a tenant, you have protection under the law, but you also have responsibilities.