The most up-to-date information is available via Moodle @ NZSOA. To find out who is teaching a class, check your schedules.
If you have been living in New Zealand for at least three years and have held a residence class visa for three years, you can apply for student loans and allowances from the Ministry of Social Development to cover your tuition fees, programme-related costs and living expenses.
A student loan can help finance your study, but you must pay it back.
If you are studying full-time, you can get:
A student allowance is a weekly payment that you do not have to pay back.
Please visit the StudyLink website or call 0800 88 99 00 for details.
The Education (Pastoral Care of Tertiary and International Learners) Code of Practice 2021 comes into effect on 1 January 2022.
The Code sets out a general duty of pastoral care that the tertiary providers have for domestic and international tertiary learners.
The general duty of pastoral care under the Code covers physical safety, access to advice and support services, physical and mental health support, freedom from discrimination and racism, support for transition to tertiary study, and the opportunity to take part in decision making on support services.
To fully support our learners, the School observes the Code of Practice for the Pastoral Care of Tertiary and International Learners published by the Ministry of Education.
The School cares about the wellbeing of students and provides access to appropriate services.
Students can book a free session of up to 60 minutes with a counsellor on Wednesdays between 12pm and 3pm.
For bookings, please email to firstname.lastname@example.org. All sessions are confidential.
The School helps students prepare for and adjust to tertiary study. If you need academic support services, please email to email@example.com for more details.
The School welcomes suggestions from students in developing practices to support their study, enhance their learning environment and provide pastoral care. You can email your suggestions to firstname.lastname@example.org or write it down on our logbook at the reception desk.If a student has concern relating to their study, learning environment, school policies and pastoral care, please see our staff in the administration office.
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