Domestic Students

Enrolment Procedures


If you need further information and advice regarding our programmes, please call us on Auckland: +64 9 630 3546, or email to


When you have decided which programme of study to apply for, complete the enrolment form. There are three easy ways to enrol, online, download, or in person.

Online:Online Enrolment Form
Download:Downloadable Enrolment Form
In person:Our campus is at:
L1, 32 Manukau Road
New Zealand


We will assess your application and contact you if you need to provide additional information. We will conduct an interview with you by phone, video call or in person.


We will send you an offer of place and acceptance of offer of place if your application is successful. You will then sign and return the acceptance of offer of place to us to confirm your acceptance.

You will be advised if your application is unsuccessful.


Timely payment of fees is expected. This can be done by internet banking. If your fees are paid by student loan, you need to submit your loan application to StudyLink ideally a month prior to programme commencement date, to confirm your eligibility and payment time frames.


Once public trust has received your fee, you will receive a receipt and a fee protect student acknowledgement form for you to sign and return to us.

Student Loans and Allowances

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:

  • compulsory tuition fees
  • programme-related costs
  • living costs.

A student allowance is a weekly payment that you do not have to pay back.

Please visit below website or call 0800 88 99 00 for details:


You may be eligible for fees free if you are a New Zealander or ordinarily resident in New Zealand who has undertaken less than half a year of tertiary study or training, or a recent secondary school leaver.

Please visit below website for details:

Pastoral Care of Domestic Students

The Education (Pastoral Care of Tertiary and International Students) Code of Practice 2021 comes into effect on 1 January 2022.

The Code sets out a general duty of pastoral care that tertiary education 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 Code is available below, on request at the School or from the New Zealand Ministry of Education website.

A safe and supportive learning environment

The property management and maintenance contractors conduct regular inspection of the school premises and necessary repairs to ensure safety of the building. If you spot any dangers and damages in the school premises, please report to the administration office.

Lunchtime forums or social activities are held regularly for students to build relationships among themselves and meet external professionals such as acupuncture practitioners.

Assistance for students to meet their basic needs

If you need help in applying for student loans and allowances, please contact the Student Support Officer.

If you need information on available parking space around the school campus, please contact the administration office.

Lockers at the student lounge are available for students to store personal stuff.

Physical and mental health of students

Students with health issues can discuss with teachers who are professional acupuncturists or/and make a booking on acupuncture treatment in the student clinics.

Progress and personal development of students

A monthly academic progress report will be sent to you for you to keep track on your progress of study for improvement.

Student voice

You are most welcome to discuss your concerns regarding practices that influence your study, learning environment, and pastoral care with our Student Support Officer, Academic Leader or Chief Executive Officer. Your evaluation on individual courses will be collected close to the end of each semester on course content, workload, assessment, quality of teaching and so on. Results will be passed to the teachers, Academic Leader, and Chief Executive Officer for consideration

How to Enrol

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