Code of Practice

Whitireia has agreed to observe and be bound by the Code of Practice for the Pastoral Care of International Students published by the Minister of Education

Copies of the Code are available on request from this institution or via the NZQA website.

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 website.

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 cost of that treament. Full details on entitlements to publicly-funded health services are available through the Ministry of Health website.

Accident Insurance

The Accident Compensation Corporation (ACC) 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.

Medical and Travel Insurance

International students must have appropriate and current medical and travel insurance while studying in New Zealand.

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