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Closing date for 2020 applications is 4 October 2019

We are no longer accepting applications for 2019

Online International Student Application Form

Ormiston Fees and Dates 2020

Refund Policy.pdf

2019 Term Dates

Term 1 28 January to 12 April Please note, Monday 28 January is a public holiday. School will commence
on Tuesday 29 January.
Semester One
Term 2 29 April to 5 July
Term 3 22 July to 27 September Semester Two
Term 4 14 October to 11 December (may be earlier depending on exams written)

At OSC, there are four classes a day, the duration of classes range from 60 minutes through to 90 minutes. The longer lessons are held at the beginning of the day when students are fresher.

2020 Student Fees

All prices are in New Zealand Dollars (NZD)

Full Year

Tuition Fee (one full year) * $15,000
Administration Fee #
Homestay/Caregiver Support Fee $500
Weekly Homestay Fee $280
Medical and Travel Insurance (cover for one year) ** + $583

* This includes: GST, textbooks on loan, ESOL tuition if required, initial stationery pack, airport meet and greet on first arrival

** Uni-Care International Student Insurance Cover Quoted. Insurance fees are subject to change by the Insurance Provider

+ Insurance premium is calculated on exact travel dates and may therefore differ slightly from these estimates

# The administration fee is non-refundable and payable upon enrolment/re-enrolment


International students must have appropriate and current medical and travel insurance while studying in New Zealand. This is a requirement under The Code of Practice for the Pastoral Care of International Students and a requirement from Immigration New Zealand for granting a student visa.

Ormiston Senior College can arrange your insurance before you depart your home country. We currently use Uni-Care at a cost of approximately NZ$583 for twelve months.

Visa Information

As a condition of enrolment, all students must meet Immigration New Zealand requirements. Full details of immigration requirements, advice on rights to employment in New Zealand while studying, and reporting requirements are available from Immigration New Zealand, and can be viewed on their website at

High school International students may be able to work-part time, on a student visa. If you wish to apply to work part-time please talk to the International Student Manager as you are required to meet the requirements of New Zealand Immigration -

A peak body for schools supporting international students in the education sector.
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