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How to Apply
1. Download and read the International Policies and Guidelines document and the Code of Practice summary document.

2. Complete and sign the Application and Tuition Agreement Form and attach the following:
  • A copy of your latest school report. (An English translation may need to accompany the original copy. Please check with us).
  • A copy of your passport.
  • A small recent photograph.

3. Completed forms are to be returned to the International Office either by post, email or fax to:

Director of International Students
City College International
PO Box 4010
Wanganui 4541
New Zealand

email: office@wcc.school.nz

Fax: +64 6 349 0181

4. Completed applications will be acknowledged and considered on receipt. Sometimes
additional information may be requested. We aim to make a decision within three working days.

Completion of the above forms does not constitute acceptance into the College.

The College reserves the right to cancel the Offer of Place and refund fees paid (as per the 'no refund policy') in the event it any negative comments are made and substantiated by previous schools that the applicant attended, or any of the applicant's referees.

Upon acceptance of your application, we will make you an Offer of Place and invoice you for your selected course and accommodation (if applicable). Upon receipt of all fees, this offer can be used to apply for the applicable visa.

To assist with making subject choices, please download and read our course selection booklet.

Your course selection will be indicative only and we will decide the appropriate level of study for each subject in consultation with the International Dean on arrival.

Please note the following:

CODE
Wanganui City College has agreed to observe and be bound by the Code of Practice for the Pastoral Care of International Students. Copies of the Code are available from the New Zealand Ministry of Education website at www.minedu.govt.nz/international.

IMMIGRATION
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 www.immigration.govt.nz.

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 costs of that treatment. Full details on entitlements to publicly funded health services are available through the Ministry of Health, and can be viewed on their website at www.moh.govt.nz.

ACCIDENT INSURANCE
The Accident Compensation Corporation 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 at www.acc.co.nz.

MEDICAL AND TRAVEL INSURANCE
International students (including group students) must have appropriate and current medical and travel insurance while in New Zealand. This is a requirement under The Code of Practice for the Pastoral Care of International Students.

DOWNLOADABLE DOCUMENTS
Code of Practice for the Pastoral Care of International Students
Application and Tuition Agreement Form
International Student Policies and Guidelines