International Fees and Policies

International Fees and Expenses

2023 (Click to expand)

If you wish to print a copy of the 2023 fee schedule please click HERE

Fees and Expenses All Fees are quoted in NZD$
Tuition Fee – 4 Terms

Tuition Fee – 3 Terms

Tuition Fee – 2 Terms

Tuition Fee – 1 Terms




$ 9000.00

$ 4000.00

$ 500.00

Administration Fee per term $350.00 or $35 per week for stays under 4  weeks $350.00 or $35 per week
The Boarding House

The Boarding Fees include 7-day accommodation and 3 meals per day, term time only*


Full year $14,231.00

Casual Boarding (nightly rate)

Per term – terms range from 9 – 11 weeks

Per week

$50.80 per night



Holiday Accommodation (for Boarders)

Accommodation is available during the term holidays (3 Term Breaks)


$40.00 per night x 48 days

= $1,920.00

Homestay Fee

For 46 weeks of the year.  Any Homestay outside this time will incur additional fees.  The Homestay Fees include 7-day accommodation and 3 meals per day.


$280.00 per week or $12,420.00 for 46 weeks (4 terms)


Linen Fee for boarding house – one off (balance unspent refunded) $230.00
Additional Expenses
Travel and Medical Insurance for 1 year $600.00 (estimated)
Uniform – Summer and Winter Uniforms purchased new $970.00 (estimated)
NZQA Fees 

For senior students (Years 11, 12 or 13) sitting NCEA

Scholarship Subjects


$383.30 (per candidate/per year)

$102.20 (per subject/per year)

Contingency Fund

School trips and events, camps, photos, sports, stationery/ some subject fees.

 $1500.00 (estimated and refunded if not used)
Student Visa Renewal if SGHS assists with application   $400.00
Pocket Money
Families may send money to SGHS to cover Pocket Money
$30.00-$50.00 per week

Please send us your dates and request an estimated invoice.  Contact for further information:

Megan McKenzie – Director of International Students

[email protected]

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Book a School Tour

Come and see all that Southland Girls’ High School offers students with a school tour that allows you to see our facilities in action, while meeting the staff and the students.

Student tour guides will answer questions and offer a student’s perspective, before meeting with a senior member of staff to discuss your child’s enrolment.

To book in for a tour of the school, please email Nicola Macpherson on  [email protected] or telephone 03 211 6030.

Book a Tour of Enwood House

Come and see all that Southland Girls’ High School offers boarders with a tour of Enwood House that allows you to see our facilities in action, while meeting the staff and the students.

To book in for a tour of the boarding house, please email Jenni Dennis, [email protected] or telephone 03 211 6030.

RISKS Disclosure

This event contains risks, including possible injuries. This event is managed by school staff or other organisations who will manage risk and hazards according to the school’s/organisation’s safety management plan. This includes careful consideration of all procedures while carrrying out the activites. While risks can be maintained to acceptable levels they cannot be totally eliminated. Some risk is retained for its learning and experiential value.

If you wish to come in to school to see our safety management systems or have any questions please phone 03 211 6030.


I understand that playing sport is an opportunity for me to learn, practice skills, and gain attitudes and values in an environment outside of the school.  I realise that this requires me to take on genuine responsibility for my own enjoyment and safety and that of others.

I agree to do the following to make this happen:

  • Show courtesy and consideration to others.
  • Follow the rules and instructions of staff and other supervisors at the events.
  • Look after myself and my personal belongings.
  • Declare medical conditions that could affect participation in the events.
  • Accept the rules set by the school for the events.

I understand that my parents / caregivers will be contacted and I may be sent home at their expense if:

  • My actions are considered unacceptable by staff / supervisors of these events.
  • I breach the behaviour / discipline standards of the school.
  • My actions put me or others in any danger.
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