Southland Girls’ High School has agreed to observe and be bound by the Code of Practice for the Pastoral Care of International Students.
A link to the Code is available from the New Zealand Qualifications Authority website: Click here
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 the Immigration New Zealand website.
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 the Ministry of Health website.
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.
International students (including group students) must have appropriate and current medical and travel insurance while in New Zealand. Southland Girls’ High School uses Uni-med for students and the master policy can be found here.
The DRS provides a free, faster and more effective process for students to resolve contractual and financial disputes with education providers.
Click Here for the: iStudent Complaints website
FairWay Resolution Limited administers the DRS.
Further information about the DRS is available on the New Zealand Government’s Legislation website.
International Student Contract DRS Rules 2016 — NZ Legislation website http://www.legislation.govt.nz/regulation/public/2016/0042/latest/DLM6748715.html?src=qs)
Any issues should be addressed to the International Department at Southland Girls’ High School in the first instance and we will endeavour to resolve any complaints.
NZQA can also provide guidelines on how to make a complaint. Click here.
Information about studying and living in New Zealand is available on the New Zealand Immigration website.
Information about New Zealand is available on the Tourism New Zealand website.
Southland Girls’ High School328 Tweed Street, Georgetown,Invercargill 9812, New Zealand
+64 3 211 6030
Phone: 03 211 6030
Address: 328 Tweed Street, Invercargill 9812, New Zealand
International Student Emergencies: +64 21 767 089
Student Absences: Please contact Student Services on 03 211 6030 or email the School Attendance Officer at: email@example.com
Enwood Boarding House: 03 216 9148
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, firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone 03 211 6030.
Weekly sports contains risks, including common injuries like strains, sprains, bruises and dislocations. These events are managed by the appropriate sporting body in conjunction with school staff who will manage risk and hazards according to the school’s safety management plan. This includes careful consideration of the risks, all risks will be outlined to the students. 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, feel free to contact Ashleigh Rabel 03 211 6030 or email@example.com.
It is important for safety reasons that students follow instructions given to them by all staff and follow all appropriate school rules. Behaviour by students that is deemed dangerous and puts themselves and/or others at undue risk will result in your child facing disciplinary actions on their return or sent home at the cost of the Whanau/parents or caregivers.
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:
I understand that my parents / caregivers will be contacted and I may be sent home at their expense if:
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone 03 211 6030.