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
Email: [email protected]
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 protected]
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 Deb Hay, [email protected] or telephone 03 211 6030.
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.