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Frequently asked questions about studying in Wellington

We've compiled some of the commonly asked questions about studying in Wellington. If there's something else you want to know that we haven't covered, get in touch and we'll be happy to help.

Do I need a visa to study in New Zealand?

Can I work while studying?

How do I get a scholarship?

Where are campuses and colleges located?

What is the school year like in New Zealand?

Can I transfer from an institute of technology, a polytechnic, or a private tertiary provider to a university?

Are New Zealand qualifications recognised internationally?

How well do I need to speak English?

Can I combine my holiday with an English language course?

What work opportunities are available in Wellington?

How do I find accommodation in Wellington?

What about flatting (house sharing)?

What activities can I do in my spare time?

What support services are there for me?

Who should I contact in an emergency?

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