The NZ Ministry of Education Code of Practice
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Eligibility of Healthcare Services
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Medical and Travel Insurance
International students must have appropriate and current medical and travel insurance while studying in New Zealand. Immigration Full details of visa and permit requirements, advice on rights to employment in New Zealand while studying and reporting requirements are available through immigration New Zealand and can be viewed on their website.
Each international tertiary learner who is enrolled with Kiwi English Academy for educational instruction of 2 weeks’ duration or longer must have appropriate insurance covering :
(a) the international tertiary learner’s travel – (i) to and from New Zealand (the learner’s travel to and from their country of origin before their course begins and after it ends (which may be outside of the enrolment period); and (ii) within New Zealand; and (iii) if the travel is part of the educational instruction, outside New Zealand; and
(b) medical care in New Zealand, including diagnosis, prescription, surgery, and hospitalisation; and
(c) repatriation or expatriation of the international tertiary learner as a result of serious illness or injury, including cover of travel costs incurred by family members assisting repatriation or expatriation; and
(d) death of the international tertiary learner, including cover of – (i) travel costs of family members to and from New Zealand; and (ii) costs of repatriation or expatriation of the body; and (iii) funeral expenses.
You can buy your insurance through Kiwi English Academy. Our standard student insurance is with Southern Cross.
|For useful information on travelling to New Zealand, what to bring, what to expect on your first day at school and for answers to many other questions, please refer to our student handbook.