St Mary's College


St Mary’s College places a high priority on the wellbeing of our international students.
Students have the support of the International team, as well as access to other services such as our Guidance Counsellor.

Our staff members can speak a number of languages including French, German and Japanese.


Useful links

The following links provide information about Wellington City.

Map of Wellington
Guide to Wellington


Other information

Pastoral Care

St Mary’s College is a signatory of the Code of Practice for the Pastoral Care of International Students.  Further information about this Code can be located on the NZQA website NZQA – caring for International Students


Medical and Travel Insurance

Most students are not entitled to publicly funded health services while in New Zealand, so it is a requirement that you purchase medical and travel Insurance.  This is something that we can organise for you.

To check the criteria for eligibility for publicly funded health services please see the Ministry of Health website


Accident Cover

The Accident Compensation Corporation provides some accident cover for visitors to New Zealand.  For details please see the ACC website