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To apply, you will need to submit:
Students who are overseas must submit completed application to nearest INZ branch. Allow sufficient time for your visa to be processed.
For more information regarding your ability to study in New Zealand, visit the Immigration New Zealand 'Can I study?' website.
You may need to provide:
An 'Offer of Place' from the University does not in itself guarantee a student visa being issued.
If you're already here, Student Administration can assist you in renewing or applying for your student visa. It usually takes one-two weeks to process your visa application.
You will need to provide:
^ This fee is applicable as at 1 January 2017.
For further information on visa requirements please refer to the Immigration New Zealand website.
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Because the University observes the Code of Practice for the Pastoral Care of International Students we carefully monitor this. All New Zealand Universities endorse the insurance plan known as Studentsafe-University which is the preferred insurance at Lincoln University.
Although not compulsory for Australian students Lincoln University still recommends that all Australian students take out appropriate medical and travel insurance for the duration of their study.
The benefits of Studentsafe-University:
* Free Health Care from the Doctor, the Nurses, or the Counselling staff at Student Health and Support on-campus for matters coming under the scope of the insurance
* No Application Forms. The premium will simply be added to tuition fees when you enroll. Students are automatically insured for up to 31 days prior to the course start date (including insurance for travel from your home country)
* Management by an Insurance Broker. MARSH Ltd manages the plan on behalf of all New Zealand Universities.
The following prices are in New Zealand dollars and are effective from 1 January 2016^:
* $589.00 for 12 months cover
* $294.50 for 6 months cover.
For students on part year programmes only:
* $50.00 per month for courses less than one month
* Otherwise, minimum cover is 2 months $98.17
Family policies are available on request:
* $1,178.00 for 12 months cover (two adults or one parent and one child)
* $1,472.00 for 12 months cover (more than two family members).
^ Insurance premiums are subject to occasional market fluctuations.
Other insurance policies
If you choose to purchase a different policy you must make sure it is compliant and that the policy expiry date is valid until your return home, or for the period of your student visa, if you are staying in New Zealand.
MARSH Ltd provides an assessment service advising Lincoln University of policies that meet the required standards. We strongly advise that you do not take out insurance from your home country as policies generally do not meet the specific requirements for New Zealand compliance. The following New Zealand policies have been assessed and approved by MARSH as compliant#:
* Studentsafe-University - Allianz
* NZ Student Plan - AIG Uni-care
* Studentcare Plus Plan - Interglobal Insurance Company Ltd
* Orbit Protect Prime Plan - Lumley General Insurance (NZ) Ltd
* International StudentMax Plan - Southern Cross Travel Insurance (NZ).
The following New Zealand student policies are non-compliant:
* Studentcare Plan - Interglobal Insurance Company Ltd
* Orbit Protect Lite Plan - Lumley General Insurance (NZ) Ltd
* International StudentEssentials Plan - Southern Cross Travel Insurance (NZ).
# Lincoln University reserves the right to amend this list at any time.
Want more information?
If there is any other information that you require regarding insurance then please contact Lincoln University on email email@example.com
The Code of Practice for the Pastoral Care of International Students sets the standards of care that education providers must provide to international students who are living and studying in New Zealand. The framework covers minimum standards, best practice and student complaint procedures.
Summary of the Code of Practice for the Pastoral Care of International Students
When students from other countries come to study in New Zealand, they must be well-informed, safe and properly cared
for. New Zealand educational providers have an important responsibility for international students’ welfare.
Here is an overview of the Code, and the procedures you can follow if you have concerns about your treatment by a New
Zealand educational provider or an agent of a provider. Full details can be found in the Code itself. It sets standards for
education providers to ensure that: