News & Events - October 2014
It is Springtime in Taupo!
Kereru (New Zealand Pigeon, Hemiphaga novaeseelandiae) feeding on spring blossoms of Montpellier broom (Teline monspessulana).
We have made the plan for our EXTREME programme for January 2015. See more information here.
It's lots of fun with students of different nationalities joining the
group. There is English class every morning and an exciting activity
Taupo Language is an NZQA rated Category 1 school.
Students who enrol 14 weeks and longer gain automatic work rights which
means you can work up to 20 hours per week.
Check out what our students have to say about studying at Taupo Language and being in New Zealand.
StudyinNewZealand.com is the site dedicated to showing students how to learn, live and work in New Zealand.See Taupo Language listing here.
Public holidays - Labour Day, Monday 27th October
Our Student Handbook is here
Friday afternoon general activities
3rd October - Mt Tauhara climb
10th October - Lava Glass
17th October - Botanical Gardens
24th October - Hot pools & waterslides
Free things to do in Taupo: grab a bike and experience some world-renowned bike tours and tracks ranging from gentle to heart pumping. People love mountain biking in New Zealand and Taupo's free-draining soil conditions make the many Great Lake Taupo mountain biking trails a year-round destination. Yup, no muddy trails!
As an international student in New Zealand enrolled at a Category 1 language school you can work up to 20 hours a week. But working in another country can be very different from working in your country. In New Zealand there are laws to protect all workers and this includes international students. Find out more today about your rights and responsibilities working in New Zealand.
Email me if you would like any extra information.
Till next month! Cheerio from Taupo Language.
掌握多种语言的学生顾问可以对学生提供求学、医疗、银行、旅游、签证及其他各种或学业上或个人的问题。学生将在他们来校的第一天被介绍给学生顾问，并且将被提供给一个24小时都可联系的电话号码。� 若您想要在Taupo Language学习，我们需要您拥有在Taupo Language上学期限内有效的综合医疗旅游保险的证明。如果您需要这种保险，我们推荐： Uni-Care教育旅游保险公司
Taupo Language is a member of English New Zealand (incorporating FIELSNZ)
Taupo Language (Provider No. 8954) is registered as a Private Training Establishment by the New Zealand Qualifications Authority, pursuant to the Education Amendment Act 1990.
Taupo Language is a signatory to the Code of Practice for the Pastoral Care of International Students (the Code). It provides a framework for education providers to ensure a high standard of care and well-being is maintained for international students while they live and study in New Zealand. The Code is established under section 238F of the Education Act 1989. The Act requires that a provider must be a signatory to the Code in order to enrol international students.
IMMIGRATION NEW ZEALAND
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 their website at Immigration New Zealand.
ELIGIBILITY FOR HEALTH SERVICES
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 their website - Ministry of Health.
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 informatoin can be viewed on the ACC website
MEDICAL AND TRAVEL INSURANCE
International students (including group students) must have appropriate and current medical and travel insurance while in New Zealand. We recommend Uni-Care
NEW ZEALAND QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY
For more information regarding our last NZQA EER please go here. 15 May 2014: NZQA is Highly Confident in the educational performance of Taupo Language and Outdoor Education Centre 15 May 2014: NZQA is Confident in the capability in self-assessment of Taupo Language and Outdoor Education Centre: we are a Category 1 provider.
TOEIC is a registered trademark of Educational Testing Service (ETS) in the United States, used in New Zealand under license.