Student Support

Our student support programme is designed to ensure our international students feel welcomed, valued, and supported throughout their time at St Bede’s. Whether students need assistance with academic challenges, navigating cultural differences, or simply adjusting to life in New Zealand, our team of experienced professionals is here to help.

Key Components of Our Programme:

Orientation and Integration

We provide comprehensive orientation programs to help our international students navigate campus life, academic expectations, and cultural adjustment. From airport pickups to welcome events, we’re here to ensure a smooth transition and help you feel at home from day one.

Academic Support

Receive personalised academic support from qualified tutors and advisors who are dedicated to helping you succeed in your studies. Whether you need assistance with coursework, study skills, or exam preparation, we’re here to provide guidance and resources to help you excel academically.

Cultural Integration

Adjusting to a new culture can be a rewarding yet sometimes daunting experience. Our cultural integration initiatives provide opportunities for you to connect with fellow students, learn about New Zealand culture, and navigate cultural differences with confidence and ease.

Health and Wellbeing

Your health and well-being are our top priorities. International students benefit from our extensive range of support services, including our on-site psychologists, counsellors, nurses, and physiotherapists, as well as access to our fitness centre, pool, and gymnasium.

Accommodation Assistance

Finding suitable accommodation can be a challenge, especially in a new country. Our student support team can help you find safe and comfortable housing options that meet your needs and preferences, whether you choose to live on or off campus.

Visa and Immigration Support

Navigating visa and immigration requirements can be complex. Our knowledgeable staff can provide guidance and assistance with visa applications, renewals, and compliance to ensure that your stay in New Zealand is hassle-free.