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Fees and Costs

Wellington Girls’ College enrols up to 70 fee paying students each year. 

Tuition Fee
For international students (requiring English language tuition) commencing in 2018: NZ$16,000.

For international students from Europe (not requiring English language tuition) commencing in 2018: $15,000

The tuition fee covers

  • all government taxes
  • all classroom tuition costs
  • the loan of textbooks for the year

Examination Fees
Students wishing to gain national qualifications, ie. NCEA at Levels 1, 2 and 3, pay the fee the New Zealand Government sets for international students: NZ$384

Extra Costs
Some subjects have an extra material cost eg. Art, Photography.  Students will be advised of this before they are placed in such a class.

Many subjects have special homework books that the students write in and keep for revision.  Students will be asked to pay for these.

Students are encouraged to take part in sport, music and drama.  They may be asked to pay some extra costs for these activities if they wish to participate.

There are stationery requirements for each subject, however some items can only be purchased at school.

Homestay Fees
See Homestay Application for details.
For 2018 (based on 46 weeks) the costs are: approximately NZ$13,700

Insurance
All international students must have appropriate health insurance.
The school can help to organise this. The cost for 12 months will be: NZ$600 approximately
Details (in several languages) of the WGC preferred provider can be found at:
https://www.uni-care.org/our-policies/nz-student-plan.aspx

Uniform
The school uniform is available from NZ Uniforms, 167 Thorndon Quay.
Second-hand uniform items are available through the school Uniform Shop and will cost: NZ$200-300 (approximately)
Year 13 students do not wear uniform.

Fees Protection
Wellington Girls' College requires all international students to have appropriate medical and travel insurance. The policy arranged through the school has a Fees Protection provision.  In the event that an existing personal policy does not give this cover the Board of Trustees of Wellington Girls’ College guarantees the fees of all International Fee-Paying Students in the event that the International Programme cannot continue.