UCOL | Te Pūkenga requires the current contact details for your parents/legal guardians. If there are any changes, you need to advise UCOL | Te Pūkenga promptly.
During your studies with UCOL | Te Pūkenga you'll need to stay with a relative, close family friend or UCOL | Te Pūkenga approved homestay.
In the case that you intend to live with a relative or close family friend, you'll need to supply signed copies of the International Students Designated Caregiver Agreement and Indemnity Document for Students Living with a Designate Caregiver forms.
Living in a homestay is a good option for international students. Read about the benefits, approximate costs and get an application form from our Accommodation page.
Parents/Legal guardians and homestay parents are welcome to attend orientation at UCOL | Te Pūkenga (see below). If this is not possible, then UCOL | Te Pūkenga can provide access to orientation information on request.
All under 18 year old international students will meet with UCOL | Te Pūkenga support staff on a regular basis to ensure your continued wellbeing and academic progress. Reports of these meetings will be sent to your parents / legal guardians.