Linguis International Institute has agreed to observe and be bound by the Code of Practice for the Pastoral Care of International Students. Copies of the Code are available from the NZQA website at



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


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 at


Accident Insurance

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 information can be viewed on the ACC website at


Medical and Travel Insurance

International students (including group students) must have appropriate and current medical and travel insurance while in New Zealand.


Linguis International is a signatory to the New Zealand Qualification Authority’s (NZQA) Code of Practice for the Pastoral Care of International Students and is committed to demonstrating the following values in its corporate and individual actions and decisions:

  • Commitment to excellence in academic programmes and service quality
  • Continuous improvement, responsiveness to our customers and innovation in our service offerings and operations
  • Empathy and respect: providing an inclusive environment that supports and respects students’ special cultures and values
  • Honesty and integrity in our dealings with stakeholders (students, parents, agents, employees, other providers and employers of our graduates)
  • Partnership: a commitment to honour the articles of the Treaty of Waitangi and to include tangata whenua in policy and decision-making processes
  • Openness: a learning environment that is open to new ideas and perspectives and celebrates diversity


All staff at Linguis International are committed to continuous improvement, and implementing relevant quality control measures, as well as the compliance with the Code of Practice for the Pastoral Care of International Students. The Management Team have measures in place to promote the pastoral care of international students in accordance with the “Code of Practice for the Pastoral Care of International Students” published by the Parliamentary Counsel Office.

Quality Assurance
Linguis International Institute is registered and approved by the New Zealand Qualifications Authority. The results from Linguis’s most recent External Evaluation and Review (EER) can be viewed on the NZQA website.

Code of Practice

Education (Pastoral Care of International Students) Code of Practice 2016