International

     

Introduction - International Students

Auckland Girls' Grammar School has students from more than 50 different countries.  We celebrate our cultural diversity officially with an International Week in Term 1.Auckland Girls' Grammar School is a signatory to the New Zealand Ministry of Education's Code of Practice for International Students. Copies of the code are available on request from this institution or from the New Zealand Ministry of Education website: http://www.minedu.govt.nz/

Location

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Close to the Central Business District, Auckland Girls' Grammar School is within easy walking distance to the universities, central library, art galleries, museum, theatres and all major transport routes.

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Enrolment

Term Dates 2015

  • Term 1 Friday 30 January-Thursday 2 April
  • Term 2 Monday 20 April-Friday 3 July
  • Term 3 Monday 20 July –Friday 25 September
  • Term 4 Monday 12 October–Wednesday 16 December*

*or after exams are complete.

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Accommodation

homestay coordinatorThe school requires all International Students to stay in homestays. We do not have a boarding establishment but use very responsible agencies to organise the homestay accommodation.

Homestay fees for 2015 are $NZ12,820 (includes 46 weeks Homestay and Homestay Placement/Pastoral Care fee of $1,320). The school employs an International Students Co-ordinator to oversee the Homestay Programme and ensure that students are happy and well cared for in their homestays.

Jenny Goodwin, Homestay Co-ordinator with Belle.

Fees 2015

Fees are $14,000: Tuition fee $13,000 payable in advance, and an Administration fee of $1000 (not refundable). Application fee $250. Visa Processing Fee is $40. Fees are subject to annual review. There are no extra fees for ESOL classes.

The Homestay Fee ($12,820 in total payable in advance) is subject to annual review. To be paid into the school bank account with Tuition Fees on acceptance of offer. In addition to this fee, there is a $1,320 Placement Fee / Pastorall Care Fee. Replacement Fee of $200. If living expenses are deposited into the school account for distribution, an administration cost of $300 will be charged.

Designated Care Fee is $1,000. All fees are in New Zealand dollars. Designated Care fees apply where students live with an approved family member instead of a Homestay family organised by the school. These fees are to be paid into the school bank account with Tuition Fees on acceptance of Offer of Place.

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Opportunities

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Academic Achievement

Auckland Girls' Grammar School prepares students for studying at University and other tertiary institutions. Our wide range of academic and vocational courses enable our students to achieve excellent results in the national qualification assessments and examinations.
Academic Programme

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Upcoming Events

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19.01.2015 - 20.01.2015

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27.01.2015

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9:00 pm 27.01.2015 - 1:00 am 28.01.2015

International Stories

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Japan - Mayu

Japan - Mayu

Hello this is Mayu. That's my speech about my NZ life.Sorry I made it too long.Hi I'm Mayu from Japan. I stayed here for whole year as an exchange student...

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China - Belle

China - Belle

Hello everyone!I'm Belle and I was studying in AGGS in 2007 started with Year 12 and I officially graduated in 2008.I really enjoyed my 2 years study in AGGS as...

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China

China

China Hi everyone, my name is Nancy Shen. I came to New Zealand in 2006 and started at Auckland Girls Grammar School as a Year 11 student. When I first came...

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Thailand

Thailand

  Thailand First of all, Hi everyone!! My little journey at AGGS started way back in 2005. I was fourteen years old at the time so I started in Year 10. Thinking...

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Russia

Russia

Russia My name is Svetlana Antonova and I am from Saint-Petersburg, Russia. My experience in New Zealand began nearly seven years ago. I was not even 14 years of age when...

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Vietnam

Vietnam

Vietnam I came to New Zealand when I just turned 16. Soon after I started year 11 at Auckland Girls' Grammar, it became my second home. It wasn't easy being a...

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Germany

Germany

Germany (with German Translation) Kia Ora!   I'm Linda from Germany. I came to NZ with 'iSt' ("Internationale Sprach- und Studienreisen GmbH") last July and the fact that my year here is already...

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Belgium

Belgium

Belgium (with French Translation) Kia Ora everyone !   My name is Oriane and I come from Belgium. Last year, when I finished my full scholarship in my country, I decided to experience...

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Korea

Korea

Korea Jae-Eun was a Korean international student at Auckland Girls' Grammar School. She won a number of prizes for academic performance during her years with us and was the international...

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Contact Details

Sue Porter - International Director  - sporter@aggs.school.nz

Jennifer Sturme - International Dean - jsturme@aggs.school.nz

View our AGGS Taster Powerpoint datashow to give you a visual insight into the school life of our students.

International Gallery