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Student Wellbeing

The wellbeing of our International Students is paramount.

Caring Pastoral Support

Our International Team works closely with the students, teaching colleagues, homestay provider, homestay families, guardians and agents to ensure our students are cared for and supported during their tenure at Rutherford College.

Rutherford College adheres to the Education (Pastoral Care of International Students) Code of Practice 2021, administered by the New Zealand Qualifications Authority.

Nurturing Student Homestays

​Our Police-approved student homestays are carefully selected by our homestay provider, Lake Panorama Student Homestays Ltd.

They provide all the necessary checks and supportive ongoing care and liaison to ensure a successful homestay experience for the students for the duration of their stay.​

Lake Panorama Student Homestays assists West Auckland schools provide local, quality homestay accommodation for international students.

Purpose-built International Village

​Our caring team, lead by the Director of International Students is available in the International Village during the day. Students are welcome to seek their assistance, advice and/or support whenever their needs arise.

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