Worldwide School works with a professional tourism company. Often, we have 4 or 5 arranged options each weekend.
The most common and popular weekend trips are:
Rotorua/Lake Tekapo/Waitomo Caves
Bay of Islands
Mount Ruapehu (in winter, for skiing and snowboarding)
Weekend trips cost between NZ$125 and NZ$450 and include accommodation, transport, most activities and some meals. Some are just a Saturday and Sunday one-day trips.
These may include the following:
learn to surf
Every day of the school week we have social activities and events organised.
These usually are:
・Body and Mind connection (Yoga and Stretching Classes) ・Sports Day (Volleyball, Football, Touch Rugby, other) ・Dinner with Classmates ・Social Meetings (Pub Night) ・School Parties (Every 2 months)
*Students are required to pay for some of the activities.
Please contact Premier Transfers 021 272 1010 (From New Zealand) +64 21 272 1010 (From Overseas)
Send an email to: [email protected]
You need to tell the following information:
Yes, you can, as long as you have an intermediate English level or higher.
Please let us know by Thursday each week if you’d like to change your afternoon class.If you wish to join an IELTS course, this must be done at the beginning of a 6-week block and is subject to entry requirements including a pre-test.
Conversation, Pronunciation, New Zealand Studies, Writing Skills, Business English, CV writing and Job Interview Skill, Activities Programme, Private Lesson – One-to-One Tuition.
*These options are subject to demand and may require minimum class numbers to run.
Course content: A communicative course in General English, covering Grammar and Vocabulary development, the skills of speaking, listening, reading and writing.
Course start dates: You may begin your course on any Monday (except public holidays).
Number of levels: 8 levels, from Beginner to Advanced (CEFR A1-C2).
Course length: Choose any length of course from 2 to 52 weeks
Part-Time Morning Course: 13.5 hours/week, 9.00 am – 12.00 pm Monday to Friday
Part-Time Afternoon Course: 6.5 hours /week 12.40 pm –2:30 pm Monday to Thursday
Full-Time Intensive Course: full-time 20 hours/week, 9.00am – 2.30 pm Monday to Thursday, Friday until 12.00 pm.
IELTS, Cambridge (FCE, CAE, CPE), Business English are available.
We also offer English PLUS programmes such as Unpaid Internship Programmes.
All students staying in homestay will have to take public transport by themselves going to and from school. Your host family will show you where and how to take the bus or train.
All our families live close to a bus stop and other amenities and are on average between 45-60 minutes away by public transport such as bus and train.
Homestay The first 4 weeks of a homestay cannot be refunded. If a student wants to leave, a 2-week notice must be given to both the family and school in writing.
Apartment The first 4 weeks of an apartment cannot be refunded. If a student wants to leave, 2-weeks’ notice must be given to both the Apartment Manager and school at Worldwide.
Yes, but any changes due to personal preference (i.e. too far from the city - be close to friends in a certain area, doesn't like to eat vegetables etc.) will incur a full charge of accommodation placement fee of NZ$250.
Please talk to one of our staff members and explain your situation. It might be something that can be easily fixed by communication.
Yes, however the first 4 weeks of a homestay cannot be refunded. If a student wants to leave, a 2-week notice must be given to both the family and school in writing.
Check in: 06 Mar 2022
Check out: 21 Aug 2022
Duration: 24 weeks
New check out date: 01 May 2022
Worldwide needs to inform the Homestay company before 17 Apr 2022
Refund: 01 May - 21 Aug for 16 weeks
Working in another country can be very different from working in your country. In New Zealand there are laws to protect all workers, and this includes international students.
We also recommend that you join our afternoon option of CV Writing and Job Interview Skills and we will give you more information about working in NZ.
A Working holiday Visa or a Student visa. A Student visa allows you to work maximum 20 hours per week.
You cannot work on a Visitor Visa.
More information can be found on Immigration New Zealand’s website.
You can apply for a student visa if you study full-time for more than 14 weeks. Online visa application is the easiest way. You can do the process by your self or using an Educational Agent or Immigration Advisor.
Once you pay your tuition fees and prepare all documents you need, you can apply for a student visa online. Please check New Zealand Immigration website or ask your agent.
Student, Visitor and Working Holiday visas are the most common types of visas that our students have. We do accept also Seasonal Visa, Work visa, Diplomatic and Resident.
Each of these has different requirements, conditions, rights, processes, and procedures that vary from country to country. To find out which visa is best for you, we recommend that you talk with an Educational Agent or Inmigration Advisor, also visit your local New Zealand Embassy or visit the Immigration New Zealand website for more information.