Tawa College welcomes enrolments from overseas students. Currently we have students from China, Japan, Korea, Germany, Cambodia, Fiji, Switzerland and Malaysia. The number of International students is limited to 40 to encourage International students to mix with other students.


Term 1

Wednesday 31 January to Thursday 13 April 2018

Term 2

Monday30 April to Friday 6 July 2018

Term 3

Monday 23 July to Friday 28 September 2018

Term 4

Monday 15 October to Tuesday 11 December 2018

Grievance Policy

Concerns and Complaint Procedures

Step 1: Contact the International Student Dean if it is a homestay issue or if it is a matter relating to your studies. If it is a financial matter, see the Executive Officer

2: If the complaint is not dealt with to your satisfaction bring the issue to the Principal.

3: If you are still not satisfied you may ask the Board of Trustees to consider the matter.

Disputes Resolution Scheme (DRS)

If you believe the school has breached the Code of Practice for Pastoral Care of International Students and you have not been able to settle the matter following the College’s internal procedures, you may bring the matter to the Disputes Resolution Scheme.

You can contact the DRS at: 


Contact Us

Tawa College

Duncan Street, Tawa.

PO Box 51-045, Tawa, Wellington 5249

Tel (04) 232 8184         Fax (04) 232 5777 

Email: international@tawacollege.school.nz

Caring for International Students

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

Tawa College is a signatory to the Education (Pastoral Care for International Students) Code of Practice 2016.

The full Code can be accessed at the New Zealand Qualifications Authority here 

Information about Tawa College

The Education Review Office Report about Tawa College can be accessed here. The International Student Brochure can be downloaded here.


Tawa College website: http://e2learn.school.nz/