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Fees 2021/2022 – all programmes

All fees are in New Zealand dollars. Fees should be paid before the first day of classes. This information including dates and fees is subject to change. All fees are inclusive of the NZ GST rate of 15%

English Language Centre tuition fees 2021/2022

Domestic students International students
General English (full-time)
NZ$276 per week NZ$429 per week
Online New Zealand Culture (part-time, 5 hours per week) - NZ$177 per week
Online General English (part-time, 15 hours per week) - NZ$299 per week
Online General English and New Zealand Culture (part-time, 20 hours per week) - NZ$350 per week
Online General English and IELTS preparation (full-time, 20 hours per week) - NZ$350 per week
Online IELTS preparation (part-time, 5 hours per week) - NZ$177 per week
English for Academic Purposes NZ$276 per week NZ$429 per week
English for Otago NZ$6,999 per course NZ$6,999 per course

Miscellaneous fees

Student Services fee NZ$21 per week
Orientation fee NZ$184
Insurance Variable - check 2021 rates
Late enrolment / course change fee NZ$30

 

Pathway fees 2021/2022

Note: From 1 January 2018, most domestic students who are new to tertiary education will be eligible for one year of fees-free study for the Foundation Studies Certificate programme. See www.otago.ac.nz/study/fees-free.html for more information.   

Tuition fees

Domestic students International students
Bridging Programme - all streams NZ$764 NZ$2,808
Foundation Studies Certificate - Arts / Commerce NZ$5,092 NZ$24,780
Foundation Studies Certificate - Sciences NZ$5,296 NZ$26,865

Miscellaneous fees

Student Services fee - Bridging Programme NZ$140
Student Services fee - Foundation Studies Certificate full programme NZ$879
Student Services fee - Foundation Studies Certificate per paper NZ$87.90
Late enrolment / Course change fee NZ$30

Student Services fee includes gym membership, wireless internet on campus, access to all services and facilities that the University of Otago provides.

Health / Travel Insurance

Bridging Programme - all streams NZ$112
Foundation Studies Certificate – 1 term NZ$279
Foundation Studies Certificate – 2 terms NZ$558

Immigration New Zealand (INZ) has ruled that student insurance must cover the study period as well as the period of the student’s study visa.

Students not using StudentSafe Insurance must have a compliant insurance for the periods specified above.

Homestay fees 2021

Homestay fees
Homestay placement fee (UOLCFY students) NZ$300
Homestay placement fee (UO students / others) NZ$350
Designated Caregiver admin fee NZ$250
Homestay night NZ$44 per night
Homestay night - specific dietary requirements NZ$48 per night
Homestay night - sports NZ$55 per night
Homestay night - holiday NZ$10 per night
Airport pickup Free of charge with Homestay

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