International Students

Timaru South School has hosted International Fee-Paying Students since 2000 and we currently have three students from South Korea studying in 2018.
Our School has agreed to observe and be bound by the Code of Practice for the Pastoral Care of International Students published by the Ministry of Education. Copies of the Code are available on request from the school or from the New Zealand Ministry of Education website at

Student Fees & Associated Costs

(Per Student for 2019). 
All fees are GST inclusive and quoted in NZ$.
Tuition fees cover the costs of stationery.
Fees - Full Academic Year 
Tuition Fees - $10,000
Government Levy - $500
Uniform- $100
EOTC Fees - $150
Fees - One Academic Term
Tuition Fees - $2,500
Government Levy - $125
Uniform- $100
EOTC Fees - Actual cost of events
Fees - Part-term per Week
Tuition Fees - $300 per week
Government Levy - $20 per week
Uniform- $100
EOTC Fees - Actual cost of events


We have a strong relationship withthe following agents over a number of years;
South Korea: Hoyoung Lee - STEP UP ENGLISH (hoyoung Lee <
Thailand: Poonsub Hoonnak - INTERED (


We have a number of school families willing to host international students. Weekly Homestay Fee - $240
If you would like additional information please contact the principal Mike Hogan. Email: