Withdrawals and Refunds
Waikato Institute of Education has the right to
accept or refuse an application.
The Institute reserves the right to change a course
Withdrawal and Refund Policy is
accordance with Section 236 of the Education Act 1989.
You must pay all fees before the beginning of the
You cannot transfer fees to any other institution or
Fees are calculated in complete weeks. Study for
part of a week is counted as a full week. The
Institute is closed on public holidays, which are
counted as part of your course and no compensation
The Institute reserves the right to adjust fees due
to factors such as changes in government policy,
Resource FeesWe require all students to pay a
resource fee to cover additional resource expenses. The
Resource fee will be charged according to the number of
blocks a student enrols for, payable on invoice.
You are expected to observe
WIE's rules and regulations and to obey New Zealand
laws while you are a student at WIE.
If you have requested WIE to
arrange homestay for you, full payment must be paid at least 14 days before the start of your course.
Inform WIE of your arrival details so we can arrange your
homestay. If you arrive without giving t14 days
notice we cannot guarantee homestay accommodation
but can help you find different
accommodation, i.e. motel, backpackers, at your own expense, until a homestay
initial homestay period is for a minimum of four
recommend students stay in homestay for the period of
your study as it helps you improve your English much
faster. It also allows you to adapt to New Zealand life and to
improve your English in an English speaking home.
must give at least TWO weeks notice if you plan to
move out of your
homestay. In this
case, unused homestay fees will be
host families arranged by
WIE have been assessed under the
Code of Practice for the
Pastoral Care of International Students
to ensure the home is a suitable environment for
international students and the family is friendly and
If you want to take
a holiday during your course you must tell WIE at least TWO weeks in advance.
Depending on your visa, your course may not be extended.
WIE has tried to supply information
brochures and student orientation manual in different languages to
meet the demand of students. Where
there is a difference in meaning or interpretation in
any translation, the English language version shall