Filling out your application form can be a little confusing so here’s our list of tips to make the application process a lot easier.
You can complete your application form online, which is the fastest and easiest way to apply. Another option is to download the form, fill it out, then scan and email or mail it to us (postal details are on the form).
The application form takes about 10 to 15 minutes to complete. When applying online, you can save the form anytime and return to it later - simply click the 'save' button at the bottom of the page once you have entered your personal details. This is handy if you need to find information you don't have onhand!
Here is a handy step-by-step guide to applying and planning for your arrival.
You must submit verified documents with your application and it is best to get these organised before you start filling out the application form. Do not send original documents – send verified copies only.
A verified document is a photocopy of your original document signed as being a true and accurate copy by one of these positions; Justice of the Peace, Solicitor, Registrar or Registrar of the Courts.
The following needs to be included on the copy to be considered a verified copy:
AIC does not offer scholarships for international students, however you may be eligible for scholarships from the New Zealand government. You can find out about these scholarships here.
2018 and 2019 STUDY BLOCKS
We operate on a schedule of five study blocks throughout the year and students have study breaks at all other times.
2018 Block 4: 13 Aug - 5 Oct 2018
2018 Block 5: 23 Oct - 14 Dec 2018
2019 Block 1: 14 Jan - 8 Mar 2019
2019 Block 2: 25 Mar - 17 May 2019
2019 Block 3: 4 June - 26 July 2019
2019 Block 4: 12 Aug - 4 Oct 2019
2019 Block 5: 21 Oct - 13 Dec 2019
We’re here to help you with any questions or issues that pop up during the application process. Please contact our friendly support team with any query, no matter how big or small!
Sometimes it is easier to have someone take care of the application process on your behalf, especially if English is not your first language. Locate one of AIC’s Approved Education Representatives or Agents in your country of residence. Click here to find an agent.
View a full list of our terms and conditions of enrolment, fee payments and your rights as a student in New Zealand. Tuition fees vary between programmes. The fees shown on our online programme information pages are indicative fees. Please note that all fees are for one year of study and in New Zealand dollars (NZD). Fees are likely to increase for each year of study and additional fees may be required for programme materials.
Congratulations! This is an exciting time and we look forward to meeting you when you arrive in New Zealand. We’ve put together a list of things to organise before you arrive, to help you get ready for AIC.
We highly recommend attending orientation, which takes place the week before Block 1 class begins. Here, you’ll learn everything you need to know as a new student and how to adjust to your new life in Auckland. Here's what happens during orientation week:
On the whole, orientation week is a great thing to attend in your first year at AIC. You'll learn helpful information to make your first few weeks that much easier. Plus, you'll know some familiar faces on campus to help ease the nervous jitters you may experience in your first week of class (which is totally normal, don't worry!).