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Congratulations on your Offer of Place at QRC Tai Tokerau.

 

We are delighted that you have chosen to study with us and are looking forward to having you here in Paihia!

There are a few things you need to go through prior to arrival on campus. If you have any issues contact Student Services on: studentservicestt@qrc.ac.nz or 09 402 6126. This page also has links to StudyLink, Accommodation, What to pack and other helpful information to make the transition as seamless as possible.

What to do next?

NEXT STEPS

To receive a Confirmation of Place you are required action the following three steps:

STEP 1 – Submit your Acceptance of Place Form HERE

(Your QRC Student ID number can be found on your conditional offer).

STEP 2 – Pay your Placement Fee and Accommodation Bond – $200

  • $50 Accommodation Placement Fee – non refundable
  • $150 Accommodation Bond – Fully refundable at the end of your accommodation contract (dependent on room check & all payments received) OR if application withdrawn at least 4 weeks prior to move in.

Account Name: PUBLIC TRUST / Queenstown Resort College
Bank: BNZ
Account Number: 02-0536-0305865-01
Reference: [ Use your QRC student number ]
International Students Only: Swift: BKNZNZ22

STEP 3 –  Action your conditions outlined on your conditional offer letter (read through these carefully).

Once these steps have been completed,  you will receive an email with your Confirmation of Place and a link to the arrival information. 

Payment
Refundable: QRC Payments (Domestic Students)
Accommodation Placement Fee $50 No Must be paid to receive your Confirmation of Place.

This secures your spot in the accommodation.
Accommodation Bond $150 Yes* Must be paid to receive your Confirmation Place.

- *Fully refundable at the end of the course once room has been checked and all payments have been received/no money owing. Room must not have any damage otherwise bond will not be refunded.
TOTAL $200 Must be paid before a Confirmation of Place can be emailed to you.

Where to pay your Accommodation Placement Fee & Accommodation Bond:

  • You need to transfer your payment into the QRC Public Trust Account.
  • Please use your QRC student ID number in the reference field when you make the transfer – this is on your Conditional Offer letter. If you are paying on behalf of a student, please also include the student’s name in the ‘Statement Details’.
  • Account number: 02-0536-0305865-001
  • Account name: Public Trust Queenstown Resort College
  • Bank: BNZ (North End, Wellington Branch)

Please note that room allocation is subject to availability and that your Accommodation Contract at QRC Lodge is for the duration of the Course.

For assistance please contact admissions@qrc.ac.nz

 

 

Arrival Form

Once you have received your Confirmation of Place you are required to complete the online Arrival form.

  • Fill out the arrival form HERE.
  • Please ensure you have read the terms and conditions regarding your enrolment into your programme of study at QRC Tai Tokerau and those surrounding your residence at the lodge prior to electronically signing the declaration at the end of the arrival form.

Getting started with QRC Tai Tokerau

StudyLink

It is important to apply for StudyLink as early as possible.

StudyLink may be able to help pay for your studies and accommodation through allowances and loans. They can help with things like:

  • Compulsory Course Fees
  • Course-related costs (e.g. Books, Laptop, etc)
  • Day-to-Day Living Costs including Rent
  • Other costs (e.g. Disability or Childcare)

How much you are eligible for depends on age, income and course type.

To apply online click HERE.

Our Student Services are happy to help you with this process: studentservicestt@qrc.ac.nz or please ring  09 402 6126

Fees Free

Fees Free is for first-time learners. Fees-free entitlement will cover:

  • Tuition fees for the first year

The first step is to check your eligibility for Fees Free. If you know your NSN (National Student Number): Check FEES FREE eligibility here

If you do not know your NSN Number you can:

  • Ask your school,
  • Or you can contact the New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA) on 0800 697 296 (between 8am and 5pm Monday to Friday) or by email through the NZQA website.

The best resource for information is www.feesfree.govt.nz

What to bring

Northland is New Zealand’s warmest and only subtropical region, where sunny Summer temperatures can get up to 26 degrees and Winters are cool and wet with temperatures around 10 degrees. The weather can be unpredictable so be sure to pack plenty for the cooler months. Rain jackets and an umbrella are a must in the changeable Northland weather.

Want to send personal items to the Halls of Residence before you move in?

  • Please clearly mark your name and your start date on the parcel so we know who it is for.
  • The Halls of Residence address is:
    QRC Halls of Residence
    Student accommodation Tai Tokerau
    5  Joyces Road
    Paihia 0200

The QRC Tai Tokerau Halls of Residence is an awesome place to live, don’t forget to bring:

  • Bedding: Pillows, pillow cases, sheets, duvet, duvet cover.
  • Storage: A small set of drawers and coat hangers.
  • Bathroom products: Toilet paper, towels, medical supplies, shampoo, soap.
  • Laundry detergent and pegs.

We understand that for many of you this is your first time living away from home. To make this transition as easy as possible it is important that you know the basics and are ready for lodge life.

  • Ensure you know how to do laundry – washing and drying (For your uniform).
  • Good cleaning practices – for your bedroom and bathroom.
  • You are required to do you own laundry – we have communal washing machines and dryers available for $2 per load (using a $2 coin).
The Halls of Residence

Included Food:
The Halls of Residence will have 3 meals per day, 7 days a week for each student.

  • Daily continental breakfast – cerals, toasts, fruit, yogurt.
  • Buffet lunch – changes daily
  • Dinner – changes daily

Paying Rent:

  • Contact studentservicestt@qrc.ac.nz for payment plans
Uniforms
  • All students are supplied with a uniform (see below), this will be fitted out during Orientation Week.
  • You uniform may take up to two weeks to arrive, in this time you are expected to dress in smart casual.
  • Once uniform arrives, students are required to wear their uniform Monday-Friday while in class, travelling to and from QRC Halls of Residence and official functions and excurstions.

Diploma of Hospitality Management Uniform:
Females are supplied with:

  • 1 business jacket
  • 1 skirt
  • 1 pair or trousers
  • 3 blouses
  • 1 knitter vest
  • 1 tie
  • 1 scarf
  • 1 name badge
  • You are required to supply your own smart black shoes. When wearing the skirt females can wear either sheer, natural or black coloured stockings or black socks. 

Males will be supplied with:

  • 1 business jacket
  • 2 pairs of trousers
  • 3 shirts
  • 1 jumper
  • 1 tie
  • 1 name badge
  • You are required to supply your own smart black shoes and black socks.

Certificate in Tourism Operations Uniform:

  • 2 polo shirts
  • 1 pair of shorts
  •  1 pair of trousers
  • 1 jacket
  • You are required to supply your own black shoes and black socks

Certificate in Business Uniform

  • 2 polo shirts
  • 1 trouser
  • 1 jacket
  • You are required to supply your own black shoes and black socks

Certificate in Hospitality Service Uniform

  • Females:
  • 2 blouses
  • 1 skirt
  • 1 apron
  • 1 jacket
  • You are required to supply your own black shoes and black socks.
  • Males:
  • 2 shirts
  • 1 trousers
  • 1 apron
  • 1 jacket
  • You are required to supply your own black shoes and black socks.

What shoes can you wear?

Uniform

  • Tidy black business like shoes for the Diploma in Hospitality Management – Flats or semi-flats are fine, heels are not required.
  • Tidy black shoes for all Certificates.
Academic Requirements

You are required to bring the following with you before you start studying.

  • A laptop – Contact QRC who can advise on what laptop is best
  • Pens/pencils/ruler/pencil case etc
  • Notepad
  • Calculator
  • Backpack
  • Water bottle / reusable coffee mug
Money and Personal expenses
  • There is range of activities that students might be interested in participating in outside of class time – paddle boarding, fishing, kayaking, diving, etc.
  • Jobs will be posted on our noticeboard for those wanting to earn extra money while staying with us making it easier for you to enjoy some local attractions
Health and Well Being

We have a number of initiatives at QRC Tai Tokerau to ensure you are looking after your health and well being. Studies show that physical activity can have an impact on cognitive skills, attitudes and academic behaviour – all of which improve academic performance. Please bring a pair of sports shoes with you as well as comfy clothing for team sports and various exercise classes.

Looking after your mental fitness will help ensure optimal outcomes. Check out these apps to keep your hinenagaro/mental well being in check:

International Students

When you arrive in New Zealand it is advised that you have a small amount of NZ$ for initial purchases on your arrival. Money can be exchanged at all airports. New Zealand shops accept cash, ‘Eftpo’ bank cards and credit cards. QRC can also help you to arrance for a bank account to be set up if you don’t already have one. Please note, we drive on the left hand side of the road in New Zealand so if you are planning to drive be aware of this. If not already supplied, please bring the following to orientation:

  • Details of your address in your home country, written in English
  • Your current student visa or permit
Orientation and Enrolment Day

You orientation and enrolment commences on the date noted on your Offer of Place. A copy of the orientation schedule can be found within this pack and your attendance is compulsory. During orientation there will be a tour of Paihia and you will be given information about QRC facilities and procedures. You will also meet current students and staff.

We will be hosting a welcome function, please ensure you RSVP with guest numbers prior to arriving.

Code of Conduct

Read through the Code of Conduct here.

Start Dates and Fees

Start Dates 2024
Diploma Dates
Hospitality Management January Intake
Move in to the Lodge: Wednesday, 17th January
Course Start Date: Monday, 22nd January
Hospitality Management April Intake
Move in to Lodge: Sunday 21st April
Course Start Date: Monday 22nd April
Hospitality Management July Intake
Move in to Lodge: Wednesday 12th July
Course Start Date: Monday 17th July
Certificates Dates
Hospitality Service
Tourism Operations
Leadership & Performance
February Intake
Move in to the Lodge: Wednesday, 7th February
Course Start Date: Monday, 12th February
Hospitality Service
Tourism Operations
Leadership & Performance
July Intake
Move in to the Lodge: Wednesday, 17th July
Course Start Date: Monday, 22nd July
Fees
*Study grants are subject to eligibility, if your household income is proven by StudyLink to be $119,000 or less you will qualify for the Study Grant
Certificate in Hospitality Service or Certificate Leadership & Performance
Domestic Tuition Fees $5,227
Tuition Fee with QRC Study Grant* $1,000
*Study grants are subject to eligibility, if your household income is proven by StudyLink to be $119,000 or less you will qualify for the Study Grant
Certificate in Tourism Operations
Domestic Tuition Fees $5,749
Domestic Tuition Fees with QRC Study Grant $1,200
*Study grants are subject to eligibility, if your household income is proven by StudyLink to be $119,000 or less you will qualify for the Study Grant
Diploma in Hospitality Management Year one Year two
Domestic Tuition Fees $13,538 $13,917
Domestic Tuition Fees with QRC Study Grant* $3,500 $3,500
Fees Free

Fees Free is for first-time learners. Fees-free entitlement will cover:

  • Tuition fees for the first year

The first step is to check your eligibility for Fees Free. If you know your NSN (National Student Number): Check FEES FREE eligibility here

If you do not know your NSN Number you can:

  • Ask your school,
  • Or you can contact the New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA) on 0800 697 296 (between 8am and 5pm Monday to Friday) or by email through the NZQA website.

The best resource for information is www.feesfree.govt.nz

Study Link

It is important to apply for StudyLink as early as possible.

StudyLink may be able to help pay for your studies and accommodation through allowances and loans. They can help with things like:

  • Compulsory Course Fees
  • Course-related costs (e.g. Books, Laptop, etc)
  • Day-to-Day Living Costs including Rent
  • Other costs (e.g. Disability or Childcare)

How much you are eligible for depends on age, income and course type.

To apply online click HERE.

Our Student Services team is happy to help you with this process. Contact on: studentservicestt@qrc.ac.nz or 09 402 6126

USEFUL CONTACTS
Student Services 09 402 6126
studentservicestt@qrc.ac.nz
Student Services can help direct you to the person best suited to answer your questions or issues. They can also assist with any questions regarding study or campus life.
Admissions 03 441 0256
admissions@qrc.ac.nz
Admissions are here to help you with mocing your application through the enrolment process and the associated paperwork required.
Accounts 03 441 0253
accounts@qrc.ac.nz
You can direct all financial related queries through to accounts - they can help with tuition fees, deposits and accommodation payments.
Studylink Questions studentservicestt@qrc.ac.nz Student Services will help with any StudyLink questions (Currently only available Wednesday and Thursday)
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