International Students

Macleans College has one of the largest International Student bodies of any school in New Zealand. International Students from over 20 different countries attend Macleans College.

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'Initially I was planning to stay here for a year only but after having experienced Macleans I decided to pursue my studies here. A major factor in making this decision was, of course, that the school offers the Cambridge International Examinations that will allow me to go to university almost anywhere in the world.'

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Welcome message from the Director of International Students

Welcome to Macleans College, a school reputed for high performance in both academic achievement and co-curricular activities.

International students from all over Asia, Europe and South America come to New Zealand and Macleans College in particular, with different goals. Some students come for only a short time – to learn, travel and experience a new culture. Many are here long term to learn and achieve qualifications for tertiary opportunities.

You are an important and integral part of our school. You bring with you vibrancy and global perspectives. You help make our school community much more diverse. Living overseas gives you a wider world view and helps prepare you for future success.

We have a wonderful team of staff in the international department who are dedicated to the care and support of every international student. It is a rewarding journey we share with you.

Congratulations on the bold decision you have taken to study abroad. You will be a much better person for it.

International tina mair

Ko te angitu tētahi haerenga, kāore i te wāhi mutunga

Life is a journey, not a destination.

Tina Mair

International news

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