International Student Fee Schedule 

International Department Contact Details

Please contact Maria Tough, International Director if you have any questions regarding our International Student Fee Schedule.

Email: [email protected]

2025 Term dates

  • Term 1: Wednesday 29 January to Friday 11 April
  • Term 2: Monday 28 April to Friday 27 June
  • Term 3: Monday 14 July to Friday 19 September
  • Term 4: Monday 6 October to Friday 5 December

International Student Fee Schedule  

Please note: All costs are quoted in New Zealand Dollars and include GST (Goods and Service Tax) where required. Costs relate to 2024, pricing may be subject to change for 2025

Course Fees

NZ$ GST Inclusive


Tuition Fee

For information on short stay term fees please contact the International Department.


Per year

Administration fee


Per year

Registration Fee


One-off fee

Accommodation Fees

Boarding at St Patrick’s College Silverstream’s School Hostel

Boarding Fee -  Term time

Accommodation at the School Hostel up to 5 days prior to the commencement of Term 1 through to the end of Term 4, Term time only. 


Boarding Fee Term breaks 1,2 and 3 of the school year

Compulsory charge for students who will continue to reside in the School Hostel during Term break 1,2 or 3.  This is a charge per term break, the cost shown is for 16 nights.

NB: Holiday accommodation and transfer from the School Boarding Hostel for term breaks and public holidays can be arranged by guardians/caregivers, agents, or the International Director, with the necessary approvals and would be at the Boarder’s own expense.

Or plus:

Boarding holiday homestay fee

Compulsory for Terms 1,2 and 3 if the student is not staying in the School Hostel and has not arranged alternative accommodation and the associated transfer from the School Boarding Hostel per * above.  Fees are an estimate only based on the term break being 16 nights from the last day of school in the term, returning to the Hostel on the Sunday afternoon prior to the start of the new term. 




Per year

Each term break (applies to term 1,2 and 3 breaks)

Per each term break (applies to term 1,2 and 3 breaks)


Home Stay Accommodation based on 46 weeks at $385 per week

(Placement with a St Patrick’s College Silverstream Homestay)


46 weeks

Homestay holding fee

Required if a student wants his room to be kept over the Christmas and New Year holidays for the student's return in Term 1, or if taking a domestic or overseas trip longer than 2 weeks


Per week

Additional Costs

Uniform Pack (applicable to students enrolled for more than 1 term. Students studying for less than 1 term purchase individual uniform items upon arrival at their expense applicable to the season)

Uniform Pack: Compulsory for International Students in their first year with the College.  Pack contains summer, winter and formal uniforms, and also includes a School Rain Jacket, a School Sports Hoodie, a PE Uniform, a School Cap, a School Jersey, a School Scarf, and a School Blazer.

Returning students can purchase uniform items as and when required at their own expense.


One-off payment


All international Students are required to have suitable health and travel insurance.  This can be organised by St Patrick's College Silverstream via Unicare.


Per year

Activity Deposit BOARDING - evening & weekend activities

(Funds held by the school to cover costs incurred during the year, any unspent balance will be refunded to parents)


Per year

Activity Deposit SCHOOL – examples of, but not limited to include:  student field trips, subject and course-related costs, stationery, Blue and White magazine, sports registration fees, and ad-hoc fees associated with chosen sport/s.

(Funds held by the school to cover costs incurred during the year, any unspent balance will be refunded to parents)​​​​​​​


Per year

NCEA examination fees (Years 11,12,& 13 only)


Per year

Bank Fee - payable when money is transferred directly to the school from an overseas Account.


Per transaction

Important: End of Term 4 to start of Term 1

We expect all international students to return to their home country for the long summer break after their course has been completed each year.  This is approximately a 7-week period in December and January.  Please contact the International Department for the relevant dates for year groups. 

Per transaction