Principal and Director's Message
Tēnā Koutou Katoa and Welcome
I am proud to introduce Onslow College to you, and welcome you to join us. As a student of Onslow College, you will be placed at the heart of our school and provided with many great learning opportunities. These will help you develop as a confident, connected, actively involved lifelong learner. We focus on helping our students experience success in their academic, cultural, sporting and personal pursuits. It is through developing their individual strengths that we will support them having choices in their career paths which will allow them to make valuable contributions to society.
Onslow College is a vibrant multicultural community, comprising of students and staff from many different nationalities, and where all cultures are valued and celebrated. You, as an international student, will bring your own culture and become an important citizen of our school, thereby enhancing our cultural diversity. We have the mantra of ‘community over conformity’ and we work hard on relationships and building a sense of community. As a result students enjoy their school and are proud of it. We believe that one of our key strengths is our ability to provide positive learning-focused relationships that staff and students enjoy.
We are a school with an impressive record of academic, sporting and cultural success. A significant number of our students move onto tertiary level training. We are proud of what our students achieve and we value their contribution to the way our school is run through groups such as Peer Support, Student Mediation, Student Council and Year level Councils.
Onslow College provides a comprehensive student support network and as a school we are focused on meeting every child’s educational and pastoral needs. We are proud of our school's unique traditions and student focused approach, whilst being firmly focused on preparing our young men and women to face the challenges of the future. I invite you as an International Student to be part of our College and its future and therefore look forward to meeting you.
DIRECTOR OF INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS' MESSAGE
Onslow College International is known for providing excellent academic, social and individual support for its international students. We value the contribution that they make to Onslow College and we enjoy the international perspective that they bring to the school. We offer a programme that teaches the students to achieve academically in another language and gain entrance to universities worldwide.
We look after you! Our International team will support you at all times! We have an "open door" policy which means we are always available to help you if you need it.
We also encourage our students to learn about different cultures and make new friends from many different nationalities. In addition we provide positive opportunities for the students to experience many of the extra curricular activities which builds up their confidence and gives them the opportunity to experience what Wellington and New Zealand offers. These include short courses and out Outdoor Education course.
N.B. Check out our New Zealand Studies course. This is a one semester course that you can enrol in!
Come and join us!
Director of International Students