Location : New Zealand ,Otago
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Studying at Central - Central Otago is unlike anywhere else in the world. Our striking landscapes of mountains, rivers, lakes and tussocks provide a playground for the energetic, inspiration for the artistic, a rich history for the curious and a sense of relaxation a world away from the city lifestyle.
Entry requirements vary according to the course you want to study, so make sure you check the specific entry requirements for your course before you apply.
There is a wide range of accommodation options for students in Central Otago. Choose between renting a room in a flat, staying in a studio or hostel, or homestay accommodation.
Many students love the experience of renting a house together with friends and other students. When flatting, you will share living costs such as electricity, telephone and food.
In Central Otago, unfurnished flats generally cost between $85-$115 per week per room with another $80-$100 in expenses like power, phone and food. Furnished flats typically cost slightly more – about $120-$140 per week, and are less common. Your expenses will most likely be the same as in an unfurnished property. Cromwell real estate agents have details of rental properties available within the area.
Otago Polytechnic manages a small amount of rental property within Cromwell, which will cost $125-$143 per week plus expenses.
The Chalets is an unsupervised hostel where you can rent a single room for $125 per week, including electricity. Students are usually placed together in one of the chalets, sharing lounge, bathroom and kitchen facilities.
In a homestay, you will live with a local family in their home. There is limited availability of homestay accommodation in Central Otago. Homestays cost around $231-$242 per week (all meals included), plus a one-off placement fee of $250.
Currently there are no scholarships available.