Each new international student at St Paul’s Collegiate School has an orientation programme designed to help and guide them through their first few weeks of school.

Students can expect the following from the programme:

  • A 'buddy' to assist them on their first day of school
  • An initial tour of the school, meeting their teachers and housemasters and hearing an explanation of daily routines such as their timetable
  • Regular meetings with Helen Richardson, Director of International Students, during the first term and at least once a term throughout the year
  • Close liaison with house staff and homestay hosts
  • Homestay inspections prior to student’s moving in and twice annual visits thereafter. Students are also visited in the boarding houses at least once per term.