Education (Pastoral Care of International Students) Code of Practice 2016

16D Process: insurance

(1)

Each signatory must ensure that, as far as practicable, each international student who is enrolled with the signatory for educational instruction of 2 weeks’ duration or longer has appropriate insurance covering—

(a)

the student’s travel—

(i)

to and from New Zealand; and

(ii)

within New Zealand; and

(iii)

if the travel is part of the educational instruction, outside New Zealand; and

(b)

medical care in New Zealand, including diagnosis, prescription, surgery, and hospitalisation; and

(c)

repatriation or expatriation of the student as a result of serious illness or injury, including cover of travel costs incurred by family members assisting repatriation or expatriation; and

(d)

death of the student, including cover of—

(i)

travel costs of family members to and from New Zealand; and

(ii)

costs of repatriation or expatriation of the body; and

(iii)

funeral expenses.

(2)

Subclause (1)(a)(i) and (ii) includes the student’s travel to and from their country of origin or citizenship before their educational instruction begins and after it ends (which may be outside of the enrolment period).

(3)

Subclause (1)(a)(i) does not include the student’s travel to other countries, unless that travel is primarily for the purpose of embarking on connecting flights to and from New Zealand.

Clause 16D: inserted, on 1 July 2019, by clause 10 of the Education (Pastoral Care of International Students) Code of Practice Amendments 2019 (LI 2019/64).