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How do I apply?

Download and complete the Domestic Students enrolment form or the International Students enrolment form and send it to the campus where you wish to study. If you'd like more detailed information on being a student at Yoobee School of Design, you can download one of our student handbooks.

Student allowance

The student allowance is means tested and does not need to be repaid. If you are under 24 years, eligibility will depend on your parents' combined incomes. You can also get this allowance if you meet certain criteria of independence from your parents.

For more information visit StudyLink or call 0800 88 99 00.

Student loan

Diploma and iCreate students who are New Zealand citizens or permanent residents are also eligible to apply for a student loan. For more information visit StudyLink or call 0800 88 99 00.

Course deposit

A course deposit of $100 (domestic students) or $500 (international students who are in New Zealand) is due at the time of enrolment in order to confirm your place on the course. This payment is part of the course fee.

Full payment of the diploma course fees MUST be made prior to start date, either by cheque or cash, or by pre-arranging a student loan for the course fee amount through StudyLink.

Refunds and Withdrawals

Yoobee School of Design has policies and procedures relating to refunds as required by the Education Act 1989.

Student Withdrawal
Students may withdraw from a course at any time.
Any student who has paid to attend a course of three months or more in duration and withdraws:

  1. Before the course commences, or within the first eight calendar days of the course’s start date, is entitled to a refund of their paid fees. Yoobee School of Design is entitled to retain the lesser amount of either $500 or 10% of the amount paid by the student.
  2. After eight days from the course’s start date, is not entitled to a refund of their paid fees unless extenuating circumstances exist. Yoobee School of Design reserves the right to provide a full or pro rata refund of their paid fees. Any refund is made at the discretion of the General Manager - Education.

NB: for students that begin after the official course start date, the ten calendar days start from the day the student actually begins the course.

Course Cancellation
 
Yoobee School of Design reserves the right to cancel any course. Decisions regarding cancellation of courses will generally be made no less than four weeks prior to the scheduled course start. In exceptional circumstances, the decision to cancel a course may be made less than four weeks from the expected commencement date.
Any student who has paid to attend a course of three months or more in duration and the course is cancelled:

  1. Before the course commences, or within the first eight calendar days of the course’s start date, is entitled to a refund of their paid fees. Yoobee School of Design is entitled to retain the lesser amount of either $500 or 10% of the amount paid by the student.
  2. After eight days from the course’s start date, is entitled to a refund of their paid fees less $500 (or 10 percent of the paid fees, whichever is the lesser) and less 15 percent of the remainder of the paid fees.

 

Recognition of prior learning

Yoobee School of Design will recognise any relevant learning that a student has already acquired.

Enrolment and attendance

Yoobee School of Design will enrol any student who meets the course entry requirements. To gain the qualification students must attend 80% of scheduled classes for every module within the course.

Student fee protection

All student fees paid in advance are held in a trust account managed by the Public Trust.

 

NB: All prices shown here are in New Zealand dollars and are GST inclusive.