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International FAQs

Invercargill has a range of accommodation options for you to choose from.  You can live with a Kiwi family in a homestay, at the SIT Apartments, or flat in a private home.  You can find out more information about our accommodation options here.

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You can choose to remain at your current accommodation provider or you may have found somewhere else better suited to you and your needs.


During the orientation programme, we run a detailed accommodation workshop which outlines all your options including renting, boarding, joining an established flat, homestays, and the SIT Apartments.


The workshop gives you the opportunity to ask us all your questions in a casual environment.  All that we require is two weeks notice that you intend to move from our accommodation.

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When you arrive, you will be met at the airport by a SIT representative and taken to your accommodation.  Your first two weeks accommodation, whether at the SIT Apartments or at a homestay, are covered by your resource fee. 

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