b'Mission & DiversityInternational StudentsS acred Heart Girls College Hamilton is situated in the Waikato and has much to offer to international students. Hamilton isNewZealandsfourthlargestcity.Itisaclean,safe, friendly modern University city which is central to many tourist attractions and located less than 1.5 hours from Auckland.Wehavealongandvaluedtraditionofwelcoming international students into our caring, supportive and safe environment.Weofferexcitingacademicprogrammes, with personalized, tailored pathways which are monitored regularly by international staff. We recognize that every student has unique goals and particular educational needstoreachthesegoals.Examinationresults for NCEA are well above average at all three levels. Specialist tuition in English Language is offered at four levels in small classes at no extra cost.Ourattractivecampusoffersawell-equipped library, excellent arts facilities including a theatre, commercialkitchenandbaristafacilities,full sizedgymnasium,artificialsurfacecourtand fitnesscentrewithanewspecialistlearning areaforScienceaswellascontemporary learning spaces.SmallgroupsofInternationalFriendsand InternationalLearningCoacheslinkwith allinternationalstudentsuponarrival,so friendships can begin immediately. Students also benefit from the schools comprehensive pastoral care system. Carefully chosen home stay families ensure that students receive the very best care and support during their time at our College.Weencourageourinternationalstudents todevelopasenseofinvolvementand participationinourCollegeandourNew Zealandwayoflife.Withmanysporting andculturalclubsandsocietiesaswellas leadership and service opportunities on offer, we focus on developing the individual young woman both emotionally and academically.Our international students enjoy a high rate of success in continuing on to and succeeding at tertiary level including world class universities. Many have also been the recipients of substantial scholarships for tertiary study.Weareproudofourinternationalteamand students.Wegenuinelycareaboutstudents academic achievements as we all work together to ensure the Colleges vision is achieved. We all want to ignite the passion to inspire young women to change the world.21'