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IPC Rugby Programme (Palmerston North)

International Pacific College Rugby Programme is a New Zealand based rugby academy programme in an international environment with international connections. It is a unique model that focuses on achieving both high performance rugby and academic success for individual players considering a representative / professional rugby career in NZ or overseas. Opportunities and pathways at all levels of rugby are available to those in the programme.

It is an eleven month programme, starting in early January and finishing in December, including breaks. The Diploma of International Sports Studies is the main area of study. IPC Rugby Programme graduates will be extremely well placed to achieve further success as rugby players. They will also be qualified to undertake further study at IPC or work in the sport and fitness industry.

High Performance Rugby Overview
IPC and Linton Army Rugby Club Academy incorporates the key physical, mental, personal and professional skills required to become a successful Senior/ representative/professional rugby player.
The daily rugby requirements are physical, mental, individualised and team based.
From March to August (in-season) the lessons learnt are put into practice each Saturday. Linton Army Rugby Club provides practical support, resources and facilities to the programme and its student-players.

As registered students and players there is the opportunity for individuals to be selected for representative schools (Under 18 years), age-grade provincial, senior provincial or national level teams, including other alternative and exciting pathways to rugby success.

In-season the players have morning and afternoon rugby related sessions, five days per week. Specialist sessions keep players in tune with their rugby performance. Depending on the requirements of the group or individuals, sessions can include specialised team or units work, individual skills, cardio, gym, track, pool, flexibility, recovery, theory, mental skills, etc.

19,000 NZ$* Tuition fee
  1,250 NZ$   Facility fee
     125 NZ$   Application fee
20,375 NZ$   total price

* For 2013 SEG scholarships of 7,000 NZ$, 5,000 NZ$ and 3,000 NZ$ still available.

If you wish to apply for an SEG Scholarship, you must complete a short essay and include it with your application for admission. Essay topics to include one of the following topics:

  1. Explain what your future goals are and how coming to study at IPC in New Zealand will help you to achieve your goals;
  2. Describe ways you have helped others during your secondary schooling;
  3. Describe what activities developed your leadership skills;
  4. State how you would encourage students from various countries to become involved in IPC and local community activities.

Residential Halls
NZ$ 13,500 Halls 1-6 Single Room
NZ$ 15,500 Halls 7-9 Single Room
NZ$ 10,000 Halls 8-10 Twin Room

NZ$ 15,500 Homestay
NZ$      750 Bond (0 non-refundable)

•    The residential fee includes 3 meals a day provided in the Dining Hall, (excluding homestay, where lunch will be taken at the on campus dining room and breakfast and dinner provided by the host family).
•    A one-off bond of NZ$ 750 is to be paid together with your first year’s accommodation fees.

Floor space Halls 1-6: Approx 7 square meters
Halls 7-8: Approx 11 square meters
Halls 10: Approx 10.5 square meters