Foundation Year


Queenstown Community

Both QRC and Otago University have a reputation for excellence and are bound by the Code of Practice for Pastoral Care. World class facilities, including a purpose built campus, Halls of Residence’s along with industry leading faculty and operational staff means that students are equipped with the resources and support services to ensure positive outcomes are attained.

A key advantage to an education in Queenstown is the opportunity to gain part time employment while studying. Employment options for multi lingual speakers are plentiful. QRC has exceptional connections with the business community to assist with this.


  • Computer suite
  • Resource and research library
  • Student café
  • Executive facilities
  • Modern software applications
  • High speed wireless network throughout the campus

Services and Accommodation

QRC is a New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA) Approved Category 1 Provider. The College strives for continuous improvement, meaning special attention is given to enhancing the student experience. All students have access to facilities and services, including library, computer suite, café, student discounts and memberships.

Assistance is always on hand if help is required with:

  • Student Visas
  • Insurance
  • Study Support
  • Pastoral Care
  • Organising activities
  • Accommodation

Queenstown offers a range of accommodation options, including – Halls of Residence, Home Stays, or independent living for all students.

QRC’s Student Relations Manager helps students identify what option is best for them.

The Halls of Residence offers comfortable, warm studio apartment accommodation for students which contain either 1 king bed or 2 single beds on request. Rooms will always be warm and comfortable, with central heating. Public transport helps students to the campus.