Studying in Nelson

Aromaflex Academy is located in the small sunny city of Nelson.  Nelson is one of the most sought-after lifestyle locations in New Zealand.  It is a small and friendly city, located on the top of the of the South Island in New Zealand.  With a population of 42,000 people, it is one of New Zealand's fastest growing areas, and one of New Zealand's most popular tourist destinations. 

Nelson consistently rates as New Zealand's sunniest region with an average of 2420 sunshine hours, which compliments the outdoor lifestyle and café culture.  Nelson is tucked in between the mountains and the sea, which provides a huge and varied playground to explore.  There are endless things to do: Explore the 3 famous National Parks and Lakes and cycle tracks

Student Life 

Training at Aromaflex Academy isn't just about gaining a sought after qualification; we are committed to offering support necessary to each and every student, meeting their educational interests, safety and well-being.

Aromaflex Academy is committed to each student to receive the support they require, and to use what ever agencies, be they governmental or local to achieve that purpose.  Aromaflex Academy has agreed to observe and be bound by the Code of Practice for the Pastoral Care of International Students published by the Ministry of Education.  Details of the Code are available from and

Health & Travel Insurance

Most International students are not entitled to publicly-funded health services while in NZ unless they are:

  1. A resident or citizen of Australia
  2. A national of the United Kingdom in NZ; or
  3. The holder of a temporary permit that is valid for 2 years or more. 

It is therefore essential, and an audited requirement, that all International Students hold a comprehensive insurance cover  before they set out to study in NZ.  Visit for further details.


Full details of visa and permit requirements, advice on rights to employment in NZ while studying, and reporting requirements are available through the NZ Immigration Service,and can be viewed on their website at

Working While Studying In New Zealand

Immigration New Zealand has put together a website dedicated to giving international students information about working with studying in New Zealand.  Information can be viewed on their website