Enrolment form for courses at
The Design School

Enrolment Form for courses at The Design School


The purpose of this enrolment form is to get from you the information we need to enrol you into a programme at The Design School. We also need to collect information from you which is required by the Ministry of Education, Tertiary Education Commission and other Government agencies for statistical, registration and monitoring reasons. Please complete all sections of the form.

Entry Requirements

As part of the first enrolment at The Design School, all applicants must supply;

  • A brief essay (about 300 words) including why you would benefit from the course and a brief outline of your career plan.
  • Either a Birth Certificate or Passport. Copies must be verified or originals sited by a staff member. Copies can be made at The Design School.
  • A portfolio of creative work. 
  • Attend an interview.

These items can be attached to this application as PDF, JPG or Document formats, or they can be brought in at the interview.

Future enrolments do not require these items.

Personal Details

Contact Information

Next Of Kin

A contact in case of emergency.


Please select the location and programme of study you would like to enrol in.

Academic Information

Tertiary Study

Prior Tertiary Achievement

Please list all of the tertiary qualifications you hold, the month and year you completed each and the tertiary education organisation that it was completed at. Alternatively attach your academic transcript from the tertiary education organisation and/or a copy of your NZQA record of achievement.

Citizenship and Residency

Entry Profile

The Design School wishes to provide relevant and effective training. We collect information from students to help us do this. At the time of enrolment we collect information about what you were doing prior to enrolment. This is your “entry profile”. Later we will collect feedback from you on what you think of our organisation and your experience of studying with us and, after you have finished your studies, we will collect information on your employment and further training.

It would be appreciated if you could complete the questions below to provide us with entry profile data. The data is treated confidentially and we do not contact any organisations named by you.

Use of information and privacy statement

Privacy – The Design School collects and stores information from this form to:

  • Manage the business of The Design School (including internal reporting, administrative processes.
  • Comply with the requirements of the Education Act 1989 and other legislation relating to maintenance of records and accountability for public funding.
  • Supply information to government agencies and other organisations as set out below.

In signing this enrolment form you authorise such disclosure on the understanding that The Design School will observe the conditions governing the release of information, as set out in the Privacy Act 1993, the Education Act 1989 and other relevant legislation. You may see any information held about you and amend any errors in that information. To do so, contact the Head of School.

NB:  The Privacy Act came into force on 1 July 1993 with the stated aim of protecting the privacy of natural persons. It requires The Design School to collect, hold, handle, use and disclose personal information in accordance with the twelve information privacy principles in the Act which can be viewed on the Privacy Commissioner’s web site: http://www.privacy.org.nz.

Supply of Information to Government Agencies and Other Organisations

The Design School supplies data collected on this form to government agencies, including:
•  The Ministry of Education.  •  The New Zealand Qualifications Authority.  •  The Tertiary Education Commission.
•  The Ministry of Social Development (in relation to student loans and allowances) and Inland Revenue (student loans).
•  Immigration New Zealand and the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment  (for those who are not New Zealand citizens or permanent residents).
•  Agencies who support particular students through scholarships, payment of fees or other awards (if you are a recipient of one of these awards).
Those agencies use the data collected from tertiary education organisations to:
•  Administer the tertiary education system, including allocating funding.  •  Develop policy advice for government.  •  Conduct statistical analysis and research.
Your personal details (name, date of birth and residency) as entered on this form will be included in the National Student Index, if not already registered, and may be used in an authorised information matching programme with the New Zealand Birth Register.

The government agencies above may supply data collected on this form to Statistics New Zealand for the purposes of integrating data with data collected by other government agencies, subject to the provisions of the Statistics Act 1975. Integrated data is used for the production of official statistics, to inform policy advice to government and for research purposes.

In handling data supplied by you on this form, the government agencies are required to comply with the provisions of the Privacy Act 1993.

When required by law, The Design School releases information to government agencies such as the New Zealand Police, Department of Justice, Ministry of Social Development, and the Accident Compensation Corporation (ACC).

Information collected on this form may be supplied to other educational organisations for the purpose of verifying academic records.

In signing this enrolment form you authorise such disclosure on the understanding that The Design School will observe the conditions governing the release of information, as set out in the Privacy Act 1993, the Education Act 1989 and other relevant legislation.

You may request to see any information held about you and request that any errors in that information be amended or noted. To do so, contact a staff member.


Fees – In signing this enrolment form you undertake to pay all fees as they become due, and to meet any late fees and collection charges associated with debt recovery. The Design School’s policy on withdrawal and refund of fees may be obtained from the Head of School.

Rules – In signing this enrolment form you undertake to comply with the published rules and policies of The Design School with regard to attendance, academic integrity and progress, conduct and use of information systems.

Identity - If you have supplied a National Student number on this enrolment form, and your National Student Index status is verified, you are deemed to have declared that you are the legitimate owner of the claimed identity.

DeclarationI declare that to the best of my knowledge all the information supplied on, and with, this enrolment form is true and complete, I agree to abide by the conditions described above, and I consent to the disclosure of personal information as described above.

Signing - A copy of this form will be printed for you to check and sign at the interview which will be arranged after submission.