SAE POLICIES AND PROCEDURESThe following Policies and Procedures outline the details governing the enrolment, study and graduation of a student studying at the SAE Auckland campus. In general, we recommend that you access the Student Handbook, which presents these Institutional Policies in a more user-friendly way.
However, if you are keen on the ‘fine print’, please access the documents below.
Student Handbook 2023
While studying at SAE, it’s super important that you understand how things work regarding your enrolment, study and ultimately your graduation. The following handbook offers everything you need to know – from attendance requirements, to how to apply for an extension. From what facilities and support services we provide to who to contact in an emergency. This is a valuable resource as a student and we recommend you visit this page often.
If, upon reading the Student Handbook, you still have questions, then please reach out. Student Support can be contacted on:
SAE is required by New Zealand laws and regulations to collect and retain information about you relating to your studies with us, including contact details, demographic information, previous education and residence, citizenship and residency status, attendance and academic records, fee payment information, any special arrangements we have made with you, records of breaches of conduct or any other incidents in conjunction with your relationship to SAE.
This information is collected through the enrolment documents and assessments and is stored in protected databases and archived securely after you complete your studies. Additional information regarding your opinions about your programme and SAE in general are also collected through anonymous student surveys.
We are required to supply sections of this information to the Ministry of Education and TEC as part of the Single Data Return (SDR); to the New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA) for academic reporting; Work
and Income New Zealand (WINZ) for administering financial assistance, student loans and allowances; and Immigration New Zealand (INZ) for monitoring visa compliance (where applicable). You may view the information held about you on request and may request corrections of inaccurate information be made. We will never sell your information or use it for any purposes unrelated to your studies with us, and beyond our legal obligations, SAE will not disclose any student-related information to unauthorised individuals or agencies. This includes fellow students, parents, partners and relatives of students. Please note that if you are younger than 18, however, your legal guardian will be able to access this information. Any enquiries or concerns regarding privacy matters at SAE should be directed to the Campus Director. If concerns remain unresolved, they can be directed to
The Office of the Privacy Commissioner
PO Box 466, Auckland
Phone: (09) 302 8680