Studentsafe University policy

Find out detailed information on the University's insurance policy for international students.

Allianz Studentsafe University policy details

Schedule Benefits include:

  • Medical and related expenses
  • Optical and emergency dental
  • Repatriation and travel disruption
  • Luggage
  • Personal effects
  • Travel documents
  • Money and credit cards
  • Personal liability

You must refer to the full policy wording for all terms and conditions that apply to the above benefits. It is your responsibility as a student to read and understand the insurance policy terms and conditions. All documentation and forms are available online.

Personal property valued at more than $2,500

You can apply to insure items of higher value and pay an additional premium. The maximum insurable value for any specified item, set or pair of items is $5,000. In the event of a claim you must be able to support it with receipts or valuations. To insure items of more than $2500 value, apply by completing a Studentsafe Specification of personal property form.

Length of insurance policy

Cover under Studentsafe Inbound policy applies while you are enrolled at the University until the end of your student visa, provided you have paid the appropriate premium in your final year of study.

We recommend you purchase additional appropriate insurance if you are travelling to New Zealand, or are in New Zealand prior to the commencement of your Studentsafe insurance policy.

If you are staying in New Zealand after your enrolment at the University of Auckland has ended, additional appropriate insurance is also recommended.

To purchase Explorersafe Inbound policy plan, visit

Note: Studentsafe Inbound will only cover transit en route to and from New Zealand. (Please refer to the policy wording for full terms and conditions.)

How much it costs

The costs shown below are for the 2018 & 2019 academic years.


  • $620 – full year
  • $310 – one semester
  • $155 – summer school or quarter term

Family premiums

Couple OR student with child:

  • $1,240 – full year
  • $650 – one semester
  • $310 – summer school or quarter term

Couple with child/children OR Student with children:

  • $1,550 – full year
  • $775 – one semester
  • $387.50 – summer school or quarter term

Short courses

  • $50 – short courses of 30 days or less (condition applies)

Insurance process in New Zealand

Insurance process in New Zealand is a pay and claim service. This means you pay for medical consultation and prescriptions first and claim for reimbursement of expenses by lodging a claim online and uploading all supporting documents relevant to your claim. We strongly recommend you read terms and conditions in the policy wording for level of coverage.

Tip: Read and understand your policy cover by reading terms and conditions in the policy wording.

People aged 60 years and over

Students or family members aged 60 and over are required to provide medical evidence to Allianz, before insurance cover can be accepted. You must complete the Medical Risk Assessment form and email it directly to the insurance provider (see the form for details).