International Students


As a specialist in boys’ education, we provide the stucture, opportunities and pastoral care to see  your son succeed at school and beyond.


Boarding at Nelson College is an exciting way to grow and make life-long friends. Discover why boarding could be a great option for you.

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International Students


Nelson is an extraordinary region. Stunning natural landscapes and diverse cultures connect together to create an environment that is perfect for young men to get a real-life, quality education.

Preparatory School

The Prep School offers Year 7 and Year 8 students a stimulating curriculum specially designed for boys, in a supportive learning environment.

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Join a rich history, create a lasting legacy.

Nelson College’s success lies in the community that it’s part of.  Our Old Boys, Parents Association and Trust Foundation are a highly valued part of our community.  Follow the links below to see how you can be part of our vision, and support us to deliver a world-class education to the next generation of young men in Nelson.