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We are currently seeking homestay hosts for Term 1 and 2, 2024, for students from Brazil.

Become a homestay family

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In past years we have hosted International students from our sister school Jissen Gakuen in Tokyo Japan, and short and long stay International students from Germany, China, Korea, Thailand and Japan, including exchange students from France and Austria.

We are currently seeking homestay hosts for 2024 which include students from Brazil for Terms 1 & 2.

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For the duration of their stay, International students live with homestay families in our school community.


Some Host families mentioned the impressive degree to which their students had formed bonds with them. This was evident in the tears shed when saying goodbye as the students departed at different times during the year.


Marlborough Boys’ College are grateful for the effort and initiative shown by our host families to engage with their host sons, they go above and beyond to communicate and connect with these young men despite language barriers. They also provide adventurous experiences such as beach and boat trips, fishing, hiking and hot pools!

Our Kiwi host brothers and class buddies take their responsibilities incredibly seriously. They showed leadership and kindness, making sure International students are welcomed and accepted into our school culture. And also, how to have fun! A large part of the international students’ enjoyment of their time here is the time spent in class.

If you would like more information on how to become a Homestay host family who can provide a comfortable, safe and welcoming temporary home to visiting International Students at Marlborough Boys’ College in the future you can apply by contacting our team below:

Front office - Email or phone +64 3 578 0119

Homestay Coordinator - Email

International office - Email

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