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Interested in a study abroad experience in a beautiful, unique and off-the-beaten track destination? If you want to study in one of the world’s most unspoiled places, Arcadia Abroad in New Zealand is for you!
Arcadia offers four programs in New Zealand at prestigious institutions that cater to every major and interest.
Our expert New Zealand team ensures you’ll arrive well-prepared for Kiwi life and will soon feel at home as they invite you to delve into New Zealand’s history, landscape, and traditions. Programs for a semester or full academic year are available.
Personalized support from program staff
Program-related activities and excursions
An unforgettable semester or year
- Arcadia excursions enhance cultural immersion and provide meaningful context
- Academic credit
- A diverse and welcoming country, full of inspiration and excitement, with something for everyone
- Personalized support from program staff
- An unforgettable semester or year
Recognized internationally as New Zealand’s largest and highest-ranked university, and located in New Zealand’s largest and most multicultural city, the University of Auckland is home to 40,000 students and a vast array of course offerings. Auckland’s lovely harbor and temperate climate set the background for your studies with strengths in STEM subjects, including biology, marine studies and engineering, as well as anthropology, ethnology, and Maori and Pacific studies.
Established in 1873, University of Canterbury was known for innovation from the start, including the immediate admission of women. It prides itself on being a holistic university which values seven dimensions, known as the UC7: Learn, Innovate, Connect, Bicultural, Global Citizen, Well Being and Explore. Areas of academic strength are in engineering, forestry, astronomy, environmental science, and speech therapy. Canterbury students are proud that they can ski and surf in the same day.
University of Otago is New Zealand’s oldest university, ranked in the top 1% of universities globally, with world-class facilities and extremely high student satisfaction ratings on all aspects of university life. It’s situated on a residential campus with the majority of students living nearby, in the fun and active seaside college town of Dunedin, allowing ample opportunity to engage with kiwi life. Regardless of the courses you choose, you can expect to look at the world in new ways.
Victoria University of Wellington is located in New Zealand’s capital city and is proud of its century-long history of civic engagement and its vibrant, multicultural community and is now ranked in the top 2% in the world, and in the top 100 in 12 subjects. Wellington enjoys a busy harbour, miles of coastline and unspoiled natural areas. It’s a diverse and welcoming city, full of inspiration and excitement, with something for everyone.
Arcadia Abroad Scholarships & Financial Aid
Arcadia Abroad Offers Need-Based Scholarships Did you know that Arcadia Abroad provides financial aid to around 70% of students who apply for it? The scholarships are open to all current Arcadia Abroad applicants. Arcadia Abroad values equity, diversity, and inclusivity when awarding scholarships. Students who apply for scholarships will have the opportunity to write a 300-word essay. The deadline for applications is ongoing, so apply today!