New Zealand

University of Canterbury


Christchurch, New Zealand

Program Highlights:  

  • Live near Christchurch, benefiting from its relaxed lifestyle, the attractions of a city within a small town, and its proximity to all the South Island has to offer.
  • Experience living with local and other international students in university housing.
  • The University of Canterbury is ranked in the top 200 universities in the world. – QS World University Rankings (2009)

Global Service-Learning:

University of Canterbury

Cultural Experiences:

  • The Orientation Program exposes you not only to local culture, but also to New Zealand’s love of extreme sports.
  • Mid-Semester gatherings and optional excursions to places like New Zealand’s adventure-packed South Island or the culture and beaches of Thailand.


  • Minimum GPA required is 3.0
  • Courses count toward major or core requirements
  • Earn 15-18 credits, including the required 3 credit service-learning course