Program Details

From theater to earth sciences, Victoria University reflects the culture and passions of New Zealand. With hundreds of course options, Wellington’s nationally recognized libraries and archive collections enrich its already compelling academic program.
Wellington, New Zealand
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Academic Year, Fall Semester, Spring Semester

Program Overview

Program Description:

Victoria University of Wellington offers hundreds of course options and excels in the areas of arts, political science, women's studies, film/theatre, creative writing and earth sciences, and is AACSB accredited for both business and accounting. Your studies will be enriched by Wellington's nationally recognized libraries and archive collections, as well as its rich cultural resources. If you want a compelling, multi-cultural community in a colorful urban setting, Victoria University of Wellington could be just what you’re looking for.

Victoria University excels in political science, women's studies, film/theatre, creative writing, STEM subjects, and earth sciences - the first two reflect Wellington as NZ's political heart, the third reflects Wellington as NZ's cultural heart of New Zealand and where else to study earth sciences but a city hugging a rugged tip of land in the middle of an earthquake fault line. You won't just study earth science - you'll live it.

Arcadia University opens the doors to new experiences, different academic learning, people, cultures and perspectives so you can build your own lifelong learning and memories:

  • Explore a new world – excursions, activities, events, …
  • Get to know yourself - then change! Gain a new view of the world and your place in it.
  • Rely on us for support: 9 centers covering 11 countries worldwide
  • Boost your résumé – employers AND graduate schools.
Setting Description:
Wellington, situated at the southern tip of New Zealand's North Island, is the nation's political and cultural capital and home to Te Papa: The Museum of New Zealand, the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra and the Royal New Zealand Ballet. In addition to classes being held in the midst of the city, your housing will provide quick access to all that Wellington has to offer. Travel to fascinating places of interest that enhance your cultural immersion and give a meaningful context to your academic courses. Here is a sampling of Arcadia's Excursions - for a complete list, please visit our website. ·      Waikato District ·      Queen Charlotte Sound ·      Abel Tasman National Park ·      Queenstown Weekend ·      and more...
Visit our website to find out more about tuition costs and what's included when studying abroad with Arcadia

Additional Program Information

·      GPA: 2.6 on a 4.0 scale
Scholarships Description:
Every dollar helps! Check out our website for different funding sources for study abroad...

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