Program Details

Students studying in Wellington have the choice of two universities: Victoria University of Wellington and Massey University, Wellington.
Wellington, New Zealand
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Academic Year, Fall Semester, Spring Semester, Summer

Program Overview

Program Description:

Wellington is the capital of New Zealand, located on the southern coast of the North Island on the shores of Cook Strait. Along with serving as the center of government, Wellington is the artistic and cultural capital of New Zealand and offers numerous cultural, historical, and entertainment venues to enjoy.Wellington boasts amazing arts, breath-taking natural beauty and a growing cafe culture, fueled by the Wellingtonians' deep love of coffee. Wellington is the perfect staging point for students wanting to travel and enjoy the whole of New Zealand. It is a vibrant, compact city situated at the southern tip of New Zealand’s North Island, between a beautiful harbor and rolling green hills. The region offers a healthy lifestyle in a mild to temperate climate.

Students studying in Wellington have the choice of two universities: Victoria University of Wellington and Massey University, Wellington.

Victoria University of Wellington, founded in 1897, has a strong research focus, particularly in connection with various cultural and research centers in Wellington, including the Crown Research Institute, the Te Papa Tongarewa Museum of New Zealand, and the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra. Among its wide range of courses, Victoria University boasts a world-renowned performing arts department and an internationally acclaimed business school. The University's strengths also run to Film and Media Studies, Political Science and International Relations, Architecture and Design, and Earth Sciences. The university is recognized by the Ministry of Education, New Zealand.

Massey University's Wellington campus, known as Massey's Creative Campus, has established itself as a center of excellence for study and research with a focus on four broad areas: Communication and Business, Engineering and Technology, Health and Well-being, and Creative Arts. The Wellington campus is home to the prestigious College of Creative Arts, New Zealand's most distinguished School of Design. History and tradition combine with cutting-edge research and funky vibes at Massey Wellington. Centrally located near the city's artistic and entertainment quarters of Cuba Street and Courtenay Place, students are able to take advantage of this exciting place to live and learn. 

Program Price Includes: * Pre-Departure Advising * Tuition at Host University * Official Transcript from Host University * On-site ISA Office * Full-time ISA Resident Staff * On-site Cultural and Academic Orientation * Airport Reception and Transfers * Internet Access * Tutorial Assistance * Excursions * Cultural Activities * Medical Insurance * Student Services * Visa Support

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