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New Zealand
Auckland, New Zealand (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Academic Year,
Fall,
Spring
Homepage: Click to visit
Budget Sheets Academic Year,
Fall,
Spring
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2015 10/01/2014 10/03/2014 02/23/2015 06/29/2015
Fact Sheet:
Program Type:
Direct Enrollment
Language of Instruction:
English
Language Requirement:
None
Housing Options:
Apartment, Residence Hall/Dormitory
Minimum GPA:
2.75
Number of Credits:
12-18
Courses/Disciplines:
Most Majors/Minors
Program advisor:
Jemma Lund
Program advisor email:
lundj@uwgb.edu
Program Description:

Auckland

With more than a million residents, Auckland is New Zealand's largest and most cosmopolitan city. Auckland is now known as the City of Sails and is rumored to have more boats per capita than any other city in the world.

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With three harbors, two mountain ranges, more than 501 islands, and 48 volcanic cones, Auckland is an environmental playground. The outdoors person will find a plethora of activities to keep busy including hiking, mountain biking, swimming along stunning coastlines, and much more.


Auckland also has numerous parks, botanical gardens, outdoor markets, shopping center, art galleries, ethnic restaurants, and cafes.

 

Program Design

Established in 1883, the University of Auckland (UOA) now has five campuses with more than 30,000 students. There are 3,500 international students from over 75 different countries. There are more than 120 sporting and special interest clubs to become involved with while studying at the University of Auckland.  Learn more about the university on their YouTube channel.  Also visit the general university website: www.auckland.ac.nz


NEWZ S13You may enroll in courses of typical degree studies, such as business, environmental science, women's studies, art, politics, sociology, etc. Courses are taught in English. A typical semester consists of 12-15 credits, which amounts to 4-5 courses.  The University of Auckland has a point system for courses, with a maximum of 80 points (minimum 50) per semester with about 15 points per class.





You also may need to take additional tutorials or seminars along with regular classes.  You can look at the course catalog here.  Please note that the UOA is a large campus and classes you are interested may be held on different campuses.

PROGRAM DATES: Exact program dates change from year to year and you wil be notified of your terms specific dates in your acceptance letter. General program dates (including mandatory orientation) are:

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**Note that Auckland's semester dates are much different from UW-Green Bay:


Fall (Semester Two): Mid-July to mid-November

Spring (Semester One): Late February to end of June


Links to the academic calendar and information about orientation and breaks can be found here

 Living

Students may choose from several accommodation options, however, it is suggested students stay in in the Carlaw Park, UniLodge, or  Whittaker Place residences.  Both residence halls and university flats available that are close to the central campus.  Meal plans and laundry facilities are also available.  Student can also participate in "flatting", where they arrange shared apartments with other students upon their arrival in Auckland. Find more information about housing here.

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