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The University of Waikato is one of the youngest and fastest growing universities in New Zealand. Of its 11,000 students, many are international, and 20 percent identify themselves as Maori. The university has excellent facilities located on campus.
The university is located in Hamilton, a city with a population of 110,000. There is easy access around the city through an excellent public transportation system. Hamilton's location in the North Island places the university close to many of the island's tourist attractions, such as New Zealand's largest ski area and major surfing beaches.
This is a direct enrollment program in which participants are enrolled in classes at the at the University of Waikato alongside New Zealand students. These include a wide range of courses in the schools of communication and mathematical sciences, education, humanities, law management studies, Maori and Pacific development, science and technology, and social sciences. The University of Waikato is home to the Institute for International Global Change, as well as other research institutes. Students enroll for a minimum of 12 credits. Please note that Semester 1 at Waikato is typically from February-June and Semester 2 is from July-November. For more information visit Study Abroad at Waikato.
Costs (budget sheet)
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All students participating in this program are covered by the SUNY full health and accident insurance (www.geobluestudents.com) as well as medical evacuation and repatriation insurance.
National Health Insurance
In addition, students on this program must be enrolled in their host country's mandatory health insurance.
Students currently receiving financial aid can use their aid for overseas study, and may, in some cases, have their awards increased. Students not currently receiving financial aid may be eligible. Those interested in financial aid for this program should contact the financial aid office on their home campus.
Late applications are accepted on a space-available basis. Please contact our office at firstname.lastname@example.org for further details.
A non-refundable deposit of $250, applicable to the program cost, must be paid within 14 days of acceptance to the program in order to secure program participation. Any deviation from program requirements must be requested in writing and authorized by the Director of International Education and Programs before the final payment date.