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New Zealand is a multi-cultural country situated in the Pacific Ocean on the southern edge of the Asia-Pacific rim. It is made up of two major islands and a number of unpopulated smaller ones. Its population is at about 3.5 million, and includes people of Maori, Asian, and European ancestry. New Zealand's dramatic and varied landscapes draw visitors from all over the world. Visitors to New Zealand find friendly and easygoing people who are interested to meet those from other cultures. As an international students, you will be welcomed. You will also be a part of a diverse student community.
AUT has earned the reputation as being a "university for the real world." The university is committed to providing a high-quality education to students from more than 50 nations. AUT is situated in Auckland, New Zealand's largest city and one of the most popular places to live in the country. Auckland is a modern, vibrant city by the sea, which offers the best of two worlds: the entertainment and culture of a big city, and the calm and quiet of a rural area. Please note that Semester 1 at AUT is typically from February-June and Semester 2 is from July-November. For additional information about this university, please visit Study Abroad at AUT.
This program has a limited number of exchange positions available for students studying in the Culture and Society Faculty or the Design and Creative Technology Faculty. These faculties include the School of Education, School of Hospitality & Tourism, School of Languages, School of Social Sciences, School of Communication Studies, and School of Art & Design. Students who receive an exchange scholarship can only take classes in the previously listed faculties. While all SUNY students are able to participate in this program as fee paying students, the exchange opportunity is open only to SUNY Oswego applicants. Students awarded the exchange will see their program differential reduced (see budget sheet for more details). While early applications are strongly encouraged, a decision is not made until the deadline to allow for all to apply. To apply for the exchange position, complete the Exchange Scholarship Application.
Please note: The application deadline for students wishing to be considered for an exchange position is earlier than the listed deadline. All application materials, including the Exchange Scholarship Application, are due one month prior to the posted deadline. For Fall programs, this deadline is March 1. For Spring programs the deadline is September 15. If you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact the program coordinator.
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.