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University of Waikato

University of Waikato is located in Hamilton, New Zealand
Check out University of Waikato's Information for Exchange Students

Application Deadline for UVic students to go on exchange starting in July 2013: January 25, 2013.

Language of Instruction

English

Terms

Semester A (February/March – June), Semester B (July – November) and Summer semester (January – February)

Highlights

  • The university (population more than 13,000 students) is located in a relaxed and safe city with many gardens and parks, restaurants and cafes and excellent sporting facilities.
  • There are miles of coastline with incredible beaches for surfing and swimming and many hiking trails through the countryside.

Areas of Study Available

Courses are offered in the Schools of: Computing and Mathematical Sciences, Education, Law, Management Studies, Maori and Pacific Development, Science and Technology and Arts & Social Sciences

Transfer Credit History

See the transfer credit history listing of courses that have been previously evaluated from University of Waikato. Note that this is a guide only, and not a guarantee that your courses would be evaluated in the same way.

Housing

On Campus Housing: Available. See the university's Accommodation website for details.
Off Campus Housing: Available. See the university's Accommodation website for details.

Medical Insurance, Immigration & Arrival

Medical Insurance: Mandatory
Immigration Documents: Student Visa required (See New Zealand High Commission in Ottawa )
Orientation: Available and mandatory.

Students Reports

Connect with other UVic students that have studied at this university and hear their experiences. Email IESS Office for an email contact list of students.

Victoria University of Wellington

Victoria University of Wellington is located in Wellington, New Zealand
Check out Victoria University of Wellington's Information for Exchange Students

Application Deadline for UVic students to go on exchange starting in July 2013: January 25, 2013.

Language of Instruction

English

Terms

First Trimester(February - June), Second Trimester (July – November) and Third/Summer Trimester (November– February)

Highlights

  • Victoria University of Wellington, created in 1867, has approximately 20,000 students including international students from over 80 different countries.
  • The campus has amazing views of Wellington's scenic harbour and is located a few minutes' walk from the city centre.
  • Wellington is often referred to as the cultural, political and sporting capital of New Zealand and offers an abundance of cafes, festivals, arts, sports and cultural events for students to enjoy.

Areas of Study Available

Courses are offered in the following Faculties and Schools: Architecture and Design; Commerce and Administration; Education; Humanities and Social Sciences; Law; Science; and Engineering.

Transfer Credit History

See the transfer credit history listing of courses that have been previously evaluated from Victoria University of Wellington. Note that this is a guide only, and not a guarantee that your courses would be evaluated in the same way.

Housing

On Campus Housing: Available. Students can choose to live in catered or self-catered residences. See the university's Accommodation website for details.
Off Campus Housing: Available. See the university's Accommodation website for details.

Medical Insurance, Immigration & Arrival

Medical Insurance: Mandatory
Immigration Documents: Student Visa required (See New Zealand High Commission in Ottawa)
Orientation: Available and mandatory.

Students Reports

Connect with other UVic students that have studied at this university and hear their experiences. Email IESS Office for an email contact list of students.

   
 
 
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