The University of Queensland (UQ) is one of Australia's oldest universities and is ranked in the top 50 globally. Located about five miles outside the center of Brisbane, UQ's picturesque sandstone courtyard leads into a campus with its own parkland, lakes and sporting grounds - a great setting for the many clubs and societies.
Ranked the top institute in Australia in the Nature Index 2018, UQ is a world leader in STEM fields such as mineral and mining engineering, bio-technology, marine science, biology and mathematics and offers a wide range of courses related to Australia in English, history, political science and sociology faculties. UQ also ranks at number three globally in sports-related subjects. Additionally, it has an AACSB accredited business school. You'll find advanced research laboratories, inspiring academics, and a campus culture that is conducive to academic debate and discovery.
UQ prides itself in its exceptional teaching standards. Courses are challenging and many involve hands-on work especially in the science field. UQ owns its own teaching facilities at North Stradbroke Island and Heron Island ensuring that students can get fully immersed in the Australian environment while learning.
Member of the Group of Eight, a coalition of leading Australian tertiary institutions intensive in research and comprehensive in both general and professional education.
Special course options are available for pre-med students.
The university boasts a number of field stations for the study of marine science and geology. It has particular strengths in engineering, biological sciences, chemistry, anthropology, religious studies, philosophy and law, and offers an Antarctic studies program. Additionally, Canterbury’s School of Business and Economics has recently earned AACSB business accreditation. Spend a semester or year at New Zealand's second-oldest university and a center of research and academic excellence. Canterbury's academic program is divided amongst five colleges and a school of law. It is well-known for its engineering program, and it is only one of two universities in New Zealand to offer this major. It is the only university to offer speech and language therapy, and astronomy.
Credit-bearing course selections can include an internship of your choice in the humanities, social sciences and communications students. Placements include: radio presenting, NGOs or service learning projects.
Special scholarships are available for all students with at least a 3.0 GPA studying at University of Canterbury with Arcadia.
The University is just minutes away from one of the main shopping districts in Christchurch.
The University of Canterbury Students Association runs a wide variety of clubs and societies from the cultural and social to the sporting and educational. From BeardSOC (a social club for fans of beards) to Musoc (a theater production group), you’re sure to find a group that will make you feel at home.
The University of Canterbury has five field study sites across the South Island, providing opportunities for students of astronomy, geology and marine research.
The University of Auckland is New Zealand’s largest and highest ranked university, with hundreds of course options and a focus on STEM subjects, including biology, marine studies and engineering, as well as anthropology, ethnology, and Māori and Pacific studies. Field study options available in some areas give you the opportunity to apply the concepts you are learning in the classroom to the real world. Additionally, their AACSB accredited Business School is located in the brand new, purpose-built Owen G. Glenn Building.
More than 2,500 Māori students, 3,500 South Pacific Islanders, 15,500 students of Asian background and 6,000 international students give Auckland the vibrant diversity that makes it such an exciting learning community.
Auckland is an easy jumping off point to travel around to the rest of the country and is an easily accessible city.
Though the largest city in New Zealand, Auckland is still easy to walk around and has a great cafe and shopping culture.
With over 200 clubs and societies, there's a club for every taste. From tramping, canoeing, photography, and politics, to cosplay, drinking wine or eating desserts, clubs help balance your studies and grow your network.