Study Abroad in Australia & New Zealand

Australia and New Zealand

Study abroad down-under and earn 15 Green River credits in sunny Melbourne, Australia and Auckland, New Zealand.

Program Dates:  January 3 - March 24, 2024

Week 1: Online studies in Washington state
Weeks 2-4: Travel to and study in Melbourne, Australia
Week 5: 1 Week travel break in Australia
Weeks 6-8: Travel to and study in Auckland, New Zealand
Week 9: 1 Week travel break in New Zealand
Week 10: Return home and complete 1 week of online study and reflection activities online

15 college credits
Application Deadline:  October 30, 2023

Payment Deadline: November 13, 2023

Melbourne is situated in southeastern Australia. It is one of the great livable cities of the world, noted for its diversity, vitality, and sophistication, a center for arts and culture with ready access to the wonders of Australia's natural history. This makes Melbourne a cosmopolitan, harmonious and dynamic city in which to live and study and Newman College is in an ideal location to enjoy all the activities that the city presents.

In Auckland, New Zealand you will experience Maori culture, New Zealand's natural attractions and culture. Auckland is perhaps the most vibrant and bustling multi-cultural city in the world with it's urban environment, beautiful beaches, hiking trails and glistening harbors.

Watch the Information Session Recording to learn more!

(session recorded on October 10, 2023)

Explore our Google Earth Tour of the program to see what the daily student experience includes.

Note: This program requires a minimum of 16 students to enroll. If the program is cancelled due to low enrollment, students will receive a full refund including the deposit.  




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Study Abroad Staff

Megan Swanson, Assistant Director, Study Abroad
Megan Swanson, Assistant Director of International Education
Office Location: IVD 114      Phone: 253-931-6845


Andres Montano Leal, Study Abroad, Program Assistant
Andres Montano Leal, International Education Program Manager 

Office Location: IVD 116        Phone: 253-931-6976

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Detailed brochures and applications are available for each program. Information meetings are arranged as needed. Group orientation sessions are scheduled prior to departure.


McIntyre International Village D (IVD)

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Green River College
12401 SE 320th St.
Auburn, WA, 98092


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Funding Information

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History, Biology and English

Students must carry a 15-credit load and are expected to fully participate in all class activities.

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Life Abroad

Life in Australia and New Zealand

Where you will study, stay and activities you'll have the chance to participate in during your trip.

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Program Fees

Associated fees, payment deadlines and what is included in the study abroad program


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Application Process

More about the application process including GPA requirements, program limits (if any) and application instructions

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