Where You'll be Studying
Spend 3 weeks living and studying at Newman College. Newman College is a Jesuit school, and belongs to the University of Melbourne's Parkville, Victoria campus.
The campus is centrally located in the heart of Melbourne with easy access to all the city's activities and attractions.
Following your studies, you will have a 5-night travel break to travel and explore Australia independently, or with friends you meet on the program.
This University of Melbourne video gives a nice preview of the overall campus and proximity to downtown. Explore information on the University of Melbourne campus life and support services, including health and wellbeing. And visit Newman College's separate website for more information on what your facilities, housing and dining will look like.
Continue to get a sense of student life in Melbourne on social media: #NewmanCollegeUniMelb, #UniMelb, #CityofMelbourne
Auckland, New Zealand
Spend 3 weeks studying at Unitec University, one of New Zealand's top educational institutions.
Auckland is very popular with students worldwide and a has a large international population.
Following your studies, enjoy another 5-night travel break.
This Unitec video gives a brief introduction to the international student experience. You will be at Unitec's Mt. Albert neighborhood campus. Explore here for information on campus support services, clubs and facilities.
Continue to get a sense of student life in Auckland on social media: #UnitecNZ, #unitecstudents, #VisitAuckland
Accommodations and Meals
Melbourne, Australia: Students will stay in private single rooms on campus. These are college dormitories with shared baths and communal eating facilities. On most days, your lunches and dinners will be provided in Australia. Breakfast will be on your own. There is access to shared facilities to store breakfast foods on campus if you like.
Auckland, New Zealand: Students will live in shared student apartment/suites near the Unitec University campus. You will have 1-3 roommates from the program living in the same apartment with you. Meals are not provided in New Zealand. Students will have full cooking facilities and pots, pans, utensils, etc. available to use in their apartments.
Cultural Activities and Excursions
There will be pre-arranged fully inclusive tours during your stay, which may include:
- Melbourne Museum: Banjalika Aboriginal Exhibit
- National Gallery: Aboriginal Art Exhibit
- Melbourne Shrine of Remembrance
- National Gallery Australian Art Exhibit
- Bendigo - Gold Fields
- Healsville Sanctuary
- Mount Donna Buang Forests
- Victoria Parliament
- Lorne Surf Beache
- Cape Schanck
In New Zealand:
- Overnight stay in a traditional Maori Marae
- Auckland Museum: Ngati Whatua O Orakei Maori Performance
- Mount Albert Volcano and The Auckland Volcano Field
- The Waitakere Range
- Tiri Tiri Matangi Island Bird Sanctuary
- Rangitoto Island Volcano
- Auckland Art Gallery
Other tours and activities are optional and may require an additional fee. For example: Lord of the Rings Tour, Whale Rider Tour, Hobbiton.
There will also be plenty of opportunity to do your own exploring during program breaks. Students will have a one week break while in Australia and a one week break while in New Zealand.
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