Life in Australia & New Zealand

Where You'll be Studying

Campus Locations

Melbourne, Australia
Weeks 1-5 will be spent at Newman College, which is part of the University of Melbourne. The campus is centrally located in the heart of Melbourne with easy access to all the city's activities and attractions.


Auckland, New Zealand
Weeks 6-10 will be spent at in Auckland, New Zealand where you will be 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.

Accommodations

Accommodations and Meals

While at Newman College of the University of Melbourne, students will be accommodated in single rooms. These are college dormitories with shared baths and communal eating facilities.

While studying in New Zealand, students will live in shared student housing near the Unitec University campus.

Many meals are provided in Melbourne. Students will have cooking facilities in New Zealand.

The cost of living in Australia and New Zealand is lower than in the United States.

Activities

Cultural Activities and Excursions

There will be pre-arranged fully inclusive tours during your stay, which may include:

In Australia:

  • 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:

  • Auckland Museum: Ngati Whatua O Orakei Maori Performance
  • Mount Albert Volcano and The Auckland Volcano Field
  • The Waitakere Range
  • Tiri Tiri Matangi Sanctuary
  • Rangitoto Volcano
  • Auckland Art Gallery

Additional Activities
Other field trips are optional and may require an additional fee. These may include an overnight excursion to Mangere Marae, Lord of the Rings Tour and Whale Rider Tour.  

Breaks
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.

Contact Us

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Cindy Card

Program Coordinator
Phone: 253-833-9111, ext. 2160
Fax: 253-288-3419

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Bjorn Myhre

Location: IVD 127
Phone: 253-740-5456

StudyAbroad@greenriver.edu

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

Location

McIntyre International Village D (IVD) 115

Interested?

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Application Form

Study Abroad Preliminary Application

Funding Information

Study Abroad Funding Tips [PDF]