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CISaustralia Dunedin Short-term Study Abroad
Dunedin, New Zealand (Outgoing Program)
Summer (Dec - Feb)
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Location: Dunedin, New Zealand
January in Dunedin
Program dates: 6 January 2018 – 16 February 2018
Application deadline: 1 December 2017
Duration: 6 weeks
Host: University of Otago
Provider: CIS Australia
Our January in New Zealand program takes place over six weeks between early-January and mid-February at the University of Otago. The University of Otago is well recognised for its world-class quality of research and teaching. It is one of the few universities in the world where the main activity of its host city, Dunedin, is education.
During your six-week stay, you will take one or two courses subject to your faculty’s approval.
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Language: Classes are instructed in English.
Relevant subject areas: Arts and Social Sciences, Science, Business, Health Sciences
- Health Sciences
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Dunedin will be your host city during this January in New Zealand program. Located at the southern tip of the South Island, Dunedin is a mid-sized city with enough going on to ensure you make the most of your time abroad.
Dunedin is one of the adventure capitals of the world - its surrounding hinterland offers world-class hiking, skiing, water sports, bungee jumping and adventure tourism, as well as incredible landscapes.
Option 1: Self-catered, off-campus university residential apartments
This accommodation option is available for 7 weeks. Each apartment has basic cooking facilities and is shared with other students from NZ or international students. Students have a private room with a double bed in a two-bedroom apartment. Linen, towel, pillow, bedding and WiFi are not included. The houses are within a short walking distance of campus as well as the main street and shopping centre.
Option 2: Fully catered, on-campus university dormitories
This accommodation option is available for 7 weeks. Each student has a private room with central heating, a king single bed, book shelf, wardrobe, chair, desk, drawers, curtains and rubbish bin. Sheets and a pillow case are also provided along with a weekly linen service. Pillow, towels, duvet and blanket are however not provided. A sleeping bag is recommended. Internet as well as three meals a day are included. There is also a gym, commons rooms and, depending on the time of year, various social events.
The University of Otago is located within walking distance of the bustling city centre. Founded in 1869, Otago University is renowned for its stellar academics who specialise in medicine, biology, natural sciences, arts, law and business. Dunedin is a university town, its student population making up 20% of the total population. The student populations represents over 100 different countries. There are many opportunities to join activities both within the university and the rest of the city. The university’s Student Associated supports over 100 sports, arts, cultural and faith groups.
Program Fee: $3,999 – $6,299 AUD
Program fee includes:
- Pre-departure orientation materials
- Airport pick up
- University of Otago orientation
- Academic and financial advising
- Tuition fees
- Meals* (for students staying in on-campus, residential-style accommodation)
- On-site support
- Medical and accident insurance
- CISaustralia support services before, during and after the program
- Assistance with travel arrangements
- University of Otago official transcript
- CIS Certificate of Completion
Other costs: Airfare, travel insurance, meals, personal expenses.
OS-HELP loans may be available to eligible students enrolled in a Commonwealth supported place where the program is approved for credit prior to departure. Application required.
How to Apply
Applications for January 2018 are now open!
To apply to this program you need to submit an application to Sydney Abroad and CIS Australia. The Sydney Abroad application will provide you with the ability to apply for academic credit towards your University of Sydney course. The CIS Australia website provide the course syllabus, which you will need to request approval from your faculty to receive academic credit towards your University course. When you click on the link to apply to CIS Australia, read through the instructions and submit a 'Study Abroad Application'.
CIS Australia have the final decision on whether you are accepted to participate in this program, however your faculty have the final decision on whether you are able to receive academic credit for this program. It is not a requirement of CIS Australia programs that you are approved to receive academic credit.