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  • Locations: Christchurch, New Zealand
  • Program Terms: Calendar Year, Fall, Spring
  • Budget Sheets: Spring
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2019 10/15/2018 ** Rolling Admission 02/11/2019 06/23/2019
NOTE: Program dates tentative and subject to change
Calendar Year 2019 10/15/2018 10/16/2018 TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Students will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Study Abroad Adviser: Miner, Shannon Cumulative GPA: 2.8
Sponsor: Iowa State ISU Course: INTED
Program Type: Direct
Program Description:
University of Canterbury
Canterbury, New Zealand

Academic Information
The University of Canterbury, New Zealand's second oldest universities, is also consistently ranked in the top three universities in the country. The University of Canterbury has many academic disciplines, with opportunities for incoming students to take specialized courses related to New Zealand. Some of their areas of study within Engineering include: Chemical, Computer, Electrical, Mechanical, and Software. Beyond many of the academic areas available similar to ISU, some other interesting areas of study available include: Forest Engineering, Antarctic Studies, Maori Studies, and Environmental Studies. 

To see available courses for study, click here. Enter in the subject area which area you would like to see classes for. As a reminder, Semester 1 in New Zealand is at the same time is ISU's Spring Semester, and their Semester 2 is at the same time as ISU's Fall Semester. We also recommend only looking at classes at their Christchurch campus. 

This program is open to all Iowa State University students. 

- Located in Christchurch, the largest city on New Zealand's South Island, with a population around 38,900.
- The campus for the university is located outside the lively downtown area, with districts for shopping and entertainment
- The famous and ever popular natural sites and wonders of New Zealand ar
e also accessible for weekend explorations

Students will be able to live on campus along side Kiwi students and other international students. You can learn more about housing for incoming international students here. This site also has information about international welcome and airport pickup. 

For further details, find the budget sheet at the top of this brochure page. 

Helpful Links
University of Canterbury Incoming Exchange Student Page 
University of Canterbury Student Services 
Christchurch, New Zealand Tourism Information