New Zealand Past Review

By (Leisure, Youth and Human Services, University of Northern Iowa) for

Auckland University of Technology (AUT): Auckland - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
yes! I would go again in a heartbeat

Personal Information

How much international exposure did you have prior to this program? 2 weeks - 1 month

Review Your Program

* Overall educational experience

Academic rigor, intensity, resources, etc.

It was pretty different, but no difficult

* Host Country Program Administration

On-site administration of your program

I just wish there would have been field trips involved

* Housing:

How satisfied were you with your living arrangements?

* Food:

The kitchen is great, but there are tons of places to eat out at.

* Social & Cultural Integration:

How integrated did you feel with the local culture?

Rugby match! And the Maori weekend!

* Health Care:

How well were health issues addressed during the program?

* Safety:

I felt safe!

If you could do it all over again would you choose the same program? Yes


* Money: How easily were you able to live on a student's budget?

(1 = not very easy/$200+ on food & personal expenses/week, 2.5 = $100/week, 5 = very easily/minimal cost)


If applicable, to what degree did your living situation aid your language acquisition?

Direct Enrollment/Exchange

* Did you study abroad through an exchange program or did you directly enroll in the foreign university? Direct Enrollment

Other Program Information

* Where did you live?

Select all that apply

  • Apartment
* Who did you live with?

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  • International Students