IFSA: Wellington - Victoria University of Wellington

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Study abroad with the Institute for Study Abroad at Victoria University of Wellington! Nestled in the heart of New Zealand's hilly capital city is a vibrant campus with an award-winning International leadership program. Here not only will you be e... read more

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I learned to be independent and how to travel on my own. - Bard College View Entire Review
Learned how to live immersed in a new society and culture! Was 100% worthwhile - Kenyon College View Entire Review
I got to see parts of the world I didn't know much about and learn more about what's important to me. - Brandeis University View Entire Review
I gained self-confidence, independance and great friends and adventures. It was definately worthwhile, even the dealing with homesickness. - Austin College View Entire Review
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My experience was very worthwhile...It was great to experience life in a smaller city, and I made lots of friends from all over the world. I gained a new perspective on my time at college and learned to take more time to enjoy myself and the city I am in while I have the chance to - without letting school work stress me out. - Barnard College View Entire Review
A student studying abroad with IFSA: Wellington - Victoria University of Wellington
It's hard to boil it all down, but going abroad strengthened my friendships (and my relationship with my significant other). I'm closer with some friends, and my SO, than when I left. Being on the other side of the planet really taught me that friendship is about putting out effort and putting out care and it pushed me to become... - Brandeis University View Entire Review
It was really worthwhile- I learned about the history of New Zealand and the Maori culture, got to travel and hike in some of the most beautiful places on Earth, and met some lifelong friends. I also became much more independent and learned a lot about living/traveling on a budget. - Kenyon College View Entire Review
A student studying abroad with IFSA-Butler: Wellington - Victoria University of Wellington
I grew a lot, personally. I learned to be more confidence and capable. I learned that people all over the world don't really know what they're doing either, and that's okay. - Vanderbilt University View Entire Review
Yes the experience was worthwhile. I got a new understanding of what it was like living in a new culture. One of the national languages may have been English but there were so many differences between New Zealand English and USA English. This experience made me aware that I would like to go abroad and visit so many other countri... - Trinity University View Entire Review

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Study abroad with the Institute for Study Abroad at Victoria University of Wellington! Nestled in the heart of New Zealand's hilly capital city is a vibrant campus with an award-winning International leadership program. Here not only will you be encouraged academically but you will find yourself living in a diverse, artsy, cosmopolitan city home to more cafés and bars per capita than even New York City.

What Victoria University of Wellington has to offer:


  • Live and learn in a compact, cosmopolitan and vibrant academic setting

  • Business students study at an AACSB accredited business program

  • Participate in the Victoria International Leadership Program (VILP), an academically-oriented extracurricular program focused on themes of international leadership, cross-cultural communication, global connectedness and sustainability—the first program of its kind in New Zealand

  • An active student union and more than 90 cultural, social and athletic clubs to choose from

  • Get to know local students through the International Buddy Programme


Program Type(s):
Study Abroad
Program Length(s):
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Academic Year
Instruction Language(s):
  • English
Minimum GPA:
2.7
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IFSA Scholarships

Any student applying to an IFSA-Butler program can apply for our general scholarship awards, which are $500 for a summer program, $1,500 for semester study, and $2,000 for the full year. We also offer special opportunities such as First Generation College Student scholarships and a Fill the GAP study abroad savings program that matches contributions up to $1,000.

$2,000

Deadlines:
Coincides with program deadlines

Guidelines/Requirements:
Any student who applies for an IFSA-Butler program may apply for a scholarship by completing a scholarship application. This is separate from the general IFSA-Butler program application.

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