Study Abroad and Exchange

3 students looking down from the top of a cliff Chris Calhun Akaroa

Study Abroad and Exchange Programmes at UC

‌Studying overseas is a life-changing experience that broadens your horizons and opens a global network of opportunities. Develop yourself academically, geographically and culturally by studying in another country and kick start your career with a global perspective. Check out our 2018 Study Abroad Prospectus‌ for more information.

Important dates 

If you are an incoming student applying to study at UC under the Study Abroad or Student Exchange programme, you should submit your application by the 15th of November for Semester One 2018 programmes, and by the 15th of April for Semester Two 2018 programmes. Applications after these dates will be processed, but please ensure you allow enough time to make the necessary preparations, including applying for a visa.

Applications for accommodation are due by the 1st of December 2017 for Semester One 2018 programmes and by the 1st of May 2018 for Semester Two 2018 programmes.

Current UC students looking at the outgoing student exchange programmes should check deadlines here

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Scholarships and financial aid

A number of scholarships are available for Study Abroad students. No separate application form is required. Search for scholarships

Jessica Weston: Study Abroad Student

Jessica enrolled in CHCH101 while at UC and learnt critical volunteering and community engagement skills which she then applied to her hometown of Illinois after it was struck by a tornado.

For more information please contact us.