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  • Locations: Christchurch, New Zealand
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: Arcadia 
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Click here for a definition of this term Study Abroad Advisor: Contact for your regional staff advisor

Click here for a definition of this term Program Type: Outside Program
Program Description:


Arcadia apply online buttonStudy at the University of Canterbury 


Canterbury's academic program is divided amongst five colleges and a school of law. It is well-known for its engineering program, and it is only one of two universities in New Zealand to offer this major. It is the only university to offer speech and language therapy, and astronomy. The university boasts a number of field stations for the study of marine science and geology. It has particular strengths in engineering, biological sciences, chemistry, anthropology, religious studies, philosophy and law, and offers an Antarctic studies program.

As an overseas student at Canterbury, you will enroll in 3 or 4 courses per semester for a total of 14-16 hours of credit per semester, or 28-32 per academic year. Canterbury has an international student population of 2,000, with students hailing from all over the globe.International Students are provided with a wide range of support services. The university also has a comfortable and relaxed International Student Support Center, staffed by advisors who are available to assist you throughout your Study Abroad program. 

Arcadia Advantage
Along with the Arcadia staff
, teaching assistants and resident advisors at Canterbury play an integral role in helping students make the most of their experience, as well as organizing activities and events designed to enhance your understanding of New Zealand culture.

Application Deadlines 
U.S. First Semester and Academic Year:
 March 15
N.Z. Second Semester  and Academic Year: November 15 
450 S. Easton Road, Glenside, PA 19038-3295
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Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Approximate Decision Date (Subject To Change) Start Date End Date
Fall 2023 03/15/2023 04/01/2023 TBA TBA
Academic Year 2023-2024 03/15/2023 04/01/2023 TBA TBA

This program is currently not accepting applications.