Christchurch

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Are you ready for the adventure of a lifetime? Pack your bags and study abroad in Christchurch!

Tucked in between the mountains and the Pacific Ocean, Christchurch is known for its beautiful gardens (its nickname is the Garden City), rich European culture, and high quality of living. Need to clear your head? Travel to the Southern Alps for a challenging hike that will make you feel like you’re on top of the clouds.

When you study abroad in Christchurch outdoor activities, exploring the University of Canterbury campus, and enjoying the laid-back city lifestyle will all be routine.

Programs

Christchurch Direct Enrollment - University Of Canterbury

Christchurch
,
New Zealand
Length: 
Fall 2018, Spring 2019
Language prerequisites: 
None
Estimated Cost: 
$20,705
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Christchurch's Top Five

Visit Kaikoura

Swim with dolphins, kayak on the sea, and experience whale watching.

Bike Christchurch

Discover Christchurch by bike on the new cycle trails.

Hike on the Port Hills

See spectacular views of Christchurch and Lyttelton Harbour.

Visit a Cafe

Grab a coffee, and enjoy the scenery for a couple of hours in between classes.

Smell the Flowers in Ilam Gardens

Take time to smell the azaleas and rhododendrons.

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Oct 8 4:34pm
Christchurch

Growing Pains

by Bella

As my semester in New Zealand is coming to a close I have been spending some time reflecting on the experiences and feelings I have had along the way.

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Let's talk about Type 1 Diabetes and Studying Abroad

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Sep 8 7:51pm
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Rolling With the Punches like the Tide Rolls into Shore

by Bella

As August came to a close, the University of Canterbury officially hit the halfway mark for Semester 2 and the midterm break began! For two weeks I willed myself to forget about school work and try to focus on the moment and thoroughly enjoy the “now”. I really pushed myself to not get preoccupied with thoughts of assignments and tests that I have for the remainder of the semester or the random moments of homesickness that I would feel throughout the break.

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A Misconception about Studying Abroad

by Bella

Today’s blog post might not be too exciting or informative in terms of the latest and greatest adventures and information about New Zealand and if that is why you are here, I understand if you wish to stop and go find another post...but, I urge you to continue with my post, for maybe it will give you some guidance, or at least entertain you with my thoughts.

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