UGA Exchange, University of Auckland
Today, the University of Auckland is the largest university in New Zealand, hosting over 40,000 students on five Auckland campuses, with a School of Theology, and eight faculties representing each of its main disciplines: Arts, Business and Economics, Creative Arts and Industries, Education, Engineering, Law, Medical and Health Sciences, and Science. Almost all teaching staff engage in research which attempts to advance the frontiers of knowledge and understanding, and around 5000 students are enrolled for postgraduate studies, 1200 of whom are undertaking doctorates. The University has continued to improve its facilities, with a new information and student commons complex already complete on the City Campus; new teaching and research spaces at Tamaki Innovation Campus; and a new state-of-the-art home for the Business School recently completed. https://www.auckland.ac.nz/en/about/the-university/university-history/people/uoa-our-history.html?
Auckland Study Abroad Video
Auckland 2020 Exchange (COPEX) factsheet 2020.pdf
Living in Auckland you’ll be part of New Zealand’s largest commercial hub, with myriad opportunities for work experience and future positions with some of this country’s leading businesses.
Our campuses and accommodation are well equipped, and we offer a wide range of support services. There’s a great social life with clubs and associations for most interests, sport, music, cafes - and a vibrant city at your doorstep. If your hobbies are outdoor-based, you have access to some of New Zealand’s most stunning beaches, bush walks, mountain bike tracks and subtropical islands.
So, if you want to study for a world-class degree in an exciting and dynamic environment, take some time now to browse through our study options, discover what’s on offer socially, and get your career off to the best possible start.
Ms. Colleen Larson
Global Education Advisor, Office of Global Engagement
Global Engagement Building
1324 S. Lumpkin Street
Athens, GA 30602
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Study Abroad and Exchange students may select courses from most subjects, provided the relevant prerequisites are met. There are a few restrictions, detailed below. Explore new areas of learning, such as New Zealand-based subjects, or disciplines unavailable in your own home institution, or simply an elective that you have always wanted to study. You can also extend your major discipline and add significantly to your knowledge with new perspectives.
Undergradate subjects offered at the University of Auckland
Please note Auckland course restrictions/limitations: COPEX Factsheet 2019 - The University of Auckland.pdf
Auckland Course Selection Information
Popular subjects: This is a selection of some of our subjects which are popular among study abroad and exchange students:
- Minimum 2.5 GPA
- UGA student in good academic standing
Spring: Semester One: February-June
Fall: Semester Two: July-November
Auckland Academic Calendar
Exchange students who wish to stay in the University accommodation must apply online at www.accommodation.auckland.ac.nz .
Places are guaranteed as long as they apply by the deadline. Apply by 15 October in the previous year (for Semester 1)
or 1 May (for Semester 2) indicating your UoA programme (Certificate of Proficiency – Overseas) and Auckland will guarantee university housing. You have to pay $750 deposit when you accept the placement. Confidential references are not required from Study Abroad and Exchange students for their accommodation application.
Living in a University-managed residence gives you the chance to experience the best that student life has to offer. Benefits include:
A safe, comfortable and fun place to live.
Internet access in bedrooms.
Membership of the University Recreation Centre.
Located within easy walking distance of the City Campus, as well as many of Auckland’s main attractions.
Meet other students and make life-long friends.
Quality assured accommodation standards.
We strongly recommend that you apply for your place in a residence when you submit your Study Abroad or Exchange application.
Students who do not wish to stay in a University residence are responsible for finding their own accommodation but may seek guidance from the Auckland Accommodation Advisory Service:
Auckland Orientation for New Students
Auckland Student Life Information
Living in Auckland and New Zealand