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Australia/New Zealand


Gold Coast

Host: Griffith University
Required GPA: 2.5
Housing: Off-campus apartments
Course Sampling: Environmental Science, Asian Studies, Public Health, International Business, Education, Biomedical Science, Information Technology, Microelectric Engineering
Of Note: 2-week environmental conservation volunteer program


Host: James Cook University
Required GPA: 2.8
Housing: Townsville – Residential college or on campus; Cairns – Housing within walking distance
Course Sampling: Law, Business and the Creative Arts; Science, Engineering and Information Technology; Arts, Education and Social Sciences; and Medicine, Health and the Molecular Sciences
Of Note: Townsville is located in natural bushland that is home to wildlife such as cockatoos, kookaburras, scrub turkeys and kangaroos; Cairns is surrounded by rainforest-covered hills and ten minutes from the beach; extensive bike paths; local bus services


Host: Macquarie University
Required GPA: 2.5
Housing: Residential halls or off-campus apartments
Course Sampling: Creative Arts, Medical Science, Psychology, Business, Management
Of Note: Many sports, clubs and events; global leadership program; an easy 30-minute bus or train ride into central Sydney


Host: Murdoch University
Required GPA: 2.6
Housing: student village
Course Sampling: Aboriginal studies, Communications and Cultural Studies, Social Sciences, Business, Sciences, Veterinary Medicine
Of Note: Ten-day trip to the west coast and the Outback; only 20 minutes from Perth’s city center; only 10 minutes to Fremantle


New Zealand


Host: Massey University
Required GPA: 2.75
Housing: On-campus apartments
Approved Location Options: Auckland, Palmerston North, and Wellington campuses.
Course Sampling: Fine arts, Design, Animal Science, Environmental Planning
Of Note: More than 1,300 international students from more than 65 countries; active student associations on each campus sponsor club, events and student services. 


Host: University of Canterbury
Required GPA: 3.0
Housing: Student flats within walking distance
Course Sampling: Fine Arts, Commerce, Music, Forestry, Science, Engineering, Speech Therapy, Language
Of Note: More than 110 clubs and societies; Concerts and performances at the Ngaio Marsh and Court Theatres; 15 minutes from Christchurch’s city center; five libraries, 24-hour computer labs, five cafes, two pubs, a student health center, an international student support office and a recreation center on campus


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