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Skidmore College
Skidmore in New Zealand

Skidmore in New Zealand - University of Canterbury

ChristchurchChristchurch brings a mix of old and new. This South Island city, once known for its neo-gothic architecture and gardens, is charged with the energy of change and re-growth after the earthquakes of 2011. Among the historic buildings that are still standing, you’ll find pop-up shops and “food forests”. Located adjacent to the Port Hills (rock climbing and mountain biking) and the beach (surfing) and close to the Southern Alps - Christchurch is a NZ adventure capital!

The University of Canterbury has a student body of just under 15,000 students. university with 50 departments accessible by study abroad students. Students not taking the Field & Research component will enroll in 4 classes at the University



Students will enroll in four classes while at the University of Canterbury. For those students doing the field & research track, one of those courses will be the research methods course. For those students participating only in the direct enroll program, they will enroll in four university courses of their choosing. 


Details on specific courses that are available to Skidmore students can be found here.


All students can apply to participate in an internship at the University of Canterbury by enrolling the course PACE 295. You can read more about this option here: