Skidmore in New Zealand
Skidmore in New Zealand is a semester long program that allows students to direct enroll in one of two universities: the University of Auckland or the University of Canterbury. In addition to taking classes at the university, students can choose to focus their semester with one of two field & research tracks. All field & research tracks will begin with a 5-week field camp experience leading up to the university semester. These students will also take a research methods course based upon data collected in field camp.
- University of Auckland (3.0 GPA)
- Direct enroll
- University of Canterbury (2.75 GPA)
- New Zealand Earth Systems track
- Geology of New Zealand
- Direct enroll only
Skidmore in New Zealand is run in partnership with Frontiers Abroad, is a mission-driven educational organization that provides distinct science-focused academic opportunities through field curricula and study abroad opportunities for US students in New Zealand and the Pacific Islands.
Unique Characteristics of Skidmore in New Zealand:
- Direct enrollment in New Zealand university classes
- Broad range of curricular choices
- STEM focused curriculum
- Research & Internship opportunities
- Field camp experience