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Skidmore in New Zealand

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