API Gives Back- Dunedin, NZ

API is passionate about promoting and encouraging volunteerism within the communities we have the opportunity to explore. API on-site staff coordinate “API Gives Back” projects, that can be a one-time event or an ongoing initiative. API Resident Coordinator for our Dunedin study abroad programs Kelsey, is an active UniCrew member. UniCrew Projects are volunteer opportunities that […]

A Mid-Semester Progress Update

It’s hard to believe I’m saying this, but…. I’m officially halfway through the semester. A lot has happened since I arrived, so I figure now is as good a time as any to take stock of what I’ve learned, what I didn’t expect, and what I still want to do before I leave this remote […]

New Zealand’s Hidden Gem

*My obligatory 14-year-old diary entry about how excited I am to be abroad* Dunedin is often referred to as one of New Zealand’s hidden gems, and what a gem it is. Located on the southern end of the South Island, its climate is pretty similar to where I’m from in the states. Dunedin’s architecture is […]

Hello from the End of the World/Middle Earth/New Zealand!

I arrived on these little islands three weeks ago, and I’m already in awe of this place. I’ve travelled from one end of the islands to the other with my mom and our friend Diane (who handled driving on the left like a champ) trying to get a feel for the place I’ll call home, […]

New Summer Study Abroad Program in New Zealand!

Do you have extra credits to take over the summer? Check out API’s new summer study abroad program with the University of Otago in New Zealand! What could be better than spending your weekends exploring the Cadbury factory or taking a trip with new friends to the New Zealand coast? Students on this program can […]

New API Study Abroad Programs in New Zealand!

“New Zealand’s academic strengths in sciences, technology, engineering, math, and health ensures that students from all disciplines can realize their goal of studying abroad. New Zealand’s commitment to its indigenous Maori people, as well as its commitment to the environment and sustainability provides a unique experience studying and living in the country.” – Dan O’Brien, […]