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, […]

What is Waitangi Day?!

Happy Waitangi Day! Wait, what? What is Waitangi Day?! Waitangi Day is a public holiday in New Zealand that commemorates the signing of the Treaty of Waitangi, which is a significant part of NZ history. The Treaty of Waitangi was signed at Waitangi, in the Bay of Islands on the 6th of Feb 1840. The treaty […]

New Zealand Study Abroad Deadlines Extended

API is happy to announce that we have extend our New Zealand study abroad deadlines for the spring 2016 term! Students who are still interested may apply through November 15 to study with API in Auckland, Dunedin, or Wellington (and remember, our winter/spring is their summer/fall in New Zealand – bonus!). Don’t miss your chance […]

Scholarship Spotlight: API Australia/New Zealand Study Abroad Scholarships

Along with the introduction of our Australia and New Zealand programs, we are excited to announce new study abroad scholarship opportunities for API students studying in the South Pacific! In conjunction with several of our Australian/New Zealand university partners, API students studying with an API semester or academic year program at the University of Otago […]

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, […]

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