Apply for exchange to New Zealand

University of Canterbury Campus

Applications for exchange in New Zealand for the first half of 2022 are now open. 

Study Overseas is pleased to announce that applications are now open for exchange to the University of Canterbury for Semester 1 2022 and Full (Calendar) Year 2022. 

To learn more about the University of Canterbury, visit our online partner information brochure

How to Apply 

To open an application, contact Study Overseas and confirm if you want to apply for a semester or full year. Study Overseas will then send you a link to access your online exchange application. 

The deadline to apply for exchange commencing in Semester 1 2022 at the University of Canterbury is Sunday, 24 October 2021

Please note that exchange applications for Semester 1 2022 to the University of Canterbury will only be open to Australian citizens and permanent residents due to COVID-19 related travel restrictions. For further information, see COVID-19 Updates

What are the eligibility requirements? 

To be eligible for exchange at the University of Canterbury, you must meet the following eligibility requirements: 

  • Obtain faculty pre-approval for a minimum of 9 units credit for each semester of exchange. 
  • Have a minimum GPA 4.5/7.0 for the degree/s for which you want to go on exchange. 
  • Have completed a minimum of 18 units* (approx. 6 UofA courses) at time of application to Study Overseas. 

*This is a University of Canterbury specific requirement. See the Information Sheet on the online partner information brochure

Additional eligibility requirements for the exchange program can be found on the Semester Programs page

As noted above, this exchange program will only be open to Australian citizens and Permanent residents due to COVID-19 related travel restrictions. 

What happens if I apply? 

Students who submit an application by the 24 October deadline will have their eligibility assessed by Study Overseas.  

Students will be notified of the outcome of their exchange application by Study Overseas within 2 weeks of the application deadline. Successful students who receive a place on the exchange program to the University of Canterbury will be invited to a compulsory Post-Offer Information Session which will explain the next steps in the application process and other things to consider (credit approvals, accommodation, finances, etc.). 

Where can I go to learn more? 

An exchange information session about the University of Canterbury is scheduled for 10:10am to 11:00am on Friday, 15 October 2021 in the Napier G03 Lecture Theatre. To register your interest in the information session, book a free ticket through Eventbrite

If you have questions about whether an exchange to the University of Canterbury can fit into your current study plan, contact your Faculty advisor.  

If you are unable to attend an information session or have any questions about applying for exchange to the University of Canterbury, you can contact Study Overseas, or visit our office on Level 4 Kenneth Wills, North Terrace Campus. We are open 12:00pm – 4:00pm, Monday to Friday. 

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