Located in Auckland, New Zealand, the university, established in 1883, is largest and leading university in the country, with over 41,000 students and nearly 6,800 international students from over 110 countries worldwide. It has grown into an international centre of learning and academic excellence, made up of 8 faculties across 6 campuses and it was ranked 81st worldwide in QS University Rankings in 2016/17.
The University of Auckland is spread across five campuses in the Auckland City, and the main City Campus is right in the heart of the city centre within walking distance of all the main cultural, entertainment and commercial hubs. Harbour views and Albert Park add to the appeal. The campus has a full range of amenities including cafes, health services, libraries, childcare facilities and a recreation centre. The city of Auckland is located on a narrow isthmus between two harbors and is surrounded by 11 dormant volcanoes and picturesque islands. The Auckland Harborside is known as the "City of Sails" because of the numerous yachts that sail in the harbor. Just west of the city, the Waitakere Ranges Rainforest forms a gateway to the famous West coast surf beaches. Surrounded by 29000 kilometres of coastline, the city offers a variety of leisure activities such as surfing or kayaking. There is no end to the adventure.
|- Living expenses
(accommodation and day-to-day expenses)
|- Catered accommodation
|- Self-catered accommodation
||NZ$221-355 per week [variable]
|- Off-campus accommodation
||NZ$5/week (10 cents per page)
||NZ$100/week (if not in residence plan)
|Health and Travel Insurance
||NZ$310 (premium per semester)
NZ$620 (premium full year)
The University of Auckland guarantees housing for study abroad students, from single rooms in shared flats to apartments. Fees and facilities differ depending on what style of room the student chooses. Some of the housing is self-catered while others have partial catering.
60 credits per semester (normally 4 courses per semester)