During your January in New Zealand program you will be a student at the University of Otago – one of the country’s oldest universities in the cultural capital of New Zealand’s South Island, Dunedin.

Spend six weeks on the South Island, in the beautiful and historic university city of Dunedin. Choose from a wide range of courses in the areas of Business, Health, Humanities and Sciences. Whether you prefer creative arts or pristine wilderness, you'll feel right at home on this program

Field of Study

  • Humanities
  • Business
  • Economics
  • Law
  • Health Science
  • Science

You can contact UQ Abroad for course syllabi or CIS Austraila for specific information on your program of interest. Find more information regarding specific courses on the CIS Australia website.

Credit Equivalent 

18 Credit Points = 2 UQ Units. Maximum of 4 UQ Units if 36 points are successfully completed (pending UQ faculty approval).

Eligibility and Application

All applicants must meet the standard UQ Abroad Student Eligibility Criteria and any additional eligibility criteria set by CIS Australia. 

CIS Australia programs are highly competitive and fill up fast so be sure to get your application in as early as possible.

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The program fee is approximately from $4,499 - $6,499 AUD. More information regarding program fees can be found on the CIS Australia website.

Applicants may also be eligible for UQ-specific funding


Accommodation is included in the program cost. For more information regarding accommodation, please see the CIS Australia website.

Key Dates

Application Deadlines

UQ Abroad: Summer applications for this program have now closed
Host: Applications to the host have now closed

Program Dates

Start: 05 January 2019
End: 21 February 2019

Fast Facts

Type: Study
Mode: Study abroad
Location: Dunedin, New Zealand
Credit: For-credit or not-for-credit
Cohort: Undergraduate

UQ Abroad Information Sessions

Students are encouraged to register and attend an information session to receive more details on the short-term application process, eligibility criteria, funding etc.​