The Massey Wellington campus is known as the creative campus and is fitting for the culture and lifestyle of the residence of the Capital city. Wellington is the geographical, political and cultural centre of New Zealand. It is located between a beautiful harbor and rolling green hills and offers an unforgettable city experience in a natural setting. Wellington has excellent shopping, professional theatre and cafes and restaurants. The central city is only two kilometers wide so it can be explored easily on foot.
In the heart of the city is the Massey University Wellington campus with a population of approximately 4,500 students. A diverse, lively and fun place to live and study, the campus is conveniently located within walking distance of trendy cafes and ethnic restaurants, bars, theatres, museums, the Basin Reserve cricket ground, and the Westpac Stadium.
The program focuses on four broad areas: Communication, Journalism, Business, Engineering & Technology, Health & Well-being, and Creative arts. The School of Design at Massey is New Zealand's oldest (established in 1886) and most prestigious design school and has a reputation for excellence in international quality art and design education. Massey's College of Humanities & Social Sciences, and College of Sciences are also operational on the Wellington campus.
Semester Two (Fall 2013): July 8 - November 13
See Massey University website for details.
Semester One (US Spring Semester): November 1
Semester Two (US Fall Semester): April 1All application materials must be completed through the online application and/or received at Montana State University by these dates.
Students must have at least a 2.8 GPA and have sophomore status to be eligible for the program. Community college applicants must have completed the requirements for an associate's degree before the start of the program.
Spring 2013: $11,300
Fall 2013: $11,600
Tuition, medical insurance, orientation, and student ID card.
Airfare, personal costs, room & board (current estimates are $160-$200 per week depending on option).
Wikipedia Wellington, New Zealand
One way to immerse yourself in the Kiwi culture and make new friends is to live amongst Kiwi students. At the Wellington campus, students can choose from university managed Flats or Apartments (off-campus - self catered). Students enjoy the social environment and recreational events organized between the Massey housing facilities. Accommodation is within a short distance from central campus and guaranteed to international students.
Student life is not just about studying and so Massey provides you with a range of indoor and outdoor recreational, cultural and leisure programmes through the Recreation and Student Association Centres at each campus. Wellington is New Zealand 's capital city and a great place to live. It is a compact city, set between a magnificent harbor and rolling green hills, where shops, exciting galleries and great restaurants are within easy walking distance. The Wellington campus is centrally located near the city's artistic and entertainment quarters of Cuba Street and Courtenay Place.
Wellington is the home of the country's national museum, Te Papa Tongarewa, the International Festival of the Arts, the Wearable Art Awards, the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra, Weta Workshop, the Westpac Stadium (where you can watch the All Blacks play!) and the renowned entertainment district in Courtenay Place.
The city caters for nature lovers as well; with beautiful beaches, mountain biking and walking tracks and a wildlife sanctuary. Over 60% of Wellington's residents live within 3km of the sea. Wellington is also home to New Zealand's Parliament and government service sector.
The international student orientation is compulsory to all new students and is a great way to be introduced to life in New Zealand such as a BBQ and formal dinner, enjoy guest speakers, check course enrolments, and find out anything you need to know about services and support available on campus. It is also a chance to meet fellow study abroad students and key university staff. Various optional activities organized by the Student Association include live concerts, sports days, a Bizarre Ball, a Toga Party, Drive in Movies and city tours.
Massey University, Wellington - Online Application
Please feel free to contact us with questions.
Alyson Roberts, CCIS Study Abroad Advisor
Office of International Programs
400 Culbertson Hall
Montana State University
Bozeman, MT 59717
Fax (406) 994-1619
E-mail: CCIS Study Abroad Advisor
Start the CCIS Study Abroad application process by clicking the link above to proceed to the online application through Montana State University.
In addition to the online application, you will need to submit the following items:
*All MSU students must make an appointment with the MSU Office of International Programs before completing the application.
All costs, fees, and dates are subject to change without notification. Please contact the appropriate individual to verify all costs, fees, and dates for this program.
CCIS New Zealand
Montana State University
Study Abroad Coordinator
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