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Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Academic Year 2018-2019 02/16/2018 02/26/2018 TBA TBA
Fall 2018 02/16/2018 02/26/2018 TBA TBA
Spring 2019 09/03/2018 09/28/2018 TBA TBA
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Language of Instruction: English Major: Anthropology, Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Chinese, Classical Studies, Communication, Computer Science, Cultural Studies, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Economics, Engineering Science, English, Environmental Biology, Environmental Science, Environmental Studies, History, International Development, International Relations, Japanese, Linguistics, Literature, Mathematics, Philosophy, Physics, Political Economy, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, Urban Planning, Urban Studies
Program Description:

IFSA-Butler New Zealand: Massey University at Palmerston North

Palmerston North, New Zealand

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About the Program | Palmerston North,New Zealand | Eligibility
Fields of Study | Academic Culture | Student Life | Housing | Helpful Links
 
About the Program
The Massey Manawatu Campus, based in the friendly Student City of Palmerton North, boasts the lowest living cost of any university and is one of the best places in New Zealand to really live the student lifestyle. The University is progressive and dynamic, and is New Zealand’s only fully multi-campus institution, recognized around the world for its research driven excellence. The Manawatu campus is Massey's original campus. With lovely heritage buildings and park-like grounds located near Palmerston North city, it is one of the best places in the country to experience the real student lifestyle. With a huge portion of the population under 25 it is the perfect place for learning and living. The large campus is beautiful year-round with 11,500 different varieties of plants and trees in the form of manicured gardens, green fields, woodlands and bush.
 
Through its five academic colleges of Business, Health, Humanities and Social Sciences, Creative Arts and Sciences, Massey offers more than 40 undergraduate degrees and more than 100 postgraduate courses. University research and programmes link closely with industry and society. Massey graduates are innovative, connected and creative thinkers. As the engine of the new New Zealand, Massey has a commitment to taking what is special about our country to the world.


Palmerston North, New Zealand
Palmerston North is the seventh largest city in New Zealand. It has the wealth of facilities you would expect to find in a major city - yet it is compact, friendly and accessible. Palmerston North is a young person's city with affordable accommodation, great bars, plentiful cafés and restaurants, a multiplex cinema, live theatre and music, indoor/outdoor swimming pools, shopping, an airport and much more.
Palmerston North's central North Island location is conveniently close to west coast beaches, and within easy driving distance to the Hawke's Bay wine region, skiing and snowboarding at Mt. Ruapehu, and New Zealand's capital city, Wellington. More than 80,000 people live in Palmerston North and a third of them are aged between 15 to 30 years. The Palmerston North community supports learning and enjoys an easy relationship with Massey's large student population.


Eligibility
  • 3.0 cumulative GPA
  • Foundation studies in the desired area of study
Fields of Study
Anthropology, Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Chinese, Classical Studies, Communication, Computer Science, Cultural Studies, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Economics, Engineering Science, English, Environmental Biology, Environmental Science, Environmental Studies, History, International Development, International Relations, Japanese, Linguistics, Literature, Mathematics, Philosophy, Physics, Political Economy, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, Urban Planning, Urban Studies

Academic Culture
Massey Manawatu offers over 150 undergraduate certificate, diploma and bachelor programmes, and postgraduate diploma, master and doctorate programmes. Manawatu Campus study and research programmes include: sciences, education, arts, humanities and social sciences, aviation, veterinary sciences, agriculture, horticulture, engineering, food science and technology, biotechnology, advanced material sciences, and product development.
 
Students will typically enroll in four courses (called “papers” in New Zealand) at Massey University.  Each course worth 18 points in New Zealand will be the equivalent of 4 credit hours at Tulane.


Student Life
As a full-time student of the Massey University Manawatu Campus, Tulane students will find themselves engaged in university life right alongside local, degree-seeking students. This engagement includes access to the student union and all other university facilities, along with the academic resources of the university. In addition, IFSA-Butler organizes orientation programming and events throughout the semester to ensure that students are fully immersed in New Zealand life! You can review the Massey University Manawatu Campus student life website for a full list of available resources. 
 
Housing
Palmerston North Campus housing is available in self-catered halls of residence. The city is great for students due to its reasonable cost of living and sensibly priced accommodation. The benefits of studying at the Manawatu campus include the ease of getting around the city. Whether you like to walk or hop on a bus for free... you will be able to get to your destination stress-free.
 
Accommodation options include the Halls of Residence and Student Units, Homestay, private flats, and temporary accommodation. The Accommodation Services Team are available to provide assistance with applying for on-campus accommodation, and advice on accommodation options for both internal and distance learning students. 
 
Students have single bedrooms with shared bathroom, kitchen and living facilities. Students cook their own meals. Click on the name of the hall below for more information:
Atawhai Single Units
Kairanga and Rotary Courts
Ruahine and Tararua Units
Click here to view a map of Palmerston North accommodation.


Helpful Links  
IFSA-Butler: Massey University at Palmerston North

Contact Past Participants
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