Study Abroad in Wellington, New Zealand

Study Abroad in Wellington: Itinerary

In the southern hemisphere, the academic year is the reverse of that in the U.S. and Europe and runs from February to November.


July 8, 2018 | November 18, 2018

July-November Semester without optional Pacific Studies Program

Sunday, July 8

Optional flight from U.S. to Wellington*

Tuesday, July 10

Arrive in Wellington. Transfer to Victoria University*

Wednesday, July 11 to Thursday, July 12

VUW International Orientation Week and Enrollment

Monday, July 16

Classes begin

Monday, August 27 to Sunday, September 9

Mid-trimester break

Friday, October 5 to Sunday, October 7

3-day visit to Rotorua

Friday, October 19

Classes end

Friday, October 26

Exams begin

Saturday, November 17

Exams end

Sunday, November 18

Optional return flight from Wellington to U.S.*

Please note that the flight route may require connections in the U.S. or New Zealand.

*Included for students on the AIFS Flight Package only.

All calendar, routing and vacation dates are tentative and subject to change.

Students not selecting the AIFS Flight Package are responsible for arranging their own U.S.-Wellington/Nadi, Wellington-U.S. flights according to the most up-to-date itinerary.