Fulbright Goes Back to the Farm… in New Zealand

Academic Discovery Fulbright Goes Back to the Farm… in New Zealand By Stacey Hartmann In 2010, as Madeline Hall capped a semester abroad in New Zealand by working as a farmhand mustering sheep in exchange for room and board, the environmental studies major asked a question that changed her life. “I was sitting at the … Continue reading

VIDEO: Adventures Northland

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By McCall Bliss –  McCall is a GlobaLinks Learning Abroad 2013 Fall Correspondent who is studying abroad at AUT University in Auckland, New Zealand. She is from Tufts University.  My third week in New Zealand proves to be just as eventful as the first two, if not more. Sleeping in vans, pushing them out of ditches, … Continue reading

Video: My 1st Week Bridging Cultures Program New Zealand!

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By McCall Bliss –  McCall is a GlobaLinks Learning Abroad 2013 Fall Correspondent who is studying abroad at AUT University in Auckland, New Zealand. She is from Tufts University.  Hi everyone! This is my first video blog in New Zealand! It’s all about the Bridging Cultures Program!

Photo of The Week: June 19th, 2013

Victoria University of Wellington student Joseph captures an amazing shot in New Zealand!

Photo of the Week: June 5th, 2013

Alumna Viviane Mejia flies through the air in New Zealand! She studied abroad at Massey University -Palmerston North.

Photo of the Week: April 15th, 2013

GlobaLinks Learning Abroad Student Carsen Kelliher at Haruru Falls in New Zealand.

Serving to Learn: Students Studying Abroad in New Zealand Bring Home Dedication to Volunteering After Innovative “Rebuilding Christchurch” Course at University of Canterbury

Editor’s note: As we watch the ongoing coastal rebuilding effort in the United States following Hurricane Sandy, there is much to be learned from Christchurch, New Zealand, where earthquakes struck in 2010 and 2011, damaging some 60% of the historic city. The extensive rebuilding effort in Christchurch represents big shoulders upon which future generations will … Continue reading

Academic Discovery: University of Nebraska-Lincoln Student Looks at Environmental and Biological Issues in New Zealand

As an environmental science major and meteorological/atmospheric science minor at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Madeline Eversoll was able to delve deeper into the effects of environmental and biological issues while studying abroad in New Zealand. Eversoll is an alumna of GlobaLinks Learning Abroad’s Challenge New Zealand: Leadership Development program. She decided to return to New … Continue reading

New Zealand AustraLearn Participant Gives Personal Account of Christchurch Quake

The Wilmington StarNews caught up with Elizabeth Jungen, a sophomore at the University of North Carolina Wilmington who is studying at the University of Canterbury in Christchurch through AustraLearn, after last week’s earthquake in Christchurch, New Zealand, which left disaster in its wake and over 113 dead. Jungen is doing well and is safe, and … Continue reading

New Zealand, Australia and Ireland Rank Top 5 in Human Development Index

United Nations’ Human Development Report 2010 —20th Anniversary Edition This 20th anniversary edition of the United Nations’ Human Development Report includes New Zealand, Ireland and Australia in the top five of nations in measuring the critical aspects of human development that dictate quality of life, including political freedoms, empowerment, sustainability and human security. The past … Continue reading


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