Life on campus
“I strongly suggest that new international students make the best out of orientation week – mingle around and get to know the other new students.”
Thanh Ha — Viet Nam
Clubs, societies and associations
Joining a club or society is one of the best ways to meet new people, discover new interests, keep fit, or learn skills that will enhance your CV. From Amnesty International to zoology, there are many different groups to join, from cultural and religious groups to sports clubs and university associations. Here’s a quick overview:
"Being an ambassador for Christchurch Educated has given me the perfect opportunity to connect with and to help international students in Christchurch."
Neville Rodrigues — PhD student from India
Why Every International Student Should Join a Club
Marvin explains why you should join one or more clubs during your study abroad in New Zealand.
Being a Muslim student in New Zealand
International student Arina Aizal shares what it feels like to be a Muslim student at Otago University.
My Story of Being an International Student Ambassador
Discover Neville's journey from India to New Zealand and his experience as a student ambassador for Christchurch Educated.
Making Friends in New Zealand
Join Thanh Ha on her inspiring journey from Vietnam to New Zealand as an international student. Overcoming challenges, she embraced new experiences, made diverse friends, and found her voice in the open learning environment.