Study Abroad at Canterbury University with Arcadia University

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Arcadia University program dates are set in accordance with the overseas institution’s academic calendar and the Arcadia University mandatory orientation dates. Accepted students can book their travel according to the dates listed below. Students will be notified on the rare occasion of a change to the program calendar.

Fall 2014

Depart from U.S. July 1, 2014
Arrive in Auckland July 3
Arcadia Orientation July 3-6
Travel to Canterbury from Rotorua July 6
University Orientation July 9-11
Semester Start July 14
Semester Break August 25-September 7
Semester End November 13
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. November 14
   

Academic Year 2013-2014

Depart from U.S. June 27, 2013
Arrive in Auckland June 29
Arcadia Orientation June 29-July 2
Travel to Canterbury from Rotorua July 2
University Orientation July 4-6
Semester One Start July 8
Semester One Break August 17-September 1
Semester One End November 8
Semester Two Start February 24, 2014
Semester Two End June 28
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. June 29
   

Academic Year 2014-2015

Depart from U.S. July 1, 2014
Arrive in Auckland July 3
Arcadia Orientation July 3-6
Travel to Canterbury from Rotorua July 6
University Orientation July 9-11
Semester One Start July 14
Semester One Break August 25-September 7
Semester One End November 13
Semester Two Start February 16, 2015
Semester Two End June 20
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. June 21
   

Spring 2014

Depart from U.S. February 11, 2014
Arrive in Auckland February 13
Arcadia Orientation February 13-16
Travel to Canterbury from Rotorua February 16
University Orientation February 18-21
Semester Start February 24
Semester Break April 5-27
Semester End June 28
Program Concludes/Return Flight to U.S. June 29
   
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