Snorkeling the Great Barrier Reef in Australia. Engaging with Fijian kava ceremonies. Exploring the startling beauty of New Zealand's Milford Sound. Stepping to the edge of the world in Antarctica. This is why many alumni call our programs the single most influential experience of their university careers.
For over 40 years, AUIP has been providing programs that combine rigorous academic study with opportunities for experiential learning. Learn about our passionate team, our unwavering commitment to international education, and our long-term partner universities nationwide.
Upon returning home, you've joined a special community of individuals committed to international cooperation and understanding with an increased respect and appreciation for other cultures and environments. We want to stay in touch with you and help you continue making the most of your international experience.
Whether you’re new to international education or have led dozens of programs abroad, our team can support you in your faculty-led endeavors. From assisting with the development of a customized program to providing you with pre-departure tools, we handle the full scope of your needs.
As a parent, we know you are concerned about your student going abroad. We are here to help you obtain the necessary information and reassure you with your student’s decision to study abroad. Study abroad advisors at your student's campus can provide university-specific details in relation to their AUIP programs.
Studying abroad is a major, life-changing opportunity, but endless questions exist in the process of heading overseas. Understand the benefits of studying abroad with us, prepare for your international experience, and ensure your dream becomes a reality.
Soon Christchurch will be reaching the year mark since the first 7.1 quake hit the region on September 4. Since that life-changing event, over 7,000 aftershocks have shaken the city, including the devastating 6.3 on February 22 that has left the central city a “no go” zone. However, in a positive step forward for the […]
Have you always wanted to win a People’s Choice Award? Well, while you won’t have the chance to walk the red carpet, you can win a gift pack full of goodies! This year, our AUIP Photo Contest has a new category: The People’s Choice Award. We know that our panel of judges will select some […]
The idea of growing your own vegetables will appeal to many. Not only does it often work out cheaper, healthier (you know there are no strange chemicals in there) and more sustainable, but also you gain a sense of achievement when you pull out a carrot that you have grown and add it to your […]
Dr. Lee Stoner, our Director of Academic Affairs writes: I recently came back from a visit to Canberra in the Australian Capital Territory (ACT). I was actually on site helping to start our new Exercise Physiology program at the Australian Institute of Sport. However, while there, four of the students (Trevor, Adam, Heeral and Mary) […]
Alyse Horn, Lions Abroad marketing intern, writes: Hello friends! My name is Alyse Horn and I’m representing myself for Pennsylvania State University as the AUIP/Lions Abroad Marketing Intern. I am thrilled to have been chosen as the student to represent these wonderful programs. I am going into my senior year at Penn State and am […]
Program alumni, we know you are currently working, studying and traveling in unique, impressive places. And you are deserving of recognition for the successes you’ve gone on to achieve after studying abroad in the South Pacific. Thus, AUIP introduces the Alumni of the Month Award which will highlight one outstanding alumnus or alumna each month […]
[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nVZPdeUY2oQ] Amanda Wilson, Hokies Abroad marketing intern, writes: Hey, my name is Amanda Wilson and I am excited to be the new marketing intern for AUIP and Hokies Abroadat Virginia Tech. My educational background and passion is in wildlife sciences which is what first motivated me to study abroad. I wanted to see the unique […]
Hannah Strange, Florida Down Under marketing intern, writes: It has been more than two years since I got back from my Florida Down Under programs. But I just found out I am the new FDU Marketing Intern and this has led me to procrastinate away most of the last week staring at pictures of my […]
Chris Tom, Buckeyes Abroad marketing intern, writes: As I boarded the huge double-decker plane back to the States, I reflected on my month-long stay in Australia on the North Queensland program. The informative speakers, exceptional landscapes, and indigenous people and animals showed me much more than I expected. As part of the Buckeyes Abroad team, […]
Kasha Patel, Deacons Abroad marketing intern, writes: College checklist: get free stuff from activity fairs, visit every fraternity house, pull an all-nighter, and…visit Australia? I never thought I would have the chance to visit Australia so early in my life, but now, after coming back from my month-long trip, I can’t really imagine a better […]
Dr. Lee Stoner, our Director of Academic Affairs writes: I have just returned from spending eight days at the Australian Institute of Sport in Canberra, Australia. I was there for the first week of our new Exercise Physiology program. I had not been to Canberra before, so I was excited about the visit, but what […]
Bowen Humphreys, Grizzlies Abroad marketing intern, writes: While it may sound cliché, my study abroad experience on the southern island of New Zealand really was a “life-changing” experience. Though I had been out of the country before (some may say Canada doesn’t really count), it was my first true overseas trip to a noticeably different […]
What’s the number one way students find out about our programs? Yep, word of mouth! Students consistently prefer to hear about study abroad options from a person. And no better people exist to talk about our programs than our alumni. Hence, this year we hired a team of AUIP marketing interns at some of our […]
Regardless of whether you’ve been to Sydney or not, you’re likely familiar with the iconic Sydney Opera House gracing the southern shore of Sydney Harbor. The Sydney Opera House serves as host to an abundance of performances from comedy to ballet to opera. This new tribute video highlights the many types of performances in the Opera House […]
A comment we often receive from students at the end of the programs is that they want to be able to take all that they have learnt on the issue of sustainability back to their everyday lives and lead a ‘greener’ life. Similarly, the majority of students having traveled to the South Pacific have well […]
Students from the South Queensland program or those that had a stopover between North Queensland and Fiji will have spent some time in the city of Brisbane. For some time, Brisbane was considered the boring city of Australia with little culture, no beach, no beauty and very little to do. In tourism terms it functioned […]
Want a top-rated Marmot jacket or snazzy Flip Video UltraHD? Or what about a gift certificate for UGG Australia or Shutterfly? Or maybe you desire the Lonely Planet travel guides and EvoShield gear on offer? Whatever you’re keen to obtain, we hope you’re ready to enter the 2011 AUIP Photo Contest: Far Beyond the Classroom […]
We noticed on this year’s programs that many students had one of these Overland Equipment satchels. With an external trifold organizer, the bag provides dedicated storage for your keys, electronics, passport and sunglasses. Students raved about the side pockets which can hold a water bottle and a compact umbrella, two essential items on our programs. […]
Check out this amazing image that AUIP’s Eleanor had sent to her by some friends in Australia. Taken by Bob Barker and published in The Daily Telegraph in Sydney, Australia, the photograph shows a massive wave exploding on Ben Buckler point at North Bondi. Read more about the shot here.