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.

Student Perspective: Making “Going Green” Permanent in Your Life

December 17th, 2016

Kate Mayfield, the University of Montana’s Sustainability in New Zealand and Australia student blogger, writes:

Recycling can be hard to keep up with, composting is difficult for the average family, and unplugging your electronics can feel like a lot of work. If you take little steps every day, going green can be a permanent part of your life.

Buying a separate bin, and labeling it “Recycling” will not only help you to remember to recycle, but it will remind others in your household to do the same. Adding a flier with pictures of what can be recycled (see picture below) can also help show people what can and cannot be recycled.

Make it a challenge for yourself and whoever you live with to turn off your electronics every day before you leave. Use the money you save on your energy bill at the end of each month to treat yourselves to something fun that you normally would not do.

Buy reusable bags and keep a couple in the trunk of your car. If you forget the bulk of them at home, you will still have some with you to go shopping with. Also, when grocery shopping do not put your fruits and veggies in those thin plastic bags the store provides. They generally aren’t reusable, and if you’re going to wash your produce when you get home you might as well just put it in the cart.

Riding your bike, taking public transportation, or walking can all help limit carbon emissions. Make a point to do at least one of the three once a week to a place you would normally drive.

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