Other global opportunities

Explore a range of different overseas programmes and scholarships that may interest you.

Are you looking for other global opportunities, besides those on offer through 360 International, or to pursue post-graduation? There are lots of different opportunities out there!

Although we don't support these opportunities directly, we have collated some of the other global opportunities that we are aware of, which you may be interested in to expand your horizons. These include independent study programmes, scholarships and awards, international summits and more.

Check out potential opportunities below. If any pique your interest please visit the corresponding links to find out more information.

Please note, these opportunities are not formally reviewed or endorsed by the University of Auckland so we advise that you research opportunities carefully to enrol at your own discretion. Unless funding is provided by the host institution or organisation, participation in these activities must be self-funded. 

International Summer Schools

Note, the following summer schools are available through partner institutions however they are not available through exchange. Full fees must be paid by participating students directly to the host institution. StudyLink is not available to support direct enrol experiences overseas, and applications for credit assessment should be discussed with the Faculty/Programme advisor, before an AS-15 form is submitted.

Postgraduate programmes

Schwarzman Scholars

Schwarzman Scholars is a one-year, fully-funded master’s programme at Tsinghua University in Beijing. The programme is designed to build a global community of future leaders who will serve to deepen understanding between China and the rest of the world. If you are interested in this programme, register for an upcoming virtual event to learn more

To access the U.S./Global application and learn more about application requirements, please visit the Schwarzman Scholars website

Annual applications for non-Chinese applicants generally close in September each year, for cohort enrolment the following year. Applications for Chinese citizens close in May each year, for cohort enrolment the following year. 

Scholarships and awards


The German Academic Exchange Service offers different international programmes and scholarships to students interested in studying in Germany, whether or not you are currently studying German at UoA. Please contact Mareike Schmidt, German Language Study Abroad Advisor and NZ DAAD representative, for additional information.

Census of the French Scientific Community in New Zealand

There are many scholarships and grants available for students looking to study French and or study in France through the Census of the French Scientific Community in New Zealand.

Singapore International Pre-Graduate Award (SIPGA)

SIPGA supports short-term research attachments for top international students at A*STAR, giving you the unique opportunity to experience the vibrant scientific environment in A*STAR Research Institutes and Consortia, and work with distinguished and world-renowned researchers. This award is eligible for students who are pursuing their Bachelor’s or Master’s degrees.

International forums

Humanitarian Affairs Asia

Humanitiaran Affairs Asia offers various initiatives for young people to get involved, including:

  • The Green Summit
  • Global Peace Summit
  • Social Impact Summit
  • International Diplomacy
  • Forum Top 100
  • Young Leaders Forum
  • University Scholars Leadership Symposium

Gain practical or overseas work experience

Travel registration

All University of Auckland students taking part in a University-student travel activity abroad are required to register their travel through the Student International Travel Registration Form, prior to departure from New Zealand. This may include some of the opportunities listed above, if you will be participating in them while still a student of the University.

The University of Auckland also provides international travel insurance to current students travelling overseas on approved University student activities, which meet the conditions for eligibility of coverage under the University Student Activity Travel Terms and Conditions.

Additional information is also available on Guidelines for students travelling overseas.