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Study Abroad

New Zealand Field School

Nursing students can explore healthcare within Maori and South Pacific cultures while applying your skills in community clinics and hospital settings.

New Zealand Field School 2020

The New Zealand field school provides students with the opportunity to explore healthcare within Maori and South Pacific cultures while applying their skills in community clinics and hospital settings. Students will receive training on cultural safety and participate in cultural activities unique to New Zealand.

Students in NURS 190 and NURS 290 may also be interested in the Whitehorse Field School, offering a unique opportunity to experience community health care in a rural setting, and incorporating Indigenous health and healing practices.

Fast Facts

Wellington/Porirua, New Zealand
May-June, 2020
Courses offered
NURS 290 Consolidated Practice Experience 2
Approx. $3,300-$3,700
Cost includes
Transportation to and from the airport, accommodation, medical insurance, program-related activities, welcome and farewell dinner, and operational costs.
Cost excludes
Tuition: $850
Camosun Student Society Fees: $50
Airfare: $1500 (estimate)
Daily transportation: $100 (estimate)
Recommended vaccinations and or medicines: Variable
Daily meals, free time expenses and personal expenses: $30-$50/day
Shared housing/hostel. Details TBD
Deadline to apply
December 6, 2019
Camosun International Scholarship
One World International Scholarships
Aileen Wood Meszaros
Sample Schedule
Proposed 2020 Schedule PDF

Read about students' experiences abroad

Working at the Hospital in Wellington

Coming into New Zealand, I was full of excitement and also extremely nervous. I had no idea what It was going to be like working in a completely different country with different policies and a different philosophy of nursing.

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Nursing in New Zealand

I travelled to Wellington, New Zealand for my second-year nursing practicum with 6 other students from different sections. I enjoyed every aspect of working in the Wellington Hospital on the neurology floor and all of the staff that I was able to work with were so welcoming.

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Victoria BC V8P 5J2
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