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Screening New Zealand: Cinema, Globalization, and CAT

Living Arrangements


  • Students will be housed in double rooms at YHA Wellington.
  • Linens will be provided.
  • Access to full-equipped shared kitchen
  • 5GB free WiFi per day
  • Laundry on site
  • Our program partner will accept roommate requests during the pre-departure process. Roommate requests cannot be guaranteed and must be mutual. Each student must request the other student in writing separately.
  • Housing arrangements are subject to change based on local circumstances without prior notice. No price adjustments are possible.


Meals that are included:

  • Welcome and farewell dinner

Classroom and Computer Access

  • Classroom facilities will be located at a designated meeting center in central Wellington.
  • All classrooms are equipped with projector, white board, computer, and internet access..
  • No computer lab access - plan to bring a laptop.
  • Wireless access may be intermittent due to local conditions. No refunds or price adjustments are possible.


  • Airport pickup at the beginning of the program will be provided for students who arrive during designated pick up window at Wellington International Airport.
  • For return airport transporation students will have the option to book a shuttle at designated intervals on the final day of the program.
  • Wellington is a walkable city with classrooms and accommodation very centrally located.
  • Where the excursion is not within walking distance private charter transport is included.


  • Information about cell phones and local SIM cards will be provided during orientation. All students must have a working cell phone during the program.

Insurance, Health, and Safety

  • Comprehensive on-site orientation including health and safety, important logistics, tips on living in London, and tips on being academically successful
  • 24/7 emergency support provided by IFSA-Butler staff
  • International health insurance provided by Cultural Insurance Services International (CISI)
  • All students must register for UC travel insurance. This is free coverage, but registration is required prior to departure.