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English Language and Activities Program of Ara is coming

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Ara Overview

Ara Institute of Canterbury is one of New Zealand’s largest and most diverse government tertiary institutions. Ara provides accessible and innovative vocational training for the entire Canterbury region. With campuses in Christchurch and Timaru we aim to produce graduates who are work-ready and equipped with internationally recognized qualifications and skills for a fast changing world. 


Key facts

•Established 1906

•25,000 students annually (including 1700 international students)

•16 –100 students per class

•New Zealand government owned

•NZQA category 1 institution

•Approved provider of pathway visas under the Immigration pilot programme

•Signatory of the New Zealand Code of Practice for the Pastoral Care of International Students


Programme Content Aims

•To develop general English language skills

•To improve cross cultural awareness through living in a New Zealand homestay

•To provide opportunities to visit local attractions and experience cultural activities


Dates:22 January to 9 February

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