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Chemical Engineering Research in New Zealand

Chemical Engineering Research in New Zealand
Location: 
Christchurch, New Zealand
Language of Instruction: 
English
Term: 
Summer
Academic Disciplines: 
Chemical Engineering
Petroleum Engineering
Engineering
Program Type: 
Research Abroad
Highlights: 
  • Spend the summer doing C&PE research in Christchurch, New Zealand
  • Participate in research at the University of Canterbury
  • Located in the largest city on the South Island of New Zealand
Program Summary: 

Opportunities exist for suitably qualified CPE students to spend a summer semester at the University of Canterbury in Christchurch, New Zealand conducting research projects in Chemical Engineering and related subjects.

Academic Information: 

Upon successful completion of the program, students will receive 3 hours of academic credit granted by the University of Kansas for the course CPE 651 or CPE 661 (Honors): Undergraduate Problems in Chemical and Petroleum Engineering.

Housing: 

Students will be housed in on-campus housing at the University of Canterbury. This is coordinated through the accommodation office at the university after a student is accepted to the program. 

Eligibility: 

Students are expected to meet with Dr. Weatherley prior to the decision date to discuss eligibility and research fit. 

Laurence R Weatherley PhD 

Chair and Spahr Professor of Chemical Engineering 

lweather@ku.edu


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Study Abroad Information Center
To learn more about your study abroad options, we encourage you to visit the Study Abroad Info Center (105 Lippincott Hall). The Study Abroad Info Center offers walk-in advising for current and prospective students. Drop by to learn more about program options, make an appointment with a study abroad program coordinator, get information on scholarships and financial aid, and talk to returned study abroad students. We also encourage you to explore the resources available on our website to learn more about the application process, KU Core Approved programs, and the cost of study abroad. 

Study Abroad Information Center
Lippincott Hall, Room 105
1410 Jayhawk Boulevard
Hours: Monday - Friday. 9AM - 5 PM
Contact: studyabroad@ku.edu
 

Study Abroad Financial Advising
The Office of Study Abroad has weekly 'You Can Afford to Study Abroad' Financial Aid and Scholarship Info Sessions/Open Meetings on Wednesday afternoons at 4:00 pm and Thursday afternoons at 2:00 pm in the Info Center (105 Lippincott Hall). The financial aid officer will be happy to take any questions and can offer individual advising at the end of sessions for specific concerns. For those that cannot attend the weekly Info Sessions due to scheduling conflicts, we also offer appointments for financial planning as well as financial aid and scholarship advising for students. Please visit 108 Lippincott Hall or call 785-864-3742 to set up an appointment.

 

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