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Wellington, New Zealand IQP Project Center C15
Wellington, New Zealand
Program Terms: C term
This program is currently not accepting applications.
Restrictions: WPI applicants only
Budget Sheets C term
Dates / Deadlines:
There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
Fact Sheet:
 Project Opportunity:
IQP
 Housing:
Shared apartments
 Director:
Ingrid Shockey, Mike Elmes
 Program Preparation:
ID 2050 and 1/6th PQP in the term preceding departure (IQP)
 Program Eligibility:
All majors eligible, Good academic standing (not on academic warning or academic probation), Sophomore at the time of application
 Program Term:
2014-2015
Program Description:

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Wellington, NZ

Wellington, New Zealand


Location


Wellington is the capital city and third most populous urban area of New Zealand, with a metropolitan population of approximately 390,000. The city is situated on Wellington Harbour, on the southwestern tip of the North Island, between the Cook Strait and the Rimutaka Range.

Wellington houses Parliament, the head offices of all Government Ministries and Departments, and most foreign diplomatic missions. It is also a cultural center with many museums (including Te Papa Tongarewa, the Museum of New Zealand), a vibrant film and theater industry, symphony and ballet companies, and the biennial New Zealand International Arts Festival. It has consistently ranked high on several indices of quality of living—Lonely Planet named Wellington the “coolest little capital in the world” in its Best in Travel 2011 guidebook.

Projects

 

Wellington is a new project center, and therefore the process of identifying sponsors and project opportunities is on-going. In general, IQPs in Wellington will involve outreach to government organizations and NGOs in New Zealand on issues related to science, technology, and society. 

A number of projects related to environmental issues (including the reconstruction of Christchurch and geothermal power in the Taupo region), museums, Maori development, innovation and entrepreneurship, and social services are anticipated.

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This program is currently not accepting applications.