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Price: 4,807 USD / 2 weeks   |   Date: July   |   Deadline: 8 weeks before the departure date

What is Global Preparation in New Zealand?

Global Preparation in China is a series of tailored short programs designed to help young participants to become a global citizen, with Intercultural sensitivity, social responsibility and the competence on sustainable development.

There will be various courses and activities that will be associated into the interaction between participants and Chinese peers. Topic can vary from social study, science, history to environment protection. Besides the language learning and cultural experience, more like community service, team building and model U. N. could be involved.


  • Environmental Conservation and Preservation
  • Healthy and Balance Ecosystem
  • Global Citizenship Education
  • Intercultural Learning


In this program participants will get the opportunity to visit active projects working to scale up biodiversity such as:

  • Cape Sanctuary in the Hawkes Bay, Wildbase recovery center, Pukaha Mt Bruce National Wildlife center, and Maori culture.
  • Wellington is also home to Weta Workshop, the special effects producers for the “Lord of the Rings” and ‘The Hobbit” movies.

Learning Outcomes

  • Sustainable efforts towards Greener Environment.
  • Projects & Proposal Writing.
  • Increases knowledge and appreciation of different cultures.


  • 16 to 17 years old
  • Average English

Location and Accommodation

Location: Institute of the Pacific United (IPU) Campus in Palmerston, New Zealand.
Accommodation: Host Family


  • Housing
  • Meals
  • Contact Person
  • 24/7 Emergency Support
  • Orientations
  • Airport Pickup
  • English Language and Leadership

Please note that...

***For Class Exchanges, the airfare of one (1) Teacher/Chaperone will be shouldered by AFS if there are 10 student participants for the exchange.

***In case of more than 15 student participants, the airfare of two (2) Teachers/Chaperones will be shouldered by AFS.