Its not really a secret, but yes, you can use your GI Bill to study abroad. Currently, Veterans Abroad is focused on New Zealand for obvious reasons. Firstly, the quality of education in New Zealand is top notch. Secondly, its an important English speaking ally of the United States and very veteran friendly. Thirdly, New Zealand is a super affordable version of California (before it became too expensive)! Imagine being able to swim in pristine beaches and reach snow capped mountains and everything in between in a day. Lastly, New Zealand boasts both technologically sophisticated big cities and warm and friendly small towns. Its a land of adventure where your U.S. dollar gets 40% more buying power. We hope you join us on you new mission of Study, Travel and Living Well. #veteransabroad #studyinnz
Having a good study-life balance is essential to excellence in academics. If you love surfing, wind surfing, deep sea fishing, jet skiing, water skiing, parasailing, and sailing or any other water sport – New Zealand is a paradise.
As a member of the military, your transition to civilian life should be memorable. New Zealand is filled with adventure, breath-taking vistas, and perfect day trips. Like to rock climb, bungie jump, camp, ice climb or hunt? New Zealand is it.
Big Cities and Welcoming Small Towns
The VA has approved schools in these cities and towns: AUCKLAND, CANTERBURY, CHRISTCHURCH, DUNEDIN, HAMILTON CITY, NELSON, PALMERSTON NORTH, PORIRUA, QUEENSTOWN, TAURANGA, WELLINGTON, and WHANGAREI. Message us for more information.
Imagine living in a nation committed to the United States in mutual defense. During WWII, America and New Zealand fought together against Germany and Japan. Today, No matter what your politics or background, you will find a welcome blend of open minded teachers and fellow students.