International Brochures

Our International Study Guide is full of useful information. Download a copy to explore our study options and campuses, learn about all the services available to Ara students, see what it’s like to live in Christchurch or Timaru, and find out about accommodation options, public transport, pathway programmes (including English courses), dates, fees and how to apply.

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Pre Departure Guide

Make sure you’re prepared for studying at Ara before you leave home with our Pre Departure Guide. It contains lots of important information, like English language requirements, visas, insurance requirements, accommodation and enrolling. There’s even a handy pre-departure checklist.