Frontiers Abroad Partners in Education
Frontiers Abroad is an educational organization dedicated to providing interdisciplinary science and environmental education in an outdoor, field based setting to foster a connection and respect with the natural world and teach responsible techniques in managing our earth.
Frontiers Abroad teams with numerous U.S. and New Zealand institutions to provide our unique study abroad experience.
Accrediting Institution: Lafayette College
Frontiers Abroad Programmes are endorsed by Lafayette College who serve as our U.S. school of record. All students completing our programmes receive a Lafayette Transcript.
US Partner Colleges and Universities
Frontiers Abroad is currently an approved study abroad programme at the following colleges and universities:
- Amherst College
- Brown University
- Bowdoin College
- Carleton College
- Colby College
- Colorado College
- Cornell University
- Lafayette College
- Middlebury College
- Mt Holyoke College
- Oberlin College
- Pomona College
- Skidmore College
- Smith College
- Washington University of St. Louis
- Williams College
- Whitman College
- Yale University
Through petition process we have received students from:
- Barnard College
- Bates College
- Beloit College
- Denison University
- Earlham College
- Franklin and Marshall College
- Pitzer College
- Scripps College
- Stanford University
Frontiers Abroad students study at the University of Canterbury (Geology and Earth Systems Programmes) and the University of Auckland (Earth Systems Programme). Based in the two largest cities in New Zealand, these universities are consistently ranked highest in New Zealand for academic and institutional performance. Both schools have well earned reputations for their commitment to world leading research and the development of Centres of Excellence and Research for the Sciences.
The University of Canterbury and Auckland welcome international students and provide excellent facilities for accommodation and student services.
Frontiers Abroad chooses to partner with the University of Canterbury and Auckland because of the complete and high level package that these universities can offer students on Frontiers Abroad programs. Whether it is academic pursuit, or student life on and off campus, these schools offer a quality and balance that reflects Frontiers Abroad high standards.
Frontiers Abroad partners with numerous institutions and individuals to supplement lectures and activities. They include:
- Center for Cetacean Research & Conservation
- Mighty River Power (MRP)
- NZ Geological and Nuclear Sciences(GNS)
- NZ Department of Conservation (DOC)
- Ngati Tuwharetoa ki Kawerau (Maori Iwi)
- Ngati Rangitihi (Maori Iwi)
- Nga Papaka o Rangataua (grouping of Maori Iwi)
- Institute of Earth Science & Engineering (IESE)
- Nga Pae o te Maramatanga (National Centre of Research Excellence)