Welcome to our study abroad website! We designed this section to address topics which are of most interest to parents, including:
- Why study abroad with us?
- Why the South Pacific?
- Emergency contact information
Please read the information below and/or use the navigation links to the left to navigate your way around the parent section of our web site.
We look forward to making your students dream a reality!
The AUIP Study Abroad Team
Why Study Abroad With Us?
As a parent, we know you are concerned about your student going abroad. For over 30 years, we have been offering the highest quality study abroad programs at the lowest costs available. We are academics who understand American students' needs, from transferring credit to living in another country. Our staff members have years of experience working with college students and designing international programs that cater to the personal interests, daily needs, and academic goals of our participants. To find out more about our team, please visit the "ABOUT US" section.
Why The South Pacific?
The South Pacific is a relatively safe travel destination, meaning that our programs are particularly suitable for students traveling abroad for the very first time. However, the diversity and breadth of activities and educational travel also means that even seasoned travelers will experience something new.
According to the Global Peace Index
(GPI), New Zealand is officially the second most risk-free destination for your son or daughter's travel. The GPI uses a weighted mix of 23 criteria, including foreign wars, internal conflicts, respect for human rights, the number of murders, the number of people in jail, the arms trade, and degrees of democracy. Australia is also considered a safe destination, ranking 18 out of 144 nations. The U.S. was ranked 82, up 1 spot from last year.......» read more
Health and Safety
The health and safety of all students studying abroad with us is of the utmost concern.......» read more
We have put together a full complement of emergency contact information to help you keep in touch with your son or daughter while they study abroad.......» read more