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Rotary Youth Exchange

Are you ready for a life changing year overseas?

If you're keen to travel, meet new people and learn about a new culture whilst sharing some of our own culture, then look no further.

We are looking for outstanding young people from Auckland and Northland to apply to be a Rotary Youth Exchange Student.

Our exchanges are one year in length and students depart in January 2025 and return in January 2026.

Imagining spending a year overseas?

You've got the opportunity to:

  • Learn a new language

  • Make new friends

  • Live with 3 - 4 host families

  • Immerse yourself in a new culture

  • Experience places you've only just read and dreamt about

  • Join an international family of 1.2 million Rotarians

So, what are you waiting for?

Rotary Youth Exchange is one of the oldest and most prestigious exchange programmes in the world. We have over 9,000 students exchanging throughout the world every single year!

Rotary Youth Exchange NZ

Who We Are

We are a group of passionate Rotarians who believe that Rotary Youth Exchange is an exceptional programme. We have an array of experiences including; sending our own students out, hosting students, being a student and much more. Many of our Committee Members have served at the highest levels within Rotary and all our volunteers are Police Vetted. 

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