Skiing or snowboarding is a great way to spend your uni holidays, and there is no better place that the NZ South Island. Stay in Wanaka or Queenstown and get awesome cheap accommodation at a hostel such Base Backpackers or Nomads. You will find student accommodation that is clean, friendly and in the heart of the action, close to the best night life, shops and restaurants.
TheWanaka Flexi Pass can be purchased at student prices which reflect a 15-20% discount on full adult prices. It's valid at Cardrona and Treble Cone and gets you awesome discounts on a range of adventure activities like sky diving, helicopter rides, jetboating and more.
Other great deals for young travellers on a budget include Jucy Car Hire, you just have to have a full license and be at least 18 to hire a car and be able to get around.
So call your uni friends and organise a ski trip now!