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With its close proximity to the Great Barrier Reef and surrounding tropical savannahs, bushlands and rainforest, James Cook’s campus is a breathtaking sample of Australia’s rich environment. Science courses make sure to take advantage of the envir... read more

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June 27, 2017 Unforgettable
I learned so much about myself and Australia. I learned so much about the culture and the people and it was definitely worthwhile. - Davidson College View Entire Review
Past Review Eye Opening
Very worth while. It gave me a sense of how other westernized countries live and that the States is not necessarily "the best and only way" to live. Things are a lot more laid back and easy going here - Roger Williams University View Entire Review

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With its close proximity to the Great Barrier Reef and surrounding tropical savannahs, bushlands and rainforest, James Cook’s campus is a breathtaking sample of Australia’s rich environment. Science courses make sure to take advantage of the environment with fieldwork components.

There is an extensive range of course offerings, including an internationally renowned marine biology program. Special offerings include cultural heritage management and Asia-Pacific community development.

ARCADIA EXCURSIONS
Travel to fascinating places of interest that enhance your cultural immersion and give a meaningful context to your academic courses. Here is a sampling:


  • Great Barrier Reef

  • The Grampians- Breathtaking scenery

  • Broken Bay- Rappel, hike, swim & campfire cookouts

  • North Stradbroke Island-Kayak & snorkel

  • and more...

ARCADIA'S APPROACH
Arcadia opens the doors to new experiences, different academic learning, people, cultures and perspectives so you can build your own lifelong learning and memories:


  • Enjoy academic success – earn credit abroad


  • Explore a new world – excursions, activities, events, and so much more!


  • Get to know yourself – gain a new view of the world and your place in it.


  • Rely on us for support – 9 centers in 12 countries worldwide


  • Boost your resume – employers AND graduate schools.

Please check our website for dates and the latest program information.

Program Type(s):
Study Abroad
Program Length(s):
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Academic Year
Instruction Language(s):
  • English
Relevant Study Subject(s):
  • Business Administration and Management
  • Ecology, Evolution Biology
  • Environmental Science
  • Natural Resources and Conservation
Minimum GPA:
2.5
Year Founded:
1999
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Arcadia Scholarships

The College of Global Studies at Arcadia has one of the most extensive scholarship programs of any study abroad organization. As a non-profit university, Arcadia aims to help students for whom financial assistance can mean the difference between participation in an Arcadia program and staying home. Eligibility for our scholarships is based on financial need and approximately 70% of study abroad students who apply for aid from Arcadia receive some form of award.

$250-$2,500

Deadlines:
Applications are received on a rolling basis.

Guidelines/Requirements:
Only students who have been accepted to a program from The College of Global Studies at Arcadia University will be considered for an award.

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