IFSA: Sydney - University of New South Wales

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Study abroad with the Institute for Study Abroad at the University of New South Wales! Just a stone's throw from the stunning Coogee Beach and the historically beautiful Coogee to Bondi walk, this modern university has an outstanding academic repu... read more

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February 01, 2021 Vacation Abroad
An international perspective and great memories making it worth while - Middlebury College View Entire Review
Past Review Great
Extremely worthwhile - Middlebury College View Entire Review
I gained so much maturity and independence, and I really feel like I know myself better as a person. I was so happy in Australia and it provoked a lot of thinking about who I want to be and what I want my life to look like. - Vanderbilt University View Entire Review
Very worthwhile, I learned a lot about myself and made some amazing friends. - Villanova University View Entire Review
This was the best time of my life. It is great because you get to meet a completely new set of friends from all over the world and learn a lot about a new culture. However, it is similar enough that you will not experience culture shock very much. I absolutely loved every minute of it. Make sure you go on One Fish Two Fish f... - Trinity University View Entire Review
The experience was a lot different from what I was expecting, I think I thought it would be more American than it was. The people and attitudes are much more relaxed there, and I enjoyed living in a different atmosphere for a few months. - Trinity University View Entire Review
Past Review Great
it was worthwhile! I gained a lot of cultural understanding. - Middlebury College View Entire Review
Going abroad was absolutely worthwhile. I learned about different cultures and gained perspectives from people from all over the world. I also developed a taste for adventure and spontaneity. I was able to break out of the dull day-to-day routine I am used to and experienced an entirely different lifestyle. - Vanderbilt University View Entire Review
I learned a lot about myself (which sounds cheesy, but it's true) and I really learned a lot about Australia, and their history and culture both historically and now. Although Australian society is similar to that of the States it's culture is surprisingly different in ways and I also had the opportunity to visit Fiji and see bo... - Trinity University View Entire Review
I became more self sufficient and adventurous. I don't think Australia provides cultural awareness in the same way countries with a language barrier do. However, there is a whole other perspective of the world because Australia is this far off land that gets left off the map. Yet it has so much to offer, people should really tak... - Vanderbilt University View Entire Review
i think that it was an amazing experience. i would do it again but there would be some things i would have changed to get a better experience. make sure to travel as much as possible cause there is so much to see. go to paddy's market in Sydney. your friends and wallet will thank you! it really made me grow as a person and learn... - Longwood University View Entire Review
Met my girlfriend there so yeah it was worthwhile, but if you want to do something other than party and surf (with the occasional bit of school), go somewhere else. - Vassar College View Entire Review

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Study abroad with the Institute for Study Abroad at the University of New South Wales! Just a stone's throw from the stunning Coogee Beach and the historically beautiful Coogee to Bondi walk, this modern university has an outstanding academic reputation and fantastic facilities. Most students live in residential colleges with vibrant social and inter sports programs, and only 20 minutes by bus to Downtown Sydney.

What the University of New South Wales has to offer:

  • Live and learn in Sydney at one of the best universities in Australia, known as "Australia's most international campus" on a U.S. semester calendar.

  • High faculty-to-student ratio ensures personal attention

  • Gain valuable experience through an internship program that combines a workplace assignment with a substantial research project

  • World-class performing arts facilities as well as recreation center with pool, gymnasium, squash and tennis courts and a variety of activities from aerobics to weight lifting

  • An active students union that sponsors events and more than 50 student clubs and societies

Program Type(s):
Study Abroad
Internship
Program Length(s):
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Academic Year
Instruction Language(s):
  • English
Minimum GPA:
2.8
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IFSA Scholarships

Any student applying to an IFSA-Butler program can apply for our general scholarship awards, which are $500 for a summer program, $1,500 for semester study, and $2,000 for the full year. We also offer special opportunities such as First Generation College Student scholarships and a Fill the GAP study abroad savings program that matches contributions up to $1,000. Plus, any student attending a public institution or an MSI (minority serving institution) is automatically eligible for either the IFSA State School Grant or the IFSA MSI Grant. Both are worth $2,000 off the program price.

$2,000

Deadlines:
Coincides with program deadlines

Guidelines/Requirements:
Any student who applies for an IFSA-Butler program may apply for a scholarship by completing a scholarship application. This is separate from the general IFSA-Butler program application.

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