IFSA: Wollongong - University of Wollongong

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Study abroad with the Institute for Study Abroad at the University of Wollongong! Wollongong, where the mountains meet the sea. One of the closest campuses to the beach, UW offers some of the best opportunities meet Australians, as most students a... read more

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Really improved my creative writing skills and made lifelong friends, Australia will always have a piece of my heart. - Middlebury College View Entire Review
Yes it was worthwhile because I learned about a different culture and gained knowledge about a different way of life. - Providence College View Entire Review
it was very worthwhile. it was the best experience of my life and would do it all over again in a hearbeat - Providence College View Entire Review
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I traveled to the country by myself without knowing anyone so that was an eye opening experience, but overall i met the most amazing people and if i had the money to go back, i would be back in a second. - Illinois State University View Entire Review

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Study abroad with the Institute for Study Abroad at the University of Wollongong! Wollongong, where the mountains meet the sea. One of the closest campuses to the beach, UW offers some of the best opportunities meet Australians, as most students at other campuses tend to commute. An hour and a half train ride from downtown Sydney, Wollongong is a large, yet affordable city.

What University of Wollongong has to offer:


  • Live and learn on an ecologically designed campus in the foothills of the Mt. Keira rainforest and overlooking the Pacific Ocean

  • The gorgeous, hilly coastal city is close to neighboring city Sydney

  • Excellent academics in a friendly, supportive and smaller university environment known for innovative approaches to teaching, learning and research

  • Ranked in the top 2 percent of world universities according to the Times Higher Education World University and QS World University Rankings

  • On-campus amenitites include pubs, cafes, restaurants, bank, bookstore and general store, plus a recreation and aquatic center

  • Enjoy concerts, movies, plays and art exhibitions without leaving campus and try new activities like surfing, scuba diving, self defense or dance


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Study Abroad
Program Length(s):
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Academic Year
Instruction Language(s):
  • English
Minimum GPA:
2.7
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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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