ISA Study Abroad in Suva, Fiji

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Suva is the capital of Fiji, located on the island of Viti Levu in the Rewa Province, Central Division. A port city, Suva serves as the political, administrative, and commercial center of the country and is the largest urban area in the South Paci... read more

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I learned a lot about the Fijian culture, about myself, and about the world. - University of Tulsa View Entire Review
Studying abroad in a third world country taught me to appreciate the things that I have been given. It taught me that material things were not important. Living, laughter, and friendships are what really matter. - Minnesota State University, Mankato View Entire Review
- University of Wisconsin - LaCrosse View Entire Review
A student studying abroad with GlobaLinks Learning Abroad: Suva - University of the South Pacific
It was 100% worthwhile. I learned how to be a lot more outgoing and look at new experiences with an open mind. The people who I have met will forever be a part of who I am. - Westminster College, PA View Entire Review
A student studying abroad with GlobaLinks Learning Abroad: Suva - University of the South Pacific
I learned to be much more outgoing and am more willing to try new things. I also learned that I don't need certain things in life that I though made me happy such as designer purses, spending lots of money, etc. I learned to be happy with what I have and that I don't want to live in excess. I also learned to be very patient an... - California State University - Long Beach View Entire Review

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Suva is the capital of Fiji, located on the island of Viti Levu in the Rewa Province, Central Division. A port city, Suva serves as the political, administrative, and commercial center of the country and is the largest urban area in the South Pacific outside of New Zealand and Australia. The city is home to numerous music venues, international restaurants, and sports facilities. Each year, several festivals take place in the city, including the Hibiscus Festival, which is the largest carnival in the South Pacific islands. Outside the city are beautiful beaches, perfect for swimming, surfing, snorkeling, and diving. Nearby mountains offer hiking and walking trails.

Programs in Suva include:


  • Academic Year: Courses with Locals in Multiple Disciplines at the University of the South Pacific

  • Semester / Trimester: Courses with Locals in Multiple Disciplines at the University of the South Pacific

The main campus is located in Suva, on the southeast coast of Fiji's largest island. Choose from hundreds of courses from the following faculties: Arts and Law and Education; Business and Economics; and Science, Technology and Environment. Students can spend their days attending classes and nights exploring the beaches and surrounding water with other students looking to have an amazing, memorable experience. 

Program Type(s):
Study Abroad
Program Length(s):
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Academic Year
Instruction Language(s):
  • English
Language Requirement(s):
  • English
Relevant Study Subject(s):
  • Accounting
  • Area, Ethnic and Group Studies
  • Area Studies
  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Biological and Physical Sciences
  • Business Administration and Management
  • Communication and Media Studies
  • Computational Science
  • Ecology, Evolution Biology
  • Economics
  • Engineering
  • International Relations
  • Journalism
  • Landscape Architecture
  • Literature
  • Marine Sciences
  • Maritime Studies
  • Mathematics, Statistics
  • Pacific Area Studies
  • Political Science and Government
  • Psychology
  • Social Work
  • Cultural Studies
  • Legal Studies
Minimum GPA:
2.5
Year Founded:
1968
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International Studies Abroad / ISA Scholarships

In pursuit of its goals of enhancing cultural awareness and providing students with the independence and language skills necessary for the workplace, The Dr. Carlos E. Castañeda Memorial Scholarship seek to help those who may not otherwise be able to study abroad. As a testament to his early struggle and lifelong pursuit of academic excellence, ISA offers USD 58,000 annually in scholarships to be used towards ISA programs in memory of Dr. Castañeda. The Dr. Carlos E. Castañeda Memorial Scholarship are both merit and financial need-based scholarships that assist students from affiliated universities with the expenses of studying abroad. Scholarship awardees will have the opportunity to participate in the Correspondent Internship, which gives students the chance to add content to ISA’s Student blog. The student may also be given an opportunity to be part of ISA’s offices abroad based on the need of the particular office.

12 x $2000 for Fall Programs; 12 x $2,000 for Winter/Spring Programs; 2 x $2,500 for (Fall-start) Year Programs; 2 x $2,500 for (Spring-start) Year Programs

Deadlines:
Fall (and Fall-start): April 30th Winter/Spring (and Winter-start): October 30th

Guidelines/Requirements:
• Be accepted to an ISA study abroad program or an applicable ISA Internship or Service-Learning program. • Attend an ISA-affiliated university. See our list of Affiliated Universities for more information. • Have at least a 3.25 cumulative GPA. • Have completed at least one year of college level foreign language or the equivalent. (Courses must appear on official transcript.) • Be enrolled in second or third year of undergraduate education at a U.S. university/college at time of ISA program participation. • Be on financial aid. FAFSA Student Aid Report (SAR) and home university Award Letter/form required. **Please refer to the Eligibility Requirements and Application for more information on eligibility, scholarship availability, and application instructions.

ISA offers USD 8,000 worth of scholarships annually dedicated to the memory of Michaela Farnum. Michaela was a junior studying International Business and Spanish at Seattle University and was a participant in the ISA program in Chile. Her experience was tragically cut short when she lost her life in a hiking accident in the mountains of La Campana National Park in Chile. ISA hopes that this scholarship will help aspiring study abroad students and will do so in memory of Michaela who only began to realize her dream of study abroad. The scholarship is both merit and financial need-based scholarships for the study abroad expenses for the summer term of the student awardees

8 x $1,000 for Summer Programs

Deadlines:
Summer: February 28th

Guidelines/Requirements:
• Be accepted to an ISA Summer study abroad program or an applicable ISA Internship or Service-Learning program. • Have at least a 3.25 cumulative GPA. • Have completed at least one year of college level foreign language or the equivalent. Courses must appear on official transcript. • Be enrolled in second or third year of undergraduate education at a U.S. university/college at time of ISA program participation. • Be on financial aid. FAFSA Student Aid Report (SAR) and home university Award Letter/form required. **Please refer to the ISA scholarship page for more information on guidelines/requirements.

The ISA Diversity Scholarships aim to encourage students of a broader cultural make-up to participate in ISA programs by offering funds to assist with the expenses of studying abroad. The scholarship amounts to USD 14,000 in awards and is to be used towards ISA programs.

2 x $1,000 for Summer Programs; 3 x $2,000 for Fall Programs; 3 x $2,000 for Winter/Spring Programs

Deadlines:
Summer: February 28th Fall: April 30th Winter/Spring: October 30th

Guidelines/Requirements:
• Be accepted to an ISA study abroad program or an applicable ISA Internship or Service-Learning program. • Have at least a 3.00 cumulative GPA. • Be enrolled in second or third year of undergraduate education at a U.S. university/college at time of ISA program participation. **Please refer to the ISA scholarship page for more information on guidelines/requirements.

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