USAC Australia: Gold Coast and Brisbane - Undergraduate and Graduate Courses

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The Gold Coast program is a great place if you’re an independent student who is interested in living along the east coast of Australia in Queensland, known as the “Sunshine State.” It averages 300 days of sunshine a year, with a landscape includin... read more

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August 06, 2017 Australian Adventure
I learned a lot about myself and how I deal with stress. I learned to appreciate time alone and learned that I love to travel alone! Definitly worthwhile. - University of Maine - Orono View Entire Review
I learned to be more independent and likely to try new things. I think I'm a more confident person now. - Clemson University View Entire Review
It was amazing. I learned so much. I've matured. It was the best four months of my life, and I wouldn't change a thing. I will remember my time abroad for the rest of my life!! - Youngstown State University View Entire Review
Absolutely. The best decision I have ever made. If I knew how much I was going to love it, I would have stayed a year. The people you meet will be life long friends. Being so far away from home, you learn to be independent, and you learn about the world! I believe it makes you a better, more well rounded person. - Arizona State University View Entire Review
I learned a lot about myself. I also got to look at the United States from an outsider perspective, but while having all the knowledge of how the US works. - University of Maine - Orono View Entire Review
Past Review Paradise
I gained the ability to not be so stressed and have a slightly more laid-back lifestyle, as is of Australia. - University of Maine at Orono View Entire Review
I think about it everyday, and miss it all the time. I feel like I have my life here and then my "study abroad life". There's nothing I regret about taking a semester away from everywhere and everyone I've ever know. Going overseas definitely gave me the travel bug and I'm excited to keep exploring new places - and one day retur... - University of Maine at Orono View Entire Review

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The Gold Coast program is a great place if you’re an independent student who is interested in living along the east coast of Australia in Queensland, known as the “Sunshine State.” It averages 300 days of sunshine a year, with a landscape including outback deserts,lush tropical rain forests, and arguably the world’s best surfing beaches and proximity to the Great Barrier Reef. This program allows you to customize your experience based on your credit load, offering two price options. Griffith University gives you access to innovative and popular courses, including everything from Multimedia Telecommunications and Internet Computing to Cinema. There’s a lot of opportunities to integrate yourself both inside and outside the classroom. You are enrolled directly at Griffith University and are taking classes with locals.You can also earn credit or boost your resume by getting involved in opportunities like internships or volunteering.

Program Type(s):
Study Abroad
Internship
Program Length(s):
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Academic Year
Instruction Language(s):
  • English
Relevant Study Subject(s):
  • Liberal Arts, General Studies
  • Visual and Performing Arts
  • Biology and Biomedical Sciences
  • Business
  • Engineering
  • Journalism
  • Psychology
  • Communication and Media Studies
Minimum GPA:
2.5
Year Founded:
1982
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USAC Scholarships

USAC awards over $500,000 in scholarships and discounts each year to assist students with their study abroad expenses. We have a variety of funding opportunities available for students enrolled in USAC programs. We also encourage students to research online for additional sources of financial aid and external scholarships for study abroad students. Additional scholarship information and application instructions will be provided on your Student Gateway account once you apply to a USAC program.

$500-$1000

Deadlines:
October 1 (for spring) and April 1 (for summer and fall/yearlong)

Guidelines/Requirements:
If you have questions regarding scholarships, feel free to contact the USAC Scholarship Coordinator at scholarships@usac.unr.edu.

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