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  • Locations: Sydney, Australia; Sydney, Australia
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Calendar Year, Fall, Spring
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  • Program Sponsor: Center for International Studies 
  • Dates / Deadlines
Fact Sheet:
Advisor:
Candice Snowden
Who Can Apply?:
UMA only - non-UMA students consult your study abroad office
Fields of Study:
Accounting & Information Systems, All majors welcome, Anthropology, Biochemistry, Biology, Business, Chemistry, Communication, Computer Systems Engineering, Culture, Ecology, Economics, Education, Electrical Engineering, Engineering, English, Environmental Conservation, Environmental Sciences, Film Studies, Finance & Operations Management, French & Francophone Studies, Geography, German Studies, Greek, History, Hospitality & Tourism Management, Information Technology, International Business, International Relations, Italian Studies, Japanese Languages & Literature, Journalism, Legal Studies, Management, Marketing, Mathematics, Modern European Studies, Music, Natural Resources Conservation, Operations & Information Management, Peace and World Security Studies, Philosophy, Physics, Polish Language & Literature, Political Science, Population Studies, Psychology, Regional Planning, Russian, Social Thought and Political Economy, Sociology, Spanish, Sport Management, Sustainability Studies, Women, Gender & Sexuality Studies
Host Institution:
Macquarie University
Language(s) of Instruction:
English
Program Provider:
CIS
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Housing:
Residence Hall
In Classes With:
Host Country & International Students
Minimum Class Standing:
2nd Sem Sophomore
Minimum GPA:
2.5
Classification of Credits Available:
Full-time
Program Description:

 

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Program Information:
Since its establishment in 1967, Macquarie University has been a pioneer in Australian education. It is known internationally for its groundbreaking research in the earth sciences, laser physics, linguistics, and education. The university has developed many international links, since it recognizes the global need for international and multicultural experiences.

  • Diverse educational opportunities - Take courses that apply to your major or chosen field of coursework. If you want, explore your interests and take one of many electives available. 
  • Helpful on-site staff -  We want you to make the most of this experience, so we offer 24/7 support on-site with our helpful staff. They will help you get settled and immerse yourself in the culture. 
  • Make the most of it - Watch a rugby match, play with kangaroos, or watch a show in the Sydney opera house. Either way, we want you to experience everything that Sydney has to offer!

Academics:
The average credit load you will take will be between three or four subjects. Each week you are expected to attend one large lecture and one or two smaller tutorial classes per subject. Macquarie has three colleges?College of Commerce, the College of Humanities and Social Science, and the College of Science and Technology?within which you will have the ability to choose from over seventy academic areas. 

Student Life:
The campus is located on approximately 334 acres of parkland, ten miles northwest of Sydney in the suburb of North Ryde and is served by regular bus service. It is set in beautiful rolling hills, adjacent to the large Macquarie Center shopping plaza. Ample shops and eateries are available on campus as well.

Highlights:

  • Visit Fauna Park and play with kangaroos
  • Go to school with a student body of 32,000
  • Opional internship available
  • Join one of 130 clubs and 15 sports clubs
  • Easy access to subway line and city center


Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year UMass/IPO Application Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Academic Year 2018-2019 05/01/2018 ** Varies TBA TBA
NOTE: Please check the partner program website for ACTUAL APPLICATION DEADLINES. The posted deadline above is the date when UMass materials, signature documents, and questionnaires need to be handed in or completed. If the program start and end dates read "TBA," consult the program's website or your IPO advisor.
Fall 2018 05/01/2018 ** Varies 07/19/2018 12/01/2018
Spring 2019 10/01/2018 10/01/2018 02/14/2019 06/29/2019
Calendar Year 2019 10/01/2018 10/01/2018 TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Students will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.