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  • Locations: Sydney, Australia
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: Arcadia 
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year U of A Application Deadline U of A Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2024 04/01/2024
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Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Academic Year 2024-2025 04/01/2024
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Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Spring 2025 11/01/2024 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** If you are applying for an external program, please note the U of A application deadline listed may be different than the external program provider's application deadline.

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Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Study Abroad Advisor: Bumpers College: Miranda Behrends, College of Architecture & Design: Brian Poepsel, College of Education & Health Professions: Miranda Behrends, College of Engineering: Madison Barnes, Fulbright College: Katie Sabo, Walton College: Kat Stoddard Type of Program: External
Click here for a definition of this term Minimum GPA: 2.5 Credit Hours Available: Between 12-18 Credit Hours
Area of Study: Anthropology, Biochemistry, Biology, Business (Economics), Business (Finance), Business (General), Business (Management), Chemistry, Classical Studies, Communication, Comp Lit and Cultural Studies, Criminal Justice, Education, Engineering, English, Environmental Soil & Water Sci, European Studies, Food, Human Nutrition & Hsptly, Gender Studies, Geology, History, Human Development & Family Sci, International Relations, Journalism, Law, Mathematics, Music, Other Language, Philosophy, Physics, Political Science, Psychology, Religious Studies Program Duration: Academic Year, Semester, Varies
Credit Type: Transfer Credit Language of Instruction: English
Open to non-U of A students?: No Open to Graduate Students?: No
Housing Options: Apartment, Dorm COVID-19 Vaccination: Vendor strongly recommends (Arcadia); https://studyabroad.uark.edu/pandemic-studyabroad/
Program Description:

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Multicultural learning in a Sydney suburb

Macquarie University, ranked 15th most international university in the world, prides itself on being a vibrant, diverse, and innovative university where multicultural inclusion underlines every course of study. Through Arcadia, you can also choose to include an internship placement while you study at Macquarie, to gain knowledge and experience to boost your resume. 

This friendly university enjoys particular renown in subject areas like engineering, environment, law, and media & communications. Courses in accounting and finance are also popular and are strengthened by the presence of the Graduate Accounting and Finance Centre and the offer of an AACSB accredited Business School. Its faculty of human sciences has strong linguistics and psychology departments and also provides study abroad students with the opportunity to enroll in early childhood studies. 

Located in suburban Sydney, within commuting distance of the Central Business District (30 minutes by train), Macquarie's spacious and lush campus hosts 39,000 students, over 7-9,000 of whom are international.

 
  • Internship placement options include: Advertising; architecture & landscape architecture; arts; business operations (including HR); entrepreneurial start-ups; environment & sustainability; film & TV; financial services; health; hospitality; journalism; law; marketing; non-governmental organizations; politics; psychology; public relations; sport; and theatre. The Placement Information and Field Guide outlines more placement details.
 
  • There are over 120 societies and 35 sporting clubs, including the Sport and Aquatic Centre, which houses indoor and outdoor pools; a gym; and squash, badminton, basketball, volleyball, and netball courts.
 
  • Macquarie has an award-winning Global Leadership Program that invites students to develop important leadership skills by studying, volunteering, and participating in activities.
 
Excursions & Activities

With Arcadia, you learn beyond the classroom. Travel to fascinating places of interest that enhance your cultural immersion and give a meaningful context to your academic courses, through Arcadia's planned excursions and activities. Arcadia Australia offers a wonderful array of excursions and activities impacted by the location of your program to bring you unique experiences. These excursions and activities range from urban locations, coastal regions, rural bushlands, rainforests, and tropical islands. They provide you the opportunity to immerse yourself in the culture, environment, traditions, and with the people of these places. You will try new foods, learn new skills, explore incredible places, and learn about the Indigenous peoples of Australia.

Our staff will help you look beneath the surface of everyday life and begin to understand what it means to be Australian. While we encourage you to engage with the culture through your course options, there’s also a world of learning beyond the classroom. All Arcadia excursions are designed to be fun and interactive learning opportunities. We’ll open the doors, but it’s up to you to grasp the opportunity and enjoy a life-changing experience. Our excursions are fun and interactive opportunities to visit places off the beaten track.


WHY ARCADIA?

Arcadia is a nationally recognized leader in higher education, offering exceptional study, research, and internship experiences for students from colleges and universities across the US. Our unique combination of customized, diverse academic programming and comprehensive support allows students to explore new worlds, get to know themselves, boost their resumes for future job opportunities and graduate school, and experience the incredible growth and shifts in perspective that a culturally immersive experience can deliver.

Please visit the Arcadia website for dates and the latest program information.