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  • Locations: Sydney, Australia
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: Arcadia 
  • Restrictions: U of A applicants only
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year U of A Application Deadline U of A Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2024 11/01/2023
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Rolling Admission 12/31/2023 04/12/2024
Fall 2024 04/01/2024 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Academic Year 2024-2025 04/01/2024 ** 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: Madison Barnes, College of Architecture & Design: Brian Poepsel, College of Education & Health Professions: Madison Barnes, College of Engineering: Madison Barnes, Fulbright College: Katie Sabo, Walton College: Kat Stoddard Credit Hours Available: Between 12-18 Credit Hours
Area of Study: Anthropology, Art, Biochemistry, Biology, Business (Economics), Business (Finance), Business (General), Business (Management), Chemistry, Communication, Comp Lit and Cultural Studies, Criminal Justice, Drama, Education, English, Environmental Soil & Water Sci, European Studies, Food, Human Nutrition & Hsptly, Gender Studies, Geology, Human Development & Family Sci, International Relations, Journalism, Law, Music, Other Language, Philosophy, Plant Science, Political Science, Psychology, Public Policy, 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:

Arcadia - UNSW Program Banner
Top performing university surrounded by beautiful oceanside communities

University of New South Wales (UNSW) is a large and modern campus that caters to more than 50,000 high-achieving students from 120 countries. Established in 1949, it is ranked among the top 60 universities in the world, renowned for the quality of its graduates and its world-class research.

UNSW enjoys an excellent reputation for the provision of intellectually challenging and engaging courses in commerce and economics and all strands of engineering. Computer science is also strong, as well as business (with an AACSB-accredited Business School), and there are a substantial number of courses that focus on Australia. You can also choose to participate in an Arcadia+ internship to round out your experience!

UNSW is located in the Sydney suburbs, within a couple of miles of oceanside communities like Coogee Beach and Bondi Beach. It provides students with a wonderful mix of urban life and the outdoor environment for which Australia is so well-known.

 
  • Arcadia+ Internship Placement Option: Advertising; business operations (including HR); entrepreneurial start-ups; environment & sustainability; financial services; hospitality; marketing; non-governmental organizations; and public relations. The Placement Information and Field Guide outlines more placement details.
 
  • Member of the Group of Eight, a coalition of leading Australian tertiary institutions, intensive in research and comprehensive in general and professional education.
 
  • There are extensive sports and recreational facilities, and many varied clubs and societies to choose from. 
 
  • The new University Terraces are modern, clean, and equipped with a lot of outdoor space and BBQ areas for students to enjoy.
 
  • UNSW has scored the maximum five-star rating for 10 performance indicators in the Good Universities Guide 2014.
 
Excursions & Activities

With Arcadia, you learn beyond the classroom. Arcadia Australia offers a wonderful array of excursions and activities impacted by the location of your program to bring you unique experiences that enhance your cultural immersion and give a meaningful context to your academic courses. 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 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.