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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
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
Credit Hours Available: Between 12-18 Credit Hours Area of Study: Agri, Food & Life Sciences, Anthropology, Architecture, Art, Biochemistry, Biology, Business (Economics), Business (Finance), Business (General), Business (Management), Chemistry, Classical Studies, Comp Lit and Cultural Studies, Earth Science, Education, Engineering, English, Environmental Soil & Water Sci, Gender Studies, History, International Relations, Law, Mathematics, Music, Other Language, Philosophy, Physics, Political Science, Psychology, Religious Studies, Sociology
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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A Top School in the Heart of Sydney

University of Sydney (USyd) is Australia's oldest, and one of its most prestigious, universities. As a member of the Group of Eight, an elite coalition of leading Australian institutions, USyd offers you a range of strong academic courses usually with an Australian perspective. Its commitment to diversity and inclusion, academic excellence, creativity, and leadership define its vision for the students who take part in a vast array of majors and courses offered by USyd. Through Arcadia, you can also choose to include an internship placement while you study at USyd, to gain knowledge and experience to boost your resume.

USyd is ranked 40th in the world in the 2021 QS World Rankings and is consistently among the top three universities in Australia. It has particular strengths in health and life sciences (including pre-med), humanities, and engineering.

Located on the fringe of Sydney's Central Business District, the ivy-covered sandstone buildings of this vibrant and historic institution reflect its colonial heritage, while the modern architecture showcases a high-tech and multicultural direction.

 
  • Internship placement options include: Advertising; arts; 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.
 
  • With more than 200 clubs and societies, and a fully equipped sport and fitness center, you can get involved in all kinds of activities from boxing to belly dancing.
 
  • USyd partners with a number of different large cultural events during the year including TEDxSydney, Sydney Writers' Festival, Sydney Film Festival and National Reconciliation Week.
 
  • A Conservatorium of Music, an AACSB-accredited Business School, and a College of Art add to the comprehensive nature of the institution which enrolls more than 50,000 students.
 
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.

As of Fall 2023 we have an early start option available. Listed on TerraDotta as Spring 1 2024 and listed on our website as University of Sydney Spring Friendly. 

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.