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  • Locations: Sydney, Australia
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: Center for International Studies 
  • 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 2020 11/01/2019 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Academic Year 2020-2021 04/01/2020 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Fall 2020 04/01/2020 ** 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.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Study Abroad Advisor: Bumpers College: Veronica Mobley, College of Architecture & Design: Brian Poepsel, College of Education & Health Professions: Veronica Mobley, College of Engineering: Brian Poepsel, Fulbright College: Katie Sabo, Walton College: Sarah Malloy Click here for a definition of this term Minimum GPA: 2.5
Credit Hours Available: Between 12-18 Credit Hours Area of Study: Anthropology, Biology, Business (Economics), Business (General), Business (International), Communication, Education, English, Environmental Soil & Water Sci, Gender Studies, Geography, History, Humanities, Law, Mathematics, Music, Philosophy, Physics, Plant Science, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology
Program Duration: Academic Year, Semester Credit Type: Transfer Credit
Language of Instruction: English Open to non-U of A students?: No
Open to Graduate Students?: No Housing Options: Apartment
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