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  • Locations: Cairns, Australia; Townsville, Australia
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: IFSA-Butler 
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 Program Type: 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, Art, Biochemistry, Biology, Business (Economics), Business (General), Chemistry, Communication, Computer Science, Criminal Justice, Drama, Education, Engineering, English, Environmental Soil & Water Sci, French, Gender Studies, Geography, German, Health Science, History, Humanities, Japanese, Journalism, Law, Mathematics, Music, Physics, Plant Science, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, Wildlife Habitat 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: Dorm, Independent
Program Description:

      Study Abroad in AUSTRALIA with IFSA   



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James Cook University

   Cairns/Townsville



About the Program

Dig deeper into ecology, photography, or marine biology while surrounded by the spectacular rainforests of the Wet Tropics, the dry savannahs and the iconic Great Barrier Reef. IFSA-Butler will help you thrive while at this unique and diverse top-ranked tropical research institution. And just imagine what you'll do on your weekends!


About Cairns

Cairns has a young, cosmopolitan atmosphere with plenty of cafes, bars, restaurants and entertainment
A unique environment with access to the World Heritage Great Barrier Reef (30 minutes by boat) and the tropical rainforests

About Townsville

Townsville is the capital of North Queensland and a center for trade, government, health and education
Located just 10 minutes from the coast and close to the hills of North Queensland the city offers access to both land and sea attractions.

 
Program Benefits
 
  • Experience smaller class sizes and accessible teaching staff at a top-ranked university
  • Choose from two campuses:
    • Townsville, in natural bushland that is home to wildlife such as cockatoos, kookaburras, scrub turkeys, wallabies and kangaroos. Townsville receives around 320 days of sunshine each year and is in easy reach of The Whitsunday Islands and Charters Towers.
    • Cairns, surrounded by rainforest-covered hills is a popular North Queensland tourist attraction. Located 30 minutes from the beach, Cairns is the adventure capital of Australia.
  • Each campus offers a relaxing environment with extensive bike paths and local bus services to the central business districts of both cities

Scholarships

IFSA scholarships are primarily need-based and factor in any additional cost your study abroad program might have over home school tuition. The awards are $500 for summer programs, $1,500 for semester programs and $2,500 for full year programs. These scholarships may apply to any IFSA program, with the exception of our custom programs.

Take the Next Step!

 

Contact Us
6201 Corporate Drive Suite 200 
Indianapolis, IN 46278
1-800-858-0229
studyabroad@ifsa-butler.org