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 Study Abroad in Australia

Gain new perspectives on Aboriginal society and the Asia-Pacific region. The alluring “Land Down Under” is known for its cultural diversity, spectacular range of landscapes and world-class universities. Outside its popular cities of Cairns, Sydney and Melbourne, venture into tropical rainforests, the Outback or the Great Barrier Reef. The nation’s capital, Canberra, has all the attractions of a major city in a smaller area and is particularly close to fantastic hiking, skiing and biking areas.

While enjoying the Aussie style, food, surf, cinema and general laid-back culture, you may also pursue real-world experience through an internship for academic credit in business, the sciences or other disciplines. Exciting courses in this top academic destination include molecular biology, human genetics, environmental studies and studio art.

Programs Overview

Australian Universities
Attend world-class host universities in the alluring “Land Down Under.” From laneway cafés in the major cities to the Outback and Great Barrier Reef, Australia has something for just about everyone.
Class Levels: Jr, Sr, GrLanguage of Instruction: English
Terms: Fall, Spring, YearLanguage Prerequisites: None
Marine Biology & Terrestrial Ecology, Univ. of Queensland
Innovative research and instruction in the diverse marine ecosystems of Queensland. Enjoy lectures, labs, and extensive field study at Heron Island, the Great Barrier Reef, and other coastal locations.
Class Levels: Jr, SrLanguage of Instruction: English
Terms: FallLanguage Prerequisites: None
Pacific Island Environmental & Community Health–Australia & Solomon Islands
Students with a deep commitment to service and sustainability will have the opportunity to engage with development issues facing fragile Pacific island environments. Six weeks of intensive training at the University of Queensland will prepare students for this unique research and work, while further study at the Solomon Islands National University (SINU) will ground students in the specific environmental and health challenges facing the nation. In the final phase of the program, students undertake group research projects as they work alongside SINU students in the magnificent remote communities of the Western Province.
Class Levels: Jr, SrLanguage of Instruction: English
Terms: SpringLanguage Prerequisites: None