Don’t get the wrong idea about this laid-back beachside city – there’s more than surfing happening here. At the University of Wollongong, researchers are fabricating new materials, recreating Neanderthal communication methods, and investigating why an Australian marsupial is extinct. Take cutting-edge classes with some of these fascinating professors, and experience Australia’s one-of-a-kind wonders beyond campus.
EXPLORE THE SOUTH COAST
during an epic three-day trip to get close to kangaroos and wallabies, and get a rare introduction to aboriginal culture.
STUDY ON A FRIENDLY, BEAUTIFUL BEACH-TOWN CAMPUS
in easy reach of Sydney.
MAXIMIZE LEARNING BEYOND THE CLASSROOM
with the help of staff with advanced degrees in experiential education.
Hike and rappel in the World Heritage-listed Blue Mountains, where you’ll see scenic waterfalls and some of the more than 400 different creatures that live here.
Get your toes wet with a surfing lessons or watch an Australian Football League or Aussie Rules match.
Hike a sacred mountain with an insightful aboriginal guide, stay in beachfront cabins surrounded by a stunning national park – it’s all part of a blockbuster three-day excursion to the New South Wales coast.
Look for kangaroos, lizards, and wallabies with insights from an Australian bush naturalist, and spot dolphins and whales offshore.
Internships. We’re happy to help you find an internship that provide hands-on professional experience, but options are limited, so speak up soon!
Advising before you depart to set goals and answer questions
Optional on-site airport meet-and-greet
Full-time program leadership and support in your host city
Field trips and cultural activities
Insurance and other travel benefits, with CIEE iNext
24/7 emergency on-site support
1 out of 3 CIEE students receives a scholarship - get yours!
GAIN Travel Grants - up to $2,000 toward travel costs guaranteed to all Pell-elgible students.
Gilman Go Global Grants - $2,500/semester and $1,000/summer, guaranteed to all Gilman applications.
Merit-Based Scholarships - $2,500/semester and $750/summer, awarded to students deomonstrating high academic achievement.
Minority Serving Institutions (MIS) Grant - $2,000/semester and $500/summer, guaranteed to all students attending MSIs.
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