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Semester / Trimester

Courses with Locals in Multiple Disciplines - University of Queensland

University of Queensland

Spring 2 2018 (Feb 6, 2018 to Jun 24, 2018)
Catalog Code: IBSS3318

The University of Queensland (UQ), located on a magnificent 280 acre piece of land bounded on all sides by the Brisbane River, is a prestigious institution ranked in the top 50 global universities. Participants will enjoy a diverse community of over 48,000 students, including over 11,500 international students representing over 140 countries, sure to give them an expanded worldview throughout the semester. All courses are taught by UQ faculty, and ISA participants take classes alongside Australian and other international students.

Program Highlights

  • Traditional campus located in Southwest Brisbane
  • Member of the prestigious Group of Eight - one of Australia's top ranked universities
  • Experiential learning courses containing field components
  • Popular Subjects: Business, Environmental and Marine Sciences, Humanities and Psychology
  • Housing: Students will be placed in self-catered, apartment style student housing in downtown Brisbane, 20-30 minutes on public transit from campus OR students may be placed in on campus, catered dorms
  • Multi-day Bridging Cultures Program in beautiful Byron Bay
  • Optional Excursions offered to Thailand, New Zealand's South Island, Cairns, Bali or Ayer's Rock
Semester + Semester Programs Available: Students may participate in the Spring + Fall OR the Fall + Spring sessions of this program by selecting their two semesters of interest when submitting the initial ISA online application. For more information about this option, please contact your Brisbane Site Specialist.

Prices & Dates

February 6, 2018 - June 24, 2018

Session Dates:


Catalog Code:



November 15, 2017 Extended to November 25, 2017

Application Due Date:

November 30, 2017

Final Forms & Payments Due:

Program in Progress

Admissions Status:

*prices and dates are subject to change

Note: About pricing...

Housing is not included in the price above. Housing at University of Queensland ranges from $4,100 without meals - $10,200 with full meal plan (subject to change). A $500 refundable security deposit will be charged to students living in ISA arranged housing. ISA may retain some, or all, of this deposit in case of damage to property, or if utility usage exceeds the allotted monthly amount.

Students who select the Semester + Semester option for this program will receive a $2,500 discount. ISA support services, housing and insurance are not included during the interim period between sessions but may be added for an additional charge.


Minimum GPA

Students must have a minimum grade point average of 3.00.

Minimum Admissions Prerequisites

There is no language prerequisite for this program.

Students must have at least sophomore standing (second year) at their home university and be currently enrolled in a four-year university at the time of participation.

Students must also include an academic letter of recommendation and letter of intent along with their standard ISA application if their GPA falls below the minimum requirement.

Other sessions available: