International Studies Abroad ®est. 1987

Semester / Trimester

Courses with Locals in Multiple Disciplines - University of Western Australia -University of Western Australia

Situated on the banks of the Swan River only five kilometers from Perth city center, the University of Western Australia (UWA) is among the most picturesque in the nation with its grand sandstone and terracotta buildings sitting among elegant heritage-listed gardens. At UWA, students are able to select from a wide range of courses enabling them to enroll in courses that fit their individual academic needs. All courses are taught by UWA faculty, and ISA participants take classes alongside Australian and other international students.

Highlights of the Program Include:
  • Picturesque campus perched along the Swan River and adjacent to King's Park.
  • Unique opportunities to take an academic internship and one course in Bali
  • Member of the prestigious Group of Eight - one of Australia's top ranked universities
  • Strong Programs in Creative Writing, International Relations, Gender Studies, Horticulture, Criminal Justice, and History
  • Housing: Student's can pick between traditional, Hogwart's type dorms and modern student residences
  • 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 Perth Site Specialist.


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.

Course Information

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.


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