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Semester / Trimester

Courses with Locals in Multiple Disciplines - University of Western Australia

University of Western Australia

Spring 2 2018 (Feb 12, 2018 to Jun 24, 2018)
Catalog Code: IPES3218

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.

Prices & Dates

February 12, 2018 - June 24, 2018

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November 15, 2017 Extended to November 25, 2017

Application Due Date:

November 30, 2017

Final Forms & Payments Due:

Program in Progress

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*prices and dates are subject to change

Note: About pricing...

Housing is not included in the price above. Housing at the University of Western Australia ranges from $7,200 - $9,400 (subject to change.) The housing cost includes a meal plan of 21 meals per week. 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.

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