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University of Sydney

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Sponsor: The College of Global Studies, Arcadia University

Location: Sydney, Australia

Description: 

Considered the premiere university in Australia, the University of Sydney specializes in cutting-edge research in the natural sciences, classics, chemistry and Australian studies. A Conservatorium of Music and the School of Art add to the comprehensive nature of the university. Located in a vibrant neighborhood called Glebe, the university allows easy access to downtown Sydney.

Terms: 

  • Full Year
  • Fall
  • Winter/Spring

Term Notes: This program follows the Australian academic calendar: Fall Quarter program begins in early July and ends in November. Winter/Spring Quarters begin in early February and end in late June. Full Year is either February through November (the Australian academic year) or early July through late June (the U.S. academic year). Students may choose either option.

Requirements: 

Admission Info:
To apply, Northwestern students must: 

  1. Complete an NU Study Abroad Application by the appropriate deadline
  2. Complete an Arcadia application by the program's deadline

Languages: English

Housing: 

  • Self-catered student apartments with other Arcadia & Australian students
  • On-campus residential colleges with Australian students.  Spots are limited, competitive, and include an additional cost.

Program Costs: 

Fall 2013: $35,925

Billed by Northwestern: $22,620

  • Tuition: $20,180
  • SAAF: $2,440

Estimated additional costs: $13,305

  • Housing: $7,100
  • Meals: $1,785
  • Airfare: $1,785
  • Local transportation: $500
  • Books & supplies: $300
  • Personal expenses: $1,285
  • Visa: $550