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  • Locations: Perth, Australia
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: CIEE 
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Academic Year 2020-2021 05/01/2020 05/01/2020 TBA TBA
Fall 2020 05/01/2020 05/01/2020 07/18/2020 11/21/2020
Spring 2021 11/01/2020 11/01/2020 02/13/2021 06/26/2021
Fall 2021 02/01/2021 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Minimum GPA: 2.5 Language of Instruction: English
Housing Options: Apartment (Shared) Areas of Study: Business
Class Standing: 2. Sophomore Program Type: Study
Program Description:

Arts + Sciences

PERTH, AUSTRALIA

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Program Overview

From its trademark kangaroos to Ayers Rock, Australia is full of wonders. Spend the semester immersed in its culture, learning about the indigenous population, and earning credits toward your degree at CIEE’s partner school, Murdoch University. Courses are available across a range of subject areas, including business, education, IT, media and film studies, and sustainable development. Options for internships are also available for students to gain real-world work experience, including a parliamentary option in the fall and sustainable development option in the spring. Students can also volunteer to mentor local high school students. All courses are complemented with CIEE co-curricular activities and excursions beyond the city to enhance classroom learning and provide intercultural understanding.

Unique Experiences

HELP DRIVE

efficient transportation or get a behind-the-scenes look at Parliament with a unique internship.

JOIN

a student body that includes 2,000 students from more than 90 countries.

TAKE ADVANTAGE

of an incredible opportunity to explore 2,500 miles of Australian outback.

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Excursions & Activities

  • Get a taste of life in rural Australia with a weekend family homestay.
  • Take advantage of part-time work – many students opt for up to 20 hours a week – to earn extra income and get a feel for life beyond university.
  • Get to know Australia’s unique flora and fauna with an interactive hike led by an Aboriginal guide, or take a spooky night tour of historic Fremantle prison – built by its very first convicts.
  • Take a surfing lesson or become a fan of Australian rules football.
  • Depending on the season, visit beautiful Rottnest Island or the southwest rainforest region.

Projects

INTERNSHIPS

Bring home more than amazing memories with a valuable international internship. Possibilities include:

  • Sustainable Community Development Internship. Contribute to a water auditing and conservation strategies project in Fremantle or research the efficiency of transportation modes in Perth.
  • Parliamentary or Public Sector Internship (fall). Work with members of the state’s parliament or public sector department to examine affordable housing.

What's Included

  • Tuition
  • Housing
  • Advising before you depart to set goals and answer questions
  • Optional on-site airport meet-and-greet
  • One-week orientation – an introduction to Australian culture, your academic program, and the city, plus practical information about living in your host city
  • Full-time program leadership and support in your host city
  • Cultural and/or Co-curricular Activities
  • Excursions and/or Study Tours
  • 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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Why CIEE

  • 200+ study abroad programs in 40+ countries
  • $8 million in scholarships offered each year
  • 1 in 3 students receives a scholarship
  • Study tours and cultural activities included
  • Internships and volunteering opportunities
  • Rigorous academics
  • Cultural immersion
  • iNext travel insurance included

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