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  • Locations: Sydney, Australia
  • Program Terms: Fall, Spring
  • Program Homepage: Click to visit
  • Restrictions: KU applicants only
  • Program Cost: Fall, Spring
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2020 10/01/2019 10/14/2019 TBA TBA
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Program Type: Exchange Study Abroad Program Coordinator: Renee Frias
Click here for a definition of this term Language of Instruction: English Click here for a definition of this term Minimum GPA Eligibility: 3.0 GPA
Open to Non-KU students: No Open to graduate students: Yes
Click here for a definition of this term Fulfills KU Core Advanced Education Goal 4.2 - Culture and Diversity: Yes
Program Description:


Funding your Study Abroad Program

KU Study Abroad can do personalized financial aid and scholarship advising for students.  Please visit 108 Lippincott Hall or call 785-864-3742 to set up an appointment.  KU students who qualify for financial aid in the form of Stafford and/or other loans, Federal Grants, and KU or outside scholarships may apply the aid to the cost of a study abroad program.  
 
KU Study Abroad supplemental scholarships are available to KU degree seeking students. Applications are available online. The scholarship application deadline is March 1 for Summer, March 15th for Fall and Academic Year programs and October 1 for Spring, Winter Break and Spring Break programs.
 
For additional scholarship opportunities visit:  www.studyabroad.ku.edu/other-scholarship-opportunities

 

Application Procedures

All applicants will be required to complete several documents for each study abroad application.  Below is a list of documents that will need to be completed for an application.

        a. Statement of Purpose
        b. Verification of Minimum GPA Requirement
        c. Academic Plan and Approval Form
        d. Portfolio CD (Statement of Purpose, Portfolio of Design Work, Resume)

        e. Autobiography
        f. Official Transcript

        g. 2 Recommendations
        h. Authorization to Release Student Information
        i. Student Conduct Verification

For more detailed information about the application process, please visit our Application Process page.



Program Ratings:
Overall Experience:
1 2 3 4 5
Academic Experiences:
1 2 3 4
Cultural Experience:
1 2 3 4 5
Program Reviews:
Fall 2016 Participant
Simply living in Sydney and learning how to function in a big city was a great learning experience for me personally. Attending a university in a big city was a sharp contrast to my experiences at KU, so it required an adjustment period but was ultimately extremely rewarding.

Sydney Ruth Di Bernardo, Spring 2017 Participant
My favorite part of the program itself was the college that I got to live in- Baxter College at UNSW in Sydney, Australia. The environment was incredibly fun and inclusive and I got to be friends with people from all over the world since living there.

Sydney Ruth Di Bernardo, Spring 2017 Participant
Advise that I would give to future study abroad students would be to focus on school, but not too much. You're across the globe to learn so much more than whatever you're learning in the classroom. Take time to travel, really get to explore your host city, be spontaneous, take rewarding risks, and make meaningful relationships with all different kinds of people.