Sydney- Spring Only

The Spring 2015 application and instructions are now available online here .



Program
Through the University of New South Wales (UNSW), Annenberg majors will have the opportunity to study and live in Sydney, Australia and earn up to 16 USC units per semester. This program is open to all USC majors who want to earn general elective units. Approval for non-Annenberg major/minor credit is granted by the non-ASC major/minor department and is not guaranteed. (This includes Journalism and Public Relations majors/minors.)

More information regarding UNSW can be found on their international website.

Location
The largest of Australia’s cities, Sydney is a commercial and financial capital with a thriving media scene. Students will gain exposure to Australia’s rich European and Aboriginal cultural roots, while exploring a city that offers great variety in restaurants, entertainment, nightlife, shopping, and outdoor activities.

Curriculum
Students are allowed to take courses in all departments at UNSW, for example, Communication, International Relations and Political Science.

Communication students can typically earn between 4 to 12 units of upper-division COMM credit. There is no guaranteed minimum for approved COMM courses offered at UNSW during any given semester.

Student Life & Activities
Students will have access to the full range of student services at UNSW including, but not limited to, academic clubs, theater groups, and political organizations. UNSW offers a wide variety of social activities including trips to the symphony at the world famous Sydney Opera house, rappelling in the Blue Mountains, harbor cruises, barbecues, and visits to wildlife parks, horse riding, local sporting events, and theater.

Housing
Students will live in furnished apartments on campus. The apartments are brand new for Spring 2014. Off-campus housing is no longer available.

Admission Requirements
Students from all majors are eligible to apply. Students must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 at the time of application and must have Junior standing as of the commencement of the program.

Estimated Costs
For Spring 2015, the ESTIMATED cost of the program is $30,466. This includes tuition, housing, insurance, round-trip airfare and personal expenses (food, entertainment, weekend travel, etc).

Financial aid and tuition remission may be applied.