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Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Minimum GPA: 3.0 Housing Options: Apartment, Dormitory
Areas of Study: Agriculture, Anthropology, Archaeology, Art History, Biochemistry, Biology, Business, Chemistry, Classical Studies, Criminal Justice, Economics, Education, Engineering, English, Environmental Studies, European Studies, Film, Finance, Gastronomy, Gender Studies, Geography, Geology, History, International Relations, Law, Linguistics, Management, Other Language and Literature, Photography, Political Science, Psychology, Religion/Theology, Sociology Class Status: 2-sophomore, 3-junior, 4-senior
Program Type: study abroad Language of Instruction: English
Program Description:

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Top university in a picturesque setting

The University of Queensland (UQ) is one of Australia’s oldest universities and is ranked in the top 50 globally. Located about five miles outside the center of Brisbane, UQ's picturesque sandstone courtyard leads into a campus with its own parkland, lakes, and sporting grounds - a great setting for the many student clubs and societies.

Ranked the top institute in Australia in the Nature Index 2018, UQ is a world leader in STEM fields such as mineral and mining engineering, bio-technology, marine science, biology, and mathematics and it has a top-notch AACSB-accredited business school. UQ also offers a wide range of courses related to Australia in English, history, political science, and sociology faculties and the school ranks at number three globally in sports-related subjects. You'll find advanced research laboratories, inspiring academics, and a campus culture that is conducive to academic debate and discovery.

UQ prides itself in its exceptional teaching standards. Courses are challenging and many involve hands-on work, especially in the science field. UQ owns its own teaching facilities and research stations at North Stradbroke Island and Heron Island ensuring that students can get fully immersed in the Australian environment while learning.

 
  • Member of the Group of Eight, a coalition of leading Australian tertiary institutions intensive in research and comprehensive in both general and professional education.
 
  • Special course options are available for pre-med students.
 
  • Some of our popular courses with Study Abroad students include The Science of Everyday Thinking; the opportunity to experience the amazing diversity of Australia's marine life and learn about its distinctive terrestrial environment; an Introduction to Forensic Science; and the History of the Supernatural.
 
  • Brisbane is a young, multicultural, vibrant city, so you’ll have no shortage of adventures to undertake and things to discover. 
 
Excursions & Activities

With Arcadia, you learn beyond the classroom. Travel to fascinating places of interest that enhance your cultural immersion and give a meaningful context to your academic courses. Arcadia Australia offers a wonderful array of excursions and activities impacted by the location of your program to bring you unique experiences. These excursions and activities range from urban locations, coastal regions, rural bushlands, rainforests, and tropical islands. They provide you the opportunity to immerse yourself in the culture, environment, traditions, and with the people of these places. You will try new foods, learn new skills, explore incredible places, and learn about the Indigenous peoples of Australia.

Our staff will help you look beneath the surface of everyday life and begin to understand what it means to be Australian. While we encourage you to engage with the culture through your course options, there’s also a world of learning beyond the classroom. All Arcadia excursions are designed to be fun and interactive learning opportunities. We’ll open the doors, but it’s up to you to grasp the opportunity and enjoy a life-changing experience. Our excursions are fun and interactive opportunities to visit places off the beaten track.


WHY ARCADIA?

Arcadia is a nationally recognized leader in higher education, offering exceptional study, research, and internship experiences for students from colleges and universities across the US. Our unique combination of customized, diverse academic programming and comprehensive support allows students to explore new worlds, get to know themselves, boost their resumes for future job opportunities and graduate school, and experience the incredible growth and shifts in perspective that a culturally immersive experience can deliver.

Please visit the Arcadia website for dates and the latest program information.

 

Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2024 03/06/2024 ** Rolling Admission 07/05/2024 11/17/2024
Academic Year 2024 03/06/2024 ** Rolling Admission 07/05/2024 06/16/2025

** 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.