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Creighton in Australia
Sydney, Australia (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Academic year,
Fall Semester,
Spring Semester
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Program Dates & Deadlines: Click here to view
Restrictions: Creighton applicants only
Fact Sheet:
Program Sponsorship: Creighton Sponsored Program Program Type: Affiliate Program
Areas of Study: Business, Liberal Arts, Nursing, Pre-Health Studies, Public Health Minimum GPA Requirement: 3.0
Language of Instruction: English Housing Options: University/Student Housing
Open to Non-Creighton Students?: No
Program Description:

Overview

The University of Sydney is located in the heart of Sydney, Australia, only a 15 minute drive from downtown and the Australian coast.
 
This program is open to a limited number of Creighton students each semester and year. Visiting students are fully integrated into the student body and take courses alongside international and local students. Over 55,000 students are enrolled at the university, and approximately one-third of the student body is comprised of international students.


Costs

Financial Information
 
  Pay to Creighton Pay to Host University Student Responsibility N/A
Tuition X      
Room   X    
Board       X
Fees X      
Housing Application Fee       X
Visa     Appx. $440  
Flight     X  
Creighton Security Program $100      

If eligible, institutional aid and federal financial aid are portable.  Tuition remission and FACHEX may be portable, however there must be at least $3,000 paid by federal aid or out of pocket.  Please check with the CU Financial Aid Office for specific inquiries.

Housing

Housing in Sydney
Students studying at the University of Sydney live in Urbanest apartments, located just a 5-15 minute walk from campus.  Students have access to open social and study spaces, a fully equipped gym and yoga room, TV and video games room, coin-operated laundry, and outdoor BBQ.  Urbanest creates an atmosphere with plenty of opportunity to get to know students from all around the world.
 
Rooms are fully furnished and rent is inclusive of all utilities and 20GB of internet per month.  All locations have a 24/7 dedicated on-site team, CCTV, and swipe card access for all rooms.


Housing Prices
Twin Share Studio at urbanest Glebe – AUD$310 per week
Twin Share Studio at urbanest Cleveland Street – AUD$310 per week
Twin Share Room in 8 Person Apartment at urbanest Sydney Central – AUD$335 per week
Single Ensuite Room in 6 Person Apartment at urbanest Cleveland Street – AUD$360 per week
 
Spring Semester 2018
Urbanest contracts start on 21st Feb 2018 and end on 11th July 2018 – students are liable to pay the rent for the full duration of the contract regardless of their actual move in & move out dates.  This brings the cost for Spring semester to approximately USD$4850 for Glebe or Cleveland Street apartments.
 
For guaranteed accommodation, students must complete the supplementary accommodation application process, sent via e-mail from USyd, before 6pm on 15th December 2017.


Academics

Courses Abroad
Students are required to take 12-15 U.S. credits abroad.  The Australian system is approximately 6 Credit Points = 3-4 U.S. Credits.  Nursing students must enroll in the minimum course load, approximately three courses at Sydney, as well as two online Nursing courses at Creighton.  

1000-level = USA Freshman year / sometimes referred to as “Junior” as USYD
2000-level = USA Freshman or Sophomore year / sometimes referred to as “Junior” or “Intermediate” at USYD
3000-level = USA Junior year / sometimes referred to as “Senior” at USYD
4000-level = USA Junior year or Senior year / sometimes referred to as “Senior” or “Honours” at USYD

 
Department
Agriculture
American Studies
Architecture & Design
Asian Studies
Australian Studies
Biology
Biomedical Engineering
Business (Undergraduate)
Business (Post-graduate)
Chemistry
Computer Science & IT
Economics (Undergraduate)
Economics (Postgraduate)
Education
English & Literature
Entrepreneurship
Environmental Science
Exercise Science
Experiential Electives
Film & Cinema
Human Rights
Indigenous Studies
Languages
Law for Non-Majors
Marketing
Media & Communication
Music
Neuroscience
Nursing
Nutrition
Peace and Conflict Studies
Performance Studies
Philosophy
Political Science (Undergraduate)
Political Science (Post-Graduate)
Pre-Med/Medical Science
Pre-Vet/Animal Science
Public Health
Psychology
Religious Studies
Sociology
Sport & Culture
Video Game Design
Work and Org. Studies

Internships

Internships in Sydney
To maximize a study abroad experience, many students take the opportunity to immerse themselves in Australian business culture through an internship abroad.  The Sydney Abroad Internships (ARTS2600) are a 6-credit point unit of study which includes a 120 hour* industry or research work placement.
*minimum 120 hours placement can be increased if necessary for credit transfer back to home university.

About the Unit of Study
• Semester 1, March - June (13 weeks)
• Semester 2, July - Nov (13 weeks)

Students will partake in the following assessment tasks:
• 8 hours of professional development workshops
• 4 Blackboard discussions (200 words each)
• 4 reflective journals (400 words each)
• 1 final project report (2500 words)

Taking the internship unit, ARTS2600, contributes no extra fees and students receive a final grade that appears on their University of Sydney transcript.

The Internship Placement
Our host partners offer placements in the following roles and industries. This list is non-exhaustive and we can accommodate other placement interests as required.

Industry Possibilities
• Accounting, Economics and Finance
• Advertising, Marketing and Sales
• Architecture and Urban Planning
• Business and Management
• Charity and Conservation
• Education and Tutoring
• Engineering and Information Technology
• Events, Public Relations and Social Media
• Government and Policy
• Media and Communications
• Retail and Fashion
• Science and Research

Contacts

For questions, please e-mail studyabroadadvisor@creighton.edu, or call the Global Engagement Office at 402-280-2221.
 
To make a student appointment, please call the Global Engagement Office, or schedule online through Creighton Connect:
     - Go to http://www.creighton.edu/creightonconnect/
     - Click on “Access Creighton Connect”
     - Log in with your NetID@creighton.edu and Blue Password
     - Under Services, search “Curran”
     - Click on “Members”, then “Schedule an Appointment”


Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Academic year 2018-2019 03/01/2018 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Fall Semester 2018 03/01/2018 ** Rolling Admission 07/31/2018 11/25/2018

** 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.