We are very pleased to announce that our global experiences including Semester 2, 2022 Exchange and Winter 2022 Experiences will recommence on a country-by-country basis. We understand how important these opportunities are for you, and our teams have been working diligently behind the scenes to ensure these can be offered safely as we continue to monitor the evolution of the COVID-19 pandemic and other global safety considerations. 

Make sure to research your travel destination(s) and prepare accordingly, by reviewing all the FAQs.

The CIS Australia July in Los Angeles: Session 2 program will let you spend three weeks studying at one of the best Universities in the world – gain credit while experiencing a global city and campus like no other! 

Choose to study from a multitude of disciplines –  Architecture and Design, Business, Commerce and Economics, Health Sciences, Humanities and Social Sciences, Law, Modern Languages and Linguistics, Psychology, Sciences and more. 

Fields of study

  • Architecture and Design
  • Business
  • Commerce and Economics
  • Health Sciences
  • Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Law
  • Modern Languages and linguistics
  • Psychology
  • Sciences

You can contact the Global Experiences team for course syllabi or CIS Australia for specific information on your program of interest. More information regarding specific courses available can be found on the CIS Australia website.

Credit Equivalent

4 credits = 2 UQ Units. Maximum of 4 UQ Units if 8 credits are successfully completed (pending UQ faculty approval).

Visa Information

It is your responsibility to ensure you have the correct visa for the country where you will be studying. As the Global Experiences team is not a visa-issuing authority we cannot provide visa advice.

Contact CIS Australia for visa and immigration information.

Eligibility and application

All applicants must meet the standard UQ Student Eligibility Criteria and any additional eligibility criteria set by CIS Australia. 

Some sessions in this program impact on UQ semester 2, 2022 dates, UQ students must meet the additional special conditions for programs that impact on teaching dates.

CIS Australia programs are highly competitive and fill up fast so be sure to get your application in as early as possible.

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Costs

The program fee will cost approximately $6,999 - $11,299 AUD. More information regarding program fees can be found on the CIS Australia website. 

Accommodation 

Accommodation is included in the program cost.

For more information regarding accommodation, please see the CIS Australia website.

Funding

Widening Participation Grant

Applicants may also be eligible for UQ-specific funding. Applicants will be notified by mid-May if they are eligible for travel grants and scholarships awarded by the Global Experiences Team. Please do not rely on this funding to support your global experience.

Key Dates

Application Deadlines

UQ: Winter 2022 Applications Closed
Host: 25 April 2022

Program Dates

Start: 11 July 2022
End: 29 July 2022

Fast Facts

Type: Study
Mode: Study abroad
Location: Los Angeles, USA (in-person)
Credit: For-credit only
Cohort: Undergraduate

OS-HELP Loan

If you participate in a short-term program you may also be eligible to submit an application for an OS-HELP loan if your program is for-credit and you are enrolled as a Commonwealth supported student. 

Application Deadlines

15 January for overseas study commencing March to August
15 March for overseas study commencing May to October
15 June for overseas study commencing August to January
15 September for overseas study commencing November to April

Refer to the funding page for more information on eligibility requirements and loan amounts. 

Global Experiences Information Sessions

Students are encouraged to register and attend an information session to receive more details on the short-term application process, eligibility criteria, funding etc.

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