So you're ready to apply for a short-term global experience?

Before applying, talk to an academic advisor, confirm your eligibility and create a budget to confirm you can afford to participate. You can only submit one application per application round. If you are unsure which global experience you wish to apply to, speak with an Internships and Global Experiences Coordinator

To walk you through the process, download the short-term program checklist.

Summer 2022/2023 Short-term Study Experiences

Applications for Summer 2022/2023 Short-term Study Experiences will open on 25 July, 2022.

We are very pleased to announce that our global 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.

To apply, follow these steps:

1. Apply to UQ

Applications for Winter 2022 Short-term Study experiences are now closed!

To receive support from UQ for your global experience (which may include credit pre-approval, access to insurance and funding) you must: 

  1. You must agree to UQ's Global Experiences Terms and Conditions when you submit your application.
  2. Submit your online application and supporting documentation to IGET.

Prior to applying for a short-term experience, you must have successfully completed any course/s listed as prerequisites of the course you want to enrol in for your global experience.  

You may be able to search the Credit Precedent Database to find previously assessed courses. The database should be used as a guide only as not all short-term global experiences are listed in the database. 

  • Host program course profiles: This information can be found on the host program website

  • Undergraduate BEL Faculty Students ONLY: include a completed progression check.

  1. Wait for a response from IGET and review the Next Steps in the process: 

Once your application has been submitted, you'll receive a response from IGET within 10 business days of your application submission. If you are missing any documents, we will contact you and you will have 7 days to respond with the missing documents/updated information. If you've applied for credit, we will contact you once we’ve received a decision from your Faculty.  

More information regarding the Next Steps can be found in the following tabs. 

Please note: Credit assessments can take 4-6 weeks. Apply early to ensure credit approval prior to applying to the host program provider.

  1. Complete the requested documents in your StudentHub workflow: 

Once your application is assessed by IGET, you will be able to track your progress in the StudentHub workflow. 

After completing each step, you will have access to the next corresponding step and may be required to submit additional documentation. It is your responsibility to ensure that you complete each step by any stipulated deadline.