To participate in a short-term global experience, you must meet a number of eligibility criteria. 

If you do not meet the eligibility criteria below for a Short Term Global Experience in Summer 2020/21 because of the current COVID-19 pandemic, please contact the Global Experiences Team at uqabroad@uq.edu.au 

Make sure you meet the eligibility criteria before applying for a short-term global experience.

To be eligible to participate in a short-term global experience you must:

  • select an experience from the supported experiences list
  • be enrolled and taking classes in a degree program at UQ
  • have completed at least six (6) units at UQ in your current UQ program
  • have a minimum cumulative GPA of 4.0, as shown on your UQ studies report
  • have at least two (2) UQ units remaining in your current UQ program
  • meet any other published eligibility requirements relevant to the nominated short-term experience

Students will not be permitted to undertake a Short-Term Global Experience at the same host institution more than once.

It is your responsibility to confirm that you meet the eligibility criteria and complete the relevant application procedure with your preferred host. The program host is responsible for making the final decision on your eligibility to participate in the short-term experience.

International students 

Students studying at UQ on a temporary residency visa, such as an international student visa or provisional Business Innovation and Investment visa (subclass 188), are not permitted to participate in a program in their home country. The only exception to this is for internships.