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.

Immerse yourself in the HEC Montreal Business French Summer School in Montreal, the largest French-speaking city in North America, through a wide variety of cultural activities as well as numerous meetings with key economic players in Montreal and internationally.

Participate in a total immersion experience to acquire or refine your writing and speaking skills in Business French, thereby increasing your opportunities in the international job market.

Fields of study

  • French Language (Beginner - Advanced)

More information regarding specific courses available can be found on the host university website

Credit equivalent

3 Credits = 2 UQ Units. Maximum of 2 UQ Units if 3 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 Experience team is not a visa-issuing authority we cannot provide visa advice.

Contact the High Commission of Canada and HEC Montreal for visa and immigration information.

Eligibility and application

All applicants must meet the standard Short-term Global Experiences Student Eligibility Criteria and the HEC Montreal entry requirements

Session 2 impacts on UQ semester 2 dates, UQ students must meet the additional special conditions for programs that impact on teaching dates. 

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Costs

Tuition is approximately $1,200 AUD including a discount available for UQ students. 

More information regarding program fees can be found on the host university website

Accommodation 

Accommodation is available at an additional cost. For more information regarding accommodation, please see the host university website

Funding

Widening Participation Grant

Applicants may also be eligible for UQ-specific funding. Applicants will be notified by mid-May (for winter programs) or late-October (for summer programs) if they are eligible for grants and scholarships awarded by the Internships and Global Experiences Team. Please do not rely on this funding to support your experience.

Key Dates

Application Deadlines

UQ: Winter 2022 Applications Closed
Host: 17 June 2022

Program Dates

Start: 11 July 2022
End: 05 August 2022

Fast Facts

Type: Study
Mode: Study abroad
Location: Montreal, Canada (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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