Hear it from a student!

"I have gained new friends from around the world, valuable professional connections and incredible memories that I will cherish forever. The experience challenged me to step outside my comfort zone. I think I've come back to Australia with a newfound confidence and a different perspective on life outside of Australia. It has also enhanced my desire to work overseas after graduating."

Stephanie Jansen - University of Cambridge, Winter 2022

 

Learn to see the world differently through a short-term global experience.

We support over 100 opportunities around the world each year.

This wide variety of opportunities gives you the flexibility to choose an experience that suits your personal needs and goals.

 Deadlines

Application for Short-term Study in UQ’s Winter break:
Open: 28 November (for Winter of the following year)
Close: 21 April (for Winter of the same year)

Application for Short-term Study in UQ’s Summer break:
Open: 26 July (for Summer of the same year)
Close: 10 September (for Summer of the same year) 

OS-HELP Loan application deadlines close before the Summer and Winter Short-Term Study application deadlines. Please visit the OS-HELP Loan website for deadline dates as late applications will not be accepted.

    
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Short-term experiences explained

When you search for a short-term experience there will be terms you may not be familiar with. These terms can affect your ability to participate.

Top tips

Here are our top 10 tips to try and make the application process as streamlined as possible.

 Understand what you want to achieve

 Speak to an academic advisor 

 Create a budget - don't rely on funding

 Apply early

 Make sure your passport is valid

 Research visa requirements before applying

 Do not book flights until your plans are confirmed

 Discuss course changes with UQ Faculty

 Get suitable travel insurance

 Sign up with Smartraveller before you go

The Global Experiences office will assess and progress all programs that are submitted to them by their partners and approved providers