Important Update

Applications for Semester 1 2022 exchange will open on 17 May! 

All applications will be assessed on a conditional basis. Final decisions will be made by mid-September dependent on international travel restrictions. 

They say a journey of a thousand miles starts with a single step.

With 120+ exchange partners in 30+ countries, semester-based exchange is an ideal way to combine study and travel. By participating in a semester-based exchange, you will enhance your employability and have the experience of a lifetime.

 Exchange Deadlines

22 June for Semester 1 the following year
TBC for Semester 2 the following year

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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 adviser 

 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

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