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|Program Sponsor:||The Education Abroad Network: Study Australia, Study New Zealand, Study Asia|
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|Experience Type:||Study Abroad||Area of Study:||Accounting, Agriculture, Anthropology, Art History, Asian Studies, Astronomy, Biochemistry, Biology, Business, Business Administration, Business Management, Chemistry, Communication, Computer Science, Creative Writing, Criminology, Dietetics & Human Nutrition, Earth and Environmental Sciences, Ecology, Economics, Engineering, English, Environmental Studies, European Studies, Finance, Gender and Women's Studies, Geography, Geology, History, Hospitality Management and Tourism, International Business, International Relations, International Studies, Journalism, Linguistics, Literature, Marine Science, Marketing, Mass Communications, Mathematics, Media Arts and Studies, Molecular Biology, Peace & Conflict Studies, Philosophy, Physics, Plant and Soil Science, Political Science, Psychology, Religious Studies, Social Policy, Social Work, Sociology, Spanish Language, Statistics, Theater, Urban Studies, Zoology|
|Course Language:||English||Minimum Language Requirement:||None|
|Housing Options:||Apartment(shared), Residence Hall||Eligibility:||2-Sophomore, 3-Junior, 4-Senior|
|Minimum GPA:||2.5||Student Type:||Undergraduate students only|
|Advisor:||http://www.uky.edu/international/the_team||UK Travel Medical Insurance:||Provided by program partner|
This program is open to undergraduate students from all academic disciplines, with a minimum GPA of 2.5.
- Students will earn transfer credit from The University of Newcastle. For all successfully completed courses, the credit hours, course title and course equivalency will be indicated on the UK transcript. Students must complete the coursework during this program according to the established guidelines by The University of Newcastle. The grades earned will be important to progression in future academic endeavors, including graduate or professional school. However, the grades earned will NOT be indicated on the UK transcript. For more information visit the Education Abroad Academic Credit website.
- PRIOR to participating in this program, students must complete an Academic Approval Form (AAF). The AAF indicates how the courses will be used, or course equivalency, once they are transferred back to UK. Instructions on how to complete the AAF are included in the application materials.
- Upon completion of the term abroad, the transcript should be sent to the Education Abroad at UK office. Once received, the Education Abroad staff will coordinate the transfer of credits to UK.
- All students will be enrolled in ISP 599: Study Abroad (1 credit hour).
Housing and Meals
Students participating in this program will be placed in shared apartments or residence halls and will be responsible for most of their own meals for the duration of studies. For more information, please visit the following Education Abroad Network webpage.
Scholarships & Financial Aid
- Students are strongly encouraged to explore all funding opportunities for programs abroad. There are numerous opportunities available based on the area of study, program type, length, and country of destination.
- Many financial aid packages (scholarships, loans and grants) used for on-campus study can be applied to education abroad programs. Students who qualify for financial aid should consult with their UK Financial Aid counselor as soon as possible to apply for funding.
- The Education Abroad at UK Scholarship - The campus-wide Selection Committee awards need-based scholarships to UK students in the amounts of $750, $1,000 and $1,500. The deadline for application materials is March 1 for Summer/Fall programs and October 1 for Spring/Winter programs.
- Education Abroad Network Scholarship for Australia Programs: Enrollment in selected EAN programs in Australia. Award: (4) $1000 and (1) $500. Selection is made in consultation with EAN.
- For more information about scholarship and funding opportunities, please visit the Education Abroad at UK Financial Aid & Scholarships resource page.
- Students must complete two applications to participate in this program - one to Education Abroad at UK and one to EAN. For the EAN partner application visit the program website.
- Costs and cancellation policies vary by program, so it is important to review this information very carefully. For more information on program costs, please see the "Fees and Policies" information page (the link is in the program header at the top of this website).
Passport & Visa Requirements
- Participants must have a passport valid for at least 6 months after the expected date of return to the U.S. The Wildcat Passport Acceptance Facility, in the UK Student Center, accepts U.S. Passport applications. For more information about U.S. Passport applications please visit the U.S. Department of State website.
Participants holding a US passport are required to obtain a visa for EAN programs in Australia. Please consult the Australian government website for study in Australia FutureUnlimited or your Education Abroad advisor for more information. Students should pay careful attention to the amount of time required to obtain the visa. It is strongly suggested that students work with a visa expediting service, such as A Briggs or VisaHQ to obtain the visa.
For More Information
For additional information about this program, please contact:
- EA Peer Ambassadors, Education Abroad Resource Center, 315 Bradley Hall
- EA Advisors assist students according to academic major. To find your EA Advisor, visit the EA Contact website.
|Dates / Deadlines:|
|Term||Year||App Deadline||Decision Date||Start Date||End Date|
|Spring||2015||11/01/2014 **||Rolling Admission||TBA||TBA|
** Indicates rolling admission application process. Students will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.