University of Wollongong in Australia

The deadline has been extended to November 1, 2013, to apply for this program.


University of Wollongong (UOW)

The University was founded in 1951 and today has an enrollment of 18,000 students. The international population includes students from more than 70 countries. The University Union provides a community center for the University, catering to the social, cultural and recreational activities and interests of students. Sports are encouraged, and 24 social sporting clubs are available, from rugby to rock climbing.

Academic Program Overview

Course offerings include: Biology, Business, Chemistry, Communication Studies, Design (Visual Communication),  Education, Engineering (Civil, Computer Science, Electrical, Engineering Physics, Mechanical), English, Environmental Studies, Geography, Geology, Global & International Studies, HSES, History, Mathematics, News & Information, Philosophy, Physics, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, Strategic Communication and Theatre.


University has on- and off-campus accommodation (residence halls and apartments). Homestay accommodations with a local family are also available. Additional information is available

Applicants must be at least a second semester sophomore by the beginning of the program with a cumulative GPA of 3.0.

Financial Aid
KU students who qualify for financial aid in the form of Stafford and/or other loans, Pell or SEOG Grants, and scholarships may apply the aid to the cost of a Study Abroad Program.

KU Study Abroad supplemental scholarships are available to KU degree seeking students.Applications are available online.  The scholarship application deadline is March 1 for Fall & Academic Year programs and October 1 for Spring programs.