IFSA Butler in Australia: University of New South Wales

Language of Instruction: English
Location:
Sydney,
Australia
Term: Academic Year, Spring, Fall

Take a wide variety of classes at the University of New South Wales with administrative support from IFSA Butler 

Overview

This study abroad program through IFSA Butler allows you to take courses at the University of New South Wales (UNSW), one of Australia’s leading research universities. You can take classes in a variety of subjects, alongside local students. You will live in either an on campus residential college, dorm, or apartment.

Academics

Ranked as one of the best research universities in Australia, UNSW offers you the opportunity to take a wide variety of courses. Popular subjects include Economics, Engineering and Literature. Some subjects have restrictions for visiting students, which you can view on the IFSA-Butler website. You will take classes alongside full-degree local students. You will most likely take a traditional course load - four courses worth the equivalent of four Columbia points each.

You should note the different academic calendar in Australia, which varies significantly from American academic calendars. Approximate dates are available on the IFSA Butler website.

Program Features

Sydney is a beautiful, cosmopolitan city with a variety of recreational and cultural opportunities. Located in the Sydney suburbs, UNSW is a modern, relaxed and friendly campus close to Coogee and Bondi Beach. You will live in either an on campus residential college, dorm, or apartment. As a visiting student, you will have the access to the University’s student union and student clubs and social activities. IFSA-Butler will provide administrative support for your experience. They will offer academic advising, an orientation, activities and excursions.

Eligibility

Review eligibility to ensure that you meet all Columbia requirements to study abroad.

Review the external program webpage to understand any additional program prerequisites.

Application Instructions

To apply, you must complete the two steps below. Deadlines vary and some applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. Therefore, you should complete the steps below simultaneously:

  • To apply for Columbia clearance (approval) to study abroad, click on "Start Your Application" on this webpage. Clearance applications are approved by the OGP on a rolling basis until the application deadline listed on this webpage.
  • To apply for program admission, complete an external application directly on the program webpage. Note that this deadline may be in advance of the Columbia clearance deadline.

Fact Sheet

Advisers:
Language of Instruction:
Location:
Sydney,
Australia
Term:
Academic Year, Spring, Fall

Dates & Deadlines

Academic Year
2017
Application Deadline: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Fall
2017
Application Deadline: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Spring
2018
Application Deadline: 
Sunday, October 1, 2017
Academic Year
2018
Application Deadline: 
Thursday, March 1, 2018