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programs at-a-glance



Monash University

One of the prestigious Australian Group of Eight schools (top research institutions). Semester or full-year program in a suburb of Melbourne. Academically strong across all disciplines. Students are fully integrated into all aspects of the university and are encouraged to participate in volunteer activities.

Notre Dame University

Semester or full-year program at a small Catholic university in Fremantle, Western Australia with a wide range of courses. Strong in the humanities, history, philosophy, theology, education, environmental studies, and commerce with a course in Asian business that includes a study trip to an Asian country.

University of Melbourne

One of the Group of Eight schools, Australia’s most distinguished research institutions, located in the heart of the city.  Considered one of the best business programs in Australia and academically strong across all disciplines. Offers a variety of internships including Victorian Parliament and a new industry project-based practicum. Semester or full-year program. 

University of New South Wales

A Group of Eight school within a short distance of downtown Sydney. Academically strong across all subjects. Offers internships in a number of areas including business. Optional pre-semester academic program exploring The Great Barrier Reef. Semester or full-year program with broad offerings across all disciplines.

University of Queensland

Semester or full-year program at a Group of Eight school located a short distance from downtown Brisbane. Has frequently won awards for teaching excellence. Ranked among the top 50 universities in the world, and very strong across all disciplines. Has approximately 38,000 students on its four campuses, of which about 20 percent are international.

University of Western Australia

Semester or full-year program at a Group of Eight school in Perth, a short distance from the city’s business district. Considered to be among the top-ranked universities worldwide, with an international reputation for teaching and research excellence. Strong across all disciplines, especially the Arts and Humanities, Sciences, Environmental Studies, Business, Economics, Social Sciences, and Education.

New Zealand

University of Otago

The University of Otago is New Zealand’s oldest university as well as its leading research university. Over eighty percent of Otago students come from outside the city, while ten percent come from abroad, making it both a national and international university. Located in the centre of the city, Otago allows study abroad students to select their “papers” (courses) from a broad range of subjects in the areas of Business, Humanities, the Sciences, and Pacific Studies. Students may have an opportunity to pursue special research interests related to wildlife, marine subjects, or geology. BC students may study at Otago for either semester or the full academic year; they are fully integrated with the University of Otago students.