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  • Locations: Sydney, Australia
  • Program Terms: Fall, Spring
  • Restrictions: UAB applicants only
  • Budget Sheets: Fall
  • Courses Offered
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Fact Sheet:
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Language of Instruction: English Minimum GPA: 2.75
Housing: apartment, residence hall/dormitory, student will arrange independently Class: 2-sophomore, 3-junior, 4-senior, transient student
Citizenship: non-U.S. citizen, U.S. citizen Residency: in-state Alabama student, out-of-state student
Affordability Level: program costs roughly same as UAB tuition, room, and board Program Type: UAB Exchange Program
Open Doors Exception: No
Program Description:

University


Established in 1949 with a unique focus on the scientific, technological and professional disciplines, the University of New South Wales (UNSW) is one of Australia's leading research and teaching universities. A full 25% of UNSW's 53,481 students are from abroad, making the university one of Australia's most diverse. More than this, UNSW has state-of-the-art facilities that rub shoulders with great cafes, shops, libraries, interesting clubs, societies and heaps of support services - all made to be accessible and welcoming.

(Adapted from the University of New South Wales)

Location


Sydney, Australia's largest city, is known for its ideal climate, relaxed beach lifestyle and friendly locals. The city is centered on breathtaking Sydney Harbour, location of the world-famous Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbor Bridge. Surrounded by beaches and beautiful, leafy suburbs, a water view is never far away. Whether it's early in the morning or late in the day, this city of over 4 million is always buzzing with activity.

Courses


While attending the University of New South Wales, you will enroll in 4 classes, each worth 4 U.S. semester credits. Each class that you will take at the University of New South Wales must be approved by UAB via the course articulation process.
 
Course articulation is the process that determines the UAB equivalent for the foreign courses you will take. Course articulation is a vital component of planning your experience. This process starts when you submit, to the Office of Education Abroad, a syllabus for each course you intend to take while abroad. Then the Office of Education Abroad works with the UAB Registrar, UAB department chairs, and advisors to determine the UAB course equivalency for each of your intended courses. 
 
The good news is that many classes at the University of New South Wales have already been articulated! To review the list of pre-articulated classes, please click on the Courses Offered link above. To review all classes available at the University of New South, please click here.

Courses are available in Accounting, Aerospace Studies, Anthropology, Art Education, Art History, Art Studio, Astronomy, Biology, Biomedical Engineering, Biomedical Studies, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Chinese, Civil Engineering, Communication Management, Communication Studies, Computer Science, Earth Science, Economics, Educational Psychology, Electrical and Computer Engineering, English, Environmental Science, Finance, Foreign Languages, French, Geography, German, Health and Physical Education, Health Education, High School Education, History, Humanities, Information Systems, International Business, International Studies, Italian, Japanese, Justice Sciences, Kinesiology, Linguistics, Management, Marine Environmental Science, Marketing, Mass Communication, Material Science and Engineering, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Microbiology, Middle School Education, Music, Music Education, Natural Sciences/Math, Neuroscience, Nutrition Sciences, Philosophy, Physical Education, Physical Science, Physics, Political Science, Psychology, Quantitative Methods, Social Work, Sociology, Spanish, Theatre, Urban Affairs, Women's Studies.

Housing


On-campus accommodation with meal plan is provided at the Kensington Colleges (residence halls). Renovated in 2014, the Kensington Colleges (Basser, Baxter and Goldstein) offer a modern, secure and convenient home away from home. There is a strong sense of community participation and this manifests itself in sport, social, leadership and charitable activities. A co-ordinated social program includes talent nights, fancy dress parties, trips to local sporting and cultural events and regular formal dinners.

Features Include:

  • All meals provided including formal dinners
  • Safe and secure environment with 24 hour campus security
  • Social and group study rooms on each floor
  • Academic support and tutorial program
  • Residential staff ratio 1:30 residents
  • Wi-fi and all electricity, gas and water included
  • Full sporting, social and cultural activities programs included
  • Opportunities for student leadership and volunteering
  • Large Common Room adjacent to beautifully landscaped gardens
  • Many rooms have balconies
  • Ensuite rooms available
  • Rooftop terrace with sweeping views of the city skyline & Randwick Racecourse
  • Outdoor BBQ facilities
  • Laundry facilities


There are also limited spaces available University Terraces (no meal plan included).

There are also options to live in affiliated accommodation, which are a number of privately-managed dormitories that are situated on UNSW's main Kensington campus.

Cost


 
UAB Education Abroad Insurance $50
Study Abroad Admin Fee - paid to the Office of Education Abroad $125
Room and Board - paid to host campus abroad residence hall of your choice*
$6,539
Books and Supplies - paid to host campus abroad* $150
Health Insurance - paid to host campus abroad* $175
Airfare - paid to the airline of your choice* $2,000
Student Visa - paid to Australian Consulate* $450
Personal Expenses - to take with you abroad* $1600
Total: $11,089
(plus UAB Tuition and Fees)
*These costs are estimates and are subject to change. Estimated amounts will vary and depend on individual spending preferences.

In comparison, you 're going to spend about  $9,275.00 plus UAB Tuition and Fees to attend UAB next semester.

Photos

 
Photos © University of New South Wales


Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2019 10/01/2018
**
Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be notified of acceptance into this program within 1 week of submitting complete application and will be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.

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This program is currently not accepting applications.