Semester Exchange - Cardiff University

Semester Exchange - Cardiff University

Cardiff University is one of the UK’s most popular universities  based in the very centre of Cardiff, the capital of Wales. Cardiff University is an ambitious and innovative university with a bold and strategic vision located in a beautiful and thriving capital city. It was ranked 5th amongst UK universities in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework for quality and 2nd for impact. Cardiff University's ambition is to form tightly knit collaborations with international universities in order to promote research, share best practice in teaching and management, and establish its position as a global university.

 As an exchange student at Cardiff University you will have an educationally outstanding experience as well as unique culture experience with Wales' ancient heritages and some of the most breathtaking scenery in Britain. City of Cardiff is one of the most vibrant and dynamic cities in the UK with the atmosphere you would expect of a modern European metropolis. It is however also a friendly and safe city, compact and easy to walk around.

Country: United Kingdom, Europe
Program Dates: Semester 1: mid September to January, Semester 2: mid January to June
Type of program: Exchange
Length of Program: 5 months
Language of Instruction: English
Accommodation: Please refer to the accommodation website
More Information: Please refer to this website Cardiff University

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for this program, you must meet the following criteria: 

  • Have completed 2 years of a university or college degree, 
  • Have minimum GPA 3.0 out of 4.0
  • Provide 1 academic reference
  • Proficiency in English for non-native English speakers

How to apply

Applicants must complete an online Expression of Interest form EOI online

Important notes:

Application Fee: No fee

Payment Options: No fee

Logistics Fees: No fee

Insurance: It is a requirement of the exchange program that all students must purchase their own travel insurance to cover them for the duration of their entire journey overseas.  

Program Costs: You remain enrolled and will continue to pay your tuition fees to Macquarie University. As an exchange student you pay no tuition fees to the host university. However, you must also be prepared for unexpected expenses, and should consider how you will be dealing with the expenses of your exchange before you leave your home country. Prior to departure, you will need to save sufficient funds to cover all of your expenses for the duration of your exchange. Some costs to consider may include: airfares, students visa (if required), travel health insurance, accommodation, food, additional travel, entertainment, textbooks, incidental expense. If you wish to work while you are away, it is important to note that work rights for international students could vary from country to country. For further information about your visa restrictions please contact the consulate or embassy of your host country."

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Summary
Cardiff University is one of the UK’s most popular universities  based in the very centre of Cardiff, the capital of Wales. Cardiff University is an ambitious and innovative university with a bold and strategic vision located in a beautiful and thriving capital city.

Area of study
Business; Engineering and IT; Environment; Media, creative arts, and communication; Science; Society, history and languages

Eligibility
Has a GPA requirement

Tags
Macquarie, Undergraduate, Postgraduate, Business, Biosciences, Chemistry, Computer Sciences, Earth and Ocean Sciences, English, Engineering, History, Communication, Mathemathics, Politics, Psychology, Exchange, Cardiff, United Kingdom

Benefits
Travel Grant

Value
AU$1,500 minimum

Phone
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Email
mi.exchange@mq.edu.au

Apply URL
https://mqedu.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_6xtWaFwZoUxHDQ9

Closing dates URL
http://www.mq.edu.au/study/international-students/scholarships/muis/vcis-closing-dates

Level of study
Undergraduate; Postgraduate

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