Semester Exchange - University of Calgary

Semester Exchange - University of Calgary

It is a public research university located in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Founded in 1966 (after operating as the Calgary branch of the University of Alberta since 1945) the University of Calgary is composed of 14 faculties and more than 85 research institutes and centres. The University of Calgary is a comprehensive research university, ranked one of Canada’s top research universities, combining the best of university tradition with the city of Calgary’s vibrant energy and diversity. UCalgary’s main campus occupies a beautiful setting with a view of the Rocky Mountains, covering more than 200 hectares – an area larger than Calgary’s entire downtown. Currently, more than 30,000 students are enrolled in undergraduate, graduate and professional degree programs. UCalgary has graduated an estimated 160,000 alumni over its 50-year history, including the former Prime Minister of Canada, Stephen Harper, and current Mayor of Calgary, Naheed Nenshi.

Country: Canada
Program Dates: Fall term ( early September – late December), Spring term (early January – late April)
Type of program: Semester Exchange
Length of Program: 5 months
Language of Instruction: English
Accommodation: Please refer to the accommodation website
More Information: Please refer to this website University of Calgary

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for this program, you must:

  • Nomination from Macquarie university
  • Proof of English 
  • For Law students: 3 years of Law degree completed with at least 15 Law subjects completed at Macquarie University

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 at Macquarie University and continue to pay your tuition fees to Macquarie University. As an exchange student you pay no tuition fees to host university. However, you must also always 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 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 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
It is a public research university located in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Founded in 1966 (after operating as the Calgary branch of the University of Alberta since 1945) the University of Calgary is composed of 14 faculties and more than 85 research institutes and centres. The University of Calgary is a comprehensive research university, ranked one of Canada’s top research universities, combining the best of university tradition with the city of Calgary’s vibrant energy and diversity. UCalgary’s main campus occupies a beautiful setting with a view of the Rocky Mountains, covering more than 200 hectares – an area larger than Calgary’s entire downtown. Currently, more than 30,000 students are enrolled in undergraduate, graduate and professional degree programs. UCalgary has graduated an estimated 160,000 alumni over its 50-year history, including the former Prime Minister of Canada, Stephen Harper, and current Mayor of Calgary, Naheed Nenshi.

Area of study
Business; Education; Engineering and IT; Environment; Health and medical sciences; Law, security and intelligence; Media, creative arts, and communication; Science; Society, history and languages

Eligibility
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Tags
Macquarie, Undergraduate, Postgraduate, Engineering, Language, Social Sciences, Exchange, Calgary, Canada

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/SE/?SID=SV_6xtWaFwZoUxHDQ9

Closing dates URL
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Level of study
Undergraduate; Postgraduate

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