Study abroad and exchange programs

Study abroad and exchange programs

Why Sydney?

Sydney is a dynamic, cosmopolitan and friendly destination for students, ranked fourth in the 2015 QS Best Student Cities in the World. The Mercer Quality of Living index ranks Sydney as one of the 10 most liveable cities, and the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) ranks it the sixth safest city in the world.

Get to know Sydney

Study amidst native Australian bushland with easy access to more than 100 beaches and the Sydney CBD in close proximity. If that sounds too good to be true, choose one of our two options to make your dream a reality.

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    If you're studying at one of our partner universities, you can choose to spend one or two semesters experiencing a world-class education on our beautiful campus, with everything taken care of by your university.

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    Study Abroad

    Whether you're applying directly or with an approved program representative, Study Abroad could be your ticket to one or two semesters at one of Australia's leading universities - and you don't have to be enrolled in university.

Study Abroad application deadlines

Start Session 1 (February - June): 30th November each year
Start Session 2 (July - December): 30th April each year

Exchange application deadlines

Start Session 1 (February - June): 30th October each year
Start Session 2 (July - December): 15th April each year

2019 Academic Dates and Important Information

Making the decision to travel to the other side of the world to study a session or a year takes a lot of courage and commitment, so the Study Abroad and Exchange team here at Macquarie University congratulates you on making that decision. Ahead of you are opportunities, experiences and challenges that may change the way you see life, the world and your place in it. Please visit our Pre-Arrival Information for Incoming Exchange and Study Abroad Students.

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