Semester Exchange - Carleton University

Semester Exchange - Carleton University

Carleton University’s roots as a non-denominational college supported in part by charitable donations from the Ottawa community make it unique among Ontario universities. Founded in 1942, Carleton was created in response to the need to help provide the young people in Ottawa, many of whom had taken on jobs to cope with the pressures of the Depression, with an opportunity to continue their formal education.

From its humble beginnings on Ottawa’s First Avenue, Carleton has grown into a dynamic research and teaching institution with a tradition of anticipating and leading change. Today, the university sits on more than 100 acres, on a site between the Rideau River and the Rideau Canal, just a short distance from downtown Ottawa.

The university provides an excellent education and experience to its more than 24,000 full- and part-time students at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Its more than 875 academic staff are recognized internationally for their scholarship and cutting-edge research in more than 50 disciplines.

Carleton’s reputation is built on its strengths in the fields of journalism, public affairs, international affairs, architecture and high technology. Its students benefit from the interdisciplinary, active, hands-on approach to teaching and research practiced by its faculty members and from the numerous partnerships the university has with the federal government, other universities and private sector partners.

Country: Canada
Program Dates: Winter semester: 8 January - 26 April 2018 | Fall semester: 1 September to 20 December 2018
Type of program: Semester Exchange
Length of Program: 4 months
Language of Instruction: English
Course Information: Undergraduate Calendar | Undergraduate Courses | Postgraduate Calendar | Postgraduate Courses | Course Restrictions

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for this program, you must:

  • Students must be in good academic standing at their home university
  • Nomination from Macquarie university, English language proficiency for non-native speakers
  • Review the course information and restricted courses to check it is suitable for your degree program

How to Apply 

Applicants must complete an online Application form. You'll need to include:

Your personal details, One University preference, It should take around 2 - 3 minutes to complete an application. 

Important notes:

Application Fee: No fee

Payment Options: No fee

Logistics Fees: No fee

Insurance: Students are covered by Macquarie International insurance and must purchase extra insurance to cover the mid-semester break and any travel taken before or after the official start and end dates for the semester abroad. All students must also pay to enrol in the mandatory Carleton University Health Insurance Plan

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 comprehensive university located in the capital of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario. Carleton’s proximity to government institutions, libraries, media and a thriving knowledge economy make Carleton a great place to learn and live. Students, staff, faculty and visitors to Carleton University can take advantage of what Ottawa has to offer all year around: the arts, the outdoors, professional sports, and an exciting, vibrant night life and a strong sense of community.

Area of study
Environment; Health and medical sciences; Law, security and intelligence; Science

Eligibility
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Tags
Macquarie, Undergraduate, Business, Engineering, Language, Law, Exchange, Carleton, Canada

Benefits
Travel Grant

Value
AU$700

Phone
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Email
mi.exchange@mq.edu.au

Apply URL
https://students.mq.edu.au/experience/travel-while-studying/apply

Closing dates URL
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Level of study
Undergraduate; Postgraduate

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