Semester Exchange - Simon Fraser University

Semester Exchange - Simon Fraser University

It is is a public research university in Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada, with its main campus on Burnaby Mountain and satellite campuses in Downtown Vancouver and Surrey. SFU is Canada's most community-engaged research university, with three thriving urban campuses. Consistently ranked among Canada’s top comprehensive universities and named to the Times Higher Education list of 100 world universities under 50, SFU is also the first Canadian member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association, the world’s largest college sports association.

Country: Canada
Program Dates: Spring Term: 2 January - 23 April 2018 | Fall Term: 31 August - 17 December 2018 | Summer Term (early May - mid August, unavailable to Macquarie undergradaute students)
Type of program: Semester Exchange
Length of Program: 4 months
Language of Instruction: English
Course Information: Academic Information | Course Restrictions (No Business or Law available)

Accommodation: Accommodation Website | Off-Campus Housing

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 Simon Fraser 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 is a public research university in Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada, with its main campus on Burnaby Mountain and satellite campuses in Downtown Vancouver and Surrey. SFU is Canada's most community-engaged research university, with three thriving urban campuses. Consistently ranked among Canada’s top comprehensive universities and named to the Times Higher Education list of 100 world universities under 50, SFU is also the first Canadian member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association, the world’s largest college sports association.

Area of study
Media, creative arts, and communication

Eligibility
Has a GPA requirement

Tags
Macquarie, Undergraduate, Engineering, Language, Law, Exchange, Simon Fraser, 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

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