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: Winter semester: 9 January - 26 April 2018 | Fall semester: 10 September - 20 December 2018
Type of program: Semester Exchange
Length of Program: 4 months
Language of Instruction: English
Course Information: Academic Calendar | Course Restrictions (No Education, flexibility required for business and engineering)

Accommodation: Accommodation Website | Info for Exchange Students | 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
  • For Law students: 3 years of Law degree completed with at least 15 Law subjects completed at Macquarie University (students may not take 400-level law courses at Calgary)

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. No mandatory on-campus insurance policy purchase is required by the University of Calgary

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$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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