Semester Exchange - University of St Andrews

Semester Exchange - University of St Andrews

St Andrews is a unique and captivating place, and the University is a key part of its charm. Seven centuries of history link the students with the town, leading to the ancient and yet modern institution apparent today. University of St Andrews is Scotland's top ranked university, with an internationally diverse student cohort with 40% of students coming from outside the UK.

$5,000 Endeavour scholarships available for UG students applying for S02, 2018 semester exchange. Australian citizens or Permanent Residents are eligible only.

Country: United Kingdom 
Program Dates:
Semester 1: September - December, Semester 2: January - May
Area of study:
Business, Security and Intelligence, Media, Creative arts, and communication, Science, Society, history and languages  
Type of program:
Semester Exchange
Length of Program:
5 months
Language of Instruction: 
Students can choose from a range of accommodation options. Please refer to the accommodation website
Course Details:
University of St Andrew has two main faculties that correspond to Macquarie; Faculty of Arts and Faculty of Science. There are a variety of subjects in these areas. Students can also take subjects in Economics, Management and psychology. 
Academic Advice: All students looking to apply for a program should seek Academic Advice with the relevant Department or Faculty.

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for this program, you must have:
  • A cumulative GPA of 3.2 or higher (varies each program),
  • Completion of at least 18cp at the time of application.
  • Enough credit points remaining to complete the program,
  • Comply with the eligibility criteria outlined in the Student Exchange Policy.

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 and Payment Options: For all exchange programs (semester and short term), there is a compulsory application fee. For more information and payment options please refer to the Payment Website.

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. More information will be given to students upon acceptance.

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.

*Disclaimer: Macquarie University does not ensure the quality or reputation of activities run externally, should students choose to undertake these activities they take on the full risk and responsibility. All students need to undertake their own risk assessment before departure, considering wisely their personal health and safety risks. Ultimately participation in these activities is at the students’ risk."

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Study a Semester Exchange program in University of St Andrews for 5 months, University of St Andrews is located in United Kingdom

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

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Macquarie, Undergraduate, Postgraduate, University of St Andrews, Semester Exchange, United Kingdom, Business, Environment, Health and Medical Sciences, Media, Creative arts, and communication, Science, Society, history and languages, psychology

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Level of study
Undergraduate; Postgraduate

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