Short Term Language Exchange - Universidad ORT Uruguay (January)
Universidad ORT has designed a special intensive Spanish summer program for Macquarie’s introductory-level Spanish and Latin American studies (SPN) students. Participants will not only enhance their Spanish at one of Uruguay’s most renowned universities while gaining credit for their MQ degree, but will also immerse themselves in the unique culture and unique lifestyle of Montevideo.
Program Dates: 29 January 2018 - 16 February 2018
Program Credit: SPN120
Places available: Twelve (12)
Type of program: Short Term Language Program
Length of Program: 1 month
Application deadline: 31 August 2017 or until all places have been exhausted
Language of Instruction: Spanish
Accommodation: Participants will check-in at the student residence "Con Tutti" on the Sunday immediately before the program's commencement, while check-out will take place on the Saturday immediately after the program's conclusion. The cost of 3 weeks of accommodation at Residencia Con-Tutti will be USD$550 (+USD$100 security deposit).
More Information: Students will gain credit for SPN120, with a workload comprising of approximately 40 classroom hours over 3 weeks, complimented by a plethora of excursions and field trips. Final details given to participating students.
To be eligible for this program, you must:
- Enrolled into an undergraduate degree with demonstrable relevance to the program at Macquarie
- Successfully complete SPN101 and be enrolled in SPN102 at the time of assessment
- Students must have minimum GPA of 2.0/4.0 or 4.0/7.0 at time of assessment
- Completed a minimum 12cp at time of assessment
- Satisfy other criteria specified 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.
Logistics Fees: Student participants will be required to pay a logistics fee (Approx. AUD$505) to cover the cost of some cultural activities and other non-tuition related course components. Students should not book until they receive official acceptance from ORT.
Insurance: Travel insurance: must be purchased for duration of the trip. More information will be given to successful applicants.
Program Costs: Macquarie enrolment fees: students will be enrolled into corresponding Macquarie units (SPN120) for which the usual fees (or HECS deferral) is due. Students do not pay tuition fees to ORT.
*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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Universidad ORT has designed a special intensive Spanish summer program for Macquarie’s Spanish studies students. Participants will not only enhance their Spanish at one of Uruguay’s most renowned universities while gaining credit for their MQ degree, but will also immerse themselves in the unique culture and unique lifestyle of Montevideo.
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Macquarie, Undergraduate, Admisnistration, Humanities, Communication, Economics and Politics, Exchange, Short term, Uruguay
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