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  • Locations: Sydney, Australia
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Calendar Year, Fall, Spring
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Restrictions: UGA applicants only
  • Cost of Attendance Sheets: Fall, Spring
  • Courses Offered
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Calendar Year 2018 12/31/2018 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Fall 2019 02/01/2019 02/22/2019 TBA TBA
Academic Year 2019-2020 02/01/2019 02/22/2019 TBA TBA
Spring 2020 09/15/2019 10/07/2019 TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Program Category: UGA Exchange Sponsor: UGA
Partner Institution: University of Sydney (FICE: 900172) Type of Instruction: Lecture
Classes With: Local Students Language of Instruction: English
Taught By: Host Professor(s) Housing Location: Off-Campus, On-Campus
Housing Type: Dorm/Student Residence, Own Arrangements Work Opportunity: No
Volunteer Opportunity: No Scholarship Availability: Yes
Academic Area: Agriscience and Environmental Systems, Art, Business Administration, Education, Engineering, General Business, Law, Mass Media Arts, Music, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Pharmacy, STEM, Studio Art, Theatre, Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences, Veterinary Medicine Open to non-UGA students: No
Program Description:


UGA Exchange, University of Sydney

There are many benefits of being a study abroad or exchange student at the University of Sydney as part of your degree, such as our academic reputation, wide range of courses, vibrant student life, guaranteed housing and unique Study Abroad Internship Program, to name a few.

Ranked 38th in the world in the 2013 QS World University Rankings and consistently in the top three in Australia, the University of Sydney is one of the country’s leading research-intensive universities and a member of the prestigious Group of Eight. Many of our academics, your teachers, are leaders in their field giving you insights into the latest thinking and research in your field. We create leaders. With our excellent academic reputation, including Business School accreditation by the peak European (EQUIS) and North American (AACSB International) bodies, you can have great confidence in your semester of study.

At the University of Sydney we teach you think critically and find solutions to real world problems. Through the Study Abroad and Student Exchange programs is an exciting and challenging way of broadening your horizons in a new environment.

Program Location

sydneyThe University of Sydney has several campuses and teaching facilities spread across greater Sydney, but most of our faculties and student support services are based on the Camperdown and Darlington campuses.

Whether you’re an art novice or connoisseur, anyone can get involved in Art & About Sydney a fun, vibrant and collaborative festival that uses public spaces throughout the City as a canvas.

You could find yourself face-to-face with a giant pink snail around the city CBD, experience a dance/street gymnastics performance in a Sydney park, be told someone’s deepest secret at a bus stop or stroll through an avenue of art in Hyde Park. As well as the streets, parks, laneways and public spaces, take advantage of The Art Gallery of NSW, State Library of NSW, Australian Museum, Museum of Sydney and Customs House Library, who will all be opening their doors until late.

Don’t forget to take in the distinct character of our villages too, from designer led Surry Hills, to hip and happening Newtown; elegant cafes in Potts Point to the Theatre District in Walsh Bay, there is something to suit all tastes.

2018 Study Abroad and Exchange Guide - The University of Sydney.pdf
Sydney Exchange Program Guide.pdf

Contact Information

Ms. Colleen Larson
Education Abroad Advisor
Office of International Education
International Education Building
1324 S. Lumpkin Street
Athens, GA 30602

Academic Program

Course Offerings:
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Eligibility Requirements

Program Dates

Fall Semester (Sydney Semester 2): Mid July to Mid November
Spring Semester (Sydney Semester 1): Mid February to Late June


University of Sydney Accommodation Info

Sydney Accommodation Estimate: Students will receive instructions from Sydney regarding how to make a housing reservation for Urbanest & students receive special pricing and contract dates.  Estimate available now is as follows:

With regard to Sydney's guaranteed accommodation, Sydney is finalising the 2018 application bulletin.
Sydney Estimates:  
The pricing from July 2017 to Dec 2018 will be set at:
AUD$310 per week x 20 weeks for shared rooms at AUD$6,200
AUD$360 per week x 20 weeks for single rooms at AUD$7,200 

Program Ratings:
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Program Reviews:
Lauren Taylor Reischman, Spring 2016 Participant
The organization of the trip is very student driven, but Colleen was very helpful.

Courtney Tate McGonigle, Spring 2018 Participant
This exchange program has been the best decision I've made during my whole University career. My advice to anyone considering a program through the UGA OIE - do it. I promise it will be an adventure of a lifetime and an experience you will cherish forever. Thank you OIE for giving me this amazing opportunity.

Briana Elizabeth Young, Fall 2017 Participant
Be brave. It's worth it. (Also pay for one of the orientation trips! It is the best time to make friends. The people I traveled with and became close with were people I met on those trips.)