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Deakin University - Winter

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    About the Program

    Deakin University has a passion for International education and the Australian Studies Summer School offers the chance to satisfy intellectual and cultural curiosity about one of the world’s most diverse cultures. Learning outcomes include cultural orientation skills; history, culture, and analyses. Additionally, this program will entertain and heighten your understanding of Australia today.

    Students will be hosted on the Geelong Waterfront campus where you step out of the classroom and on to the beach! Housing includes a private room within a shared apartment in a newly built residence hall close to the train station. Students can ride directly to downtown Melbourne in just 50 minutes. The program includes cultural excursions in Melbourne and a Learn to Surf excursion on the world famous Great Ocean Road.

    Location Victoria, Australia
    Program Type Partner University Program
    Program Term Winter
    Program Dates

    January 5 - 20, 2024.

    To facilitate the airport pick up service to Deakin University, the study abroad office will provide a flight to students accepted to the program.budget

    Language of Instruction English
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    Living Arrangements Dormitory-Style Residence (Included in program fee)
    Additional Information A Partner University program is a study abroad experience where students are nominated/accepted by Stony Brook University, and enroll at a partner institution. In most cases SBU faculty or staff are NOT traveling with participants.
    Program Housing Statement: Stony Brook University is required to comply with the housing policies of the host country, partner institution and/or hotel/hostel. These policies may include requirements such as sex-based housing placement.


    GPA 3.0
    Application Deadline October 1
    Candidates may be interviewed to determine their qualifications for participating and representing Stony Brook University abroad.
  • Academic Information

    Course Information

    *Students receive 4 credits.

    You will study unit AIX290 - Australia Today at the Melbourne Burwood Campus. This short program is designed to provide an insight into historical and contemporary elements of Australian society. Students will delve into the country's history, politics, culture, landscape, settlement and indigenous cultures.

    Academic Policies

    • This is a partner university program. Applications must be submitted to Stony Brook University first. Information regarding the next steps in the process will be distributed to students who have received formal nominations by their International Programs Coordinator.
    • Grades earned in a Partner University program WILL NOT calculate towards the cumulative GPA for SBU students.
    • Non-SBU students must contact their home university regarding their grade and credit transfer policy.
    • All participants following the Stony Brook Curriculum (SBC) will receive GLO and EXP+ in addition to requirements fulfilled by their coursework.

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