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Study Abroad

Deakin University - Winter

  • About the Program

    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 Program Dates: January 6 to January 26, 2019 (*Please note that flights are typically 24 hours long. Once accepted, our office will give appropriate dates for departure*)
    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.

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  • Program Details

    Course of Study

    *Students receive 4 credits.

    For students following the Stony Brook Curriculum(SBC) this programs fulfills GLO, SBS and EXP+.

    You will study unit  AIX290 - Australia Today at the Geelong Waterfront 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.

    Program Details

    Language of Instruction English
    Language Proficiency N/A
    Program Term Winter
    Living Arrangements Dormitory-Style Residence (Included in program fee)

    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.

    Additional Information

    Credits earned on this program do not calculate toward a student's GPA at Stony Brook University. Non-SBU students are advised to check their home university policy on grade and credit transfer.

  • Requirements


    GPA 3.0
    Application Deadline October 15 (Deadline has been extended to November 15th)
    Candidates may be interviewed to determine their qualifications for participating and representing Stony Brook University abroad.
  • Program Cost

    Program Cost

    Application Fee $60
    Tuition Rate

    $286 per credit for NY residents

    $1,023 per credit for non-residents

    Program Fee $3,200: Includes housing, books, welcome dinner, airport transfer to campus, excursions in Melbourne, learn to surf excursion (Fee subject to change)
    Administrative Fee $200 (non-refundable)
    International Health Insurance Included in the Program Fee
    Other Fees $1,000 approximately: meals, personal expenses
    Travel Costs $2,700 approximately for airfare and visa. Students may be required to travel together to the study abroad site. The study abroad advisor will provide details to participants once available.
    Costs are estimates for planning purposes of the student and are subject to change at any point.
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