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Western Sydney University
Penrith South, Australia (Exchange Program) (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Academic Year,
Fall,
Spring
Homepage: Click to visit
Budget Sheets Fall,
Spring
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2018 04/15/2018 04/15/2018 07/09/2018 11/16/2018
Academic Year 2019 04/15/2018 04/15/2018 07/09/2018 06/25/2019
Fact Sheet:
Level:
Undergraduate
Language Requirement:
No
Minimum GPA:
3.0
Language of Instruction:
English
Program Advisor: Leslie Johnson
Type of Credit:
UF GPA
Open to non-UF students:
No Program Type: UF Exchange
College:
Health and Human Performance
Program Description:

Western Sydney University

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About the University

Western Sydney University was founded in 1989, with a contemporary approach to study, work and innovation. They combine academic study with practical experience to deliver useful courses to help drive you towards your career goals. The university has six campuses located in the Greater Western Sydney (GWS) region. GWS is a center for trade with the third largest economy in Australia. More than 150 of the nation's top 500 companies are located in GWS. The campuses of the Western Sydney University are all connected to the local community in order to continue to grow and develop with GWS. 

You can also read more about the university in the WSU Study Abroad & Exchanges Brochure.

About the Location

Major tourist attractions in Western Sydney include the Blue Mountains and Sydney Olympic Park. The Western Sydney Parklands, a major urban parkland stretching through many local government areas in Western Sydney, also contains many attractions such as picnic areas and lookouts, Calmsley Hill Farm, Blacktown Olympic Park, Eastern Creek Raceway, and, most notably, the Nurragingy reserve, which features a Chinese garden. Large shopping malls include Westfield Penrith, Westfield Parramatta, Westfield Liverpool and Westpoint Blacktown. To read more about the city, click here.
 


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Academic Credits

As this is a UF exchange program, credits taken can satisfy major, minor, and elective course requirements with prior approval. UF GPA credit will be granted for all courses taken at Western Sydney University. To find out how to search for available courses, click here

Eligibility/Requirements

  • 3.0 GPA or higher
  • Students in good standing

Housing

Western Sydney University will assist you in finding accommodation, which includes limited on-campus accommodation and off-campusing housing. To read more about accommodation options, click here

Financial Aid

Most financial aid that you would receive on campus during the semester can be applied toward the cost of this study abroad program; however, all financial aid eligibility is determined by Student Financial Affairs. You must speak with Allison Costa, the study abroad financial aid advisor, to determine what aid can be applied to the cost of this study abroad program, including scholarships.

Application Fee

A $300 non-refundable service charge is assessed for students participating in single semester terms and a $500 non-refundable service charge is assessed for all participating in Academic Year programs. This charge is due within 21 days of the application. Students will be charged regular UF tuition while participating in the program. Tuition at Western Sydney University will be waived.
 

UFIC Study Abroad Advisor
Leslie Johnson
352-273-1508
ljohnson@ufic.ufl.edu

UF Academic Manager
Heather Gibson
352-294-1649
hgibson@ufl.edu