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UF in Fiji - Sustaining Humans and their Environments
Cairns, Australia; Nadi, Fiji (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Summer A
This program is currently not accepting applications.
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Budget Sheets Summer A
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer A 2017 03/15/2017
03/15/2017 06/11/2017 06/20/2017

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Fact Sheet:
Level:
Graduate, Undergraduate
Language Requirement:
None
Minimum GPA:
2.5
Language of Instruction:
English
Program Advisor: Lauren Strange
Type of Credit:
UF GPA
UF Course Registration: LEI 4955
Open to non-UF students:
No
Program Type:
UF Sponsored
Open to all majors:
Yes
College:
Health and Human Performance
Program Description:

UF in Fiji

Sustaining Humans and their Environments
Summer A: June 11 - June 20, 2017

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About the Program

Spend 10 days traveling through the mainland of Fiji and one of its offshore islands. Observe Fiji firsthand with local field guides and UF professors with expertise in the fields related to ecotourism and sustanability. You can participate in the program on its own or add it onto the North Queensland Humans and the Environment or the New Zealand Adventure Recreation and Tourism programs.

About the Location

Fiji is known for its vibrant traditional culture and spectacular natural

Excursions

Excursions include snorkeling to view coral reefs, a Fijian craft market, a Hindu temple, kayaking class II rapids with Rivers Fiji, and spending a night with a Fijian family.

Click here to view a sample itinerary

Housing

You will stay in a variety of lodgings, including a budget hotel, beach side bures and one night with a Fijian family.

Eligibility/Requirements

  • open to all majors
  • 2.5 GPA
  • students in good standing

Examine Human and Cultural Aspects of Fijian Society with a Focus on Ecotourism and Sustainability.

Experience a Successful Ecotourism Business Firsthand while Kayaking Down the Rapids.

Conduct an Ethnography in a Fijian Village.

Conduct a Study of an Island Tourism Resort.

Course Information

College of Health and Human Performance
Department of Tourism, Recreation, and Sport Management
Course is taught by UF Faculty and independent Fijian experts
for 3 UF GPA credits.
 

LEI4955/LEI6931: Humans and the Environment
 
Total Number of Credits Offered: 3

HHP Program Specific Scholarship, Deadline is 2/21/2014
UF in NQ and Fiji Study Abroad Scholarship Opportunity.docx
Financial Aid

Most financial aid that you would receive on campus during the summer 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 your financial aid advisor to determine what aid can be applied to the cost of this study abroad program, including scholarships.
 
2017 Pricing

  • 2017 Undergraduate Program Fee
    Standalone: $2,998
    Combined with UF in North Queensland:$9,797  
  • 2017 Graduate Program Fee:
    Standalone: $3,246
    Combined with UF in North Queensland:$10,541

A $350 or $700 (combined program) nonrefundable deposit toward the total cost of the program is due at the time of application. The remaining fees are due no later than 45 days prior to departure. If you receive financial aid, you can defer payment until it disburses. Deferment decision will be based on the amount of aid to be received.

What's Included:

Tuition for 3 credits, all accommodations, in-country transportation, lectures and seminars, all field excursions and entrance fees, most meals, international health insurance, and emergency medical assistance.

What's Not Included:

Round-trip airfare, some meals, course packet, additional personal travel, and personal expenses.

UFIC Study Abroad Advisor
Lauren Strange
9352-273-1508
lstrange@ufic.ufl.edu

 

Faculty Program Director
Dr. Heather Gibson
352-294-1649

hgibson@hhp.ufl.edu

 



 
This program is currently not accepting applications.