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University of Queensland- CLAS
Brisbane, Australia (Exchange Program) (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Academic Year,
Fall,
Spring
Homepage: Click to visit
Budget Sheets Academic Year,
Fall,
Spring
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2019 10/15/2018 10/15/2018 TBA TBA
Fact Sheet:
Level:
Graduate, Undergraduate
Minimum GPA:
3.0
Program Advisor: Leslie Johnson
Type of Credit:
UF GPA
Open to non-UF students:
No Program Type: UF Exchange
College:
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Program Description:

University of Queensland- CLAS

Semester/Academic Year

jour 2   jou 1 

About the University

The University of Queensland was founded in 1910 and was the first university in the state. It is one of the top 100 universities worldwide with 50,000 students and 13,000 international students from 141 different nations. UQ has a strong focus on teaching excellence, having won more Australian Awards for University Teaching than any other in the country and attracting the majority of Queensland's highest academic achievers, as well as top interstate and overseas students. The University of Queensland is focused on providing students with the tools they need to excel in their chosen field and has a dedicated support staff to ease international students in their transition to Australia. 

You can read more about the university in the UQ Exchange Information Sheet.

About the Location

The University of Queensland is located in Brisbane, which is the capital and most populous city in the state of Queensland. Brisbane has a wide mix of restaurants, shopping, nightlife, nature and wildlife. It contains various sites to explore such as South Banks Parkland and the Gallery of Modern Art. The city also has an active sports scene and is home to its very own rugby league team, the Brisbane Broncos. The popular central business district is situated inside a bend of the Brisbane River, making it a popular spot for kayaking. To read more about the city, click here.
 


Queensland

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 University of Queensland. Click here to search available courses. Please make sure that when you search for a course to click "courses" on the right hand side after searching by keyword, and then click "Show only pre-approved courses for Study Abroad students" on the left hand side under "Study Abroad". You can also click here to see what courses have been popular with study abroad students. 

Eligibility/Requirements

  • 3.0 GPA or higher
  • Students in good standing

Housing

University of Queensland Accommodation Services provides information to assist you in finding a home that's right for you and to make your arrival as smooth as possible. They will assist you in finding accommodation, which includes limited on-campus accommodation and off-campus 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 QUT will be waived.
 

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

UF Academic Manager
John Krigbaum
352-392-2253 x243
krigbaum@ufl.edu