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  • Locations: Perth, Australia; Sydney, Australia
  • Program Terms: Summer
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  • Program Sponsor: AIFS 
  • Restrictions: UNCW applicants only
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2021 02/15/2021 ** Rolling Admission 06/14/2021 07/09/2021

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Language of Instruction: English Program Type: Study Abroad
Provider: AIFS Field of Study: Aboriginal Studies, Arts, Creative Writing, Culture, English, History, Journalism, Liberal Arts, Media Studies, Photography, Writing
Minimum GPA: 2.5 Class Standing: Junior, Senior, Sophomore
Advisor: Katrena Henderson
Program Description:

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Storytelling in Australia
Spend a summer studying and traveling through Western Australia with AIFS! Spend 3 weeks in the state of Western Australia beginning and ending in Perth with a 10-day field trip through the Outback in between. 

Courses taught in English by faculty from Murdoch University’s School of Arts. Earn up to 4 credtis studying creative writing, journalism, photography and theater. 

Live on campus in double rooms in a student residence in Perth. While traveling, you will stay in tents at campsites and farm stays. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are all included while traveling.

You will stay in Perth for 7 nights, travel throughout Northwest Australia for 10 nights, and then return to Perth for the last 4 nights. 

Cultural and academic excursions include: 
  • Tours of Perth and Fremantle
  • Trip to Murchison River Gorge and Kalbarri National Park
  • Trip to the Hamelin Pool stromatolites
  • Snorkeling in Coral Bay
  • Visit to Meekatharra and Cue to view Aboriginal rock paintings
An optional 3-night visit to Sydney including a sightseeing tour and a Blue Mountains day trip is available to students on the AIFS flight package.
 
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Over 50% of our students receive financial support from AIFS in the form of scholarships or grants!  
   
AIFS is recognized as a premier provider of study abroad programs. All-inclusive program fees cover tuition, housing, a meal plan, tours and excursions, insurance and 24-hour emergency service. Since 1964, more than 1.5 million students have traveled abroad with AIFS.