Host: Griffith University
Required GPA: 2.5
Housing: Off-campus apartments
Course Sampling: Environmental Science, Asian Studies, Public Health, International Business, Education, Biomedical Science, Information Technology, Microelectric Engineering
Of Note: 2-week environmental conservation volunteer program
Host: James Cook University
Required GPA: 2.8
Housing: Townsville – Residential college or on campus; Cairns – Housing within walking distance
Course Sampling: Law, Business and the Creative Arts; Science, Engineering and Information Technology; Arts, Education and Social Sciences; and Medicine, Health and the Molecular Sciences
Of Note: Townsville is located in natural bushland that is home to wildlife such as cockatoos, kookaburras, scrub turkeys and kangaroos; Cairns is surrounded by rainforest-covered hills and ten minutes from the beach; extensive bike paths; local bus services
Host: SU in Australia: Macquarie University
Required GPA: 2.5
Housing: Residential halls or off-campus apartments
Course Sampling: Creative Arts, Medical Science, Psychology, Business, Management
Of Note: Many sports, clubs and events; global leadership program; an easy 30-minute bus or train ride into central Sydney
Host: Murdoch University
Required GPA: 2.6
Housing: student village
Course Sampling: Aboriginal studies, Communications and Cultural Studies, Social Sciences, Business, Sciences, Veterinary Medicine
Of Note: Ten-day trip to the west coast and the Outback; only 20 minutes from Perth’s city center; only 10 minutes to Fremantle
Host: Massey University
Required GPA: 2.75
Housing: On-campus apartments
Approved Location Options: Auckland, Palmerston North, and Wellington campuses.
Course Sampling: Fine arts, design, animal science, environmental planning
Of Note: More than 1,300 international students from more than 65 countries; active student associations on each campus sponsor club, events and student services.
Host: BCA: Dunedin
Required GPA: 3.0
Housing: Student apartments
Course Sampling: The university offers a wide range of courses in many areas of study, including an internationally renowned exercise science department. Examples of courses include: accounting, advertisting, biochemistry, international business, wildlife management and more.
Of Note: Field study, sheep farm, Milford Sound and glow worms!