The summer break is a great opportunity for students to undertake a short-term virtual overseas experience including internships and study programs. These provide the valuable skills that you usually develop through international experiences without some of the costs associated with travelling overseas.
There are some short-term programs over the summer break that are available for in-person study for students in their country of citizenship/permanent residence, where they are currently residing in that country.
Bachelor of Arts (Media and Communications)
"Despite the travel ban, I got to experience Italy with the intensive virtual OLE in-country unit with a partner university. It was exciting to learn from Italian teachers through online workshops and live city tours via Zoom. We gained fundamental language skills, had daily chats with local students and cooked along with Italian chefs. Engaging with real-life content was very rewarding!”
In 2020, the annual Sydney Abroad Fair is going virtual. On Wednesday 14 October, the Quadrangle and Great Hall will come to you from 4pm to 6.30pm. Register for the online event and explore its features, including:
It’s so much more rewarding being able to engage with content that’s real-life. You also get the taste of travel without the jet-lag and damage to your bank account.
Did you know that planning and applications for semester exchange programs start up to 12 months before you depart? Applications for Semester 2, 2021 exchange programs are currently open so you can start the process now.
The Sydney Abroad Virtual Fair will help you explore your international options and inspire you to choose a program best suited for your studies. In the meantime, there are a number of info sessions run by Sydney Abroad advisers that will provide guidance around the application process.