Get a firsthand view of current topics and critical debates that will have lasting impacts on world affairs like climate change, public health, economics, and government. This is your opportunity to earn credit in your major, expand your cultural understanding, and live the life of a student abroad. Each program is focused around a specific topic for a select field of study or major. You will learn about particular topics related to the program's theme and choose from a short, custom list of recommended classes. With your study schedule under control, you have time to explore the location and your field of study. You’ll live, travel, and learn alongside local and exchange students from around the world. Built-in activities and excursions paired with guided courses help you connect with the local culture. Themed programs are ideal for interdisciplinary students attracted to the theme or focus of the program.
Within three months in Queensland, I was able to conduct two full research projects on North Stradbroke Island in Moreton Bay and Heron Island in the southern Great Barrier Reef. Australia could not have come at a more perfect time in my personal and educational life. I am so grateful to have had this opportunity.