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Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2019 02/01/2019 02/01/2019 TBA TBA
Spring 2020 08/15/2019 08/15/2019 TBA TBA
Fact Sheet:
Target Language: English GPA Requirement: 2.5
Housing Options: Apartment Internship available: No
Program Description:

Rider in Australia:
USC, University of the Sunshine Coast

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Academics Location
USC is an innovative Australian university with a reputation for quality, excellent support services and technologically advanced facilities. Students may choose from courses across the University. Study areas include: Biomedical Science, Business, Communication, Design, Environmental Science, Health and Sports Sciences, Humanities, Information Technology and Social Sciences.

USC Courses: 2017 & 2018

(please note that USC Semester 1 courses are for the Spring semester and Semester 2 courses are for Fall semester)
University of the Sunshine Coast is located approximately 90 kilometers north of Brisbane, and only a short drive from the Sunshine Coast's major centers and some of Australia's best beaches and national parks. The Sunshine Coast enjoys a pleasant, subtropical climate, which is comfortable all year round.

Academic Calendar Dates for 2018:
Spring: February 19 - June 22
Fall: July 16 - November 16

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Student Life
The modern and environmentally sensitive campus has won a host of awards for its architecture and is a designated wildlife reserve, home to Eastern Grey kangaroos. Facilities include: athletic track and indoor sports stadium with gym, cafes and eateries, art gallery, bookshop, access to public transportation, 24-hour computer laboratories and an award-winning library. Students share living facilities in nearby-apartment complexes. Each four-bedroom apartment has a fully-equipped kitchen and furnished living area, and each bedroom includes a private shower and toilet, study area, telephone and internet connections.