University of New South Wales Study Abroad Summer School Programs


UNSW is one of Australia's and the world's most recognized research and teaching universities. The summer program is unique because it combines UNSW’s academic excellence with travel throughout Australia. All programs commence in Darwin and spend time at the UNSW campus in Sydney, in additional to traveling to other locations relevant to the program topic such as Melbourne, Canberra, and Cairns.

  • Dates: Summer–4 weeks (typically mid-June to mid-July).
  • Eligibility: Open to all students currently enrolled in a U.S. college or university; minimum 2.8 GPA.
  • Credits: 4 undergraduate per semester.
  • Frequently asked questions: visit our FAQ page to learn about financial aid and more.
  • Application deadlines: March 15

How to Apply

You must submit both the SUNY Application to the SUNY Plattsburgh Global Education Office by the deadlines stated in the above section.  Once your application has been reviewed you will be sent an a link for an online application to complete the process.

Courses at UNSW

Students participating in the summer program will enroll in one course. A wide range of subjects are offered including history, science, business, tourism, and media. Please visit the UNSW Study Abroad Summer School website for or a list of all available modules.


Students accommodation will vary based on location and may include shared, budget-style accommodation, one night camping, single dorm rooms, and shared hotel rooms.

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All students will spend time in Sydney, as well as other locations in Australia. Sydney is Australia's largest city with a population of slightly more than 4 million. It is also known worldwide to be very cosmopolitan and home to a variety of cultures. Remember that when it is winter here, it is summer there and vice versa. The climate is moderate in the winter and hot in the summer. Visit or to learn more.

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Questions, Comments, Suggestions?

If you would like more information about study abroad and exchange opportunities at SUNY Plattsburgh, please contact us at:

Global Education Office
101 Broad Street
Plattsburgh, NY 12901

Phone: (518) 564-3287
Toll-Free Phone: (800) 388-6784
Fax: (518) 564-3292

Location: We are on the second floor of the Kehoe Administration Building on the SUNY Plattsburgh campus.