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Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Click here for a definition of this term Class Standing: Junior, Senior, Sophomore Program Type: study abroad
Program: Affiliate GPA Requirement: 2.5
Housing: Dormitory, Student Apartment Fields of Study: Anthropological Linguistics, Anthropology, Archaeology, Biochemistry, Biological Sciences, Business, Chemistry, Communication Studies, Criminal Justice, Digital Media, Economics, English, Environmental Science, Finance, Foreign Languages & Literature, General Engineering, Geology, History, Human Development & Family Studies, International Studies, Journalism, Legal Studies, Management, Mathematical Statistics, Multiculture Studies, Philosophy, Physics, Political Science, Psychology, Religious Studies, Restaurant & Hospitality Management, Women's Studies
Language of Instruction: English
Program Description:

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Multicultural learning in a Sydney suburb

Macquarie University, ranked 15th most international university in the world, prides itself on being a vibrant, diverse, and innovative university where multicultural inclusion underlines every course of study. Through Arcadia, you can also choose to include an internship placement while you study at Macquarie, to gain knowledge and experience to boost your resume. 

This friendly university enjoys particular renown in subject areas like engineering, environment, law, and media & communications. Courses in accounting and finance are also popular and are strengthened by the presence of the Graduate Accounting and Finance Centre and the offer of an AACSB accredited Business School. Its faculty of human sciences has strong linguistics and psychology departments and also provides study abroad students with the opportunity to enroll in early childhood studies. 

Located in suburban Sydney, within commuting distance of the Central Business District (30 minutes by train), Macquarie's spacious and lush campus hosts 39,000 students, over 7-9,000 of whom are international.

 
  • Internship placement options include: Advertising; architecture & landscape architecture; arts; business operations (including HR); entrepreneurial start-ups; environment & sustainability; film & TV; financial services; health; hospitality; journalism; law; marketing; non-governmental organizations; politics; psychology; public relations; sport; and theatre. The Placement Information and Field Guide outlines more placement details.
 
  • There are over 120 societies and 35 sporting clubs, including the Sport and Aquatic Centre, which houses indoor and outdoor pools; a gym; and squash, badminton, basketball, volleyball, and netball courts.
 
  • Macquarie has an award-winning Global Leadership Program that invites students to develop important leadership skills by studying, volunteering, and participating in activities.
 
Excursions & Activities

With Arcadia, you learn beyond the classroom. Travel to fascinating places of interest that enhance your cultural immersion and give a meaningful context to your academic courses, through Arcadia's planned excursions and activities. Arcadia Australia offers a wonderful array of excursions and activities impacted by the location of your program to bring you unique experiences. These excursions and activities range from urban locations, coastal regions, rural bushlands, rainforests, and tropical islands. They provide you the opportunity to immerse yourself in the culture, environment, traditions, and with the people of these places. You will try new foods, learn new skills, explore incredible places, and learn about the Indigenous peoples of Australia.

Our staff will help you look beneath the surface of everyday life and begin to understand what it means to be Australian. While we encourage you to engage with the culture through your course options, there’s also a world of learning beyond the classroom. All Arcadia excursions are designed to be fun and interactive learning opportunities. We’ll open the doors, but it’s up to you to grasp the opportunity and enjoy a life-changing experience. Our excursions are fun and interactive opportunities to visit places off the beaten track.


WHY ARCADIA?

Arcadia is a nationally recognized leader in higher education, offering exceptional study, research, and internship experiences for students from colleges and universities across the US. Our unique combination of customized, diverse academic programming and comprehensive support allows students to explore new worlds, get to know themselves, boost their resumes for future job opportunities and graduate school, and experience the incredible growth and shifts in perspective that a culturally immersive experience can deliver.

Please visit the Arcadia website for dates and the latest program information.

 

Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2024 10/15/2023 ** Rolling Admission 02/02/2024 06/22/2024
Fall 2024 03/25/2024 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Year 2024-2025 03/25/2024 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.