Information for term January in Sydney
Application deadline, and cost information.
Application DeadlineNovember 1, 2019
Program Deadlines and Pricing Info
- Deadline: November 1, 2019
- Dates: Dec 30, 2019 – Jan 20, 2020
- Eligibility: 2.5 Overall GPA
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Sydney is one of Southern Hemisphere’s main hubs for trade, finance, tech, and media production and a great place to dive into the intricacies of global business. Gain an in-depth understanding of international business and marketing, and acquire cultural skills needed to succeed in an increasingly globalized and interconnected world. Classes are taught at the CIEE Global Institute – Sydney and complemented with co-curricular activities designed to increase intercultural understanding.
Take a break between classes
at the magnificent Bondi Beach
Learn about social justice and delivery of services
in one of the most livable cities in the world
Catch a show
at the world-famous Sydney Opera House
Number of Sydney-siders, or residents of Sydney5M+
Hectares of parks and nature areas in Sydney1M+
Tons amount of fish sold each day at The Sydney Fish Market - the largest in the Southern Hemisphere52
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Sydney’s origins trace back to an area inhabited by Indigenous Australians for over 30,000 years, first visited by Europeans in the 1770’s and settled as a penal colony in 1788. Today, Sydney is a cosmopolitan, open-minded, multicultural city with more than five million residents. Nearly half of “Sydney-siders” speak a language other than English at home with 36% born overseas. Sydney is consistently ranked as one of the best cities to live globally, and it is renowned for its social inclusion, diversity, and tolerance.
Excursions & Activities
Every CIEE program is complemented with co-curricular activities and excursions designed to enhance academic and intercultural learning. In Sydney students may:
- Visit the Royal National Park to learn about aboriginal art
- Kayak with “mates” through Sydney Harbor before a traditional Australian BBQ
- Hike the spectacular Blue Mountains with experienced and informed guides ready to share the environmental and cultural history of the spectacular landscape
- Visit the Coolangatha Estate and learn about the first European settlement on New South Wales’ and its history as a former penal colony
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Live in a housing complex for students. Housing options include a mix of shared rooms in apartment-style dormitory complexes with common spaces. Location of housing is around 30 minutes’ commute from classes in Ultimo, Sydney.
Meals not included. Sydney has a vibrant food scene with fresh local fruits, vegetables, and meats readily available. You’ll find Australian food is influenced from all corners of the globe whether it’s a walk down Spice Alley, fish and chips on the beach or a traditional Australian pub feed there is something for everyone’s tastes.
Where You'll Study
Sydney Opera House
world-famous Sydney landmark
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What you need to knowThe program details
During the January in Sydney program, all students take the required course: International Marketing. In-class work is augmented by co-curricular visits to the city’s rich variety of cultural institutions and organizations relevant to the course offering.
CIEE Global Institute – Sydney is located in the city center, with easy access to public transportation and some of the best sites Sydney has to offer.
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Students must have a GPA of at least 2.5.
Total credit: 3 U.S. semester/4.5 quarter credits
CIEE courses: 3 U.S. semester/4.5 quarter credits; 45 contact hours
Language of Instruction
1 CIEE elective course
Note: This course listing is for informational purposes only and does not constitute a contract between CIEE and any applicant, student, institution, or other party. The courses, as described, may be subject to change as a result of ongoing curricular revisions, assignment of lecturers and teaching staff, and program development. Courses may be canceled due to insufficient enrollment.
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Scholarships & Grants
CIEE offers more than $8 million in scholarships and grants annually to help students like you make your study abroad dream a reality.
Students who apply to this program are eligible for the following scholarships and grants:
- Global Access Initiative (GAIN) Grants
To be considered, submit the CIEE Scholarships & Grants application within your CIEE program application. Learn more at the Scholarships & Grants section of our website.See more scholarship info
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Dates & Fees
No Hidden Fees
Fees & Housing
|January 2020||Nov 1, 2019||Dec 30, 2019||Jan 20, 2020||
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CIEE offers the most student support of any provider in its program fee, including an airport greeting, full-time leadership and support, orientation, cultural activities, local excursions, pre-departure advising, and CIEE iNext travel insurance with benefits.
Participation Confirmation = $300 *
Educational Costs = $2,253 **
Housing = $750
Insurance = $47Total Fees = $3,350
Students are responsible and manage costs related to travel, meals, books, and personal expenses. Below are estimates for consideration.
Meals not included in program fee = $500
International Airfare = $1,600 †
Local Transportation = $100
Books & Supplies = $100
Personal expenses = $400Total Estimated Costs = $2,700
CIEE offers the most grants and scholarships of any study abroad organization, including $8 million/year in travel grants, merit-based scholarships, institutional and MSI grants, and Gilman Go Global Grants.
This breakdown has been prepared from the program budget for the purpose of calculating eligibility for financial aid. During the course of program operations, actual figures may vary. It should not, therefore, be used as a basis for calculation of refunds. CIEE reserves the right to adjust fees at any time.
Students required to study on CIEE programs through a School of Record will be charged a $500 administrative fee in addition to the Program Fees listed.
** direct cost of education charged uniformly to all students
† round-trip based on U.S. East Coast departure
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