STUDY ABROAD in AUSTRALIA!!!!! Educati on Abroad

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STUDY ABROAD in AUSTRALIA!!!!!
SUMMER SESSION I 2013
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Program Overview
EXPLORE THE NATURAL BEAUTY AND WONDERS OF AUSTRALIA!!!!!
This unique program will explore through classroom activities, half-day
field trips, full-day field trips and overnight excursions the natural beauty
and wonders of Australian natural resources and tourist attractions. The
focus will be a comparative analysis of Australian and American natural
resource, recreational, tourism, ecological, natural heritage, protected
land and environmental management techniques and processes through
guided, hands-on and self-directed experiences and opportunities!
Location(s):
Program begins in Sydney, Australia and includes
stops in Brisbane, Cairns and the Great Barrier Reef!
Tentative Program Dates:
Program leaves LA, CA on May 24, 2013 for Sydney
and ends in Cairns, Australia on June 14, 2013
Program Leader(s):
Academics
REC 494-801/EVS 431-801/EVS 592-801--Natural Resource,
Environmental, Tourism and Natural Heritage Management in Australia
(3 Credit Hours)
Undergraduate and Graduate Student Course
REC 494-802/EVS 485-801/EVS 592-802--Special Topics in Natural
Resource, Environmental, Tourism and Natural Heritage Mgt in Australia
(3 Credit Hours)
Undergraduate and Graduate Student Course
Program Activities and Features
This program has been coordinated
through GlobalLinks and includes an
exciting diversity of opportunities and
experiences in Sydney, Brisbane,
Cairns, the Blue Mountains, the
Kuranda Rainforest National Park,
Lamington National Park and
snorkeling and scuba diving in the
Great Barrier Reef Marine Park just to
name a few!!!!! You will meet
Australian Aboriginal people and
share their culture and food as well!!!
Program Facts
Dr. Jim Herstine 910.962.3283 [email protected]
Dr. Bob Buerger 910.962.3259 [email protected]
Application Deadline: MARCH 15, 2013
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Applications are available through the program
leader, the Office of International Programs
and online at:
www.uncw.edu/international/abroad/eaap.hmtl
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A $225 non-refundable deposit is due at time of application. There are only 20 available spots in the program so
submit your application and deposit early!!!!!
Eligibility
Students are eligible to apply for this program if
they meet the following eligibility criteria:
Aboriginal culture
• Degree-seeking student
• At least Sophomore standing at time of participation
• Good judicial standing
• 2.5 GPA at time of application
• Open to any and all undergraduate and graduate
student majors!!!!! No prerequisites!!!!!
Learn more at www.uncw.edu/international
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Cost
Estimated Program Fee:
Only $4,600 based on 18 participants!
Aerial view of the Great Barrier Reef
Location
Program participants will have the unique and special opportunity to
explore in-depth and up-close and personal the natural resources, beauty,
wonders and culture of Australia and to meet and talk to the managers of
unbelievable natural resource, environmental, tourism and natural
heritage sites and facilities. Australia is well known for its varied
landscapes, tourism and protected land management systems from the
red deserts of the Outback, to the Great Barrier Reef, to the white sand
beaches that surround nearly the entire continent. With their proximity
to many natural and cultural attractions, Sydney, Brisbane and Cairns are
ideally located for historical, cultural, environmental, tourism and
professional natural resource and protected land management studies.
Program Fee Includes:
ALL scheduled field trip and activity fees
• Medical insurance
• ALL lodging accommodations
• 20 breakfast, 7 lunch and 9 dinner meals
• Excursions to
o Sydney and the Blue Mountains
o Brisbane and Lamington National Park
o Cairns and the Great Barrier Reef
Additional Costs: (not included in program fee)
We will fly over as a group!
• Round Trip Flight/LAX to Sydney to Brisbane to
Cairns: $1,970
• Some Meals: $400
• UNCW Tuition and Fees: 6 credits
• Round Trip Flight to LAX: $400
Expenses for "side excursions" during free time
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Financial Aid & Scholarships
Federal and state financial aid may be applied
toward this program. Even if you are normally
ineligible for financial aid, you should submit a
financial aid application (FAFSA). You may find
that you are eligible for additional funding.
UNCW students may also apply for a UNCW
Summer Education Abroad Grant and additional
study abroad scholarships. Grant applications
and additional information are available a
Aerial view of Sydney
www.uncw.edu/international/abroad/aid.html
TUITION/FEES ELIGIBLE FOR FINANCIAL AID!!!!!
Web Sites
www.australia.com/
www.australia.gov.au
www.greatbarrierreef.org/
www.globallinksabroad.org
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UNCW is committed to and will provide equal educational
and employment opportunity. Questions regarding program access may be
directed to the Compliance Officer, UNCW Chancellor’s Office, 910.962.3088, Fax 910.962.3483.
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