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CISaustralia UCLA Short-term Study Abroad
Los Angeles CA, United States (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Summer (Dec - Feb)
Partner University Homepage: Click to visit
Restrictions: Sydney applicants only
Program Details:
Program Type:
Non-Exchange Short-Term
Short-term Type:
Short-term Duration:
6 weeks
Program Description:

January in Los Angeles, California at UCLA

CIS January UCLA Extn ST
Location Los Angeles, California, USA
Program description UCLA Extension is one of America’s oldest, largest and most comprehensive continuing higher education providers. Also known as the UCLA Division of Continuing Education, UCLA Extension offers a wide variety of professional development courses and programs for people who want to advance their careers, explore new career options, and enrich their personal lives.
Students can choose from a set of pre-defined courses relating to Marketing, Sociology, Entertainment, Entrepreneurship, Design and Leadership. Courses are normally scheduled to take place Monday through Friday, though students should be aware that classes are subject to the professor’s availability. As such, there may be some classes held on a Saturday. Students should also obtain pre-approval from the Australian University for at least three – ideally four – courses prior to departure.
Courses include:
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Self and Society
  • The Business of the Film Industry
  • Entrepreneurship and New Venture Formation
  • Design Thinking
  • Leadership Communication Strategies
Relevant subject areas Arts and Social Sciences (Marketing, Media), Business
Program dates 8 January – 18 February 2017
Application Deadline 21 October 2016
Places available CIS Australia programs are highly competitive and fill up fast so be sure to get your application in as early as possible.
Eligibility criteria To qualify students must be in good academic standing with a GPA of 4.5 (out of 7) or equivalent. If your current GPA falls below the requirement please contact us to discuss your situation. We will do what we can to find the right program for you.
As part of your application you will complete a CISaustralia Course Selection Worksheet. The instructions provided will assist you through the steps involved in selecting your courses.

Credit/Not-for-credit As a visa requirement, students must undertake two full-time courses (8 US credits) while attending this program – no more, no less. CISaustralia requires students to get 3 or 4 courses approved for academic credit with their Australian university – two as their top preferences, two as backups in the rare case a class might not run due to low enrolment numbers or professor availability.
Please contact your faculty office with the below email to submit an application for credit. Participation in any CIS Australia program does not guarantee credit and will require faculty assessment of individual applications-for-credit.
Please ensure you include in the email:
  • SID
  • Full name
  • Program name
  • Course syllabus
Arts and Social Sciences
Credit application form
Credit Application
Language Classes are instructed in English.
Fees and scholarships 2017 Total Program Fee: $8880 – 11 490 AUD
CIS Australia $1,000 scholarship
  • Tuition and fees (2 courses, 8 units only)
  • All additional UCLA registration, orientation and document fees
  • Airport pick up
  • On-site orientation
  • UCLA Extension Networking Event & Guest Lecture
  • Recreation Card
  • CISaustralia Site Director – 24/7 emergency support
  • CISaustralia Off-campus accommodation for duration of program
  • Medical and accident insurance
  • CISaustralia selected excursions and / or cultural activities
  • CISaustralia support services before, during & after the program (academic & financial advising)
  • All program handouts and required textbooks
  • F1 visa related documentation and instructions (visa fee not included)
  • Welcome breakfast or luncheon
  • Assistance with travel arrangements via STA Travel or local staff
  • Pre-departure materials and session
  • Farewell ceremony
  • UCLA Extension official transcript and record of participation

Additional costs (not included in program fee):  Airfare, travel insurance, meals, personal expenses.
OS-HELP loans may be available to eligible students enrolled in a Commonwealth supported place where the program is approved for credit prior to departure. Application required.
Location overview UCLA Extension lies at the heart of one of the most dynamic cities in the world – Los Angeles. Nestled among iconic neighbourhoods such as Bel Air, Brentwood and Beverly Hills, UCLA Extension provides an exceptionally engaging and stimulating setting. 
UCLA Extension is located in Westwood in the northern central portion of the Westside region of LA. From its hip arts district to fine dining, the Westside is home to many of LA’s best restaurants, high-end shopping and eclectic boutiques, and superb cultural and historic attractions.
Home to Hollywood, LA is without a doubt the entertainment capital of the world. The city also boasts a range of tourist attractions, great career opportunities, a feast of national sports, amazing restaurants and entertainment galore. Simply put, LA is the place to be!
The average temperature for Los Angeles in January is 13°C. The average high is a pleasant 18°C. Be prepared for both cool and warm. While LA traditionally has wonderful blue skies and mild/warm weather, in the winter months of December to February, nights can get cool, so make sure to bring a warm jacket.

Contact for more information CIS Australia