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CISaustralia January in Noumea Study Abroad
Noumea, New Caledonia (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms:
Program Terms: Summer (Dec - Feb)
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Program Description:
Program Description:


CISaustralia January in Noumea Short term Study Abroad

Noumea, New Caledonia
Program dates: Various
Application deadline: Various
Duration Various

Program Description
This unique programme enables students to immerse themselves in the French language and culture without the expense of travelling all the way to Europe. Nearby New Caledonia, a French overseas territory, is the ideal setting for French language study. Students will study in delightful traditional buildings by the sea, live in resort-style accommodation and enjoy a laid-back island atmosphere, whilst simultaneously improving their French. Programme lengths vary between two weeks to two months.
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Academic Information

Language: Classes are instructed in English and French.    
Relevant subject areas: French

Courses available
French language

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Useful Information 

Local Overview
New Caledonia, a French overseas territory and archipelago has a World Heritage barrier reef, biologically diverse hinterland, and pleasant climate. The tourism economy is admittedly under-developed, meaning you can have entire islands, reefs, and peaks to yourself!
Accommodation is provided in basic resort-style housing, in rooms at a full-service hotel or in a homestay.

Host institution
Centre de Rencontres et d’Échanges Internationaux du Pacifique (CREIPAC):
- founded in 1980
- hosts approximately 1200 students per year, with an average of 120 students at any given time. The majority of students are from Australia, New Zealand, Japan, and Europe, as well as some local students.
- Courses follow the recommendations of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages: Learning, Teaching, and Assessment (CEFR), created by the Council of
Europe in 2001.


Program Fee: $2,999-3,899 AUS

Program fees include the following:
- Pre-departure guide and session
- Airport pick up and drop off
- Orientation
- Academic advising
- Tuition fees (2-week base language studies, 15 hours per week of language instruction)
- Access to independent self-learning language facilities
- All enrolment fees
- Resort style accommodation (shared or single room)
- 24/7 on-site support (Site Director)
- 1 x excursion per program, including transport
- Wifi included – at accommodation and language centre
- Free computer use at language centre
- Medical insurance
- CISaustralia support services before, during and after the program
- Financial advice
- Assistance with travel arrangements
- Language school course completion certificate
- CIS Certificate of Completion

 Other costs: Airfare, meals and personal travel 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. 

How to Apply

Application instructions for Dec-Feb 2018/2019 programs will be provided later this year. Applications are currently open for Jun-Aug 2018 programs!

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