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University of East Anglia International Summer School
Location: Norwich, UK
Program dates: 1 – 28 July 2018
Sydney exchange application deadline: 22 April 2018
Partner application deadline: 1 May 2018
Duration: approx. 4 weeks
Type: Exchange / Non-exchange
SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE! - See 'Finances' tab.
University of Sydney students have the opportunity to spend 4 weeks of their winter holidays undertaking one academic module and social activities at University of East Anglia, United Kingdom. The University of East Anglia is a UK top 15 university and its summer school features an extensive social program. Discover Norwich, and the beautiful surrounding English countryside and coast.
View full program details on the UEA website.
Language: Classes are instructed in English
Relevant subject areas: Branding, Creative Writing, Social Sciences, Literature, History
Credit points: 10 ECTS
General conversion: 7.5 ECTS = 6 USyd credits
- Branding, Advertising and Digital Marketing
- Creative Writing
- Digital Animation: Creating a 3D Computer Generated Movie
- Global Media and Communications Law
- Japan Orientation
- Modern Conflict Archaeology and the Friendly Invasion
- Reading Shakespeare’s England
- Religion and Rebellion: medieval East Anglia
View full course details and syllabi on the UEA website.
Applying for academic credit
You must have approval from your faculty to receive academic credit towards your Sydney course to be eligible for an exchange place. The approval will need to be uploaded to your Sydney Abroad application prior to the exchange deadline, Sunday 22 April 2018.
If you are admitted as a non-exchange student you can apply receive academic credit towards your University of Sydney course however it is not mandatory. If you wish to receive academic credit you must have approval from your faculty prior to departure.
How to apply for academic credit.
Rich in history, in the 11th Century Norwich was the second largest city in England after London and one of the most important places in the Kingdom. In May 2012 it was designated as England’s first UNESCO City of Literature. Today it boasts of host of literary and other cultural events including festivals, art and literature museums, parks, gardens and wide-open spaces.
Set on 320 acres of rolling parkland, 3.5 km from the centre of the famous cathedral city Norwich, and part of the Norwich Research Park, UEA is home to more than 3,000 scientists working in several world-ranked institutions. The University has more than 150 clubs and societies, a Student Union with an excellent reputation for live music as well as a museum and art gallery on campus.
Accommodation is guaranteed and automatically allocated to International Summer School students. The accommodation is located at the centre of the UEA campus in 'Britten House'. You'll be provided with a private en-suite room, with kitchen and communal areas that you share with other UEA Summer School participants.
Accommodation at Britten House includes:
- free wi-fi
- single bed and bedding
- desk, desk-light and chair
- wardrobe and hangers
- ensuite (shower, toilet, washbasin, mirror and towels)
The shared kitchen includes:
- Welcome pack with snacks and cleaning products for your first few days
- Combination convection microwave oven, hob, toaster and grill
- Fridge and freezer
- Basic cooking equipment, cutlery and crockery
- Dining area
- Ironing board and iron
View full accommodation details on the UEA website.
Tuition fees: The University of Sydney has an exchange agreement with the University of East Anglia (UEA), which allows students from each institution to study at the other, as part of the student exchange program. University of Sydney students in this course will be enrolled in an exchange unit of study at the University of Sydney and will pay tuition fees at Sydney for this unit. You will not pay tuition fees to UEA, however you must pay program fees to UEA and ensure you budget for all other expenses.
There are 12 exchange places available. If you do not receive an exchange place you may still apply as a non-exchange student. Program fees (including tuition) for all non-exchange students are payable to UEA directly. 2018 non-exchange program fee: GBP £2,695 (approx. AUD $4,680). If you are accepted as a non-exchange student you will not be eligible for a Sydney Abroad scholarship.
Program fee (exchange): GBP £2,395 (approx. $4,160 AUD)
A £200.00 deposit, payable to UEA, is required within two weeks of an offer being made to secure a place on the program.
UEA Payment deadline: 29 May 2018
Program fee includes:
- Airport transfer from London Heathrow to UEA at 3pm on 30 June
- Return airport transfer from UEA campus to Heathrow Airport at 8am on 28 July
- Four weeks on-campus private en suite accommodation in a shared flat
- Induction and orientation programme, including welcome brunch, guided tours and a traditional Sunday roast meal
- A range of inclusive social activities
- Finale celebrations with Afternoon Tea
- Assessment and study skills workshops
- Study support drop-in sessions
- Field trips and tutorials
- Certificate of attendance
- Academic transcript (for accredited modules)
Scholarships: 12 x AUD $1,000 Sydney Abroad exchange scholarships (no application required). These Sydney Abroad scholarships are only available to currently enrolled University of Sydney students who are accepted by the University of East Anglia as an exchange student.
Travel insurance: If you are approved by the University of Sydney to participate in this program you will be covered by the University's Student Travel Insurance Policy. This is a complementary policy to cover you for the duration of your University of Sydney mobility experience. Please refer to the Audit and Risk Management website for all travel insurance queries.
Other costs: [Flights, Visa, Living expenses, Additional travel]
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
It is important that you understand the requirements and structure of your course (and major/s) to ensure that you select appropriate units of study at your host institution which can be credited towards your degree. To help understand your course structure, you should consult your Faculty Handbook published in the year in which you commenced your course (eg. if you began a Bachelor of Commerce in 2016, you should look at the Business School Undergraduate Handbook from 2016). Pre-2017 Handbooks can be found in the handbook archive.
Please ensure you read all information on this brochure page, taking note of and deadlines and any requirements detailed.
To apply to this program you will need to:
1. Submit an application for academic credit
2. Complete and submit the Sydney Abroad application by clicking the 'Apply' button below.
3. If your application is successful, Sydney Abroad will provide you with instructions on how to apply to the University of East Anglia.
Note: The Sydney Abroad application requires that you upload a copy of your current passport and the outcome of you academic credit request. If you do not have these available to you now you can save your application and upload them later. They must be uploaded prior to the Sydney Exchange application deadline, 22 April 2018.