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July in Noumea - CIS Australia
Noumea, New Caledonia (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Winter (Jul)
This program is currently not accepting applications.
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Restrictions: Sydney applicants only
Program Details:
Program Type:
Non-Exchange Short-Term
Short-term Type:
Intensive Language
Short-term Duration:
2-3 weeks
Program Description:

July in Noumea, New Caledonia Short-term Study Abroad
Centre de Rencontres et d’Échanges Internationaux du Pacifique (CREIPAC)

Location New Caledonia
Program description Founded in 1980, the Centre de Rencontres et d’Échanges Internationaux du Pacifique (CREIPAC) is dedicated to the promotion of the French language in the Pacific area. The Centre is located on a largely un-developed peninsula just two kilometres west of Noumea, and consists of charming, old historical buildings by the sea, set amid frangipanis and palm trees.
This program allows students to immerse themselves in the French language and culture without the inconvenience (time and cost) of travelling all the way to France! Nearby New Caledonia, a French overseas territory and archipelago, provides a perfect setting for French language study, combining the language and culture of France with a pristine Pacific island backdrop. 
Through small, personalised French language courses, students will be able to improve their formal language foundation. Students will also have the chance to practice their French in daily activities through the French-inspired cafes and restaurants, as the vast majority of residents (about 98%) speak French. Students can choose from six levels of French language and all levels of French are catered to, from absolute beginner to advanced. 

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Relevant subject areas Arts and Social Sciences – French language
Program dates 2 July – 15 July 2017
Application deadline 15 May 2017
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 When researching the CIS Australia programs, be sure to consider whether you meet the published pre-requisites. You should contact CIS Australia for course syllabi and discuss whether the program meets your academic requirements by discussing it with your course coordinator at the University of Sydney.
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Arts and Social Sciences:

Language Classes are instructed in French.
Fees and scholarships 2017 Program fee:  AUD$2,999 - $3,750 (depending on accommodation type)
  • Pre-departure orientation materials 
  • Airport pick-up and drop off
  • Orientation 
  • Academic advising
  • Tuition fees (2 week base language studies - 15 hours per week 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 and during the program
  • Financial advice
  • Pre-departure guide and session
  • Assistance with travel arrangements
  • Language school course completion certificate
Additional costs (not included in program fee):
  • Airfares
  • travel insurance
  • 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.

About the program provider 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.
Location 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!
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This program is currently not accepting applications.