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University of Alberta Short-term Study Abroad (Jan-Feb)
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada; (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms:
Program Terms: Summer (Dec - Feb)
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Short-term Type:
Coursework, Cultural Experiences
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Short-term Duration:
2-3 weeks
Program Description:
Program Description:

University of Alberta Short-term Study Abroad
International Winter Program

Canada - University of Alberta
Location Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Program description The International Winter Program provides students with the opportunity to experience campus life at one of Canada's top universities, combining professional development, cross-cultural communication, and cultural studies, as well as a variety of exciting extra curricular activities.

Highlights of the program include:
  • Workshops: Global Leadership and The Expressive Voice & Body
  • Weekly academic lectures and field trips on different themes, including Canadian Studies, Entrepreneurship, and Community Service Learning
  • 2-day Trip to the Canadian Rockies
More information can be found here.
Program dates 3 February - 24 February 2018
Application deadline 1 November 2017
Eligibility criteria In order to be considered for the International Summer Program, applicants must meet the following eligibility criteria:
  • Applicants must be registered in a full-time undergraduate program at a designated post-secondary institution.
  • Applicants must be at least 18 years of age at the time of the program start date.
  • All participants are required to sign a Release of Liability and Assumption of Risk and Indemnity Agreement in order to participate in the program. More information about this agreement will be available at the time of registration.
Host Institution Academic Credit The academic program will consist of at least 40 contact hours. A letter of participation confirming actual contact hours will be presented to each participant.
University of Sydney
Credit / Not-for-credit
Please contact your faculty office with the below form to submit an application for credit. Participation in any study abroad program does not guarantee credit and will require faculty assessment of individual applications-for-credit.
Arts and Social Sciences


Language Classes are instructed in English.
Fees and scholarships
2016 Program fee:  CAD$3,800 for individual registration.
  • 14-day academic program (instruction, arrangements and administrative support) 
  • Transportation to and from the Edmonton International Airport and the University of Alberta
  • Accommodation in twin rooms
  • Pre-loaded cash card with a $300 CAD meal allowance (can also be used for other goods and services on campus)
  • Field trips and leisure activities
  • Canadian Rockies Trip (2 nights, 2 days)
Additional costs (not included in program fee): Airfare, travel and health insurance, visa, personal expenses and additional travel.

Scholarship available:  AUD$1,000  (merit-based, application required)

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 university The University of Alberta:
  • is one of Canada’s most research-intensive universities and rates in Canada’s top five higher learning institutions
  • was established in 1908
  • has a student population of 39,300 (7,800 international students)
  • located in the city of Edmonton, Alberta
Location overview
The capital of Alberta province, Edmonton is a pleasant mid-sized city of less than 1 million people located on the North Saskatchewan River. A cultural, government and education centre, it hosts year-round festivals and is home to Canada’s largest living history museum and North America’s largest mall.
Contact for more information Miss Xiao Zhang
Cohort Programs Coordinator, Visiting Student Programs
University of Alberta International


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