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July in Scotland - CIS Australia
Stirling, United Kingdom (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Winter (Jul)
Partner University Homepage: Click to visit
Restrictions: Sydney applicants only
Program Details:
Program Type:
Non-Exchange Short-Term
Short-term Duration:
4 weeks
Program Description:
CISaustralia – July in Scotland
Short Term Study Abroad

United Kingdom - University of Stirling - building
Location Stirling, Scotland
This module will introduce you to the Scottish Education system. You will explore the purposes of education and how this translates into the pre-school, primary and secondary curriculum. The module will also provide an opportunity to compare the Scottish Education system with that of your own country or state. Particular issues to be addressed are comprehensive education, Curriculum for Excellent, school discipline and school uniforms, pre-school education, and student identities. This module normally will include a visit to a local school to observe the Scottish education system in action.

More information can be found here

Program dates July 8th 2017 – August 5th 2017

*Program end dates impact on Semester 2 2017 lectures (commencing on Monday 31 July 2017). Students must be in Australia and ready to attend classes from teaching week 3 (Monday 14 August 2017).
Students must understand that no special consideration will be given by the faculty for assessment extensions or deferred exams because of their late commencement.

Application deadline 18 May 2017
Places available TBC
Eligibility criteria When researching the CISaustralia programs, be sure to consider whether you meet the published pre-requisites. You should contact CISaustralia for course syllabi and discuss whether the program meets your academic requirements by discussing it with your course coordinator at the University of Sydney.

Please refer to the University of Sydney's website for full eligibility criteria here.

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. Please contact for further information on credit transfers for CIS programs.
Arts and Social Sciences here

Language Classes are instructed in English.
Fees and scholarships 2017 Program fee: AUD $6,150 – AUD $11,999
Program fees include the following:
  • Tuition fees
  • Accommodation (private, en-suite bedroom on campus)
  • CISaustralia support services before, during and after the program
  • Academic advising
  • Financial advice
  • Assistance with travel arrangements
  • Pre-departure guide and session
  • Airport collection and airport drop off (on designated arrival and departure dates)
  • Gym Membership
  • Day trip to Edinburgh, Glasgow, and St Andrews
  • Module excursion (specific to each module taken)
  • Induction Shopping Trip to Stirling and Supermarket
  • Welcome Induction Sessions
  • Social Activities – nature hikes, golf lessons, dance lessons
  • Farewell Ceilidh – Scottish dancing with live band and food
  • 24 hour dedicated staff
  • On-site support
  • On-campus internet access
  • University of Stirling official transcript
  • CISaustralia Certificate of Participation
Please note that you also need to budget for flights, meals and personal travel expenses. We can provide a realistic sample of expected additional expenses so you can be fully prepared for all expected costs and budget accordingly.
Please do not book flights until you have received the confirmed dates in your acceptance paperwork.

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 program takes place at the University of Stirling, Scotland – a modern campus considered one of the most beautiful in Europe!
You can join numerous social activities, campus clubs and sports teams where you can meet both local and international students with similar interests. More than 12,000 students from 90 different countries attend the University every semester – an amazing location to make worldwide contacts while gaining a high quality overseas academic experience.

If you love sports, you’ll enjoy the excellent sporting facilities which include an Olympic-sized pool, a gym, exercise classes and kayaking on the loch. Access to the University sporting facilities is part of your program fee!

The campus also boasts cafes, restaurants, a two-screen cinema and a golf course – be entertained without having to travel far!

 Location overview Stroll the narrow, cobblestoned streets of Stirling and enjoy the community feel of this beautiful region. On this uniquely Scottish program you will enjoy living in a traditional town, studying at an authentic Scottish university with a castle on campus, and exploring nearby sites such as Loch Ness, Edinburgh and St Andrews.
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