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UNC Chapel Hill Summer School
Chapel Hill NC, United States (Outgoing Program)
Winter (Jun - Aug)
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UNC Chapel Hill Summer School
Location: University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
Program dates: Second Session: 25 June - 31 July 31 2018
Application deadline: 1 March 2018
Duration: approx. 5 weeks
University of Sydney students have the opportunity to study at one of the leading universities in the USA, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, during their winter (July) break. There is a wide range of courses on offer over the course of the five week program, and sporting and cultural opportunities are also offered during this time.
Relevant subject areas: Arts and Social Sciences, Business, Science
Credit points: 3 credits per course (some courses differ)
General conversion: 3 UNC Chapel Hill credits = 6 USYD credits
Browse the UNC Chapel Hill course catalogue to find courses available in your study area.
Applying for academic credit
This program is available on a non-exchange basis only. If you wish to receive academic credit towards your University of Sydney course you must have approval from your faculty prior to departure.
How to apply for academic credit.
A town that has grown around its famous university for more than two centuries, Chapel Hill boasts a lively arts and culture scene, a planetarium and the popular Tarheels sporting teams.
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is the country’s first public university and is reputed as one of the best universities in the world. It’s located on a beautiful, manicured campus which boasts several national historic landmarks among its buildings. The friendly campus offers a stimulating intellectual environment and celebrates diversity. Chapel Hill is in some ways the ultimate college town – it offers hundreds of clubs and organisations, success sports teams and top class academic life. Students and residents of the town are known as the Tar Heels, possibly from the Civil War when a group of North Carolina soldiers were exhorted to put tar on their heels to prevent them from running away.
Summer School students are able to apply for on-campus residence halls (Double room: USD867.00) or UNC offers recommendations of other options off-campus.
View accommodation details on the UNC Chapel Hill website.
Program fee: 2018 details to be confirmed by UNC Chapel Hill.
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.
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. Commence the Sydney Abroad application by clicking the 'Apply' button below.
2. Follow instructions provided within the Sydney Abroad application to complete and submit the host application prior to the host deadline.
3. If you wish to request academic credit for this overseas program, submit an application for academic credit to your faculty as soon as possible.
4. If accepted by the host, upload your acceptance to your Sydney Abroad application and click 'Submit Application'.
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.