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University of Stirling International Summer School
Stirling, United Kingdom (Outgoing Program)
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Program Terms: Winter (Jun - Aug)
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University of Stirling International Summer School

Location: Stirling, Scotland
Program dates: Block 2,  7 July - 4 August 2018
Application deadline:  6 April 2018
Duration: 4 weeks
Type: Non-exchange

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Program Description
University of Sydney students have the opportunity to study for four weeks at the University of Stirling, in Scotland. This is an excellent opportunity to access a world-class university whilst also exploring the Scottish highlands and countryside, with other visiting international students.

Read student testimonials from students who have taken part in the Stirling Summer School.

Academic Information

Level: Undergraduate
Language: English
Relevant subject areas:
Credit points: 10 ECTS for 2 courses
General conversion: 10 ECTS = 6 USyd credits
Courses available: Due to University of semester dates you may only apply to courses in Block 2.
Block 2:
- Celtic Religion
- Crime and Justice in Scotland: The Criminal in Scottish Society (ISSU9CJ)
- Green Politics: Theory & Practice (ISSU9GP)
- International Relations (ISSU9IR)
- Internship for International Summer School (ISSU9IN)
- Monsters and Vampires: The Impact of British Gothic on Contemporary Popular Culture (ISSU9MV)
- Scottish History: The Jacobites (ISSU9TJ)
- Sculpting Art
- Witchcraft in Early Modern Scotland (ISSU9WS)

Find course syllabi on the University of Stirling website.

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.

Useful Information 

Local Overview
Stirling is at the geographic heart of Scotland and is a very attractive city. The preserved old town sits atop a mighty wooden crag and consists of centuries-old buildings and cobbled streets. It has excellent transport links to the rest of Scotland and the UK.
Host institution
Founded by Royal Charter in 1967, it was the first university is Scotland to open its doors in more than 400 years. It has retained its pioneering spirit and aims to be at the forefront of innovation and research. The magnificent campus includes a loch, a golf course and the 18th-century Airthrey Castle.

Accommodation is included within the program fees. All students are allocated a private en-suite room on campus in flats shared with other Summer School students.
For further details on accommodation visit the Stirling website.


Program Fee: GBP£2,925 (approx. AUD$5,120)

Program fee includes: Tuition (based on 10ECTS), accommodation, airport transfer service, orientation, excursions / field trips, social program, sports centre membership

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, meals, local transportation, course materials, 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.

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.

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