Important dates (Sydney and UNSW)

Before you submit your application, please make sure you are able to commit to the following dates:

Stage 1. Application

6 March 2019: Information session and Applications open
24 March 2019: Application deadline at midnight AEDT (including payment of AU$400 application deposit)
1 April 2019: All applicants notified of the outcome of their application by the end of the day (successful and unsuccessful) Scholarship recipients also notified at this time.

Stage 2. Pre-departure

9 April 2019: Group registration and social session
Mid-May 2019: Group visa session to apply for F-1 visas and schedule interviews, I-20 forms distributed.
Mid-End of May 2019: Interviews at the U.S. Consulate
14 May 2019: Final pre-departure session and social event

Stage 3. Fees

5 April 2019: Additional AU$600 deposit due with acceptance of offer
Due date listed on BruinBill: Accommodation fees due to UCLA Housing
17 May 2019: Full program fees due
24 May 2019: Last day to withdraw and receive all fees paid, less AUD1000 deposit

Stage 4. UCLA

23 June 2019: Arrive LA
24 June 2019: Lectures begin
28 June 2019: Last day to add a unit on MyUCLA without incurring late fee
2 August 2019: Session concludes
2 August 2019: Depart LA

Stage 5. Post-program

4 August 2019: Arrive in Australia
Late August 2019: Welcome home reception, Date TBC.

Please note: Students are required to attend the full summer sessions at UCLA from 24 June to 2 August 2019. Due to the intensive nature of study, students are required to attend all timetabled classes.

This program now fits exactly into the University of Sydney Winter Break. Classes for Semester 2, 2019 start on Monday 5 August. UNSW students will complete the UCLA program as their second trimester.