Spend your winter break at the University of California Los Angeles!
The United States Studies Centre in partnership with the Perth USAsia Centre, is offering undergraduate students at the University of Sydney (select faculties*), University of New South Wales and University of Western Australia (select degrees^) an exclusive opportunity to study at UCLA in the winter break.
Please sign up for our information session here. It will take place on the 14th of March in ABS Lecture Theatre 1070, 12pm-1pm. You will also receive email updates when more information is available on the website and when applications open.
This adventure of a lifetime will enable you to:
The program runs from 25 June to 3 August 2018, during which you will complete two UCLA subjects (equivalent to 12-credit points at Sydney, UNSW and UWA). You can choose from hundreds of courses offered by UCLA from a variety of disciplines in the humanities and social sciences, education, science, music, etc.
To ensure you hit the ground running, the program will include pre-departure enrolment, housing and visa seesions, assistance with credit approval and rescheduling of week 2 exams**, as well as cultural activities in LA.
*Open to undergraduate University of Sydney students in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, the Business School and the Faculty of Science.
^Open to University of Western Australia students in the Bachelor of Arts, Commerce or Science.
**Does not include Law exams. Students enrolled in Law units in semester 1 are advised to drop these as no law exams will be rescheduled.
As a renowned public university located in a major urban setting, UCLA offers students a unique opportunity to pair quality academics with the excitement and cultural offerings of Los Angeles.
UCLA Summer Sessions offers more than 700 classes across dozens of disciplines. Courses are taught by a top-notch faculty, which include a number of Pulitzer Prize, Nobel Prize, and National Medal of Science winners.
UCLA’s beautiful campus features lush landscaping and handsome architecture. Beyond campus, UCLA sits right by the popular college town, Westwood Village, where students have easy access to a wide array of shops, restaurants, theatres, museums, and other activities. Other common student haunts nearby include Santa Monica’s Pier and Promenade, Downtown’s eateries and nightlife, Hollywood’s shows and orchestra, and Venice’s beach and food trucks.
Most students find that living on campus is convenient and enjoyable during their tenure at UCLA. Visiting students have the option of living in university dorms, suites and apartments, which offer many advantages. UCLA provides comfortably furnished residence halls and residential suites located within easy walking distance of classrooms, libraries, and recreational facilities.