Where can I go?

Western Sydney University, Australia



City Information

Students can choose either at the Parramatta or the Penrith campus. The Parramatta campus are located in the geographical heart of Sydney on the banks of the beautiful Parramatta River and many of its buildings are heritage listed. The Penrith campus sits in the foothills of the stunning Blue Mountains, one of Australia's natural treasures and a World Heritage wonder. The Penrith campus offers a more rural experience perfectly suited for students looking for the quintessential Australian out-doors experience.

University Information

Western Sydney University (WSU) has five campuses hosting the study abroad program located in Greater Western Sydney, Australia’s third largest and fastest growing regional economy. WSU researches and teaches across 100 study areas with a student population of 45,000 students are well-positioned to succeed in an increasingly connected world. Ranked amongst the top two per cent of universities worldwide by the Times Higher Education World University Rankings, Australia’s national assessment of research quality assessed 80% of the University’s Fields of Research as being at, above, or well above world standard. Eleven of the University’s disciplines were given the highest possible rating of five, denoting the quality of the research as being well above world standard.

Additional Information

Visa: $560

Overseas Health Insurance Cover: $600

Summary Table

Competitiveness Less competitive
Number of places open for application 5
Do UK students need a visa? Yes
Total estimated cost per semester in local currency
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$12500 per semester.
City type Very large city (1m+)
Campus Type(s) Suburban
Where do exchange students normally live? Mixture of university halls of residence & private off-campus accommodation
Are exchange students guaranteed a place in University halls of residence? No
Which UoL semester would a student normally spend at this partner? Full academic year
Term Dates

Semester 1: July to November

Semester 2: February to June

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