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Overview of Study Abroad Programs in Australia

Studying abroad in Australia offers an exceptional educational and cultural experience that attracts students from around the world. Renowned for its high-quality education system and diverse academic offerings. The country’s commitment to innovation and research is reflected in its cutting-edge facilities and programs across various disciplines, making it an ideal destination for those seeking a world-class education.

Beyond academics, Australia’s stunning landscapes and vibrant cities provide a captivating backdrop for students’ personal growth. From the iconic Sydney Opera House to the awe-inspiring natural wonders like the Great Barrier Reef, students have the opportunity to explore a wide range of unique environments. The multicultural society encourages cultural exchange, allowing students to interact with peers from diverse backgrounds and develop a global perspective. With a high quality of life, emphasis on work-life balance, and ample opportunities for adventure, studying in Australia offers a blend of academic excellence, cultural exploration, and memorable experiences.


Opting to study abroad in Australia offers a host of compelling reasons that make it a transformative experience. Whether you’re pursuing engineering, business, arts, or any other discipline, Australian universities offer a wide array of programs taught by distinguished faculty, ensuring a robust academic foundation. Additionally, the country places a strong emphasis on practical learning, equipping students with real-world skills that enhance employability.

Australia offers unparalleled opportunities for adventure and exploration. Its multicultural society encourages interactions with people from various backgrounds, expanding your horizons and fostering cross-cultural friendships. Moreover, Australia’s strong commitment to research and innovation presents avenues for involvement in groundbreaking projects.


Here are just a few of the best things about studying in Australia:

  • Engage in cutting-edge research projects across diverse fields, contributing to your academic growth and potential future contributions to society.
  • Experience the vibrancy of Australian cities like Sydney, Melbourne, and Brisbane, known for their rich culture, entertainment options, and vibrant arts scenes.
  • Engage in thrilling outdoor adventures such as surfing, snorkeling, and hiking, or attend world-class sporting events like the Australian Open and cricket matches.
  • Enjoy Australia’s temperate climate, which allows for a comfortable outdoor lifestyle, fostering relaxation and a balanced academic experience.

Our Australia Study Abroad Programs

Browse all of our opportunities to study in Australia below. If you can’t find a suitable program, check out our main program finder to continue your study abroad search beyond Australia.


About Sydney

Australia stands out as a globally recognized example of remarkable cultural diversity, and this diversity finds its embodiment in Sydney. The city symbolizes this rich tapestry through its lively enclaves of immigrants hailing from East and South Asia, Europe, and a myriad of international students. As the largest urban hub in the country and a bustling hub for global commerce, Sydney retains its distinctive Australian character with a laid-back and uniquely local charm.

Dates & costs

Our study abroad programs dates vary based on the particular university you’ll be placed in and the costs vary based on how long you intend to study as well as what your course load will be.

To learn more about the costs and dates available, please select an individual study abroad program from the list above, or Request a Call and one of our team members will get in contact with you.


  • World Endeavors study abroad participants should be 18 years or older (in most cases).
  • Have a passport valid for at least 6 months from the start of their program.
  • Keep in mind that all countries have different visa restrictions for varying types of passports.
  • Must have completed high school (or equivalent)
  • While some programs have minimum GPA requirements and require that applicants be currently enrolled in a college or university, others are open to all participants regardless of age or student status.

See individual study abroad program pages for more details, or contact a World Endeavors advisor.


Students live on or near the campus where they take classes. A variety of housing options are available ranging from dormitories to student apartments. Students can expect to live in shared rooms with shared bathroom facilities. Accommodations are furnished and are chosen to ensure students’ safety and convenience.

Semester Study in Australia (Western Sydney University) | $15,490

Every World Endeavors Study Abroad Program Includes

Our study abroad programs are as unique as our destinations, but there are program features that unify all of our study experiences.


  • Top accredited universities
  • Flexible durations – 2 to 4 weeks to a full academic year
  • Expansive destination options
  • English instruction offered in all locations


  • Vetted campus accommodations selected with quality and safety in mind
  • Friendly community of peers from local host country and around the world


  • Dedicated one-on-one advisor
  • Local on-site coordinator


  • Airport pickup
  • Pre-arrival and on-site orientation
  • 24/7 local support
  • Activities and cultural engagement
  • On-campus social events, clubs and sports


  • Professional assistance and collaboration with home institution on course approvals and credit transfers
  • Transcript received directly from university abroad


  • Comprehensive travel medical insurance
  • Mental Health First Aid-certified staff
  • 24/7 emergency travel assistance


When you feel safe and respected abroad, you will flourish. World Endeavors participants are transformed through enriching, rewarding and safe experiences around the world. We meticulously monitor travel recommendations and will only facilitate programs where we can ensure our participants’ safety. 

We take key steps to ensure our participants’ well-being, including providing a pre-trip success guide, 24/7 local support, in-country trained staff, pre and post-arrival orientation, comprehensive travel medical insurance, and Mental Health First Aid-certified staff. Please contact us if you have any specific questions or concerns.


Australia offers a wealth of exciting activities to enjoy during your spare time. Here are some popular things to do in Australia:

  • Explore Nature: Discover Australia’s Great Barrier Reef in Queensland, go hiking in national parks, and encounter unique wildlife, like kangaroos and koalas.
  • Surfing and Water Sports: Australia is renowned for its surf culture and pristine beaches, making it a paradise for surfers and water sports enthusiasts. Try surfing, snorkeling, scuba diving, paddleboarding, or even whale watching in certain regions.
  • Attend Sporting Events: Australians are passionate about sports, so attending a rugby, cricket, or Australian Rules Football (AFL) match can be a thrilling experience and an insight into the country’s sporting culture.
  • Camping and Outdoor Adventures: Set up camp in the wilderness, go on a camping trip, and immerse yourself in Australia’s rugged beauty.

How to choose the best Study Abroad program

Selecting the perfect study abroad program can be easy! Follow these steps to find the program that will help you achieve your goals.

Earn Credit Toward Your Degree

Studying abroad offers a great opportunity to explore your academic interests in an international context! Use our Program Finder tool to search by field of study and take classes toward your major.

Choose Your Dream Destination 

Combine education and exploration of your dream destination! Evaluate which program countries align with your interests and academic objectives.

Improve your Language Skills

Immersing yourself in a language-rich environment is the ultimate method for developing fluency. If language-learning is your goal, favor destinations that use your language of choice.

Fit Your Budget

Explore scholarships and financial aid to determine if these may impact your destination options. Consider the overall cost of the program and cost of living in-country to identify the optimal match.

The Time is Right

Explore programs offered in just the right window of opportunity. We offer semesters in the fall or spring, full academic year programs, or shorter summer study programs.

Try our program finder to filter based on your choices.


Academic Credit

World Endeavors study abroad programs take place at top accredited universities and schools around the world. World Endeavors program advisors assist students with the process of credit approvals, transcripts, and credit transfers. We work with students’ academic advisors and universities to ensure that the process goes smoothly, allowing students to focus on the cultural and academic experience of studying abroad.

Have a specific course or requirement to fill? Contact a World Endeavors advisor to see what programs will be the best fit.


Recent Testimonials

JillianStudy in France

I realized once I got back that I learned more than I thought I did—not that I didn’t think I learned a lot, already. Three of my goals were to make more international friends (check), amp up my French comprehension (check), and expand my worldview (check).

EdenStudy in Spain

Honestly it was the best semester I’ve ever had. I met so many people and learned so many things. I found a new love for a different country. I would definitely recommend World Endeavors to anyone who wants a life-changing experience!

JenniferStudy in Spain

My advisor at World Endeavors was absolutely excellent! Her expertise and delightful people skills were exactly what sealed the deal, making World Endeavors my final decision for study abroad.”

AliciaStudy in Thailand

I have to say that what I remember, as much as the delicious colors and flavors of Thailand, are the people I crossed paths with – the other students who became such good friends, and the local Thais who showed me such kindness. And of course the food. I still dream of the food.”

HeatherStudy in England

It was amazing to be able to say I traveled to six countries in one semester.

KristenIntern in Morocco

It was amazing! Don’t be afraid to step outside of your comfort zone - the spontaneous adventures are gold!

Australia FAQs

How big is Australia?

Australia is a vast country, covering an area of approximately 7.7 million square kilometers (2.97 million square miles). It’s the sixth-largest country in the world by total area.

What is the capital of Australia?

The capital of Australia is Canberra.

Is Australia a continent?

Yes, Australia is not only a country but also a continent. The continent of Australia is also known as “Oceania” and includes the mainland of the country Australia and the nearby islands in the Pacific Ocean.

What currency does Australia use?

Australia uses the Australian Dollar as its official currency, often abbreviated as AUD.

What is Australia known for?

Australia is known for its stunning landscapes, iconic wildlife like kangaroos and koalas, vibrant cities, outdoor lifestyle, and rich Aboriginal heritage.

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Our Top Study Abroad Destinations

World Endeavors offers study abroad programs in several destinations in the Americas, Asia, Europe, and Oceania. Our programs are located in a variety of sites, including urban and rural, English-speaking and non-English speaking. Semester, year-long, and summer programs are all available. Our wide range of options means you can find the program which is just right for you.

How to apply for a Study Abroad Program

You’ve decided to study abroad – congratulations! Applying for your World Endeavors program is easy and stress-free. Get ready to CHANGE YOUR WORLD!


Research and compare. If you can’t decide on a program, we can guide you toward the best fit.


Fill out our online application form to share all your relevant details with our team.


Receive your official acceptance and enroll. We’ll give you all the info you need to get ready!


You’ve researched, planned and saved. Now you’re ready to study and explore like never before!