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  • Locations: Melbourne, Australia
  • Program Terms: Fall, Spring
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  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2017 04/10/2017
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Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Spring 2018 10/15/2017
**
Rolling Admission 02/01/2018 06/01/2018

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.

Indicates that deadline has passed
Fact Sheet:
Program Type Detailed: External Study Abroad Programs Program Type General: External
Level of Study: Undergraduate Academic Theme: University Wide
Credit Offered: Transfer Credit Registration Term: Fall, Spring
Minimum GPA: 3.0 Language Courses Offered: Yes
Language of Instruction: English Language Prerequisite: No
Housing Options: Apartment, Residence Hall Program Advisor: Varies by major - contact global@uc.edu
Program Description:
 

Program Overview

RMIT is one of the world’s premier institutions for Design.  Students can take coursework in Fashion, Industrial, and Interior Design, as well as Business and Electronic Media for a semester.  Melbourne is characterized by its maze of hidden laneways and eclectic eateries, art and fashion. There’s simply no better place to combine a world-class study experience with the laid-back café culture this city has to offer.
 
This program is a direct enrollment option.  These programs are great because it keeps the cost of participating manageable, however many direct enrollment options are more independent experiences.  This means that students apply directly to the university abroad as a visiting international student for a semester or a year. Tuition and fees are dictated by the university abroad and paid directly to them. 
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Location

  Melbourne, Australia
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Who Can Participate?

 DAAP students with a 3.0 GPA at the following levels are eligible to participate in this program:

Juniors
Seniors

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Academic Program and Course Information

Students can take a variety of Fashion Design and Interior Design related coursework.

One of the most important preparations before going abroad is academic planning.  Students receiving transfer credit from outside institutions (exchange or external) will need prior approval to bring that credit back to UC and be registered for the appropriate study abroad course. Please refer to the UC International webpage for more information. 

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Living Arrangements

 Residence Hall
Independent Apartment

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Getting There

 Students are responsible for organizing their own flights.

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Program Costs

RMIT Study Abroad Tuition is approximately $7,500
$800-$1,200 a month for room and board
$550 for Australian student visa
$1,500 airfare, approx.

Students should also keep in mind and research costs for the following:
International emergency and evacuation insurance
Visa application/processing fees
In-country transportation
Cultural excursions/entrance fees
Personal spending/souvenirs
 

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UC Financial Aid and Scholarships

For full details on using your financial aid to help pay for your study abroad experience, you should contact UC Financial Aid.

UC International awarded over $800,000 in student scholarships last year. Please refer to the UC International webpage for more information.

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Passports and Visas

A valid passport is essential to your international travel and study abroad. If you are planning to travel abroad, it's best to apply for a passport now as processing times may vary. Please see http://travel.state.gov/content/passports/english/passports.html for more information.

In order to obtain country-specific visa instructions and resources, refer to your host country’s embassy web page. One way to access this information is via the US Department of State’s webpage at:  https://travel.state.gov/content/visas/en.html

UC International is happy to guide UC faculty, staff and students to possible resources about visas for study abroad. Although, applying for the necessary visa for travel is the responsibility of the individual UC traveler. Entry requirements change frequently, and we advise you to pay close attention to consular updates. It is your responsibility to know and address the requirements for your host study abroad destination.

Applying for a visa can be a complicated process. Some UC travelers choose a third party to assist with this process, for example Travisa or A Briggs (mention UC for a possible discount).

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Health and Safety Abroad

While UC International is committed to student and faculty safety while abroad, traveling UC faculty, students and staff are the individuals making decisions overseas and therefore play a key role in their own health and safety abroad. The US Department of State, Centers for Disease Control Prevention (CDC) and International SOS are excellent resources for country specific information.

UC partners with International SOS, a company that provides medical and security advice. UC's member ID is 11BCAS000010.

UC students, faculty and staff can utilize International SOS in the following ways:
  • Sign up to receive email alerts for medical and security information, customizable to various locations abroad.
  • Read about travel health information with medical advice, food and water safety and cultural tips.
  • Explore travel security with personal safety tips and travel risk ratings for locations abroad.

UC faculty, students and staff traveling abroad should register their travel through the US Department of State’s Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to help the U.S. Embassy contact you in an emergency.

All UC students participating in a University of Cincinnati sanctioned or funded international travel program are required to purchase and maintain insurance while abroad. UC International partners with CISI to provide insurance for UC students.

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Contacts for More Information

 UC International Programs
University of Cincinnati
global@uc.edu
513-556-4278

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This program is currently not accepting applications.