When to Study Abroad When to Study Abroad

So you’ve made the first decision – you know the value of why to study abroad – but when does it happen and where can you study?

Your degree type:

When do I Study Abroad?
Year Abroad (4-year degree) Year 3 abroad
Optional Semester Abroad (3-year degree) Semester 2 of Year 2 abroad

 

The timetable of activities to prepare for study abroad will depend on your host destination and degree course, and space availability varies annually, but is broadly as follows:

October – November

  • Options of spaces for students on a 4-year degree advised at the Year Abroad Briefing (first semester of second year of study for students on a 4-year degree);
  • Outbound Destinations Fair and country research;
  • Pre-Departure Briefings (first semester of second year of study for students on a 3-year degree);
  • Year Abroad students submit study preferences for allocation;

December - April

  • Allocated host university advised;
  • Host university confirmation and applications;
  • Options of spaces for single semester students advised at the Single Semester Briefing (second semester of first year of study for students on a 3-year degree);
  • Outbound Destinations Fair and country research;
  • Packing and departure, depending on your host’s academic year (Semester Abroad students);

March – May

  • Application and immigration steps;

April

  • Pre-Departure Briefings (second semester of second year of study for students on a 4-year degree);

July - October

  • Packing and departure (Year Abroad students).

Read more about the preparatory procedures for study abroad.

Where to Study Abroad Where to Study Abroad

We have more than 200 exchange partner institutions§ across the globe – where will you study?

§ Availability may be limited to certain Schools of Study and may vary based on:

  • region-specific programmes, e.g. Year in Australasia;
  • relevant module selection;
  • approval by School Study Abroad Co-ordinator;
  • annual variance in exchange spaces at partner universities.