Want to have an extraordinary semester abroad? Don’t miss the new AIFS Abroad Study Abroad program in Sydney, Australia! This is your chance to take fascinating courses at the University of Sydney (one of the top business schools in the world!) and immerse yourself in everything Australia’s largest city has to offer. You can even gain real-world international work experience by kicking off your semester abroad with an internship.
Here are some of the many benefits of the new AIFS Abroad Spring semester study abroad program in Sydney:
Spring Semester Friendly
In the Southern Hemisphere, the academic year is the reverse of that in the United States and Europe. AIFS Abroad makes it easy to study ‘down under’ — the Spring Friendly Program aligns with the typical spring semester in the Northern Hemisphere (January through May).
Academics in Sydney
The Spring Friendly Program (Full Curriculum)
❇️ Earn up to 16 credits
❇️ Choose any course offered by the University of Sydney (subject to prerequisites)
❇️ Option to start your semester with an internship in your field of study
Here’s how it works:
- Step 1: choose one course or an internship to focus on for the first 4-6 weeks of the program.
- Step 2: After completing your first course or internship, select 2-3 courses for the rest of your semester abroad.
Courses are available in a wide range of subjects, including:
- Art history
- Exercise and sports science
- Gender and cultural studies
- Government and international relations
- Health science
- Media and communication
- Project management
- Religious studies
- …and much more!
Internship Opportunities in Sydney
The new Sydney program this Spring offers students the opportunity to kick off their semester with an international internship for 4-6 weeks (120 hours). Students are placed in an internship that matches their field of study or career interests.
That’s not all — in addition to gaining hands-on experience in your field of study, you’ll also benefit from a range of professional workshops and projects focused on expanding your network, navigating cultural differences, and achieving your career goals.
Life in Sydney: On Campus
You’ll live in a shared student residence located near University of Sydney’s stunning campus. Accommodation includes a shared kitchen and living room, Internet access, air conditioning, gym, cinema, and 24/7 secure reception — all included in your AIFS Abroad program fee.
The University of Sydney also offers students access to state-of-the-art athletic facilities. Whether you want to play competitively or socially, you can get involved in a range of activities like swimming, tennis, golf, hockey, soccer, rugby union, rowing, scuba diving, skiing and more.
Worried about making friends abroad? With the assortment of social activities arranged by AIFS Abroad and the University of Sydney, you have nothing to fear. From welcome orientation to guided walking tours to breakfast with koalas, you’ll have plenty of opportunities to mingle with both fellow international students and locals.
Cultural Activities + Excursions
When you study abroad in Sydney with AIFS, you’ll learn beyond the classroom, too.
Typical day trips and excursions during your semester in Sydney include:
- Winery tours
- Kangaroo spotting
- Dolphin cruises
- Exploring the famous Blue Mountains
The Bottom Line: Why You’ll Love Spring Semester in Sydney
With the AIFS Abroad program in Sydney, you can:
✅ Transform your life academically, professionally, and personally
✅ Earn up to 16 credits through a massive selection of course options
✅ Explore breathtaking landscapes and a friendly, laidback culture
✅ Expand your professional skills through an internship in your field of study