Overview

The Perth USAsia Centre, in partnership with the United States Studies Centre, is offering undergraduate students at The University of Western Australia (select degrees)^ and University of Sydney (select faculties)* an exclusive opportunity to study at UCLA in the winter 2016 break. Ranked 12th in the world by the latest Times Higher Education rankings (2014-2015), UCLA is one of America’s most prestigious universities.


In this once-in-a-lifetime adventure, you will complete two UCLA subjects (equivalent to 12-credit points at UWA and Sydney), live on campus and experience all that LA has to offer.


The six-week program will run from 19 June to 31 July 2016. You can choose from hundreds of courses offered by UCLA from a variety of disciplines in the humanities and social sciences, education, science, music, etc. See the full list of available units here.


And to ensure you hit the ground running, the program will include pre-departure seminars on US culture, history and politics, as well as cultural activities in LA.


Apply now for this not-to-be-missed opportunity to gain international exposure and study at one of the world’s best universities.


* Open to undergraduate University of Sydney students in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences and the Business School
^ Open to University of Western Australia students in the Bachelor of Arts, Commerce or Science
 

About UCLA Summer Sessions

As a renowned public university located in a major urban setting, UCLA offers students a unique opportunity to pair quality academics with the excitement and cultural offerings of Los Angeles.

UCLA Summer Sessions offers over 700 classes in dozens of disciplines. Courses are taught by a top-notch faculty, which include a number of Pulitzer Prize, Nobel Prize, and National Medal of Science winners. What’s more, credit achieved from UCLA courses transfer easily to other institutions of higher education ––both in the US and around the world.

UCLA’s beautiful campus features lush landscaping and handsome architecture. Beyond campus, UCLA sits right by the popular college town, Westwood Village, where students have easy access to a wide array of shops, restaurants, theaters, museums, and other activities. Other common student haunts nearby include Santa Monica’s Pier and Promenade, Downtown’s eateries and nightlife, Hollywood’s shows and orchestra, and Venice’s beach and food trucks.

Most students find that living on campus is convenient and enjoyable during their tenure at UCLA. Visiting students have the option of living in University dorms and apartments, which offer many advantages. UCLA provides comfortably furnished residence halls and residential suites located within easy walking distance of classrooms, libraries, and recreational facilities.

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