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|Restrictions:||UW-W applicants only|
|Dates / Deadlines:|
|Term||Year||App Deadline||Decision Date||Start Date||End Date|
|Calendar Year||2015||10/01/2014**||Rolling Admission||TBA||TBA|
** 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.
|Program Type:||Exchange (Bilateral), Partnership||Language of Instruction:||English|
|Housing Options:||Apartment, Dorm/On-Campus||Minimum GPA:||2.6|
|Class Standing:||Junior, Senior, Sophomore||Areas of Study:||Biology|
UW-W Direct Enrollment Program
|Academic Focus||Marine Biology|
|Eligibility||2.6 GPA, Marine Biology majors|
|Terms||Academic Year, Calendar Year|
|Language of Instruction||English|
|Partner Website||Click Here|
Studying at Deakin University offers students a wonderful opportunity to explore the beautiful country of Australia while taking high quality academic courses in Marine Biology.
Deakin has three campuses in and around the multicultural and growing city of Melbourne. Students participate in Deakin’s “Beach Welcome” program, which includes surfing, bush walks, and the chance to form connections with other students from around the world, and/or a Marine Biology pre-term field trip.
Deakin is a well respected university with global recognition for innovation and excellence. With facility and students hailing from all corners of the globe, Deakin offers a truly international experience with a classroom environment that lends itself to gaining a global experience .
Marine Biology students at UW-W spend a year at Deakin University's Warrnambool campus as part of their degree requirements. (Students of other majors are eligible to study abroad at Deakin for a semester or year through the full curriculum Partnership Program). Complete course information can be found in their online course catalog.
Exchange students will have the option to apply at an on-campus residence, however, allocation is on a first-come, first-serve basis. Deakin also maintains a working relationship with off-campus housing providers and will assist students in finding off-campus accommodation.
Student Life and SurroundingsDeakin has three campuses in and around Melbourne, Australia. Deakin has a student population of over 40,000 and is very welcoming to students from all over the world. Deakin has a number of cafes, restaurants, and even a university bar and grill.
Deakin prides itself on providing a variety of activities for its students. Their clubs include politics, sports, anime, environmental, and many more.
Melbourne is Australia’s second biggest city with a population of 4 million and growing. With one of the worlds finest public transportation systems, getting around Melbourne is easy and affordable. Melbourne is home to the Australian Open (Tennis), the Australian Rules Football Grand Final, and the Australian Grand Prix (Formula One). Along with numerous professional sports, Melbourne has many opportunities to become involved in recreational sports.
As a partnership program, students are subject to Deakin University tuition, which will be billed to students’ UW-W accounts. As with all approved study abroad programs, UW-W financial aid can be used on this program. Eligible students are encouraged to apply for the Wisconsin Grant for Study Abroad, and UW-W and external study abroad scholarships are available.
Cost of Attendance, Financial Aid, and Scholarships
Deakin tuition, as well as the Global Experiences Application Fee and CISI international insurance, are billed to the student’s UW-W account. Other expenses are paid individually (e.g. living expenses) or to the host university (e.g. accommodation).
Estimated Cost of Attendance (per year)
|Tuition||$7,504*||$11,200 (incl. Deakin scholarship) - $16,400|
|Other Living Expenses||$2,950||$6,000|
|UW-W Global Experiences Fee||$0||$275|
|CISI International Insurance||$0||$420|
|Round Trip Flight||$0||$2,200|
|Total Cost of Attendance||$16,654-$18,654||$33,375-$38,575|
*2013-14 UW-W tuition for in-state residents. Non-residents are subject to UW-W non-resident tuition rates. Tuition rates are subject to change each academic year.
Passport and Visa RequirementsStudents will need a passport to study abroad that is valid for at least 6 months beyond the end of their program. Students must also apply for an Australian student visa, a process which can be completed online after acceptance by Deakin University.
|Term||Application Deadline||Term Dates|
|Academic Year||March 15th||Mid July to Late June|
|Calendar Year||October 15th||Early March to Late October|
CGE Exchange Coordinator:
Center for Global Education
Office: Hyland 1227
Tel: 262-472-5379 (direct)
UW-W Faculty Exchange Advisors:
Department: Biological Sciences
Office: Upham 235
Tel: (262) 472-5136