Reasons to participate
Why wait until you graduate to travel overseas? With UOW Partner Universities across the US, Canada, Europe and Asia, participating in an International Exchange or Short-term study abroad program will be your ticket to travel overseas while gaining credit for your degree.
Studying abroad will allow you to immerse yourself in a different culture, opening your mind to new experiences and perspectives. While you are travelling and studying abroad, you will have the opportunity to build your international network and make lifelong friends overseas.
During your study abroad experience you will have the opportunity to enhance your generic skills, both professionally and personally. While you are abroad, you will acquire practical experience in speaking a new language, as well as developing your cross-cultural and interpersonal communication skills. International exchange students often gain a sense of independence while they are overseas, and return home with newfound confidence. Studying abroad will allow you to engage in self-reflection and critical thinking, as well as collaborative work with your international peers. These skills are transferable into your academic and professional life.
- Stand Out
When applying for Graduate positions, Business and Law students who have embarked on study abroad stand out among their peers. The skills acquired during a study tour or an international exchange experience extend beyond those learnt inside the classroom, and prepares students to work in a global business environment.