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Why study overseas?

Your ticket to the world

If you have ever dreamed of seeing the world and immersing yourself in a new culture, a study overseas program can offer you an amazing educational adventure - and an experience that will last a lifetime.

Reasons to consider study overseas

Expand your horizons

  • Enhance your employment prospects by graduating from UOW with an international edge - employers are increasingly placing a high value on international experience.
  • Advance your studies and experience a truly ‘international education’ studying abroad helps you build valuable job skills, such as language proficiency, cultural training, tolerance for ambiguity, adaptability, and communication.
  • Study at some of the most prestigious universities for teaching and research around the world – give yourself an advantage that others don’t have.
  • Develop a greater understanding of both your own and another culture as well as meet new people and develop life-long friendships around the world.
  • Grow in self-confidence and become more independent, while learning more about yourself.

Study options

Semester exchange

Choose to study overseas for one or two sessions from over 190 of our partner institutions and gain credit towards your degree.

Short courses and internships

Take the benefits of an exchange without the longer-term commitment.

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