Study Abroad in Perth, Australia

Study Abroad in Perth: Itinerary

In the Southern Hemisphere, the academic year is the reverse of that in the U.S. and Europe and runs from February to November. Full-year students may enroll from February to November, 2019. Full-year students are responsible for their own housing and meals between semesters.

All calendar, routing and vacation dates are tentative and subject to change. Students are responsible for their own housing and meals during the semester break. Please note that the flight route may require connections in the U.S. or Australia. Students making their own travel arrangements should reconfirm dates with AIFS before finalizing their plans.


July 14, 2018 | November 25, 2018

July-November Semester, without optional Pacific Studies Program

Saturday, July 14

Optional flight from U.S. to Perth*

Monday, July 16

Arrival in Perth. Transfer to Murdoch University*

Monday, July 23 to Friday, July 27

Enrollment and orientation week

Monday, July 30 to Friday, August 24

Classes

Friday, August 10 to Sunday, August 12 (TBC)

3-day optional South West Adventure Camping Trip ($295 AUD**)

Friday, August 24 to Sunday, September 2

Study break/10-day optional trip to North West Trip #1 ($875 AUD**)

Monday, September 3 to Friday, September 21

Classes

Friday, September 21 to Sunday, September 30

Study break/10-day optional trip to North West Trip #2 ($875 AUD**)

Monday, October 1 to
Friday, November 2

Classes

Monday, November 5 to
Friday, November 9

Study break

Saturday, November 10 to
Saturday, November 24

Final exams

Sunday, November 25

Optional return flight from Perth to U.S.*

Dates and routings are tentative and subject to change.

*Included for students on AIFS Flight Package only.

**Prices in Australian dollars (AUD) are approximate and subject to change. Students pay Murdoch University directly for these trips upon arrival in Australia.