Study Abroad in Wollongong, Australia

Study Abroad in Wollongong: 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, 2020. 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 making travel plans should note that exams continue until the last day of the semester. Early exams cannot be arranged. Students making their own travel arrangements should verify dates with AIFS before finalizing their plans. Please note that the flight route may require connections in the U.S. or Australia.

July 15, 2019 | November 22, 2019

July-November Semester, without optional Pacific Studies Program

Monday, July 15

Optional flight from U.S. to Sydney*

Wednesday, July 17

Arrival in Sydney. Transfer to accommodation.* Walking tour with AIFS staff and Sydney Harbour Highlights cruise. Dinner

Thursday, July 18

Orientation meeting with AIFS staff. Free afternoon. Dinner

Friday, July 19

Full-day excursion to the Blue Mountains

Saturday, July 20

Transfer to the University of Wollongong. Check into accommodation

Sunday, July 21

Free day to explore Wollongong

Monday, July 22

Enrollment and orientation program begins

Monday, July 29

Classes begin

Saturday, September 28 to Sunday, October 6

Study break

Monday, October 7 to Friday, November 1


Saturday, November 2 to Friday, November 8

Study break

Saturday, November 9 to Thursday, November 21

Final exams

Friday, November 22

Optional return flight from Sydney to U.S.*

*Included for students on the AIFS Flight Package only.

**Prices in Australian dollars (AUD) are approximate and subject to change. Students pay the University of Wollongong or its agents directly for this trip upon arrival in Australia.