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Academic Courses: Academic Credit Language of Instruction: English
Housing: Apartment, Dormitory Program Length: Semester
Program Type: Direct Enroll Minimum GPA: 2.50
Program Description:

University of the Sunshine Coast

AT A GLANCE/LOCATION | PROGRAM TERM | AREAS OF STUDY | COURSE INFORMATION |  HOUSING INFORMATION | COSTS | STUDENT LIFE | APPLICATION PROCESS | STAFF CONTACT |

students with kangarooAT A GLANCE/LOCATION

University of Sunshine Coast is an Australian public university and is located in Queensland’s Sunshine Coast. It is home to some of the most innovative learning and visualization facilities in Australia. The campus is also renowned for its environmentally-sustainable approach and sits on a designated wildlife reserve.  Students benefit from a friendly and supportive campus environment with access to highly qualified teaching staff, personal attention, and modern facilities.
 

Campus facilities include a $37m Engineering Learning Hub with 3D CAVE2TM visualisation studio, simulated nursing and paramedic labs, specialised computer, science, manufacturing and design labs, nationally accredited sport science labs, and a range of interactive digital learning spaces.

Students have access to the award-winning USC Library and Art Gallery, modern teaching and study spaces, a community garden, the Co-op Bookshop, and a space for multi-faith prayer and quiet reflection.University of Sunshine Coast also includes a high-performance sport precinct with Olympic-standard swimming pool, fully equipped gym and the 2000-seat USC Stadium, which is home to the Sunshine Coast Lightning netball team.
PROGRAM TERM 

FALL SEMESTER:  Late July– Mid November
SPRING SEMESTER:  Late February– Late June
 AREAS OF STUDY beach

You will be able to choose 3 or 4 courses (36 or 48 units) from USC’s extensive course catalogue. The courses on offer are taken directly from within USC’s undergraduate programs, which means you have the opportunity to take classes with the locals and you will have a wide range of study disciplines to choose from.
 
COURSE INFORMATION

USC provides courses in a large variety of subjects. To explore their course offerings, click here.

HOUSING INFORMATION
Three privately–owned, fully–furnished student accommodation complexes are conveniently located just a few minutes’ walk from the USC Sunshine Coast campus. Public transport and the local shopping centre are within easy reach. Click here for more information.

COSTS

1. Housing: 
Students will apply for housing directly to University of Sunshine Coast, but they will be billed through Belmont. 

2. Belmont Tuition:

Tuition is charged at the regular semester rate. Students pay tuition to Belmont. In many cases, Belmont tuition covers housing as well as tuition at University of Sunshine Coast.


3. Airfare  
Students are responsible for booking their own international travel.It is recommended that students wait to be accepted fully into their program before booking their airfare. 

beach treeSTUDENT LIFE 

Students have access to the award-winning USC Library and Art Gallery, modern teaching and study spaces, a community garden, the Co-op Bookshop, and a space for multi-faith prayer and quiet reflection.University of Sunshine Coast also includes a high-performance sport precinct with Olympic-standard swimming pool, fully equipped gym and the 2000-seat USC Stadium, which is home to the Sunshine Coast Lightning netball team. The University of the Sunshine Coast is located near the beach and on a beautiful campus. Click here to see more of what you are able to enjoy during your time at USC.
APPLICATION PROCESS

Dates and Deadlines

All requirements must be completed by the Belmont Abroad Office deadlines: online materials are due by 11:59 PM on the deadline date
 
Spring Semester Programs: October 1
Summer/Fall/Academic Year Programs: March 1

 
How to Apply

1. Please click the Apply Now button (found at the top-right of this page and/or at the bottom of this page) to apply.
2. You will automatically be directed to your myBelmont account to log-in.
3. After logging in to your myBelmont account, if you are not re-directed back to Belmont Global, open a new window for Belmont Global to complete your application.
 

This program has a two-step application process:
 
Step 1) The Belmont’s Study Abroad Office Application, which includes: Passport photocopy, Online questionnaires, and Signature documents. Only application materials for Step 1 must be turned in by the corresponding term’s deadlines as listed above.
 
Step 2) The Host University Application
This Step will be completed after your advisor reviews and accepts your Belmont application.If Belmont’s Study Abroad Office accepts your application, your study abroad advisor will provide you with additional information, and supplemental application instructions will be sent to you. 

STAFF CONTACT

Bonnie Marschner 
Office of Study Abroad • JAAC 1009
bonnie.marschner@belmont.edu​
 


Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2019 03/01/2019 ** 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.