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Global experiences

Expand your horizons with a semester exchange or an overseas internship, or embark on a short-term international study adventure during the summer or winter break.

Take your studies global

Widen your perspective and open international career opportunities. Develop independence, maturity and other important life skills that will enhance your professional and personal life.

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What we offer

As a UQ student, you’ll have access to semester-based exchange programs, short-term overseas study programs, and even internships abroad.

You’ll get to see new places, make lifelong friends, have eye-opening adventures, and truly challenge yourself on an academic and personal level. 

UQ offers a generous scholarship program for students pursuing an overseas exchange program, making international experiences accessible for all students. Your UQ support team will also check in regularly to ensure everything is going well during your time abroad.

Semester-based exchange

Immerse yourself in other cultures, make friends around the world and gain much sought-after international experience to enhance your employability.

Doing a semester exchange will:

  • allow you to experience a different way of life
  • expand your employment opportunities abroad
  • give you the chance to learn a new language
  • help you make new friends from all around the world.

Learn more about applying for a semester-based exchange.

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Short-term experiences

Want to have a global experience without spending an entire semester overseas? Discover the world and make the most out of your semester break through short-term
experiences.

Virtual study experiences are also on offer with international students.

Learn more about short-term experiences.

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