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  • Locations: Townsville, Australia
  • Program Terms: Fall Approved Prog, Spring Approved Prog
  • Program Sponsor: IFSA-Butler 
  • Dates / Deadlines
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Major: Biology, Geology, Neuroscience, Physics, Psychology and Brain Sciences Housing: Dormitory
Colgate Faculty Led: No Global Engagement: No
Click here for a definition of this term Language of Instruction Other Than English: No Approved Program: Yes
Program Description:

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Within the application, you will be required to indicate your interest in up to two different approved programs.

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      Study Abroad in AUSTRALIA with IFSA   



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James Cook University

   Cairns/Townsville



About the Program

Dig deeper into ecology, photography, or marine biology while surrounded by the spectacular rainforests of the Wet Tropics, the dry savannahs and the iconic Great Barrier Reef. IFSA-Butler will help you thrive while at this unique and diverse top-ranked tropical research institution. And just imagine what you'll do on your weekends!


About Cairns

Cairns has a young, cosmopolitan atmosphere with plenty of cafes, bars, restaurants and entertainment
A unique environment with access to the World Heritage Great Barrier Reef (30 minutes by boat) and the tropical rainforests

About Townsville

Townsville is the capital of North Queensland and a center for trade, government, health and education
Located just 10 minutes from the coast and close to the hills of North Queensland the city offers access to both land and sea attractions.

 
Program Benefits
 
  • Experience smaller class sizes and accessible teaching staff at a top-ranked university
  • Choose from two campuses:
    • Townsville, in natural bushland that is home to wildlife such as cockatoos, kookaburras, scrub turkeys, wallabies and kangaroos. Townsville receives around 320 days of sunshine each year and is in easy reach of The Whitsunday Islands and Charters Towers.
    • Cairns, surrounded by rainforest-covered hills is a popular North Queensland tourist attraction. Located 30 minutes from the beach, Cairns is the adventure capital of Australia.
  • Each campus offers a relaxing environment with extensive bike paths and local bus services to the central business districts of both cities

Scholarships

IFSA scholarships are primarily need-based and factor in any additional cost your study abroad program might have over home school tuition. The awards are $500 for summer programs, $1,500 for semester programs and $2,500 for full year programs. These scholarships may apply to any IFSA program, with the exception of our custom programs.

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Contact Us
6201 Corporate Drive Suite 200 
Indianapolis, IN 46278
1-800-858-0229
studyabroad@ifsa-butler.org
 
 




 



Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring Approved Prog 2023 02/02/2022 02/03/2022 TBA TBA
Fall Approved Prog 2022-2023 02/02/2022 ** 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.