University of Wollongong
*Home to one of the world’s best modern universities, Wollongong is the perfect place to be a student. A vibrant, multicultural city, situated on one of Australia’s most picturesque coastlines, it’s an easy place to study and live.
As Australia’s eleventh largest city, its nearly 300, 000 residents get the best of urban living and coastal relaxation just 80km from Sydney. Perfectly situated on the south coast of New South Wales at the foot of the Illawarra Escarpment, the city enjoys a pleasant climate, averaging 25°C in summer and 17°C in winter.
An adventurer and nature lovers dream, the Illawarra region has some of the most pristine beaches in Australia and a network of mountain walking trails that lead to waterfalls, wildlife and dazzling lookout points. Keeping healthy has rarely looked so good – with running tracks by the sea, bike trails through the mountains and clean Pacific waters to swim in.
The city center has a vibrant, youthful culture with a growing live music and arts scene, bustling nightlife and a wide range of cafes and restaurants to cater to every palate. Getting around is simple with a reliable transport network of trains, buses and taxis as well as dedicated bike paths. Multiple free shuttle buses also offer routes to and from each university campus and across the city.
For UOW students, the range, affordability and accessibility of student accommodation is second to none. Many students moving to Wollongong for study spend at least their first year in a UOW residence, where they thrive in supportive student communities.
Seoul National University
Study abroad in Seoul, South Korea’s capital. Come to a city filled with energy where you can see traditional palaces and temples just as much as high-end shops and cafés while hearing the latest K-Pop music. Seoul’s highly-rated mass transportation system makes it easy to get around the city and take in all this vibrant metropolis has to offer. You will be part of Seoul National University, one of Korea’s top three most prestigious universities.
Tokyo is the world’s largest city and Japan’s capital. Experience the center of Japanese pop culture and surround yourself with an exciting city filled with brightly-lit signs and skyscrapers. Enjoy Tokyo’s famous cuisine with delicious sushi, noodles, and fresh seafood. Visit the museums and street festivals of Tokyo as you experience Japanese culture.
Ranked as Japan's top private university in 2018, Waseda University has alumni who have gone on to become CEO's, chairmen or presidents of companies like Honda, Nintendo, Mitsubishi and Sony. Waseda University houses one of the oldest libraries in Japan. You can take advantage of Waseda University’s location with its campus in the heart of downtown Tokyo.
Tel Aviv University
Tel Aviv is a vibrant metropolis. You can enjoy Mediterranean beaches just as much as the hip, urban atmosphere. Historic Jaffa juxtaposes with modern skyscrapers, providing an ambiance that has old world charm mixed with modern comfort. Tel Aviv is Israel’s second-largest city, bringing with it the cultural resources of a large urban metropolis.
Tel Aviv University has an international reputation and is the largest of Israel’s universities. Experience a vibrant campus that is close to the downtown city as well as the Mediterranean beaches. From ground-breaking research in nanotechnology to top-notch programs in the humanities, sciences and the arts, Tel Aviv University is just as diverse as the vibrant city it calls home.
University of Galway
The city of Galway is known for their thriving student population who contribute to the bohemian vibe of the city. With bright colored store fronts, restaurants and homes, Galway is the perfect home away from home. Live music can be found throughout the city, and the sea sides serves as a great view, as well as a source of incredibly fresh meals. City walls from medieval times still stand, only steps away from contemporary shops, cafes and pubs.
With its campus in the heart of the city, the University of Galway offers amazing opportunities for you to engage with international and Irish perspectives. The campus prides itself with providing students with endless opportunities to engage in academia, and the surrounding community. While at your home away from home, you will have access to 82 student organizations, as well as hundreds of student events and volunteering opportunities.