Marine Studies Programs
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.
University San Francisco de Quito, Galapagos
San Cristóbal is the fifth largest and easternmost island of the Galapagos. It is comprised of three or four fused volcanoes, all extinct. San Cristóbal is the island with perfect harmony and balance of life, and very unhurried. Located on the island of San Cristobal, the USFQ Galapagos campus offers international students the opportunity to study in one of the most pristine natural laboratories in the world.
University of Hull
Experience life in England’s port city of Hull. Enjoy the up-and-coming artistic scene while studying in the UK. Explore the Wilberforce Institute, named after the Hull-born leader of the movement to end the slave trade. As part of Yorkshire, you will be near both the beaches of England’s coast as well as cities like York and Leeds. As a port city, there are ferries to Europe making it easy to travel and explore while you study in Hull. Enjoy Hull with its many museums and cafés and creative scene.
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.