Application steps

Accessibility links

Application steps


Choose the appropriate application process for your Study Overseas program.

Semester-only application steps

Semester 2, 2016 applications have now closed. Semester-based applications for Semester 1, 2017 are now open. The application deadline is 12 August 2016.

Late applications may be accepted on an individual case basis but will be dependent on institution availability and their deadlines. Contact a Study Overseas Advisor for more information.

Step 1: Check if you are eligible
  • Over 18 years of age at commencement of your Study Overseas program.
  • Minimum GPA 4.5.
  • Successfully completed 8 courses at USC before submitting an application.
  • You must return to USC with at least 1 course remaining to complete your degree (ask us).
  • Check with a Student Adviser in Student Central via email to to see if you are eligible and if Study Overseas will fit with your USC program.
  • Meet appropriate language requirements for in-country language programs in Italy and Japan. Contact your USC Program Coordinator for the level of proficiency required. Note: To undertake in-country language studies you must be enrolled in the target language at USC.
  • You are a full degree program student enrolled at a campus managed by USC and not a third party provider
Step 2: Research and select suitable courses
  • Read the FAQs.
  • Browse through our list of Semester programs to research potential destinations / institutions and the courses they offer by using the links to visit their websites.
  • For more detailed information on the courses you would like to take at the host institution contact

Step 3: Attend a consultation session
  • Come and visit us during one of our consultation times to discuss possible destinations / institutions. ^  
  • Our Study Overseas team will also give you an overview of the application process, forms and answer any questions that you may have.

^ The partner institutions are subject to change at any time, therefore you will need to consult with a Study Overseas advisor to confirm study destinations and available institutions prior to submitting your application.

Step 4: Submit your Study Overseas application

Complete the documents below and submit them to the Study Overseas staff at the International Office, J Building - Level 1.

^ A Student Adviser in Student Central will make an assessment for USC credit transfer (allow 1-2 weeks to process). Once courses are assessed, a Student Adviser will contact you via email with an outcome.

Step 5: Application status
  • Confirmation of Study Overseas receiving your application will be sent via email.
  • You will be notified by a Study Overseas Adviser within two (2) weeks after the application deadline closes.
  • Once your application status has been advised, you will receive further instructions specific to your host institution.
  • Once you have received your official Letter of Acceptance from your host institution - visit Student Central (CG.23) to complete an OS-HELP loan application.
Step 6: Attend a scheduled Compulsory Pre-departure Information Session

 * For PDF documents you must have the free Adobe Acrobat Reader, which can be downloaded from the Adobe Download page.

Short-term only application steps

Short-term application steps

Study Overseas Short-Term Programs incorporate numerous forms of Work Integrated Learning (WIL) including Work Place Learning (WPL), Special Research Projects (SRP), internships, professional placements, study tours, and in-country language.

These opportunities are primarily advertised through your Faculty.

Once you have talked to Faculty academic staff about your suitability for overseas study please contact your relevant Faculty below to start the application and approval process through WIL.

The Faculty can advise you how to apply for overseas study, any additional Faculty requirements and give you access to the on-line short term program application form.

Faculty of Arts, Business and Law: email

Faculty of Science, Health, Education and Engineering: email

Indonesian application steps

  • ACICIS Semester and Short-term programs
  • RUILI Lombok (Mataram) and West Timor (Kupang) Short-term programs
Back to top

Searching {{model.SearchType}} for "{{model.Query}}" returned more than {{model.MaxResults}} results.
The top {{model.MaxResults}} of {{model.TotalItems}} are shown below, ordered by relevance ({{model.TotalSeconds}} seconds)

Searching {{model.SearchType}} for "{{model.Query}}" returned {{model.TotalItems}} results, ordered by relevance ({{model.TotalSeconds}} seconds)

Searching {{model.SearchType}} for "{{model.Query}}" returned no results.