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  • Locations: Perth, Australia; Sydney, Australia; Various, Australia
  • Program Terms: Summer
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  • Program Sponsor: AIFS 
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Click here for a definition of this term Language of Instruction: English Click here for a definition of this term Class Status: 2-sophomore, 3-junior, 4-senior
Housing Options: Dormitory, Other Click here for a definition of this term Areas of Study: Aboriginal Studies, Arts, Creative Writing, Culture, English, History, Journalism, Liberal Arts, Media Studies, Photography, Photojournalism, Writing
Program Type: study abroad Minimum GPA: 2.5
Click here for a definition of this term Program: Direct
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Storytelling in Australia
Spend 3 weeks exploring the state of Western Australia this summer with the AIFS Storytelling in Australia program! This course is worth 4-semester credits and is taught in English by faculty from Murdoch University’s School of Arts.

Live on campus in double rooms in a student residence in Perth. While traveling, you will stay in tents at campsites and farm stays. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are all included while traveling.

You will stay in Perth for 7 nights, travel throughout Northwest Australia for 10 nights, and then return to Perth for the last 4 nights. 

Cultural and academic excursions include: 
  • Tours of Perth and Fremantle
  • Trip to Murchison River Gorge and Kalbarri National Park
  • Trip to the Hamelin Pool stromatolites
  • Snorkeling in Coral Bay
  • Visit to Meekatharra and Cue to view Aboriginal rock paintings.
An optional 3-night visit to Sydney including a sightseeing tour and a Blue Mountains day trip is available to students on the AIFS flight package.
 
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Over 50% of our students receive financial support from AIFS in the form of scholarships or grants!  
   
AIFS is recognized as a premier provider of study abroad programs. All-inclusive program fees cover tuition, housing, a meal plan, tours and excursions, insurance and 24-hour emergency service. Since 1964, more than 1.5 million students have traveled abroad with AIFS.