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Are you interested in studying or volunteering overseas through one of our Study Overseas programs, but worried about the costs involved? Apply for funding through one of UniSA's many financial support schemes, and make your dream of having an overseas experience a reality.

Where in the world would you like to go?

Take some time to look at your options. We have agreements with over 80 overseas partner institutions, with even more study overseas options available through short term programs. Keep in mind that some funding schemes are only available for particular regions, partners or programs, so this may influence where you want to go. It’s a good idea to take these factors into account when planning your experience.

Budgeting for your overseas adventure

Even with all of these funding options available, it makes sense to start saving as early as possible to ensure you get the most out of your overseas experience.

It's unlikely your visa will allow you to undertake paid employment while on exchange. Some countries are also more expensive than others. It's a good idea to plan a budget appropriate to the country and city where you plan to study. If you are on a tight budget, choose your destination wisely.

Many host institution websites provide information regarding basic costs for students studying on exchange. Remember to keep an eye on the exchange rate, as costs will vary depending on the strength of the Australian dollar. Make use of an online currency converter to help with your budget.

Some costs to consider:

  • Airfare (round-trip)
  • Accommodation
  • Meals/dining
  • Local transportation
  • Health/travel insurance
  • Entertainment costs