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With a Little Planning You Can Study in Sydney, Australia

Heartland Community College offers students the chance to expand their horizons by immersing themselves in another culture through a variety of study abroad programs. Studying abroad requires advanced planning.

Opera House, Sydney

Opera House, Sydney

Summer 2008 Dates

June 27-July 30, 2008


6 hours of credit from Heartland Community College

  • World History in the 20th Century
  • Special Topics in Contemporary Society

Participants are required to attend an Intensive Weekend with preparation tips, language testing, and opportunity to meet one another

Field Trips

  • Sydney Opera house performance
  • Professional Rugby game
  • NSW Art Gallery
  • NSW Parliament House
  • Powerhouse Museum
  • Convict Museum
  • Blue Mountains excursion
  • Outback Sheep Station excursion


  • Residential Stay
  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner included


  • 2.75 GPA
  • Minimum age: 18
  • A or B in English 101
  • 12-15 hours of earned credit

Application Deadline

March 14, 2008


$3,650 + airfare + mandatory health insurance + approximately $1,000 in personal expenses (phone, souvenirs and miscellaneous expenses) includes:

  • Tuition
  • Instructional Costs
  • Residential Stay
  • Breakfast/dinner/lunch
  • Program-related field trips and excursions
  • Support staff
  • Sydney Network public transport travel passes for duration of stay
  • Airport pickup and transfers

Payment Schedule

Two payments are due: A $500 deposit is due at the time of application and a final payment is due by May 3, 2008.

Students are strongly advised to plan early for a study abroad experience. Both financial and academic arrangements take time. Dates, cost information, and applications are available through Pamela Sweetwood, Study Abroad Office (CCB 2308).

Additional Information

Sydney, Australia is offered as a 5-week summer-study program. Here are some web sites that may be of particular interest: