The Sydney Engineering Program offers upper-division engineering students the opportunity to take technical and engineering courses through direct enrollment at the University of Sydney during the fall or spring semester. Boston University’s new BU Sydney Center combines student apartment suites, classrooms, offices, a library, computer facilities, and lounge space. Students live in single bedrooms in fully furnished suites of four bedrooms.

The Sydney Engineering Program offers upper-division engineering students the opportunity to take technical and engineering courses through direct enrollment at the University of Sydney.

Students enrolled in this program will typically choose three technical courses and take the required course on Australian Culture & Society.

Students can also choose to participate in an internship.

The Global Learning Experience: An Online Course

Students in all Fall and Spring programs have the opportunity to enroll in The Global Learning Experience at no additional cost.

  • CAS IP101 The Global Learning Experience (1 credit)
    • All program participants have the opportunity to make the most of their semester abroad with The Global Learning Experience, a self-paced, Pass/Fail course with brief readings and experiential assignments that accompany them while living and studying in a country and culture different from their own. Students post their work, experiences and observations to an online platform to trace and articulate their achievements abroad from an academic, personal and professional standpoint. The course links students with the faculty instructors as well as peers studying on other BU Study Abroad programs around the world. Students earn one credit in addition to the total program credits mentioned below at no additional cost.
    • Syllabus
Program Residence 

  • Students have single, furnished rooms in 3- or 4-person suites with a shared kitchen, 1.5 bathrooms, and common area with a television. They are provided with bedding, a bath towel, and wash cloth. There is a microwave in the kitchen, which can also be used to bake. There is a mall a short walk away where students can purchase kitchen supplies, home goods, and groceries.
  • Board is not included/no stipend
  • No dining hall availability
  • Library and classrooms in the same building for student use
  • 24 hr. security, a roof deck for students to hang out, a fully stocked library with computers, classrooms in the same building

 

  • Fall Semester: mid-July to early December
    • Spring Semester: mid-January to early July
    • Fall Semester: March 15
    • Spring Semester: October 2
      Please note: Non-U.S. citizens must contact BU Study Abroad prior to submitting an application.