Global Education


An HPU Exchange Program
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Poster_UNSWSydney, Australia is a number one tourist destination for travelers around the world. For adventurers the warm weather, waves, and mountains are enticing. For English speakers the lack of a language barrier is appealing. Students at HPU you have the opportunity to experience these benefits of Australian culture and so much more. As an exchange student at UNSW you won’t be a tourist passing through, you’ll become a part of the culture.

Sydney is the largest city in Australia as well as its business capital. On campus, you’ll have access to a wide range of resources including high quality teachers and state-of-the-art facilities. UNSW has unrivalled connections with professionals in industry, government, and the community and is known for producing leaders, CEOs, entrepreneurs, and award-winning innovators. You’ll enjoy sunny summers, mild winters, and a relaxed and friendly atmosphere year round.

Top 3 Reasons to Study Here:

  1. Study at a university with unparalleled resources.
  2. Travel to the other side of the world without worrying about a language barrier.
  3. Experience a wide range of activities and adventures from museums to mountains.


Quick Facts

Location: Sydney, Australia (population: 4.3 million)

University enrollment: 54,500

Terms available:

  • Fall (July-November)
  • Spring (February-June)

*Please Note: The University of New South Wales currently is not accepting exchange applications.

Minimum application requirements: 3.5 GPA and Sophomore status.

Application deadlines:

  • Fall Term Abroad: March 15
  • Spring Term Abroad: May 15, the year prior

Visa information: See the Visa Information: Australia page for detailed information.


Academic Program

Currently, the University offers undergraduate programs in:

  • Art and Design
  • Arts and Social Sciences
  • Business
  • Science

To view the full list of courses available please visit the module catalog.


  • This program is not available for communication study, as exchange students are not able to take media subjects with the MDIA course code.
  • Psychology courses require completion of Statistics and Research Methods.

For more information visit the UNSW website.


Credit Transfer

For High Point University to recognize the credits you complete abroad, you must earn at least a grade equivalent to a C in the U.S. HPU will not accept credit for courses with grades of C– or below. Grades for all courses earned abroad are recorded on the international transcript. Credits are received by HPU as transfer credits, which means the credit is received but the grade is not. Your HPU grade point average will not be impacted positively or negatively by your study abroad courses.

For More Information…

For more information, visit the University of New South Wales website or email a study abroad representative. To schedule an advising appointment, contact the Office of Study Abroad at (336) 841-9280.

Office of Global Education

Location: Cottrell Hall, Suite 142
Phone: +1 (336) 841-9280
Mailing Address:
High Point University
Office of Global Education
One University Parkway, Drawer 24
High Point, NC 27268  USA

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