Sydney, Australia

Summer - Society, Sport & Leadership

Study Abroad

At a Glance




6 per Summer

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About the Program

You'll enroll in two three-credit courses for a total of six credits.  Through your coursework, you have the chance to learn about some unique aspects of Australian society, history, and life in subjects such as sports, politics, and business.  

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Enjoy Sydney

With engaging courses and events, you won’t have a dull moment.

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Take Two Courses

Fulfill a graduation requirement or try out something new.

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Head to the Beach

Enjoy the city’s proximity to the beach.

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Explore the Area

Participate in program-specific excursions.

Program Advisor

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Kaylee Brezinski

Once you’ve applied for a program, I’ll be your direct point of contact. From housing to course registration and everything in between, I’m here to help you prepare to study abroad. Once you’re accepted to your program, you’ll find even more detailed information about what you need to know before you depart in your Predeparture Guide. Let’s get started!

📱 800.995.2300 ✉️

About the Destination

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Why Sydney?

Much more than a stunning location, Sydney is one of the world’s most multicultural cities - an international fusion of culture, languages, and ideas with nearly five million residents. The Society, Sport & Leadership program makes sure you won’t have to—with engaging courses, field study opportunities, and organized cultural events, you won’t have a dull moment. Fulfill a graduation requirement or try out something new, whichever you choose, you’ll learn more about Australia, and yourself, than you ever could at home. Beyond the classroom, we offer a variety of cultural opportunities to help you get to know the local culture.

Learn More About Sydney

Get to Know Your New City

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Visit Barangaroo

Enjoy a meal by the waterfront in this unique inner-city suburb.

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Stroll the Sydney Harbour Bridge

Capture magnificent views of the Opera House and Circular Quay. 

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Walk from Bondi to Coogee

Prepare for stunning views, beaches, parks, and cliffs.

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Watch a Show at the Opera House

Treat yourself to one of many spectacular performances.

The Student Experience

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  • Apartment


Live in a two-bedroom apartment in a multi-unit apartment building. You will share your two-bedroom apartment with 3 IES Abroad roommates, sharing one of the two bedrooms with one of those roommates. Meals are not included/provided but there is a kitchen in the apartment in which to prepare meals. 

An IES Abroad Sydney Residential Assistant will be available for your pastoral and community needs. The IES Abroad RA is an experienced Sydney resident, and can help you with ideas on what to do, eat, and buy, in order to make the most of your time in Sydney.