The exchange application process is a 2 part process. The first part is the application to Flinders exchange program and the second part involves application to the host university.
Part 1: Flinders exchange application
Five steps to applying!
Before commencing the application process please ensure you have:
- Sought advice from the International Centre Learn Without Borders Team.
- Researched your desired destination and topics available.
- Talked to your Course Coordinator and mapped out a study plan, for your degree that includes a semester abroad.
- Raised the study plan to the College Office for formal approval of participation of the exchange program via a credit letter.
NOTE: Students from Education, Humanities and Law should contact firstname.lastname@example.org in the first instance to secure "pre-approval" to participate in the exchange program. The final study plan approval will be provided at Stage 4 of the second part of application process.
||Complete a Study plan approval form (PDF 57KB) signed by your Course Coordinator and College Office to obtain the credit letter (PDF 56KB) (sample only).|
||Write a 500 word statement of purpose outlining:
||Obtain a written reference from two Flinders academic staff members. Provide the Academic reference letter-guidelines (PDF 79KB) to your potential referees. The reference letter should be written in MS Word document under the referee's Flinders University personalised letterhead.*short term programs require only one written reference.|
||Complete a financial planner (PDF 52KB) . *Not required for short term programs.|
Part 2: Completing the host university exchange application form.
What happens next?
We acknowledge receipt of your application and assess your application after the relevant closing date.
|Stage 2||We will notify you via email of the outcome of your Flinders exchange application.
|Stage 3||If successful in Flinders exchange application, we nominate you as an exchange student to your chosen host university.|
We provide an application form from your host university to complete.
NOTE: Students from Education, Humanities and Law will finalise the exchange study plan at this stage.
||You apply for financial assistance by the relevant deadline.
If accepted by host university, we will send you confirmation correspondence.
||You attend the mandatory Pre-departure sessions.