Florida Down Under Programs

Where to find out more

Details for next info session:

Wednesday, February 28th, 5pm, FLG320

We will go over the itinerary, financial aid questions, academic credit questions, and more.

Please click the following link to see the slides from the February 2018 Info Session: Florida Down Under.Info Session.Spring 2018

 

Group Flight Information

Group flight information and details will be available once the programs have been confirmed.
Booking the group flight will give you access to discounted student rates as well as allowing you extra time to get to know your travel companions.

Please check back after March 15th for details.

If you arrange your own flights, it is a good idea to share the details with your faculty leader so that they know when to expect you on arrival day.

 

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UF in New Zealand – Sustaining Humans and their Environment

This three and a half-week faculty-led experiential program will examine resource conservation and the natural, and related social, history of New Zealand. In this course you’ll use New Zealand as a case study to examine different cultural perspectives on the three pillars of sustainability: environment, social equity, and economics.

Dates (in country): May 15 – June 8, 2018 Credits: 6 credits (LEI 4955/6931) Program fee: Undergraduate – $6,826 / Graduate – $7,322
Application Deadline: March 15, 2018

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UF in North Queensland, Australia – Sustaining Humans and their Environment

This four-week faculty-led experiential program uses the theme of sustainable development to explore the relationship between people and their natural environment. North Queensland boasts some of the most diverse and remarkable natural resources in the southern hemisphere. Known as the Sunshine State, Queensland is home to lush rainforests, Outback scrub and desert, and the spectacular marine diversity of the Great Barrier Reef. The program also includes time in Sydney, Australia’s largest city.

Dates (in country): May 14 – June 10, 2018 Credits: 6 credits (LEI 4955/6931) Program fee: Undergraduate – $7,230 / Graduate – $7,726
Application Deadline: March 15, 2018

UF in Fiji – Sustaining Humans and their Environment

This 12-day faculty-led experiential program uses the theme of sustainable development to explore the relationship between people and the natural environment. We examine the complex relationships between Fijian cultural practices, environmental conservation, and eco-tourism. Despite several centuries of outside contact and a unique ethnic mix, traditional Fijian values and customs still flourish and have a profound influence on the connection between people and the land. Fiji is a low-cost layover on the return flight to the U.S. and by combining Fiji with Australia, you earn 9 credits – see below.

Dates (in country): June 10 – 19, 2018 Credits: 3 credits (LEI 4955/6931) Program fee: Undergraduate – $3,127 / Graduate – $3,375
Application Deadline: March 15, 2018

UF in North Queensland and Fiji – Sustaining Humans and their Environment

This program is a combination of both the North Queensland, Australia program and the Fiji program, which will see you travelling for 5 weeks. This faculty-led experiential program uses the theme of sustainable development to explore the relationship between people and the natural environment in both countries, examining the complex relationships between Australian and Fijian cultures, environmental conservation, and eco-tourism with a view on sustainable business. Fiji is a low-cost layover on the return flight to the U.S. and by combining Fiji with Australia, you earn 9 credits.

Dates (in country): May 14 – June 19, 2018 Credits: 9 credits (LEI 4955/6931) Program fee: Undergraduate – $10,157 / Graduate – $10,901
Application Deadline: March 15, 2018

UF in New Zealand and Fiji- Sustaining Humans and their Environment

This program is a combination of both the New Zealand program and the Fiji program, which will see you travelling for 5 weeks. This faculty-led experiential program uses the theme of sustainable development to explore the relationship between people and the natural environment in both countries, examining the complex relationships between New Zealand and Fijian cultures, environmental conservation, and eco-tourism with a view on sustainable business. Fiji is a low-cost layover on the return flight to the U.S. and by combining Fiji with New Zealand, you earn 9 credits.

Dates (in country): May 15 – June 19, 2018 Credits: 9 credits (LEI 4955/6931) Program fee: Undergraduate – $9,953 / Graduate – $10,697
Application Deadline:
March 15, 2018

 

UF works in partnership with AUIP to provide these programs in the South Pacific. The programs are led by a UF faculty member and students earn UF credit.

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