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IFSA-Butler: Engage Australia
Gold Coast, Australia (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Fall,
Homepage: Click to visit
Program Sponsor: IFSA-Butler 
Restrictions: Gustavus applicants only
Budget Sheets Fall,
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2018 03/12/2018 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Spring 2019 09/15/2018 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Program Provider:
IFSA - Butler
Program Term(s):
Minimum Class Standing:
Minimum GPA:
Previous Language Study Req?:
Language of Instruction:
Language courses offered:
Housing Options:
Apartment (Shared), Residence Hall, Student responsibility
Areas of Study:
Accounting, Agriculture, Forestry, Lands Management, Anthropology/Ethnography, Art, Art History, Asian Studies, Biochemistry, Biology, Business Adminstration, Chemistry, Chinese Language & Literature, Classical Studies, Communication, Computer Science, Creative Writing, Cultural Studies, Design (graphic, interior, etc.), Development Studies, Ecology, Economics, Education, Engineering, English Literature, Entrepreneurship, Environmental Studies/Sustainability, European Studies, Finance, French Language & Literature, Game Design, Gender, Women's and Sexuality Studies, Geography, Geology, German Language & Literature, Greek Language & Literature, Health & Exercise Science, History, Indigenous Studies, Intercultural Communications, International Studies, Italian Language & Literature, Japanese Language & Literature, Law, Linguistics, Management, Marine Science, Marketing, Math/Statistics, Multicultural Studies, Music, Nursing, Philosophy, Physics, Political Science, Pre-Dentistry, Pre-Health, Pre-Law, Pre-Med, Pre-Veterinary, Psychology, Public Health, Sociology, Spanish Language & Literature, Theatre/Drama
Program Design: Direct Enroll, Hybrid, Study Center
Additional Program Options:
Program Description:
Adelaide and Gold Coast, Australia
Fall, Spring

IFSA-Butler's Engage programs are high quality, affordable study abroad opportunities for the career-driven student. Program tracks make it easy to find and select courses, and students can mix and match courses from different tracks for maximum academic flexibility. Fees always include tuition, housing, excursions, medical insurance, a transcript and more.
Study Abroad with a purpose!

Application Deadline
Spring: November 15
Fall: March 15
Host University
University of Adelaide, Griffith University Gold Coast Campus
IFSA-Butler Services
Students on this program will have the following curriculum:
Exploring Australia core course (3 U.S. credit hours)

Three university courses (4 U.S. credit hours)
Optional internship for the Gold Coast program (4 U.S. credit hours)

  • Tuition
  • Four Available tracks make courses easy to find
  • Butler University transcript for easy credit transfer
  • Students can mix and match courses within a track as long as courses are offered in the same location
  • Grade and credit query assistance
  • Students live in apartments in both locations
  • Gold Coast students live in apartments near the world-famous Surfer's Paradise beach
  • Adelaide students live in apartments just a three minute walk from campus
  • Housing is self catered in both locations
Pre-departure support services
  • Personalized advising with your IFSA-Butler program advisor
  • Welcome packet, Preparing to Study Abroad guide, Financing Study Abroad guide, and newsletter updates
  • Parental support including Preparing to Study Abroad guide and Financing Study Abroad guide
  • Assistance in accommodating students with disabilities
  • Financial aid assistance and transfers
  • Travel and student visa assistance
  • Group flight arrangements to most destinations
On-site services
  • Airport pickup for group flights
  • Full-time IFSA-Butler staff abroad for assistance and support
  • 4- to 10-day orientation programs (including transportation, accommodation, activities, student handbook and welcome materials, and most meals)
  • Transportation to host university accommodation following orientation
  • New student orientation at host university
  • Newsletter updates throughout the semester
  • IFSA-Butler welcome meal
Excursions and activities
  • Mid-semester weekend excursions and adventure trips
  • Cultural activities and social events
  • Day trips and sightseeing tours
Health services and emergency assistance
  • Full medical insurance plan for all students
  • 24-hour emergency assistance and support from on-site IFSA-Butler staff
  • Access to local medical facilities
  • Numerous scholarships available
  • Monthly payment plan available
  • Ability to pay by credit card
  • Support for U.S. university direct billing arrangements

Contact Us
1100 West 42nd Street
Indianapolis, IN 46208-3345

Please note that students must choose either University of Adelaide or Griffith University (Gold Coast) and should indicate that choice in their application essays.