Study tours at the University of Newcastle give international student groups the opportunity to sample Australian sights and culture.

Study Tours

Overseas institutions or organisations who wish to send groups of students to the University of Newcastle for English language studies that incorporate cultural and tourism activities and homestay accommodation, can customize a group program to suit their time and budget requirements.

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FRIDAY

 

Arrival

Met by coach at airport and transferred to Newcastle; Pick-up by host families at the University

Orientation Day

am

English lesson and tour of Language Centre

pm

English lesson and tour of Campus

am

English lesson

pm

Newcastle City Tour: "Cuddle a Koala" at Blackbutt Nature Reserve; visit lookouts and beaches

FULL DAY EXCURSION

Visit to Port Stephens

- Dolphin watch cruise

- Sand boarding

am

English lesson

pm

Shopping Excursion at a large shopping complex

am

English lesson

pm

Free Time

Free with host family

 

Free with host families

am

English lesson

pm

On campus sports:

Climbing wall, swimming, badminton, volleyball or basketball.

am

English lesson

pm

Visit to a local school for interaction with students.

am

English lesson

pm

Visit Christ Church Cathedral and beaches in Newcastle

am

English

pm

Beach Volleyball

am

English lesson

pm

Off-campus sports/activities of choice.

Free with Host Families

Free with Host Families

am

English lesson

pm

Off-campus sports/activities of choice.

am

English lesson

pm

Visit to Wollotuka for an aboriginal experience

FULL DAY EXCURSION

Visit to Central Coast

- Australian Reptile Park

- Entrance

am

English lesson

pm

Off-campus

sports/activities

am

English lesson

pm

Free Time

Farewell & Graduation afternoon tea

Costs

2014
ELICOS tuition AUD $370 per week
Additional cultural/professional activities Price upon request
Homestay placement fee AUD $200
Homestay Fees - 21 meals/week AUD $230 per week
Homestay Fees - 16 meals/week AUD $215 per week