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  • Locations: Whitewater WI, United States
  • Program Terms: Trimester 1, Trimester 2, Year Long (T1-T2), Year Long (T2-T1)
  • Restrictions: Deakin applicants only
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Trimester 2 2018 25/01/2018 ** 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:
Deakin Faculty: Faculty of Arts & Education, Faculty of Business & Law, Faculty of Health, Faculty of Science, Engineering & Built Environments Program Type: Exchange
Language of Instruction: English Credit Weighting: 4 Credit Points
Credit Type: Undergraduate OS Help Available: Yes
Program Description:
Faculties Arts & Ed, SEBE, Health and Business & Law
Level Undergraduate
Minimum Weighted Average mark (WAM) 60
Semester Date Deakin Trimester 1 = Spring
Deakin Trimester 2 = Fall/Autumn
Full Time Study Load 12 -15 Credits per semester (4 Deakin Units)
Deakin Abroad Travel Grant $2,500 Travel Grants available
Deakin Abroad Coordinator Luke Seacombe -

The University of Wisconsin - Whitewater values diversity and appreciates the perspectives and vitality that international students bring to their classrooms and campus.  At UW-Whitewater, the pride themselves on providing excellent learning opportunities to all students.  The university as founded in 1868 as a teacher’s college, and for decades has had a reputation for having outstanding faculty who teach all of their classes.  UW-Whitewater is also known for student involvement in undergraduate research, on-campus employment and opportunities and other hands-on learning experiences. Students at UW-Whitewater enjoy small class sizes and professors who are passionate about what they teach and the students they serve.
Whitewater is a wonderful place to study.  The campus is truly beautiful, with state-of-the-art buildings surrounded by spectacular landscaping.  The university is located in a safe, friendly town near the Kettle Moraine State Forest, with beautiful natural resources and opportunities for outdoor exploration.  UW-Whitewater is also close to exciting cities – including Madison, Milwaukee and Chicago!  Whitewater’s location helps out international students to be successful in their studies as they experience the traditional and hospitality that make our region the “heartland” of the United States.

Helpful Links:
Living Expenses and Costs
Campus Map

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University of Wisconsin - Whitewater Homepage

Course Catalogue:
University of Wisconsin - Whitewater - Course Catalogue


Before you apply, please make sure you have completed all exchange application steps as outlined on the Deakin Abroad website.

Eligibility criteria:
Exchange Programs are available to all Deakin students, including international, postgraduate and off-campus students.

To be eligible to apply for an Exchange Program:
  • Undergraduate students must have completed at least 8 credit points toward their Deakin degree
  • Postgraduate students must have completed at least 4 credit points towards their Deakin degree
  • You must return to at least 1 credit point to complete at Deakin after your Exchange Program
  • You must study a full-time load while on exchange
  • You must have a credit average of 60 or above with no fails on your academic record (students who do not currently meet these criteria will be advised to meet with a Language and Learning Adviser)
  • You must have received faculty approval prior to submitting your exchange application

Students may apply for a Trimester or Year-long Exchange Program, starting either Trimester 1 or Trimester 2.

While on exchange students continue to pay Deakin fees (upfront-payments, HECS-HELP, or FEE-HELP). Host University tuition fees will be waived.

General costs may include an application fee, flights, visas, accommodation, meals, textbooks, living expenses and insurance (insurance is provided by Deakin for the duration of your Exchange Program – students travelling beyond the program dates are strongly recommended to purchase additional cover).

Funding options:
  • OS-HELP may be available to domestic students. Please refer to the Deakin OS-HELP webpage for more information on eligibility criteria and the application process.
  • Centrelink payments continue while on exchange
  • Successful applicants may receive a Travel Grant from the Study Abroad and Exchange Office (unless receiving a Scholarship)

Is this your first preference?
  • Students must ensure that they apply for a minimum of two universities
  • Students must submit a minimum of two individual applications.
  • Students must rank their applications in order of preference

A Trimester Abroad will earn you 60 points towards the Global Citizenship Program.