Australia, Wollongong Spring

Colgate’s spring study group to Wollongong, Australia focuses on the natural sciences.



On the Wollongong study group, students spend a full academic semester living and learning in Australia. The group is accompanied by a Colgate faculty director who teaches part of the students’ course load.

The study group’s operations are embedded with the University of Wollongong, giving participants the opportunity to live and study with Australian students, as well as with other international students at the university.

 Students walk along a forested pathway
Group excursions offer study group participants opportunities to explore and learn about unique aspects of Australia.

Academic Focus

The spring study group to Australia is based in Colgate’s Division of Natural Sciences and Mathematics. The specific focus of any given study group to Wollongong will depend upon the Colgate faculty member who is directing the group. The directorship rotates between the group’s affiliated departments and programs.

Because of their rigorous academic requirements, the Wollongong study group is often an appealing off-campus study option for students who major and minor in the natural sciences. It allows students to remain on track academically while broadening their cultural and global perspectives by studying abroad.

Affiliated Departments and Programs

The Wollongong, Australia study group is affiliated with the following departments and programs, among which the faculty directorship of the group will rotate.

Upcoming and Recent Study Groups

Learn more about upcoming and recent study groups to Wollongong, Australia on Colgate’s off-campus study portal, including details about the faculty directors, dates, and more:

Spring study group