Students take the literature class, Modern Irish Writing at Trinity College Dublin. Explore the best of Irish literary tradition and culture from 1900 to the present day. Visit the James Joyce Centre, Kilmainham Gaol, the National Museum, the National Library, the Irish Museum of Modern Art or see a play at Dublin's iconic Abbey Theatre. Supporting academic visits include entrance to the Old Library and the Book of Kells; a guest lecture with an Irish author/poet; a session on manuscripts and archives; and a session on staging Irish drama with a tour of the Smock Alley Theatre. Cultural and social activities ensure students experience all that this friendly Irish city has to offer including a guided walking tour of Dublin, a visit to the famous Guinness Storehouse, an evening of traditional Irish music and more. Travel excursions provide a taste of Irish life beyond the capital city, and an additional trip to the bohemian city of Galway is also available.
Viña del Mar
Earn up to 15 credits through a wide variety of courses studying at the Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez in Viña del Mar. Live as a member of a Chilean homestay, a great way to immerse yourself in the language, get involved in the culture and integrate into the community. Truly take in the culture of Chile with included social and cultural activities such as a day trips to Santiago Valparaiso, and Isla Negra. Options include a 4-day excursion to nearby Buenos Aires, Argentina. Community volunteer opportunities are also available.
Murdoch University has more than 22,000 students (across all campuses) including 2,100 overseas students (onshore in Perth) and 1,400 staff. The University has a range of facilities including a comprehensive vet hospital (with Western Australia’s only equine operating theaters), engineering pilot plant, a chiropractic clinic, Media Arts Center and more. The university also has campuses in Singapore and Dubai. Murdoch University is currently ranked as one of Australia’s top learning and teaching universities, and recently placed in the 301st–350th category in the Times Higher Education World Rankings for 2012/2013. The Study Abroad Program at Murdoch University attracts students from all over the world. Murdoch University provides students with a truly unforgettable learning experience.