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University of Vermont
Burlington, United States (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms:
Program Terms: Calendar Year,
Semester 1,
Semester 2,
Split Year (2 sems)
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Exchange Places Available:
Many places available
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Academic Requirement:
Completion of 36 points, Considers WAM under 65
Duration: Up to Two Semesters Level of Study: PhD, Postgraduate, Undergraduate
Course Languages: English
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Program Type:
Exchange Program
UWA credit awarded on successful completion: 24 Points, 48 Points Disciplines Available: Accounting, Agricultural Science, Anatomy and Human Biology, Anthropology and Sociology, Applied Computing, Archaeology, Asian Studies, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Botany, Business, Chemistry, Chinese, Civil Engineering, Classics and Ancient History, Communication and Media Studies, Computer Science, Economics, Education, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Engineering Science, English and Cultural Studies, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Science, European Studies and Other Languages, Exercise and Health, Finance, French Studies, Genetics, Geography, Geology, German Studies, Health Science, History, History of Art, Human Resource Management, Indigenous Knowledge, History and Heritage, Integrated Design, Italian Studies, Japanese, Linguistics, Management, Marketing, Materials Engineering, Mathematics and Statistics, Mechanical Engineering, Microbiology and Immunology, Music, Natural Resource Management, Neuroscience, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Pharmacology, Philosophy, Physics, Political Science and International Relations, Social Work, Zoology
Program Description:
Program Description:
Restrictions and considerations
  • Archaeology: Some archaeology units available through Anthropology
  • Neuroscience is postgraduate only.
  • Some courses will have a small course fee associated, which UWA students will still be responsible for. For example, many Business courses have a small US$25 fee for the software.
  • MBA courses are not available
University of Vermont
The New York Times spent 36 hours in Burlington
The campus is approximately 1km from the heart of downtown Burlington, an easy walk or a quick bus ride away. City buses are free with a UVM student ID. Downtown Burlington is vibrant with theatres and concert venues, art galleries, night clubs, shopping and five of the best ski and snowboard areas on the East Coast.
  • Burlington has been ranked as Amerca's #1 College Town by Travel + Leisure magazine
  • UVM stands for  Universitas Viridis Montis, University of the Gree Mountains in Latin
  • The international ice cream company Ben and Jerry's had its first shop in Burlington
  • UVM is recognised as a Bicycle Friendly University by the League of American Bicyclists
  • Burlington is located on Lake Champlain, popular for swimming and sailing

Program evaluations
"UVM is a very outdoorsy college, once you're in Burlington you'll understand why. In the winter, to go skiing its like 40mins away and the ski & snowboard club will take you. Once it gets warmer go hiking its incredible!" - Ellen Buckley (exchange to UVM 2016)
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Ellen spent a semester abroad at Vermont, check out her blog to see what it was like!

Credits (full time load/semester)
University of Western Australia Host University
24 UWA Credits 15 Credit hours
Course catalogue
You can use the 'Historical Enrolments' from the Registrar's Office homepage to see which semester units have been run in the past.

UWA semester 1: Vermont Semester 2 (Spring - January to May)
UWA semester 2: Vermont semester 1(Fall - August-December
*Please note dates are subject to change. View the academic calendar up-to-date information. 

Exchange Students are required to live on campus. Most students live in a double room, which is fully furnished, residence halls are a mix of international and American students. Exchange students can apply for themed living areas like German House, La Maison Francaise, the LGBTQA Collaborative and Wilderness Adventure and Naturalist skills.
Students living on campus are required to purchase a meal plan that gives them access to 13 different dining facilities. 

Extra information
Student support services:
  • This University's campus, as well as the on-campus accommodation is wheelchair accessible.
  • Disability Office
  • On campus Medical Centre
  • Counselling and psychological services are free for a certain number of visits, then off-campus referrals, which carry a charge.
  • In some instances, special consideration may be arranged for examinations.
  • Services for blind/low vision and deaf/hard of hearing students are outlined here. These are generally free. If you require assistance and are putting this university as one of your preferences, please inform immediately.
  • If you require assistance and are putting this university as one of your preferences, please inform immediately.

How to apply
Include this university as a preference in your Student Exchange Program application

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