Cairns, Australia;Canberra, Australia;Melbourne, Australia;Sydney, Australia
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Australia/ Pacific Islands
Cairns, Canberra, Melbourne, Sydney
Academic Fields Available:
Interdisciplinary/ Open to all majors, Language and Cultural Studies, Sports Studies
About the Sport, Nutrition and Leisure in Australia Program
An exciting new program on Sport, Nutrition and Leisure has been developed for this summer in Australia! Where better to learn more about high performance sport and sport nutrition than in the land down under, where sport is life!
This trip will take you to Melbourne, Canberra, Sydney and Cairns and includes many once in a lifetime experiences including attending games at the Marvel stadium, rugby at the ANZ stadium, observing the Australian Iron man, learning about the Aborigines, visiting the Sydney Opera House to name a few, and attending workshops on sport nutrition, strength and conditioning and high performance sport with esteemed professionals and researchers at the Australian Institute of sport! The trip also includes beach adventures with surfing lessons and even snorkeling the Great Barrier Reef as well as hiking adventures such as through the Blue Mountains (the Australian version of the grand canyon).
To provide students with the opportunity to gain first-hand knowledge and experience of the sport, nutrition, culture and customs of Australia.
To facilitate personal development through gaining intercultural sensitivity, feeling more connected to the wider worlds of sport and leisure;
To develop independence, confidence, and self-knowledge through international travel.
To experience short-term living in different cultures, exposure to different learning environments, increased knowledge of another part of the world, and interaction with local residents.
To develop collegiate-level reading and writing skills.
For more program information, please contact the faculty leader: Dr. Pamela Beach, firstname.lastname@example.org
Housing & Orientation
Accommodation will be in Hotels or Backpackers Hostels with shared accommodations (up to 4) for students