Direct Enroll with CEA CAPA at UNSW

Study abroad at a leading Australian research university.

The University of New South Wales (UNSW) is a large and prestigious research university. Choose from a wide range of courses across dozens of disciplines, including STEM, law, computer science, social sciences, business, and liberal arts. UNSW has a strong dedication to innovation and research and is considered a leading university not only in Australia but around the world. UNSW is committed to social justice and diversity. Students come from 135 different countries and international students make up one-third of the student population. UNSW is located south of central Sydney in the Kensington district approximately 30 minutes by public transportation from the Central Business District.

January 1, 2024
May 10, 2024
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All prices, dates, and deadlines are subject to change.

The Sydney UNSW Experience

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Explore the diversity of cosmopolitan Sydney with our active learning events: go on a food crawl through Newtown to find eclectic flavors, visit The Rocks and explore this historical site, or take in the stunning views of the coastline on a walk from Bondi to Coogee.
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Live and learn with other UNSW students in a residence hall on campus or in a shared apartment in central Sydney.


Choose from a wide range of courses across disciplines including STEM, computer science, social sciences, business, liberal arts, and more. UNSW offers a strong dedication to research, innovation, social justice, and diversity.
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Engage in a wide range of activities with fellow study abroad and international students through UNSW’s more than 300 social, sporting, and cultural clubs.

CEA CAPA UNSW Program Inclusions


CEA CAPA program fees are comprehensive and include tuition, housing, excursions, active learning events and activities, 24/7 emergency support, insurance, and more! 

Events, excursions, and certain inclusions are subject to change.

Courses & Credit

Take 1 intensive course at the beginning of the term followed by 3 regular term courses and earn 16 credits. Up to 16 credits are included in the course fees; additional credits may be taken for a supplemental fee. UNSW Academic Guide


Live in on-campus housing in the UNSW Village, in a homestay, or in the center of Sydney in a shared apartment with other students. Meal plans and amenities vary depending on housing type. Some housing options may require an additional fee. Housing options are subject to availability and may differ by term.


Immerse yourself in campus life by taking part in a wide variety of clubs and societies on campus that offer cultural, social, sports, and other extracurricular activities.


Active Learning

As part of the Sydney Welcome Week, the start of your program can include a coastal walk from the famous Bondi Beach to Coogee, an evening visit to the Sydney Observatory to view the starry night sky, trivia at a local city pub to learn all about the neighborhood and the nation, and an Aboriginal Cultural Workshop at the harborside suburb of Barrangaroo. Throughout the rest of your program, self-guided events will be offered each week.

Safety, Health & Wellness 

CEA CAPA is committed to the health and wellness of our students while they are studying abroad in Sydney. We maintain a comprehensive health and safety plan to ensure a safe and productive learning experience, and provide a variety of health and wellness tools and resources.  LEARN MORE


As a student in our program, you’ll receive our medical, travel, and accident insurance.

UNSW Sydney Courses

Take 1 intensive course at the beginning of the term followed by 3 regular term courses and earn 16 credits. Courses are offered in a broad range of disciplines, with particular academic strengths in STEM, computer science, business, language and linguistics, social justice, policy, and governance. Academic class contact hours range depending on the course, but are typically 4-5 hours/class per week (depending on structure) and another four hours for work outside of the classroom. A complete list of courses is available on the UNSW Online Handbook: 


The Experience of a Lifetime Awaits

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