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EducationUSA, US Consulate General, Sydney

Sydney, Australia

Adviser Name(s):EducationUSA Advising Center
Email:sydney@educationusa.info
Phone: 61-2-9373-9230
Mailing Address: EducationUSA Advising Center US Consulate General Level 59, MLC Centre 19-29 Martin Place Sydney NSW 2000 Australia
Walk-Up Address: US Consulate General Level 59, MLC Centre 19-29 Martin Place Sydney NSW 2000 Australia
Center Hours:Monday:  13:00 - 16:00
 Tuesday:  Closed
 Wednesday:  13:00 - 16:00
 Thursday:  Closed
 Friday:  13:00 - 16:00
 Saturday - Sunday:  Closed

Center Website: http://www.educationusa.state.gov

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Center Description: The EducationUSA Center in Sydney is a one-stop shop for students, parents high school careers counsellors and university exchange officers interested in accessing information on studying in the U.S. Note: You need a confirmed appointment to visit the EducationUSA Centre and attend an information session. Without a confirmed appointment you will not be allowed into the Consulate. Photo ID is also required.

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Predeparture Orientation at EducationUSA, US Consulate General, Sydney

Advising Center Services

Cost Service
Free One-on-one advising
Free Advising by appointment
Free Regularly scheduled introductory presentations / sessions
Free Computer / internet access/use
Free Test preparation materials for sale
 

Higher Education Fairs

1 Organizer: National Association of Prospective Student Advisers (NAPSA)
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Anticipated Audience: High school students. NAPSA maintains a calendar of high school college fairs for each Australian state and territory. In New South Wales these high school college fairs take place between March - June.
For More Information: http://www.napsa.com.au
 
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Program Highlights

Explaining the US undergraudate application process.

The EducationUSA office has instituted regular school holiday group information sessions for high school students and parents. During the school holidays we run 3 information sessions each week.


Australia’s First U.S. College Fair Draws More than 400 Students.

With the support of ConGen Sydney’s EducationUSA program, Ascham High School in Sydney hosted Australia’s very first U.S. college fair in March 2013. Consul General Niels Marquardt gave opening remarks at a packed auditorium to highlight the importance of study abroad and cross-cultural experience in developing career paths. Presentations included the differences between a U.S. and Australian undergraduate education, a presentation on sports scholarships and on the ACT test. EdUSA Advisers enlisted local graduates (both Australians and Americans) to host tables for their respective alma maters, resulting in the representation of 21 U.S. universities at the fair. This event, which attracted more than 400 students (an additional 200 were turned away due to lack of capacity), underscored the intense level of interest in opportunities to study in the United States.


Upcoming Events

1 US Undergraduate Information Session + Sport Scholarship Information Session
Date: Monday, September 22nd, 2014
Time: 1:30 for 2:00-4:00
Location: EducationUSA, US Consulate General, Level 10, MLC Center, 19-29 Martin Place
Intended Audience: Both
Other Information: Intended Audience: High school students aiming to compete in NCAA college sport + parents. A free general information session on the US undergraduate application process and NCAA eligibility process. RSVP is essential by Wednesday, September 17 (places may be filled before the RSVP deadline).

RSVP: www.trybooking.com/89936 (copy + paste to your browser)


NOTE: NCAA sponsored sports are listed under the sports tab at: http://www.ncaa.com/.
Please note: Men’s rowing is not an NCAA designated sport.

***Photo ID is required for entry to the Consulate.
 

Special Programs

No special programs at this time.

Scheduled Pre-Departure Orientations

1 Date: Wednesday, September 24th, 2014
Time: 11:00am for 11:15 -2:15
Location: NYU/Sydney "Science House" Ground Floor 157-161 Gloucester St, Corner of Essex and Gloucester Streets The Rocks, Sydney
Other Information: Open to students who have already been accepted into an exchange program with a US College. RSVP's are essential at: www.trybooking.com/102522
(copy and paste into your browser) and by close-of-business Monday, September 22.
 

Country-based Financial Aid Opportunities

Name of program: Endeavour Research Fellowships
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Country: Australia
Level of Study: Post-Doc
Majors Eligible: Short-term research in the Asia-Pacific region, the Americas, Europe, and the Middle East
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Endeavour Research Fellowships provide financial support for Australian postgraduate and postdoctoral students for short-term research in the Asia-Pacific region, the Americas (including the United
States), Europe, and the Middle East.



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