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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: Australia and New Zealand University Exchange Fair Circuit
Dates:
Anticipated Audience: Undergraduate students interested in exchange programs. Maintains a calendar of university exchange fairs across Australia and New Zealand
The exchange fair dates in Sydney for 2012 are May 7-11.
For More Information: http://www.ieaa.org.au/exchangefairs/
 
2 Organizer: National Association of Prospective Student Advisers (NAPSA)
Dates:
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
 
3 Organizer: US College Fair
Dates:
Anticipated Audience: High school students intersted in studying an undergraduate degree in the U.S.
For More Information: Simone Salier, Careers Counsellor, Ascham School, email: simone.salier@ascham.nsw.edu.au
 

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 Careers Expo
Date: Monday, May 12th, 2014
Time: 5:00-7:00
Location: St Ignatius' College, Riverview, Gartlan Centre, Tambourine Bay Rd, Lane Cove
Intended Audience: Both
Other Information: Careers expo open to St Ignatius' senior students and their families only.
 
2 Careers Expo
Date: Monday, May 19th, 2014
Time: 5:30-7:30
Location: Queenwood High School, 47 Mandolong Rd, Mosman
Intended Audience: Both
Other Information: Careers expo open to Queenwood senior students and their families only.
 
3 Barker College Tertiary Courses Evening 2014
Date: Wednesday, June 4th, 2014
Time: 6:30-8:30
Location: Barker College, Multi Purpose Hall
Intended Audience: Both
Other Information: The aim of the evening is to provide Barker senior students and their families with the opportunity to speak with representatives of universities from Sydney, NSW and the ACT, along with selected private tertiary providers and TAFE NSW.
 
4 Careers Expo
Date: Tuesday, June 10th, 2014
Time: 7:45
Location: Hornsby Girls High SChool
Intended Audience: Both
Other Information: Careers evening open to Hornsby Girls High School senior students and their families only.
 
5 Sydney Boys High and Sydney Girls High University and Careers Evening
Date: Tuesday, June 10th, 2014
Time: 5:30-7:30
Location: Sydney Boys High School, The Great Hall, Cleveland St, Moore Park
Intended Audience: Both
Other Information: Careers evening open to Sydney Boys High School and Sydney Girls High School senior students and their families only.
 
6 Year 12 Career Information Evening
Date: Wednesday, August 20th, 2014
Time: 6:00-7:00
Location: Chatswood High School, 24 Centennial Ave, Chatswood
Intended Audience: Both
Other Information: A group of five schools in the area- Chatswood HS, Killara HS, Ku-Ring-Gai HS, St Ives HS and Turramurra HS are combining to run a Year 12 Careers evening for students and their parents from these schools. The evening will start with an expo with different organisations represented, each running a booth/stand.
 

Special Programs

No special programs at this time.

Scheduled Pre-Departure Orientations

No pre-departure orientations are currently scheduled.
 

Country-based Financial Aid Opportunities

Name of program: Endeavour Research Fellowships
Deadline:
Country: Australia
Level of Study: Post-Doc
Majors Eligible: Short-term research in the Asia-Pacific region, the Americas, Europe, and the Middle East
Max amount of award:
Duration of Award:
Website:
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Brief description of the award, application process:

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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