An intensive research opportunity in beautiful Brisbane

This program is Suspended for Spring 2021. Students are encouraged to apply for a future term, or to consider an alternative program.

This innovative summer research program is perfect if you want to gain practical, focused research experience in a unique environment over the summer. Projects in math, engineering, biology, physics and chemistry are available. The University of Queensland has excellent STEM facilities and laboratories, including its own research buildings on Heron Island and North Stradbroke Island, which open up unique opportunities for critical research which open up unique opportunities for critical thinking. 

  • Faculty mentors will work closely to direct your work and continued growth and development in your chosen research topic.

  • Such work and experience shouldn’t interrupt your academic schedule at home and will resonate strongly with both employers and graduate schools.
  • University of Queensland operates two island research stations - Moreton Bay Research Station and Heron Island Research Station / located on North Stradbroke Island and Heron Island, respectively. 

  • You'll enjoy self-catered apartments in the heart of Brisbane. Arcadia will organize a variety of events for you to participate in, including a free weekend excursion.

  • Learn more about Arcadia in Australia.

Fees & Scholarship Details
Term/Period Departure Date Return Credits Base Program Fee Application Deadline
Summer 2019 6/3/2019 7/21/2019 6 $10,250 2/28/2019 More Info
Summer 2021 TBA TBA TBA TBA 2/28/2021  

Program fees listed are base fees only. Please select MORE INFO for an estimate of additional expenses and any additional fees that may be incurred based on enrollment selections or housing placements. Dates and fees for future terms will be posted as they become available. Please see Program Calendar for detailed dates.

Learn More


Every dollar helps! Check out different funding sources for study abroad...

Program Details



Language of Instruction




Location Type

Large City


As a participant on an Arcadia program, you are guaranteed housing. Our priority is to provide a safe, clean, cost-effective and convenient place for you to live, while offering you every opportunity to explore the local culture and community.


Health & Safety

Student health, safety and security in Australia are our top priorities. Our experienced and well-connected staff are prepared to deal with any emergencies that may arise...

Health & Safety