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Kick-start your student exchange adventure

Free Global Skills Prep Camp

Embarking on an exchange program is a once-in-a-lifetime journey. Feeling a little nervous is normal. To help with your preparation, we’re giving away the Global Skills Prep Camp for new student applications this January – valued at about $1,000! This is an ideal online course including powerful skills like cultural awareness, self-esteem, and confidence.

Complete your application process by January 31, 2024 to receive the Global Skills Prep Camp for free. The January Jumpstart offer applies to our Academic Semester & Year programs starting in September 2024 / January 2025 and it can’t be combined with any other offers. This offer is not only for students in Australia & New Zealand, but also those our partners within the Educatius Group around the world.

Plan your exchange program with Student Exchange Australia New Zealand!

Quick facts: Student Exchange Programs
  • For students 14 – 17 years of age
  • (subject to the destination)

  • Choose from +10 different destinations

  • Live with a host family

  • Study at a local high school abroad

  • 24/7 support, before and during your trip

  • We are here to help you Unlock the World. It all starts when you Book a chat to apply:
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Global Skills Prep Camp

This is a 15-hour course with 10 sessions designed to boost your success in academics and lifelong learning. We tackle the unique challenges of international study and exciting experiences abroad. The course not only enhances your English and global skills, but also prepares you for the social, emotional, and cultural aspects of an exchange year.

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Can I participate?

The course is open to all students preparing to study abroad, no matter the destination.

Please note, as Student Exchange is part of the Educatius Group, this course is also available with our partner organisations, so there is an English test, but we know you will ace it!

What will I learn?

Learning to Learn
Emotional Development
Building Self-esteem
Critical Thinking 1
Critical Thinking 2
Cultural Awareness
Culture Shock
Collaboration & Social Responsibility

How does it work?

You are placed in a class with other students also preparing for their study abroad program. Materials – following the Cambridge Life Competencies Framework – will be engaging with a range of text, video and supported with activities and discussion forums on the complementary online platform. We’ll send a welcome letter before the course begins, packed with dates, links, and all the details you’ll need.

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Included in January Jumpstart

Free Global Skills Prep Camp

15 hours teacher-led online course divided into 10 sessions valued at around $1,000.

Destination Choice

Chose from 16 amazing destinations

Personal assistance

Support throughout the application process at your chosen high school program.

Secure your spot by January 31, 2024!

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