Our modern world calls for global citizens to face global challenges. Experiencing different cultures and cultivating new perspectives is set to provide you with a deep range of skills that will allow you to thrive in the future.
Each university session break, in collaboration with its international partners, the BUILD team offers short-term overseas programs that will broaden your horizons, including:
- Summer/Winter schools at partner universities
- Experiential learning programs
- International Internships
Find a program
Visit the BUILD Short-term Program Database and search the profiles of available UTS approved programs. You can apply via the program profile of your choice. Make sure you read the Tips for using the BUILD Abroad Short-term Program Database.
You can search by a range of different options such as Country, Institution, Scholarship, Field of Study or every Study Option under "BUILD" and shop around!
Open program profiles that interest you and learn more about what is offered. Please take note of the program Fee, Fee inclusions and Fee exclusions. Click through to university and third-party organisation websites and view special terms and conditions, cancellation and refund policies. These are not listed in the BUILD Abroad Short-term Program Database summary program profiles. Always read fine print from each program when applying and accepting any offers.
How to apply
Each program profile explains the Application Instructions, such as eligibility conditions. Instructions on How to Apply can be found at the end of each profile. Carefully review these as they differ between programs.
Applicants must demonstrate why they are motivated to participate in their nominated UTS approved BUILD Short-term Program (opens an external site) and how it will enhance their graduate outcomes. Students will be notified of the outcome of their application within a reasonable time frame.
Travel grants and loans available
Going overseas can be a costly undertaking, so if you need some help to supplement your own savings, please check out the travel scholarships and loans that are on offer.
UTS insures your travel
UTS provides free comprehensive travel insurance for all UTS students travelling on a UTS International approved short-term overseas program. The UTS Travel insurance is provided for the duration of the program, and an additional 3 days before and 3 days after the program.
Previous BUILD Abroad programs
You can view the list of previous programs below:
For a snapshot of the student experiences on programs during the past few semesters, visit the BUILD Abroad Blog (opens an external site).
If a short-term BUILD Abroad program has whet your appetite for a learning adventure, you may wish to consider undertaking a semester overseas via the UTS Global Exchange.