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International College of Management, Sydney - Semester or Year Abroad


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General information applicable to all GlobaLinks Learning Abroad  Semester and Year Abroad Programs:

 

GlobaLinks Learning Abroad offers programs in Sydney through our partner International Studies Abroad.

Please click here to apply or learn more about Sydney and all other Australia program options.

 

earning Abroad has designed this ICMS program with your individual student goals in mind. It is built around a unique Discovery Model which is delivered by some of the best staff in study abroad, both in the U.S. and overseas, in order to provide you with an individualized experience through discovery in 5 key areas: personal, academic, cultural, social, and career. Learn more about the Discovery Model.

GlobaLinks Learning Abroad, formerly known as AustraLearn, offers semester and year abroad programs at the International College of Management, Sydney. The International College of Management, Sydney (ICMS) offers an exciting location for those students wishing to undertake a study abroad program. Not only can you study in one of Sydney’s most beautiful locations overlooking Manly Beach and Sydney Harbour, the comprehensive academic and social programs ensure that you experience the Australian lifestyle while learning within an internationally recognised institution. ICMS offers subjects in the following areas: Business, Marketing, Hospitality Management, Event Management, Property Management, Sport Management, Retail Marketing and International Tourism.

The Study Abroad Program at ICMS offers:

  • Full academic credit transfer to your home University

  • Choice of over 80 subjects

  • Three intakes per year in Spring, Summer, and Fall

  • Quality facilities, including a formal restaurant, courtyard café, tennis court, library, quiet study areas and fully equipped learning classrooms

  • One week Orientation program at ICMS

     

 

     

Learn More About ICMS:

Location

Location Quickfacts (estimated)

Distance to city by ferry:

15 minutes

Distance to nearest airport by cab:

1 hour

ICMS is located in a beautiful heritage listed sand stone building overlooking Manly beach. It would be hard to find a college in a more spectacular position. To the north, there are views of the Pacific Ocean and to the south the college has sweeping views of Sydney Harbor. The campus is a five-minute walk to Manly beach and shopping precinct with its cafes, restaurants and boutique stores. ICMS is also close enough to downtown Sydney – 15 minutes by fast ferry – for visits to art galleries, museums, the best city shops and even the Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge.

Academic Highlights

ICMS specializes in the following academic areas:

  • Business – all areas including Marketing, Economics, Finance, Human Resources, Accounting and more
  • Hospitality Management
  • Event Management
  • International Tourism
  • Sport Management
  • Retail Marketing
  • Property Services Management

ICMS has a practical focus on all its classes, meaning students get hands-on experience taught by instructors with significant industry experience in the areas they teach.  For example, if you are interested in event planning, ICMS offers an array of courses in this area such Event Management Project, in which the class works with a real business in the Sydney area to plan, market and execute an actual special event.

Each program is built around actual business experiences and developed in conjunction with top industry professionals.  In addition to being a top choice for business majors, ICMS is one of the premier colleges in the world for hospitality, tourism and event management programs.  The College is highly regarded by industry professionals and has won many awards in the past decade. 
 

University Services

ICMS boasts an extensive library, quiet study areas, syndicate rooms ideal for group tutorial-type activity and an academic support center. There is also a grand ballroom with a 250-person seating capacity, a formal dining room with seating for 200, a courtyard cafe and student common room.

There are fully equipped theory classrooms and computer laboratories with 24-hour email and Internet access. Students can also take advantage of a wireless network with access to the Internet and online classrooms.

Housing

As a GlobaLinks Learning Abroad student you are guaranteed pre-arranged accommodation to fit your lifestyle. There are a variety of housing options available which you will apply for after acceptance. Read below for more specific options offered at this university:

Study Abroad students at ICMS have on-campus and off-campus accommodation options. On-campus rooms are equipped with desk/study facilities, heating and a telephone with voicemail, and have all linen provided. Each floor is equipped with common bathrooms and toilets, and a kitchenette you can use to make a quick snack. The campus has wireless internet access throughout. Off-campus accommodation options includes homestay (limited) and apartment living arranged upon arrival.

Orientation

Bridging Cultures Program

The GlobaLinks Learning Abroad Bridging Cultures Program is our signature orientation program for all semester and year abroad students. The cost for this multi-day program is included in your program fees and covers several nights accommodation, most meals, local transportation, and excursions.

Typically 4-6 days in length, each orientation program includes:

  • Exciting excursions and activities

  • A chance to meet other students

  • Orientation sessions to help you adapt to your new country

Orientation sites vary based on the location of your program. Each site is selected based on the proximity to your host university as well as for the unique activities available within the area.

Read more about the Bridging Cultures Program>

ICMS Orientation

In addition to the GlobaLinks Learning Abroad Bridging Cultures Program which is included in your program fees ICMS will provide an onsite orientation after arrival at the university.

ICMS has an extensive social, sporting and cultural activity schedule. ICMS has a dedicated Student Affairs Manager to coordinate all college activities.

Study Abroad students also have a one-week intensive orientation program when they first arrive at ICMS. This program includes: surf safety, team building, tours of Manly and Sydney, program briefings, welcome function, Aussie party with Australian native animals show and much more.
 

Scholarships Available

In addition to scholarships offered by GlobaLinks Learning Abroad, International College of Management, Sydney offers $10,000 per year to be disbursed to GlobaLinks Learning Abroad students attending a semester abroad in the standard study abroad program or the study internship combo program.

Special Programs/Excursions

 

Bridging Cultures Program

The GlobaLinks Learning Abroad Bridging Cultures Program is our signature orientation program for all semester and year abroad students. The cost for this multi-day program is included in your program fees and covers several nights accommodation, most meals, local transportation, and excursions.

Typically 4-6 days in length, each orientation program includes:

Exciting excursions and activities

A chance to meet other students

Orientation sessions to help you adapt to your new country

Orientation sites vary based on the location of your program. Each site is selected based on the proximity to your host university as well as for the unique activities available within the area. Read more about the Bridging Cultures Program>

Discovery Activities

Planned Excursions & Events

Our in-country resident staff arranges scheduled activities with students throughout the year. Activities are optional and designed to explore the five key areas of discovery: academic, social, personal, cultural, and professional. These are not just visits to tourist attractions. For example, these are activities such as networking opportunities, local festivals, gallery openings, and other similar events that you can’t find in a travel book. These activities will truly enhance your experience.

On-Going Activities

Your exploration of the culture, the academics, the people, and yourself is what will truly enhance your experience. Through the Discovery Model, our in-country staff will provide you with advice and recommendations for other types of activities you can undertake in order achieve your individual goals.

Specific Excursions Included in Your Program Fees

Multi Day Excursions included in your program fee

In addition to the Bridging Cultures Program, a free multi-day excursion is included in all semester/year abroad programs in Australia, New Zealand, or Fiji. Students studying in these destinations can choose from one of the four excursions listed to the right. The cost of the excursion is included; however, you will need to pay for transportation to the destination. Learn more>

Other Tours and Travel Available

Beyond our included orientation and excursions, you will be able to pre-book a wide variety of day, weekend, and week-long tours at a discounted price through our travel partner, STA Travel. These trips provide the ultimate flexibility for you to travel where you want to go, when you want to go, and with whom you want to go. Most trips have open dates, so you can pre-book the trip(s) that interest you, yet choose your dates later on in your semester. This flexibility also means friends that you make from other countries/programs or even your friends and family who are visiting you abroad can also participate. Learn more>

Get Involved Abroad

Extracurricular Activities

At ICMS, we don’t expect you to spend your entire semester with your head buried in a book! The College’s rich social and sporting life is there to be enjoyed. Activities include basketball, volleyball, tennis, swimming, and soccer.

You can also take advantage of weekend trips to the snow fields, Central Coast, and Blue Mountains. For an adrenalin rush, you can even try indoor rock climbing, sky diving, white water rafting, sailing, fishing, surfing, scuba diving, and horse riding – to name a few.

The Student Club at ICMS holds themed events on campus often. These events include talent shows, karaoke, Asian food festivals, and Brazilian Carnival nights. For the more classically minded, there are opportunities to attend concerts and plays in Sydney theatres, open-air venues, and even the Sydney Opera House.

Community Involvement

While abroad, we recommend getting involved in your local community. It's an awesome way to meet locals, experience the true Australian culture, and create long lasting memories. From volunteering to festival-going, we challenge you to make the most of your international experience... See a sample of community involvement opportunities available in Sydney or discover your own upon arrival!


Course Catalog

To determine if the classes you need are available at this university, select Courses/Subjects to view the specific course options.

Tips: For advice on navigating the university’s course catalog, use the Selecting Courses link. You may also view the suggested grade and credit transfer information through the Grade Conversion.

If you have any questions about course availability, please contact studyabroad@globalinksabroad.org 

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Fees

International College of Management, Sydney February 2015 - 1 Term
All fees listed are for first term onlyYear Abroad Advice
Program Fees *TBD
Mandatory Activity and Excursion Package$1,200.00
Housing with MealsApproximately $4,100 - $5,500
Housing without MealsN/A
What's includedSee below
* Program Fee shown includes a $500 Affiliate University Discount
International College of Management, Sydney September 2014 - 1 Term
All fees listed are for first term onlyYear Abroad Advice
Program Fees *$12,270.00
Mandatory Activity and Excursion Package$1,200.00
Housing with MealsApproximately $4,100 - $5,500
Housing without MealsN/A
What's includedSee below
* Program Fee shown includes a $500 Affiliate University Discount


Fee Includes

Your Personalized Semester/Year Program Includes

  • Tuition and instruction
  • Host university activity and insurance fees
  • 24/7 support for students and parents at home and abroad
  • Pre-departure materials and travel gear
  • Comprehensive assistance
  • Personal program manager
  • Scholarship and financial aid assistance
  • Facilitation of course selection / credit transfer

Activity and Excursion Package

Additional Housing Fee

Housing amenities are generally:

  • Single room
  • Technology package available
  • Linen package available

An additional refundable housing deposit may be required for your housing selection. This housing is self-catered, therefore you will have access to a kitchen where you can prepare your own meals.

*All fees are subject to change.



 



Dates

Should you receive an offer, your offer letter will provide you with the most up to date university start dates. GlobaLinks Learning Abroad will attempt to provide you with the most up-to-date information as we receive it. Be sure to confirm dates before finalizing any travel plans. 
September 2014 - 1 Term - FallApplication Deadline: June 15, 2014
Anticipated DepartureSeptember 8, 2014
Start DateSeptember 10, 2014
End DateDecember 19, 2014
Mid Semester Break #1 -
Mid Semester Break #2 -
September 2014 - 2 Terms - FallApplication Deadline: July 1, 2014
Anticipated DepartureSeptember 8, 2014
Start DateSeptember 10, 2014
End DateMay 15, 2015
Mid Semester Break #1 -
Mid Semester Break #2 -
February 2015 - 1 Term - SpringApplication Deadline: November 15, 2014
Anticipated DepartureFebruary 4, 2015
Start DateFebruary 4, 2015
End DateMay 15, 2015
Mid Semester Break #1 -
Mid Semester Break #2 -
February 2015 - 2 Terms - SpringApplication Deadline: November 15, 2014
Anticipated DepartureJanuary 4, 2015
Start DateFebruary 4, 2015
End DateAugust 28, 2015
Mid Semester Break #1 -
Mid Semester Break #2 -
May 2015 - 1 Term - SummerApplication Deadline: February 15, 2015
Anticipated DepartureMay 24, 2015
Start DateMay 24, 2015
End DateAugust 28, 2015
Mid Semester Break #1 -
Mid Semester Break #2 -
May 2015 - 2 Terms - SummerApplication Deadline: February 15, 2015
Anticipated DepartureMay 24, 2014
Start DateMay 24, 2015
End DateDecember 18, 2015
Mid Semester Break #1 -
Mid Semester Break #2 -
September 2015 - 1 Term - FallApplication Deadline: June 15, 2015
Anticipated DepartureSeptember 9, 2015
Start DateSeptember 11, 2015
End DateDecember 20, 2015
Mid Semester Break #1 -
Mid Semester Break #2 -
September 2015 - 2 Terms - FallApplication Deadline: June 15, 2015
Anticipated DepartureSeptember 9, 2015
Start DateSeptember 11, 2015
End DateMay 9, 2016
Mid Semester Break #1 -
Mid Semester Break #2 -

Entry Requirements

Applicants must have the required GPA and have completed at least the equivalent of one year of full-time study at the university/college level. Students with a lower GPA than the requirement may be considered on a case by case basis. Please contact our office for more information.

Required GPA: 2.50

GlobaLinks Learning Abroad Program Team


Program Manager
Jessica Mew
jmew@globalinksabroad.org
1-303-446-2214

Program Assistant
Svetlana Peixotto
speixotto@globalinksabroad.org


Resident Director
Ross Seeger
rseeger@globalinksabroad.org


Resident Coordinator
Trish Johnson
RCSydney@globalinksabroad.org