Applications for semester exchange in SP2 2023 are open until August 1, 2022. 
Final approval for participation in the exchange program is dependent on students obtaining individual travel approval from the University. We will work with you to obtain this approval should you be accepted into the exchange program.

 Before you apply, please be aware of the following critical points:
  • All applications for semester exchange are being reviewed and risk assessed on a case by case basis; you will be required to provide detailed information regarding your travel plans, before final approval will be given.
  • Cancellations and travel disruptions due to COVID will not be covered by the University‚Äôs insurer as the COVID-19 pandemic is now a foreseen circumstance. We ask that you do not make any financial commitments (e.g., deposits, flights, accommodation, etc.) prior to final approval from the University.
  • UniSA International Travel Grants are not available for study overseas experiences in 2023. When planning your study overseas experience, please budget accordingly. OS-HELP and other Government grants and scholarships may still apply.
  • You may need to show evidence of vaccination to participate in an overseas experience, to travel to certain regions, or to enrol with an overseas partner university.
  • You may be required to agree to further Terms and Conditions prior to receiving University approval for participation.
Please continue below with your application for SP2 2023 semester exchange.

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Scholarship Update
New Colombo Plan (NCP) Mobility Grant
We are happy to advise that, thanks to the generous support of the New Colombo Plan, we have a small number of A$7,000 grants to be awarded for SP2 2023 Semester Exchange to select destinations in Japan, South Korea, and Singapore. Click the link below for more information, and don't forget to carefully map your courses. You'll need to take courses relevant to your UniSA degree in order to be eligible for a grant.

Aarhus BSS Ambassador Grant
Thanks to the generous support of our partner, we have two grants available for students to complete a Semester at Aarhus BSS in SP2 2023, while acting as an ambassador for both UniSA and for Aarhus University. The grants are for 10,000DKK (roughly AUD$2,000). Conditions apply.

Destination Australia Scholarship Cheung Kong Exchange Program Mobility Grant
The Destination Australia Cheung Kong Exchange Program is a joint funding initiative of the Australian Government and the Cheung Kong Group. UniSA have three $5,500 grants to award to successful students to undertake their Semester Exchange in SP2 2023 to select destinations in China, Hong Kong and Malaysia. This scholarship is open Australian Citizens and Permanent Residents only.

Apply to go on Semester Exchange
Please read the information below before starting your application
This form is for University of South Australia students only and can be used for undergraduate and postgraduate coursework students to apply for a semester exchange program.
Please read this page carefully, and ensure you have all relevant information ready, prior to commencing the application form as you will not be able to save your progress. The form should take you no more than thirty minutes to complete.

How to Complete this Form
On the next page of the application, you will be asked to:
  1. Complete your UniSA program information.
  2. Nominate at least three host university preferences, including the names of specific courses you have identified as being suitable for you to undertake on your exchange semester
    1. You will be required to name four courses at each of your top two university preferences
    2. Please ensure you have checked the availability of those courses on the partner university website
    3. Bear in mind, these may not necessarily be your final enrolments
    4. It's your responsibility to make sure that there are courses you can take at each university you apply for
    5. If necessary, go back and check the exchange partner list for course suitability/restrictions and ensure that relevant courses are offered at your nominated host institutions.
  3. Write a personal statement in support of your application (roughly 100 words). We recommend you address the following:
    1. Why you want to undertake an exchange semester
    2. Why you have chosen these specific universities
    3. Any other information you feel is relevant to your application
  4. Agree to the Terms and Conditions for Participation in a UniSA Approved Overseas Mobility Program 
  5. Agree to the Study Overseas Consent Form for Use of Image

You will need to successfully complete both pages of the form for your application to be registered,
Do not submit the form more than once - if you would like to make any changes to your previous submission please email
Once you have successfully submitted page 2 of this form, you will receive a confirmation/summary email. If you do not receive this email within 48 hours, please contact

If your exchange application is successful, you will be invited to attend a compulsory Acceptance Workshop, scheduled to take place in the week beginning Monday 22 August 2022. Please ensure you'll be able to attend. Exact dates will be sent to you post application acceptance.


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