“Staying in Place” order will be in effect for GVSU students living in Allendale Township from September 17 through October 1. Read more
Teaching Areas: Early Childhood, Elementary, Middle, Secondary, Special Ed, All Majors
Available Dates: August - December, February - May
Housing: Host family (cost is approximately $250 AUD per week)
Additional Notes: Placements cannot exceed 12 weeks due to visa and immigration regulations.
All placements in Australia require a tourist visa BEFORE making flight arrangements.
Find out more about Australian visas here: http://www.border.gov.au/Trav/Visa-1
Country Specific Information
- Jellicoe Road by Melina Marchetta
- Cloudstreet by Tim Winton
- Picnic at Hanging Rock by Joan Lindsay
- Seven Little Australians by Ethel Turner
- The Harp in the South by Ruth Park
- Power Without Glory by Frank Hardy
- I Can Jump Puddles by Alan Marshall
Education & Curriculum Information
*All students completing a placement in Adelaide will require a History Screening. Find out more information from your overseas coordinator and at the following link History Screening - South Australia.
*All students completing a placement in Northern Territory schools (Darwin) require a “Working with Children’s" or "Ochre" card. Learn more and complete the form at Working with Children - Northern Territory
*All students completing a placement in Melbourne will require a Working with Children Check. Find out more information from your overseas coordinator and at the following link Working with Children Check - Victoria