Entry requirements

Entry is open to enrolled university and college students and new graduates  from aged 18 to 28. High school programs are for students aged 14 to 18 years of age.

One year of successful studies must be completed (evidence required) and a recommendation from a teacher or faculty member to support your registration. Please consult with your academic advisors to explore home university credit options.

Participants must have a satisfactory level of English language skills if they wish to participate in adventure activities.

Study tour applications are made on the online application form and accompanied by evidence of your studies, resume (if needed)  and teacher/faculty member’s letter of recommendation.

Fees

Fees will usually include the following (check with your program) housing, breakfasts,  some dinners,  in-country transport, all listed program recreation and adventure activities, entry fees to listed events and tourism sites, certified guides, tuition, field studies and site visits, airport transfers,  dedicated Program Director, 24/7 pastoral care, pre-departure support, welcome and farewell functions and certificate of attendance.

For credit fees

Credits may be available for some study tours. These academic tuition fees are paid to the respective credit granting university and not included in the quoted fees.

 

Programs with optional voluntary service placements

Optional community service fees are additional to the study tour fee above (unless specified in the program) and exclude housing and meals during the service period. Placement and management fees are from USD300 for up to 12 weeks and include a one day briefing about volunteering in a foreign country.

 

Voluntary Service program fees

Please refer to program details for these fees.

 

Fee exclusions

Fees do not include international travel, medical and travel insurance, personal travel and activities outside of published program, personal expenditure, snacks and refreshments,  visa fees, lunches and some dinners (refer to each program).

Published fees are valid for all confirmed applications; programs held during peak tourism season periods (January and February) may attract unexpected higher costs.

 

Fee payments

A deposit of USD400 is required to confirm your place on a program within 48 hours of receiving notification. This notification will advise how these fees can be paid.  The balance must be received either 90 or 60 days prior to arrival.

If the application is late (within 90 days of arrival) a deposit of USD890 is required and balance 14 days thereafter.

Further fee information is available on request.

 

 

Terms and Conditions

Educational tours for individual students Terms and Conditions individual group tour Terms and Conditions individual group tour applicants and participants for further policy and liability release  including our refund policy.

Note: If numbers are inadequate for a program to proceed we give a full refund of all monies paid.

Custom and Faculty Led tours for groups from agencies and institutions are available on request.