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Program Description:

The Duke University Global Education Office for Undergraduates and the Department of Biology will offer a 4-week, one course summer program focusing on the biogeography and culture of Australia. Based at the University of New South Wales in Sydney, the program travels to the Northern Territory, the Great Barrier Reef and tropical rain forest of northern Queensland. The 2017 summer program director and biology course instructor is Professor Alexander Glass of Earth & Ocean Sciences.

The course will be taught on the modern, urban campus of UNSW, located in Kensington, a suburb of Sydney and in a variety of field locations. UNSW boasts first-rate academic facilities, with extensive recreational and sporting facilities just 20 minutes by bus from central Sydney.The capital of the state of New South Wales, Sydney, the largest and oldest city in Australia, is very cosmopolitan and offers a wide variety of cultural activities and entertainment. Situated on the southeast coast, Sydney's harbor, with its famous bridge and opera house, is one of the largest in the world.