WEPisode #6: Molly In Italy





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Study Abroad In Italy!

Australians seem to have developed a healthy obsession for all things Italian, i.e. gelato, pizza, cappuccinos! Italian culture forms a lively part of our community, but the real Italy is a world away from Lygon Street (VIC) and Norton Street (NSW)! See for yourself when you take part in a WEP student exchange program and study abroad in Italy!

Too much family is never enough, so say the Italians. Family is of utmost importance, so get set to share your life with your host family, as well as cousins, uncles, aunts, ‘nonni’ — the whole clan! Take part in the daily ‘passeggiata’ — the social event of the day where you head to the piazza, link arms with your best friend and stroll around and around — this is the place to see and be seen.

Italians are a proud bunch, and nothing makes an Italian mamma more proud than a culinary compliment. Be loved the Italian way — with tortellini, scallopine, lasagne, minestrone, tiramisu… heaven on a plate!

Can you imagine yourself becoming a part of a local Italian family? Interested in participating in a WEP student exchange to study abroad in Italy? If so, keep reading to find out everything there is to know about turning this dream into a reality!

Area Option

Choose from seven different (and super incredible) Italian regions! You can choose to spend your exchange in either:

North West Italy: famous for FIAT cars, Nutella, beautiful Cinque Terre, the Italian Riviera, the alps and skiing!

Lombardia: the home of Milan famous, of course, for fashion!

North East: filled with gondolas and carnivals, this is where you’ll find Venice and Verona.

Central North: the Leaning Tower of Pisa lives here!

Centre: this is where Rome is, filled with famous monuments like the Colosseum, Vatican City and St Peter’s.

South: sun, culture, olive oil, beaches and sea; it’s all here along the Amalfi Coast.

Islands: gelato and granita anyone? The islands are home to ancient Greek temples and a whole lot of good food!

Additional cost applies.

Upcoming Exchanges

Departure Duration Fee Application Deadline
August 2019 Short Term $ 7,250 19 March 2019
August 2019 Year $ 9,850 19 March 2019
August 2019 Semester $ 8,450 19 March 2019
November 2019 Short Term $ 6,950 27 August 2019

Area Option (choose from seven different regions)

Departure Duration Fee Application Deadline
August 2019 Year $ 10,850 19 March 2019
August 2019 Semester $ 9,450 19 March 2019
August 2019 Short Term $ 8,250 19 March 2019
November 2019 Short Term $ 7,950 27 August 2019

The above program fees are valid until 31/12/2018.

Included Extras

For programs commencing in August and January, a four-night orientation in the Rome area. Online Italian language course

Optional Extras

For semester and year programs, a weekend trip to Florence and Pisa

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