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Global Education Programs

Information about international opportunities for students at UNSW

CISaustralia Visit on Monday, 27 April!!

Posted by Mildred on April 23rd, 2015 · 2015, Arts and Social Science, Built Environment, Business, Engineering, Fine Arts, Internships, Language, Law, Medicine, Scholarship Opportunities, Science, Self funded, Uncategorized, UNSW Summer Break, UNSW Winter Break, Volunteer

Learn more about study, volunteer, and intern overseas opportunities round the world from CISaustralia on Monday, 27 April!!

Stop by the UNSW Global Education Office (Ground Floor, East Wing, Red Centre Building) between 11 am and 3 pm to visit an information table hosted by CISaustralia. Feel free to browsewww.CISaustralia.com.au in advance, or simply bring any questions or interests and representative Keith Born will be happy to explore with you the potential “world of opportunities” that await!

UNSW Exchange Expo: 21 April, 2015

Posted by cmander on April 16th, 2015 · 2015, Arts and Social Science, Built Environment, Business, Engineering, Fine Arts, Internships, Language, Law, Medicine, Practicum, Science, Short courses, Student Exchange, UNSW organised, UNSW Partner Institution, UNSW Summer Break, UNSW Winter Break, Volunteer

Come to the Exchange Expo and start planning your Global Education experience. Talk to representatives from partner universities, chat to returned exchange students and meet exchange students at UNSW.

UNSW offers exciting exchange and global education opportunities in over 35 countries. Participation in these programs enables you to enhance your career opportunities in Australia and globally. Don’t miss out!

Date: Tuesday 21 April
Time: 11.30am to 3.00pm
Where: Scientia Building

For further information, please visit: http://www.international.unsw.edu.au/unsw-global-students-expo/

SKKU 2015 International Summer Session

Posted by cmander on April 16th, 2015 · 2015, Arts and Social Science, Built Environment, Business, Engineering, Fine Arts, Law, Science, Short courses, UNSW Partner Institution, UNSW Winter Break

The SKKU 2015 International Summer Semester (ISS) is a 4-week program at Sungkyunkwan University, one of Asia’s oldest universities.

The SKU ISS program will run from 25 June – 22 July 2015, and is not only academically stimulating; it also offers students an opportunity to make new friends and to discover Seoul and Korea.

The theme of this year’s program is “New Paradigms of Sustainability” and students will be able to choose up to two courses from a large selection available.

For more information on the program and courses, please visit the SKKU ISS website.

As a partner university, UNSW students may be eligible for a discount in tuition fees.

Application: To apply, please complete the SKKU ISS online application. UNSW students who are accepted into this program must also complete the UNSW GEP Registration Form and return to advisor4globaled@unsw.edu.au.

Credit Transfer Process: As this is a fee-paying program, students who wish to transfer credit should apply for credit transfer through Cross-Institutional Studies. If you have any questions about how this works please emailadvisor4globaled@unsw.edu.au

 

NUS Summer Programme 2015 on Economic and Enterprise Development in Singapore

Posted by Mildred on April 16th, 2015 · 2015, Business, Self funded, Short courses, UNSW Partner Institution, UNSW Winter Break

NUS Summer Programme 2015 on Economic and Enterprise Development in Singapore is a 2-week residential programme (July 5-18) that offers an educational, insightful and interactive experience for students. Participants  are exposed to Singapore’s multi-cultural and cosmopolitan environment and gain a deep understanding of the economic advancements and entrepreneurship landscape in this metropolis city. Don’t miss this once a year amazing programme!

Please visit the website for more information.

 

To Apply: Please complete the  NUS Summer Program application form 2015 and upload your application on the NUS Summer Program portal by 20th May. The portal can be accessed here. UNSW students selected for this program should also complete the UNSW GEP Registration Form and return to advisor4globaled@unsw.edu.au.

Fees: The programme fee is SGD$2,300 and includes all activities listed in the programme and accommodation at the student hostel at NUS. The fee does not cover airfare and airport taxes, travel insurance, visas, meals and personal expenses.

Credit Transfer Process: As this is a fee-paying program, students who wish to transfer credit should apply for credit transfer through Cross-Institutional Studies. If you have any questions about how this works please email advisor4globaled@unsw.edu.au

 

 

Ulster University: Irish Studies Summer School, 2015

Posted by Mildred on April 16th, 2015 · 2015, Arts and Social Science, Short courses, UNSW Partner Institution, UNSW Winter Break

Ulster University is delighted to announce details of its 2015 Irish Studies Summer School!

Building on last year’s success, the School of Irish Language and Literature have designed an exciting interdisciplinary program that will appeal to students who would like to broaden their knowledge of Irish Studies across film, history, literature, peace and conflict studies and politics.

This program (24 June – 31 July 2015) – the only one of its kind in Ireland – will enable participants to sample the rich cultural heritage of north-west Ireland, while immersing themselves in the Irish language with a week-long residency in the Donegal ‘Gaeltacht’ (Irish-speaking region).

Participants will accrue credit points for the six-week course for which they will also receive a certificate from Ulster University.

Fees: This fee-paying summer school will cost £3,950. Include in this fee are:

-Transfer from Belfast International airport following Newark flight (24 June)

-All registration fees & tuition (incl. computer & library access)

-Week 1 (Bed +Breakfast) at Servite Priory, Benburb (Co Tyrone)

-Week 2 (Bed +Breakfast) Gaoth Dobhair, Co Donegal – tuition and social activities in the evenings

-Weeks 3-6 in private ensuite apartment with shared kitchen facilities and WI-FI

-Field-trips & excursions to sites of cultural & historical significance throughout Ireland

Please see attached brochures for further details or visit here.

Application: UNSW students who would like to be nominated for this program must complete the UNSW GEP Registration Form and return to advisor4globaled@unsw.edu.au by Monday, April 27th at 9am.

Credit Transfer Process: As this is a fee-paying program, students who wish to transfer credit should apply for credit transfer through Cross-Institutional Studies. If you have any questions about how this works please email advisor4globaled@unsw.edu.au

4th Annual IPSA-NUS Summer School for Social Science Research Methods

Posted by Mildred on April 16th, 2015 · 2015, Arts and Social Science, Short courses, UNSW Partner Institution

The 4th Annual IPSA-NUS Summer School for Social Science Research Methods will be held June 8-19, 2015, at the National University of Singapore.

The Methods School offers a wide variety of basic and advanced courses in quantitative, qualitative, and formal methods. All of these courses focus on both the theory and practice of social science research and provide high-quality training in diverse, state-of-the-art methods and techniques by outstanding and highly experienced international faculty.

Join them for rigorous training in social science research methods and truly global networking opportunities. Acquire cutting-edge quantitative, qualitative, and formal methods skills, meet future collaborators and co-authors, and make new friends with similar research interests from all over the Asia-Pacific, the U.S., Europe, and beyond.

All courses focus on both the theory and practice of social science research and provide high-quality training in diverse, state-of-the-art methods and techniques by outstanding and highly experienced international faculty from leading universities in Europe and the USA.

Please visit the website for more information.

 

Fees: The programme fees for students are SGD$750 for a one week course, and SGD $950 for two week courses. The fees include course materials (except books) as well as access to computer labs and the NUS libraries. Participants are responsible for travel to and from Singapore, room and boardlocal transportation and entertainment, social activities, and other personal expenses.

To Apply: To register for either program please complete the registration form here.  UNSW students selected for this program should also complete the UNSW GEP Registration Form and return to advisor4globaled@unsw.edu.au.

Credit Transfer Process: As this is a fee-paying program, students who wish to transfer credit should apply for credit transfer through Cross-Institutional Studies. If you have any questions about how this works please email advisor4globaled@unsw.edu.au

U21 Undergraduate Research Conference 2015

Posted by cmander on April 16th, 2015 · 2015, Arts and Social Science, Conference, Scholarship Opportunities, Science, Universitas 21 (U21)

The 2015 Universitas 21 Undergraduate Research Conference (URC) will take place at The University of Auckland in New Zealand from 6-10 July.

This conference is an amazing opportunity for students to present their research, network and connect with students and staff from around the world and travel to Auckland, New Zealand.

The conference will explore the theme “People and Places” across topics such as climate change, migration, physical and cultural landscapes, identity, indigenous studies and social structures.

$1000 grants will be available to eligible applicants.

For further information on the conference, please click here.

Nomination: To apply for this program UNSW Students must complete the UNSW GEP Application Form and email to advisor4globaled@unsw.edu.au by Friday 24 April.  Please indicate on the application form whether you intend to prepare and deliver an oral presentation or submit and present a designed poster.

Asia-Pacific Student Leaders Forum

Posted by cmander on April 16th, 2015 · 2015, Arts and Social Science, Conference, Scholarship Opportunities, Science

We are pleased to confirm the dates of the Asia-Pacific Student Leaders Forum (APSLF) from 8- 10 June to be hosted by the National University of Singapore (NUS).

About APSLF 2015

The APSLF 2015 will focus on the role of Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU) universities in providing support for various platforms to encourage social engagement and innovation amongst APRU students.  The forum proceedings will focus on dynamic group discussions amongst student leaders working on project proposals that could be implemented at their home institutions or communities.  The forum will also feature plenary sessions and keynote addresses by social entrepreneurs, innovators and policy makers from Singapore and overseas.

Focusing on the theme “Beyond the Ivory Tower: University Social Responsibility”, the conference will provide students with an opportunity to explore global social challenges  and network with student leaders from 45 other APRU universities.

$1000 grants will be available to eligible applicants.

For more information on the forum, please click here.

Application: To apply, please email your full name, student ID, email address and resume to advisor4globaled@unsw.edu.au by Friday 24th April.

 

CRCC Asia Annual Scholarships now available for UNSW students – Apply by 30th April 2015

Posted by Mildred on April 15th, 2015 · 2015, Arts and Social Science, Built Environment, Business, Engineering, Internships, Law, Scholarship Opportunities, Uncategorized

Are you interested in gaining international work experience and building your post-graduation job prospects? Consider doing an internship in China! During the month of April, CRCC Asia is running its annual Scholarship Program and is giving away 6 scholarships for students who wish to take part in programs in 2015/2016.

The application is open until Thursday 30th April 2015 – applicants will be judged on the strength of their application and phone interview, with a final decision made in early May 2015.

The China Internship Program provides one, two, or three month internships in Beijing, Hong Kong, Shanghai and Shenzhen. Fluent English is the only language requirement (No Chinese language skills are needed – you will have an English speaking supervisor) and there is a program start date each month of the year.

CRCC Asia works with over 500 companies in China to offer a wide range of placements across various industries including finance, law, marketing/PR, engineering, accounting, pharmaceuticals, IT,  green technology, media and creative industries, NGO’s and many others. All accommodation and visa processing is included in the program, language classes as well as a schedule of social, business networking and cultural events. You are matched to an internship relevant to your current skills and future career ambitions. 1st year students through to recent graduates are welcome to apply.

CRCC Asia has over 4,500 alumni from more than 150 countries worldwide; you can read about their experiences and success stories through over 200 testimonials and intern blogs online at: http://www.crccasia.com/media-reviews/testimonials/

For details on how to apply for one of their scholarships, please go to http://www.crccasia.com/scholarship/ and click on the Application Form on the left of the page.

 

CRCC Asia will also be on campus for the UNSW Global Opportunities Fair held in the Scientia building on Tuesday 21st April 2015 from 11:30am-3pm – it will be a great chance to learn more about the scholarship program and to get tips on how to apply for this fantastic opportunity. Come along to find out how you could be gaining work experience relevant to your degree while at the same time having a great time overseas with other talented, internationally-minded students from across the globe on the China Internship Program!

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CRCC Asia is a provider as per the UNSW procurement selection process.

If you choose to source a provider on your own, please remember to do some research on them first and ensure that they are a legitimate organisation and that the product they offer will definitely meet your requirements. Students are therefore advised to undertake their own risk assessment before departure and any participation in these programs is at their own risk.

ALL PROGRAMS INVOLVE SOME DEGREE OF RISK TO PARTICIPANTS

 

Discover Thailand Scholarships

Posted by Mildred on April 15th, 2015 · 2015, Arts and Social Science, Built Environment, Business, Engineering, Fine Arts, Language, Law, Medicine, Scholarship Opportunities, Science, Short courses, Student Exchange, Uncategorized, UNSW Summer Break, UNSW Winter Break

Universities Australia will be administering a round of Discover Thailand Scholarships on behalf of the Australia Thailand Institute!  There are 11 scholarships worth $4000 each for Australian students completing credit bearing study in Thailand. The last two rounds of scholarships went quickly and were well received by students.

Scholarships can be used for students travelling up to and including the first semester 2016.

If you are interested in applying  for a scholarship please contact the Global Education Coordinator at advisor4globaled@unsw.edu.au.