Global Education Programs

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JENESYS 2.0 Invitation Programme – Mass Media

Posted by cmander on April 15th, 2014 · 2014, Arts and Social Science, Short courses, UNSW Winter Break

The Embassy of Japan in Australia has announced that applications for the JENESYS 2.0 Invitation Programme – Mass Media (Journalism, Multimedia & Blogging) are now being accepted.

JENESYS (Japan-East Asia Network of Exchange for Students and Youth) 2.0 is a new youth exchange programme designed for students of Asia and Oceania and aims to promote interest as well as awareness and understanding of Japan and Japanese values.

This programme is focused on the area of mass media, so it is ideal for students studying media, journalism, information and communication. It is open to all students regardless of Japanese ability, as the programme will be conducted entirely in English.

The JENESYS 2.0 Invitation – Mass Media programme will run from 23 June – 1 July 2014.

Applicants are required to be Australian citizens aged between 18 and 30 and currently studying at an Australian university.

 

Application and Deadline

In order to apply you must email advisor4globaled@unsw.edu.au indicating your interest for the program by Monday April 28th 2014.

Any program-specific queries should be forwarded to Simon Free at simon.free@cb.mofa.go.jp at the Embassy of Japan in Australia.

 

JENESYS 2.0 Invitation Programme – Science and Technology

Posted by cmander on April 15th, 2014 · 2014, Engineering, Science, Short courses, UNSW Winter Break

The Embassy of Japan in Australia has announced that applications for the JENESYS 2.0 Invitation Programme – Science and Technology – are now being accepted.

JENESYS (Japan-East Asia Network of Exchange for Students and Youth) 2.0 is a new youth exchange programme designed for students of Asia and Oceania and aims to promote interest as well as awareness and understanding of Japan and Japanese values.

This programme is focused on the area of science and technology, so it is ideal for students studying science and engineering. It is open to all students regardless of Japanese ability, as the programme will be conducted entirely in English.

The JENESYS 2.0 Invitation Programme – Science and Technology will run from 16 June – 24 June 2014.

Applicants are required to be Australian citizens aged between 18 and 30 and currently studying at an Australian university

 

Application and Deadline

In order to apply you must email advisor4globaled@unsw.edu.au indicating your interest for the program by Monday 21 April 2014.

Any program-specific queries should be forwarded to Simon Free at simon.free@cb.mofa.go.jp at the Embassy of Japan in Australia.

 

2014 Mexican Government Excellence Scholarship Program for Foreign Students

Posted by mkofod on April 14th, 2014 · Uncategorized

The Mexican Embassy has announced Mexico’s Scholarship Program for Foreigners.

The Directorate General for Educational and Cultural Cooperation of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Mexico, through the Academic Exchange Department, designs and manages the Ministry of Foreign Affairs´ Scholarship Program for Foreigners.

The scholarships of the Mexican Government have two branches: for academic studies and for special programs.

The scholarships for academic studies are offered to take complete programs for Specialization, Master´s or PhD Degrees, and Postgraduate Researches. The offer includes academic mobility for Bachelor´s and Postgraduate Degrees.

The scholarships for special programs are offered to take short-term fellowships addressed to Visiting Professors, Researchers in Mexico´s issues, Art Production Fellowships, etc.

To learn more about these opportunities please visit: http://amexcid.gob.mx/index.php/oferta-de-becas-para-extranjeros

Applications are open from March 05 – August 29, 2014 for programs beginning between April and October, 2014.

Scholarships available for CISaustralia 2014 Winter Short Courses

Posted by cmander on April 13th, 2014 · Arts and Social Science, Business, Fine Arts, Language, Scholarship Opportunities, Self funded, Short courses, Uncategorized, UNSW Summer Break, UNSW Winter Break, Volunteer

Applications for the CISaustralia Winter 2014 Short Course Programs will be closing soon.

Program Specific Scholarships

July in Los Angeles (UCLA) Scholarship amount: A$250 – Deadline: 18 April 2014
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July in Chiang Mai 2014 Scholarship amount: A$300  – Deadline: 15 April 2014 (multiple available).

July in San Jose, Costa Rica 2014 Scholarship amount: A$400 – Deadline: 14 April 2014 (5 available).

Volunteer – Community Development in Tacloban City, Philippines (Rolling application dates). 
Fee waiver of A$300 for 4 week placements confirmed by 31 May 2014.

January in Otago, NZ 2015 Scholarship amount: $300  – Deadline: 20 October 2014 (multiple available)
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For more information on courses offered and how to apply, please go to: http://www.cisaustralia.com.au/winter-study-abroad

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UNSW does not presently endorse any specific third party programs. 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.

 

Shanghai Jiao Tong University – Antai Global Summer School 2014

Posted by cmander on April 13th, 2014 · 2014, Business, Short courses, Uncategorized, Universitas 21 (U21), UNSW Partner Institution, UNSW Winter Break

Shanghai Jiao Tong University presents the 2014 Antai Global Summer School program, scheduled from June 30 – July 18, 2014 in Shanghai. The Antai Global Summer Program is a great opportunity to learn more about the business and culture in China.

Participants will gain a deep understanding of the Chinese economy and culture with in-class coursework, company visits, social events and tours. In addition to faculty who teach in their International MBA program, the summer program features guest speakers including senior knowledge expert of Boston Consulting Group, founder of successful Chinese enterprises, strategy department head of MNCs and so on.

Cultural immersion activities throughout the program include out-of-city excursions, acrobatic shows, river cruising, tea-making, Zen practice, pot modeling, Chinese cooking lessons.

Highlights:

  • 3 SJTU Credits
  • 18 Countries and Regions Represented
  • 100% Participant Recommendation

The program is designed for undergraduate and graduate students from around the world (two tracks available). For more information, please check the website: www.summerschool.sjtu.edu.cn

How to apply:

UNSW students who would like to apply must complete the UNSW GEP Application Form and submit with supporting documentation in one PDF file. Incomplete or incorrect applications will not be accepted. Applications can be emailed to advisor4globaled@unsw.edu.au.

Students must have approval for a credit transfer in order to be selected. The Intensive Course Transfer of Credit form must be completed and signed by the faculty/course authorities at the time of submission (this will be a supporting document).

Application deadline: 9am Thursday 8th May, 2014.

Shanghai Jiao Tong University Summer Session 2014

Posted by cmander on April 9th, 2014 · 2014, Arts and Social Science, Engineering, Language, Short courses, Student Exchange, UNSW Winter Break

Shanghai Jiao Tong University will hold their Summer Session 2014 from 30th June – 25th July.

The program offers courses in the field of Natural Sciences and Engineering as well as Social Sciences and Humanities. It also provides Chinese cultural experience courses including Chinese calligraphy, Chinese martial arts, and Chinese language courses to the students with primary Chinese level.

More Information

For full details on the program please click here.

How to apply:

UNSW students who would like to apply must complete the UNSW GEP Application form and submit with supporting documentation in one PDF file. Incomplete or incorrect applications will not be accepted. Applications can be emailed to advisor4globaled@unsw.edu.au.

Students must have approval for a credit transfer in order to be selected. The Intensive Course Transfer of Credit form must be completed and signed by the faculty/course authorities at the time of submission (this will be a supporting document).

Open to non-Chinese citizens only (SJTU requirement).

Application deadline: 9am Thursday April 24th, 2014.

 

CISaustralia July in Peru Program

Posted by cmander on April 6th, 2014 · 2014, Arts and Social Science, Built Environment, Business, Fine Arts, Science, Self funded, Short courses, UNSW Winter Break

The new July in Peru program offers intensive Spanish or a combination of Spanish and English short courses – over 5 weeks in Cusco, Peru.

July in Peru offers two study options:

  • Students can focus on Spanish in the Spanish Immersion Program (taking two Spanish courses), or
  • Students can take a Spanish-language course and a Peruvian-focused course taught in English.

Program Details

Program dates for winter 2014 are:
 21 May – 28 July or 
2 July – 9 August

To view available courses click here

 

Credit Transfer Process

UNSW students who are seeking credit for the program must do so through cross-institutional studies. Please discuss this with your school and/or faculty.

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UNSW does not presently endorse any specific third party programs. 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.

 

CISaustralia July in Costa Rica Program

Posted by cmander on April 6th, 2014 · 2014, Arts and Social Science, Business, Language, Scholarship Opportunities, Self funded, Short courses, UNSW Winter Break

CISaustralia would like to offer students the opportunity to access a A$400 scholarship to their 5 week July in San Jose, Costa Rica Program

Program Details

  • Courses taught in English and Spanish at Universidad Veritas
  • Study business, health care systems, ecotourism, human rights in Latin America, cultural photography, history, human rights, communications, management, politics, international relations, leadership and international economic integration in Latin America, all in English.

Scholarship Details

  • Program: 5 week July in San Jose, Costa program – 2014
  • Program Dates: July 5th – August 8th 2014
  • Application Deadline: 5pm Monday April 14th
  • Five Scholarships are available in total, for A$400 each
  • Scholarships will be decided on and awarded by CISaustralia. CISaustralia will inform eligible candidates no later than April 28th 2014.

CIS requirements: 1 A4 page (no more) written submission by student (submitted at the time of the application), must be in good academic standing, and have applied and accepted their CIS offer, including deposit paid.

For further information, please contact CISaustralia.

Credit Transfer Process

UNSW students who are seeking credit for the program must do so through cross-institutional studies. Please discuss this with your school and/or faculty.

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UNSW does not presently endorse any specific third party programs. 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.

 

 

 

 

CRCC Asia’s China Internship Program

Posted by cmander on April 6th, 2014 · 2014, Arts and Social Science, Business, Engineering, Internships, Language, Law, Science, Self funded, UNSW Summer Break, UNSW Winter Break

CRCC Asia’s China Internship Program works with over 400 companies, across various industries including Finance, Law, Marketing/PR, Engineering, Green Tech, International Business, Hospitality, NGOs and many more. The most popular start dates are in the July semester break or the summer break from November – February, however, they can accept interns every month throughout the year.

CRCC Asia are currently running their March sale: If you successfully apply by March 31st you will be eligible for a $300 discount off the total program price. Programs have closing dates for applications each month but you may submit your application by the end of March for any program throughout the year to take advantage of this yearly sale.

Upcoming Popular Program Start Dates

June 26, 2014

November 27, 2014

January 8, 2014

(The programs start every month through to January 2016, you can choose your preferred start date)

Fluent English is the only language requirement and all accommodation and visa processing is included in the program, as well twice-weekly Mandarin classes and a schedule of social and business events. CRCC Asia have over 3500 alumni from more than 150 countries worldwide, who have all benefited from the CRCC Asia China Internship Program.

To read about their programs, please visit www.crccasia.com and to see testimonials from previous program participants you can visit http://www.crccasia.com/media-reviews/testimonials/

If you have any questions please email sydney@crccasia.com or drop by the Pitt Street office near Town Hall in Sydney.

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UNSW does not presently endorse any specific third party programs. 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.

Peking University International Summer School

Posted by cschedlich on April 6th, 2014 · 2014, Arts and Social Science, Business, Language, Science, Self funded, Short courses, UNSW Partner Institution, UNSW Winter Break

About the Program

The 6th Peking University Summer School International program will run from June 30th (Monday) to July 25th (Friday) 2014. The program offers content courses related to China’s culture, literature, history, politics, economy and management, as well as issues of global concern. The program also provides optional Chinese language courses to students with beginner’s-level Chinese language skills.

To view the pamphlet click here

To view the course outlines click here

To view the proposed schedule click here

All courses will be held at the Peking University campus. Students will receive an official transcript from Peking University upon completion of the program.

In the past sessions, hundreds of students from Cambridge, Oxford, Yale, University of California, Australian National University, National University of Singapore and other universities enjoyed their summer experience at PKU.

Application Process: UNSW students who wish to apply must do so online through the Peking University Website. Students are responsible for all fees involved in the program. Online applications are open until May 31st 2014. Students who apply should also complete the Global Education Registration Form and return it to advisor4globaled@unsw.edu.au.

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