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Global Education Programs

Information about international opportunities for students at UNSW

Tohoku University Summer Programs 2015

Posted by cmander on March 29th, 2015 · 2015, Arts and Social Science, Engineering, Science, Short courses, UNSW Winter Break

Tohoku University are pleased to announce their annual summer programs, the Tohoku University Science Summer Program 2015 (TSSP2015) and Tohoku University Japanese Program 2015 (TUJP2015).

TSSP (6 – 17 July, 2015) is designed for undergraduates majoring in science and engineering. The program offers cutting-edge classes in advanced sciences and engineering. It aims to provide students with insight on what world society needs based on advanced science and technology in the future and how they can contribute to society through research. The participants will have an opportunity to participate in 8 lectures with facility/ laboratory visits. Japanese language lectures, field trips to cultural and historical sites and culture workshops are also offered.

TUJP (6 – 21 July, 2015) is a Japanese culture focused program. It provides students with an opportunity to “discover” Japan through diverse learning experiences in English. The program offers intensive Japanese language classes for both beginner and intermediate learners, topical seminars in Japanese culture and society, collaborative projects with Japanese students and other cultural activities including field-trips.

For further information on these programs, please visit the Tohoku University Summer Programs 2015 website.

How to apply: Please complete the UNSW GEP Application and Transfer of Credit Form return to advisor4globaled@unsw.edu.au by 9am Monday 13 April.

Shanghai Jiao Tong University: Summer Session 2015

Posted by cmander on March 29th, 2015 · 2015, Arts and Social Science, Engineering, Language, Science, Short courses, Student Exchange, UNSW Partner Institution, UNSW Winter Break

Shanghai Jiao Tong University’s Summer Session 2015 is a 4-week intensive short-term program which will run from July 6th to July 31st, 2015.

SJTU 2015 Summer Session offers academic courses in the field of Natural Sciences & Engineering as well as Social Sciences & Humanities including Chinese as a Second language. Furthermore, it also provides Chinese cultural experience courses including Chinese calligraphy, Chinese martial arts.

Extracurricular activities such as city tours, field trips to nearby cities, visits to international corporations and NGOs will also be offered.

For further details on the program, courses offered, and eligibility requirements, please click here.

How to apply: A limited number of exchange places may be available for UNSW students. To apply, please complete the UNSW GEP application and Transfer of Credit Form and return with all supporting documents to advisor4globaled@unsw.edu.au by 9am Monday 18 May.

Seoul National University: International Summer Institute

Posted by cmander on March 29th, 2015 · 2015, Arts and Social Science, Business, Fine Arts, Language, Short courses, UNSW Partner Institution, UNSW Winter Break

Seoul National University (SNU) proudly presents SNU International Summer Institute (ISI). The program runs from 24 June – 3 August, 2015.

SNU ISI’s intensive six-week summer program taught by distinguished SNU and visiting faculty members offers its participants the chance to learn in depth from experts on Korea and East Asia, as well as a range of topics from the disciplines of Economics and Business Management to History, Politics, Sociology, and Arts. SNU ISI also provides courses on Korean language and traditional arts, for students wishing acquire or advance their Korean language abilities while immersing Korea’s contemporary and traditional culture.

All courses are fully taught, assessed and marked in English. Classes are largely interactive, made up of lectures, seminars, group work and discussions.

For further information on the program, courses offered, and fees please click here.

How to apply: Please visit the SNU ISU website for the online registration. The deadline for applications is 1 May, 2015.

UNSW students 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 email advisor4globaled@unsw.edu.au

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem: Summer Science Internship Program

Posted by Mildred on March 29th, 2015 · 2015, Internships, Science, Student Exchange, UNSW Partner Institution, UNSW Winter Break

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem Summer Science Internship Program will be running this June and July.

Leading scientists from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem’s Faculty of Science will host students for a credit bearing 4 week summer individual internship program during June 21 – July 19, 2015 (can be extended on consultation with supervisor).

Participants will work in a state-of-the-art laboratory, under the supervision of leasing Hebrew University scientists participating in the program.

Students are required to intern for 40 hours per week. For further information on internships offered, please email advisor4globaled@unsw.edu.au.

Excellent senior undergraduate and graduate students are encouraged to apply in order to benefit from a cutting-edge research group environment.

Social programs will be offered as a supplementary component to the research internship.

Accommodation: Student housing will be offered at the Mount Scopus Student Village.

Application: This program is open to upper level undergraduate and graduate students.

A limited number of exchange places may be available for this program.

UNSW students who would like to apply to the program should complete the GEP application 2015 and Transfer of Credit Form and email to advisor4globaled@unsw.edu.au before 9:00am on Monday, April 19th.

 

CRCC Asia: Internships in China

Posted by cmander on March 27th, 2015 · 2015, Arts and Social Science, Built Environment, Business, Engineering, Fine Arts, Internships, Law, Science, Self funded

This is the FINAL WEEK to apply for internship opportunities in China with CRCC Asia and be eligible for a March discount of up to a $300 on the program fee!

There are internship opportunities available across almost all academic disciplines. Chinese language skills are not required – you will have an English speaking supervisor.

CRCC Asia works with over 500 top companies in China to offer students a wide range of internship programs across various industries in Beijing, Hong Kong, Shanghai and Shenzhen. There are internship opportunities for students in the following sectors:

- Architecture and Real Estate

- Business

- Engineering

- Green Technology

- Healthcare and Pharmaceuticals

- Hospitality

- IT

- Legal

- Logistics

- Media and Creative Industries

- Marketing, PR and Advertising

- NGOs, Charities and Not for Profit

- Tourism and Travel

There is a program start date each month throughout the year; each program is available for one, two or three months. Accommodation and visa processing fees are included in the program, as well as an exciting schedule of social, business, and cultural events.

Remember to apply by 31 March, 2015 to take advantage of the March discount.

For further information please visit the CRCC Asia website

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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

 

University of Hong Kong: HKU Summer Institute

Posted by cmander on March 26th, 2015 · 2015, Arts and Social Science, Business, Self funded, Short courses, UNSW Partner Institution, UNSW Winter Break

University of Hong Kong are pleased to announce their summer study opportunities at HKU Summer Institute this June – July.

Some of the courses available for undergraduate students include:

Asia as the Global Future (June 21 – July 19, 2015)

Asia as the Global Future focuses on the dynamic East Asian region, exploring changes in society, culture, economics, politics and international relations. Travel to Beijing and Seoul with peers to experience an engaging, experiential platform that will compare different contemporary Asian societies! With classroom and experiential learning, students will witness the connecting trends of human rights, popular culture, and business and economic development within Asia.

 

Contemporary China (June 15 – July 1, 2015)

Hong Kong has long been the bridge between East and West in culture and business.  This multi-disciplinary course is designed for students interested in the ongoing economic and political developments in China while taking an analytical and forward-looking approach toward its challenges. Also, travel to Guangzhou and Shenzhen in southern China will highlight the country’s varying development between Mainland China and Hong Kong.

 

UNSW students may be eligible for a discount in tuition fees.

How to apply: UNSW students who would like to apply for this program should complete the UNSW GEP Registration Form and return to advisor4globaled@unsw.edu.au by 9am Thursday 2 April.

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

 

Global E3 International Summer Programs: Technische Universitat Munchen Summer University

Posted by Mildred on March 26th, 2015 · 2015, Engineering, Language, Self funded, Short courses, UNSW Winter Break

Technische Universitat Munchen (TUM) Summer University is excited to announce Engineering and Management Across Cultures course.

This four week summer school runs from August 3 – 27 and provides an introduction one of  key TUM research area: Geodesy.
A particular highlight of the course is an intensive seminar taking place at the Wettzell observatory.

In addition to this subject-specific content, the course program is supplemented by an intensive German language course at various levels, featuring cultural and free-time events including visits to Munich.

For more information on the course, please visit, www.tum-summer.com.

Cost1,800. This is a fee paying course so all costs must be covered by the student. costs include German language course, technical program, cultural and free-time program, your accommodation, a health, accident and liability insurance for the duration of your stay, a lunch card and tickets for public transportation.

How to apply: Apply directly through the TUM Summer School website before the 1 May. UNSW students who are accepted into this program must 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 should apply for credit transfer through Cross Institutional Studies. If you have any questions about how this works please email advisor4globaled@unsw.edu.au

 

UNSW Confucius Institute: 2015 Ancient Capital Cultural Study Tour

Posted by Mildred on March 26th, 2015 · 2015, Arts and Social Science, Language, Uncategorized, UNSW organised


We are delighted to provide students with this special opportunity to experience the heart and soul of ancient Chinese culture and history in partnership with one of China’s leading universities. Students will need at least a Basic Level of Mandarin to fully benefit from the cultural program and language classes held at XJTU.

The Xi’an Study Tour is an intensive 14-day program from 29 June – 13 July 2015 . It provides an interactive opportunity to learn Chinese and experience some of China’s oldest and most revered culture. Students will have the opportunity to visit the Qin Emperor’s spectacular terra-cotta warriors and one of the holiest Buddhist sites at the Giant Wild Goose Pagoda.

Fees: Tuition fees, accommodation, local transportation, meals and excursions are fully covered by the Confucius Institute. Students are required to pay for return international airfares, visa application fees and other on the ground expenses.

Eligibility: The study tours are open to all UNSW undergraduate students in all faculties that have an interest in Chinese language and culture.

Applications: Applications commence in late Feburary and close on 10 April with interviews taking place throughout May and offers to successful applicants issued by early June. Applicants from all disciplines and career stages are encouraged to apply. The ideal applicants may currently or previously been enrolled in Chinese learning programs inside or outside university.

The application process is extremely competitive and students are required to attend a panel interview and demonstrate a firm interest in Chinese language and culture, an open and mature mindset to international travel and developing countries and some Chinese language proficiency. Please click here to apply to this study tour.

Please Note: Confucius Institute staff will attend Chinese language lectures and tutorials to promote the study tours in the opening weeks of Semester One. Current Chinese students will also be notified via Moodle in the opening weeks of Semester One.

For further information about the Confucius Institute’s study tours, please send an email to confucius@unsw.edu.au

 

UNSW Confucius Institute: 2015 Shanghai Business Study Tour

Posted by Mildred on March 26th, 2015 · 2015, Business, Language, Short courses, UNSW organised

We are delighted to cooperate again with SJTU to organise this unique study tour for students interested in the Business World of China. Students will need at least a Basic Level of Mandarin to be able to benefit from local company visits to places such as Bao Steel and UPS, and language classes held by SJTU.

The Shanghai Study Tour is an intensive 14-day program taking place from 29 June – 13 July 2015. It provides students the opportunity to directly experience life in Shanghai, which is rapidly emerging as one of the world’s most economically vibrant and diverse metropolises.

Fees: Tuition fees, accommodation, local transportation, meals and excursions are fully covered by the Confucius Institute. Students are required to pay for return international airfares, visa application fees and other on the ground expenses.

Eligibility: The study tours are open to all UNSW undergraduate students in all faculties that have an interest in Chinese language and culture.

Applications: Applications commence in late February and close on 10 April with interviews taking place throughout May and offers to successful applicants issued by early June. Applicants from all disciplines and career stages are encouraged to apply. The ideal applicants may currently or previously been enrolled in Chinese learning programs inside or outside university.

The application process is extremely competitive and students are required to attend a panel interview and demonstrate a firm interest in Chinese language and culture, an open and mature mindset to international travel and developing countries and some Chinese language proficiency. Please click here to apply to this study tour.

Please Note: Confucius Institute staff will attend Chinese language lectures and tutorials to promote the study tours in the opening weeks of Semester One. Current Chinese students will also be notified via Moodle in the opening weeks of Semester One.

For further information about the Confucius Institute’s study tours, please send an email to confucius@unsw.edu.au.

 

ZJU “Entrepreneurship in China” International Summer School

Posted by Mildred on March 25th, 2015 · 2015, Business, Language, Self funded, UNSW Partner Institution

Applications are open for the 2015 ZJU “Entrepreneurship in China” International Summer School at Zhejiang University’s  School of Management.

During the three-week course, participants will have the opportunity to start a business initiative of his/her own, explore and experience the beautiful city landscape of Hangzhou and its vibrant business environment, and talk to local entrepreneurs as well as students and professors from Zhejiang University.

Program Theme: Entrepreneurship in China

Program Dates: June 21 (Sun) – July 11 (Sat)

Syllabus: Courses including “Doing Business in China” Series, Big Data, Family Business in China and local Innovation etc., Cultural Experiences including Calligraphy, Taiji, Chinese language courses and museum visits, company visits and networking events with students and local entrepreneurs.

Program Fee: $6,350 RMB

Application Deadline: 9am April 20, 2015

How to apply: UNSW students who wish to apply to this program should also complete the Global Education Registration Form and the 2015 International Summer School Application Form and return it to advisor4globaled@unsw.edu.au.

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

For more information about the program please view the 2015 International Summer School Brochure.