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Global Education Programs

Information about international opportunities for students at UNSW

UNSW’s Biggest International Morning Tea

Posted by Mildred on May 18th, 2015 · 2015, Art and Design, Arts and Social Science, Built Environment, Business, Engineering, Language, Law, Medicine, Science, Student Exchange, UNSW organised

REMINDER! REMINDER!

UNSW’s Biggest International Morning Tea is ob Thursday!

Come and enjoy delicious treats from around the world and a hot cup of tea or coffee to raise much needed funds for the NSW Cancer Council.

Date: Thursday 21 May 2015
Time: 10am – 1pm
Venue: Commerce Courtyard (In case of wet weather, the event will be held in John Goodsell Building

Please click here for more information!

International Internships with The Intern Group

Posted by Mildred on May 13th, 2015 · 2015, Art and Design, Arts and Social Science, Built Environment, Business, Engineering, Internships, Law, Medicine, Science, Uncategorized, UNSW Partner Institution, UNSW Winter Break

Haven’t organized your summer internship yet? No need to panic. There’s still time to secure a placement with The Intern Group.

Ever dreamed of traveling to another corner of the globe whilst polishing your professional profile? Well now is your chance.

The Intern Group is an award-winning social enterprise that amplifies the Global Consciousness and Professional & Career Development of talented individuals worldwide through Global Internships within our international network of partnerships. We still have some spots available for our summer programs so apply today to get the summer placement you’ve always dreamed of. It’s not too late!

Our programs heavily focus on professional development. We place interns in demanding roles at leading companies within the intern’s industry of choice. We aim to give budding professionals the opportunity to get real-world, international work experience, which is of growing importance in the increasingly globalized world. So why not travel to London, Hong Kong, Madrid, Colombia or Melbourne and enhance your CV at the same time?

We have start dates in June, July and August and still have spaces left for many sectors in each of our destinations- see below for availability!

Madrid

Architecture, Art & Design,Entrepreneurship, Fashion,Hospitality, Events & Tourism, Government & Politics (from August onwards), HR & Talent Management, International Business, Information Technology, Journalism & Media,Law, NGOs/Non-Profits (from July onwards), PR & Marketing, Theatre & Music

London

Architecture, Art & Design, Entrepreneurship, Fashion, Finance (from August onwards), Hospitality, Events & Tourism, HR & Talent Management, International Business, Information Technology, Journalism & Media, Law, NGOs/Non-Profits, PR & Marketing, Real Estate, Theatre & Music

Colombia

Architecture, Art & Design, Engineering, Entrepreneurship, Fashion, Finance (from August onwards), Government & Politics, Hospitality, Events & Tourism, HR & Talent Management, International Business, Information Technology, Journalism & Media, Law, Medical Electives & Public Health, NGOs/Non-Profits, PR & Marketing, Real Estate, Theatre & Music

Hong Kong

Architecture, Art & Design, Engineering (June 20th onwards), Entrepreneurship, Fashion, Finance (July 4th onwards), Government & Politics, Hospitality, Events & Tourism, HR & Talent Management, International Business (June 20th onwards), Information Technology, Journalism & Media, Law, (June 20th onwards) NGOs/Non-Profits (June 20th onwards), PR & Marketing, Real Estate, Theatre & Music

Sign up today and secure your summer placement before it’s too late!

**UNSW students starting programs with The Intern Group before the end of 2015 may qualify for a 7.5% discount off the published program prices.

 

2015 Summer Volunteer Abroad Opportunities Still Available

Posted by Mildred on May 13th, 2015 · 2015, Art and Design, Arts and Social Science, Built Environment, Business, Engineering, Law, Medicine, Science, Self funded, Uncategorized, UNSW Winter Break, Volunteer

You still have time to register for an amazing volunteer project abroad this summer with International Volunteer HQ.

International Volunteer HQ (IVHQ) offers programs in 30 different countries around the world, with a variety of projects for students to volunteer in, including Teaching, Childcare, Community Development, Medical, Construction and Renovation, Turtle Conservation and Wildlife Conservation.

This summer break provides the perfect opportunity to explore the world, or a potential career path, experience a new culture, or add valuable work experience to your resume by volunteering abroad.

IVHQ is renowned for providing the world’s leading range of affordable volunteer programs, and we pride ourselves on our superior safety, responsible volunteering, and support services we provide to our volunteers.

How To Apply: Apply online now by visiting their website IVHQ.

Registration: Register Now For 2015 Summer Volunteer Programs (June, July, August start dates available)

Fees: IVHQ has affordable volunteer program fees starting from US $180 a week, including accommodation.

“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.”

 

Connect with us on Social Media!

Posted by Mildred on May 11th, 2015 · 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, Art and Design, Arts and Social Science, Built Environment, Business, Competition, Conference, Engineering, Internships, Language, Law, Medicine, Practicum, Scholarship Opportunities, Science, Self funded, Short courses, Sponsored (Partial), Student Exchange, Uncategorized, Universitas 21 (U21), UNSW organised, UNSW Partner Institution, UNSW Summer Break, UNSW Winter Break, Volunteer

The UNSW Global Education and Student Exchange Office is on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram! Be sure to follow us for updates on:

Student Exchange

Practicum Exchange

Short Courses & Study Tours

International Internships and Volunteering

 

Like us: https://www.facebook.com/UnswGESE?fref=ts

Tweet us: https://twitter.com/unswgese

Tap us: https://instagram.com/unswexchange/

 

 

January 2016 Intake for AIM Overseas Courses

Posted by Mildred on May 11th, 2015 · Art and Design, Arts and Social Science, Built Environment, Business, Engineering, Language, Law, Medicine, Science, Self funded, Short courses, UNSW Winter Break

Study? Travel? Why Not Both?

Applications are opening next week for AIM Overseas’ January 2016 intensive short courses overseas.

These are academic short courses taught during the summer holiday by some of the world’s leading universities. They are designed to count for credit and meet the requirements for the $6362 OS-HELP loan. These programs make the most of their location, frequently including lots of site visits and field trips to places that increase your learning, giving you an experience that simply could not be replicated in a classroom in Australia.

The courses offered are:

“I thoroughly enjoyed all the activities we got to participate in which were only made available through the program. Living in another country with a great group of people was also a highlight, the friends you make are lifelong as you share a truly unique experience. The program was more than I expected and I couldn’t have been more pleased with the things I learnt and the people I met.”

Rochelle Smith – Bachelor of Communication

Places are limited so Register your interest now!

How to apply: Please visit the AIM Overseas website for the online application details. 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 these are fee-paying programs, 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

 

Birmingham International Summer School 2015

Posted by Mildred on May 11th, 2015 · 2015, Art and Design, Arts and Social Science, Built Environment, Business, Engineering, Law, Medicine, Scholarship Opportunities, Science, Self funded, Short courses, Uncategorized, Universitas 21 (U21), UNSW Winter Break

The University of Birmingham launched its Birmingham International Summer School ! (BISS) 2015 earlier this year. It will be an exciting and excellent opportunity for international students who wish to study at one of the most beautiful campuses in the UK and to experience British culture.

There are two different programmes on offer in 2015, including British Cultural Heritage and Mathematical Finance and Financial Time Series. Students will have the opportunity to earn credits for their study in programmes that are formally assessed.

The dates of the Summer Schools programmes are as follows:

  • British Cultural Heritage Programme: 20 July–7 August 2015
  • Mathematical Finance and Financial Time Series Analysis: 20 July–7 August 2015

Fees: The fee for the 2015 International Summer School is: £2,500. This includes:

  • Tuition fees, including assessment (where applicable),
  • Self-catering accommodation in University halls of residence
  • Programme of social events.

To recognise the highly valued relationships between Birmingham and our international partners,The University of Birmingham will offer a £150 discount towards the programme fees for students who are eligible for the BISS. In addition, they are also offering a further £250 scholarship to students from Universitas 21 partners (UNSW).

How to apply: Please visit the BISS Website for the online application details. UNSW students accepted into this program must also complete the UNSW GEP Registration Form and return to advisor4globaled@unsw.edu.auThe deadline to apply is Monday, May 25th 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

 

8th Undergraduate Summer Program at the University of Malaya

Posted by Mildred on May 4th, 2015 · 2015, Art and Design, Arts and Social Science, Built Environment, Business, Conference, Engineering, Language, Law, Medicine, Science, Self funded, Short courses, Uncategorized, UNSW Winter Break

The 8th APRU Undergraduate Summer Program (USP) will be hosted by the University of Malaya’s International Student Centre in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from 2 to 10 August. Focusing on the different facets of leadership and various immersion activities, the 10-day program to will engage participants in dynamic group discussions and seminars.

Students can learn from presentations and talks on:

- Governance and Public Policy;
- Leadership in Non-Government Institutions;
- Leadership in the Financial Sector;
- Student Leadership, Empowerment and Community Engagement; and
- Women and Leadership, among others.

During the course of the program, students will also participate in a special leadership workshop and create a ‘leadership canvas’ as part of their personal development.

Students will create and present project proposals and apply their key learning from the program.

Download the latest preliminary program here.

The multidisciplinary format the program encourages the participation and engagement of students from various disciplines. Students enrolled in an undergraduate program at an APRU member university are eligible to apply for the USP. Students should apply through the relevant department or office within their respective institution.

Registration: Registration closes on May 15th. The registration form can be downloaded here.

Fees: This is a fee-paying course. The registration fee is $450 USD. This is inclusive of:

- Shared accommodation at University of Malaya’s International House and airport transfers on 2 and 12 August and (travel details must be indicated in the registration form).
N.B. Participants arriving or leaving at a different time schedule are to arrange for their own transport. Information on location will be provided subsequently.
-Meals as indicated in the program
-Program Materials
-Networking and cultural activities during the program

For more information, please click here.

Interested students should also contact advisor4globaled@unsw.edu.au to register their interest as they may be eligible to apply for a scholarship .

AIM Overseas: University of Minnesota’s Innovations in Environmental Sustainability Program

Posted by Mildred on May 4th, 2015 · Uncategorized

What if you could study environmental sustainability at an international university renowned for its renewable energy and environmental practices? Now you can – with the AIM Overseas Innovations in Environmental Sustainability Program at the University of Minnesota.

This 3 week program from 4th – 23rd July 2015 at the University of Minnesota offers an in-depth look at the historical, current and future contexts of environmental sustainability and the climate change solutions being implemented in Minnesota.

The Innovations in Environmental Sustainability program will give you an international perspective on environmental issues. It will introduce you to the environmental sustainability and climate change solutions being implemented in Minnesota, and gives you the opportunity to learn about traditional sustainability practices from Native American Indians.

To view the summer course syllabus prerequisites please click here.

Fees: This is a fee paying summer course. The cost of the course is $5,890 USD. Program inclusions: tuition, accommodation, airport pick-up and drop off on official arrival/departure date, most meals, site visits, AIM Overseas pre-departure service and support. Fees do not include: airfares, travel insurance and personal expenses.

To assist with traction within the Science students, AIM Overseas and the University of Minnesota is offering one $500 scholarship for a UNSW student who wishes to take part in this opportunity.

How to apply: Please visit the AIM Overseas website for the online application details. 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

 

Sun Yat-sen University Summer Program

Posted by mkofod on April 29th, 2015 · 2015, Arts and Social Science, Business, Language, Short courses, UNSW Winter Break

Sun Yat-sen University in Guangzhou, China, is offering two tuition-waivered positions for UNSW studnets to attend their Summer Program (July 5-25). Additional positions are available for fee-paying students. Courses offered by the university include Chinese language, culture, business, and politics.

For more information please click here.

Sun Yat-sen University is one of the leading comprehensive research universities in China located near Hong Kong and Macau and the summer program presents a great opportunity to experience Chinese culture while getting academic credit.

Accommodation: On-campus accommodation is available RMB 2,000 per person for a double room and RMB 3,000 per person for a single room

Application: To apply, please complete the San Yat-sen online application. UNSW students who are accepted into this program must also complete the UNSW GEP Registration Formand return to advisor4globaled@unsw.edu.au. Due to increased demand, application date has been extended to 10 May

Credit Transfer Process: 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

CISaustralia Visit on Monday, 27 April!!

Posted by Mildred on April 23rd, 2015 · 2015, Art and Design, Arts and Social Science, Built Environment, Business, Engineering, 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!