Global Education Programs

Information about international opportunities for students at UNSW

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Munich International Summer University at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität

Posted by cmander on October 29th, 2014 · 2015, Arts and Social Science, Language, Short courses, UNSW Partner Institution, UNSW Summer Break

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität (LMU) are pleased to welcome students from Australia to The European Studies Program in the Munich International Summer University (MISU). The program will run from 2 – 27 February 2015, and will take place in Munich, Brussels and Vienna.

The European Studies Program takes place under the patronage of the Center for Applied Policy Research (CAP) at LMU in Munich. CAP is a university-based institution for political advising and research on European affairs.

Students will gain an understanding of the historical development, the economic, societal, political and philosophical dimensions of the European integration project and analyse Europe’s role as an international political and economic actor and its relations to different countries and regions of the world.

Throughout the seminars a particular emphasis will be on the Australian perspective on the various issues and policies discussed. Moreover, the course will also specifically focus on the relations between Europe and Australia and South East/East Asia and identify prospects and challenges for further developing the European-Australian partnership.

The classes are based on an interdisciplinary approach and combine different methodologies such as lectures, round-table discussions, group-work and students’ presentations.

For further information on this program, please click here.

Fees: UNSW students selected for this program will be eligible for a waiver of the tuition fee.  Students will be responsible for all additional costs (including registration, accommodation, travel and living expenses, etc).

Application: If you would like to express your interest in this program please email with your name, student ID and email address by 9.00am Monday 10 November.

Leeds International Summer School (LISS) 2015

Posted by cmander on October 22nd, 2014 · 2015, Arts and Social Science, Built Environment, Business, Engineering, Fine Arts, Short courses, Student Exchange, UNSW Partner Institution, UNSW Winter Break

The University of Leeds will be holding the Leeds International Summer School (LISS) in 2015.

LISS runs for 4 weeks from 3rd July – 2nd August. Students will study 2 courses and receive 20 University of Leeds credits overall. Courses cover a wide range of topics and subject areas including English country houses, pop music, sport in the UK, business and cultural awareness, medieval studies, electronic music, the industrial revolution, renewable energy and British literature among others.

Experiential field trips are a key feature of LISS and you will have the chance to leave the classroom and enjoy hands-on learning that will give students insights into British culture, history and society. This includes day trips to various destinations, a 2-day trip to London, as well as excursions closer to Leeds and social events during the week and at weekends.

For further information on the Leeds International Summer School, please go to the LISS website.

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

Application: If you would like to express your interest in the program please email with your name, student ID and email address before 27 February 2015.

Nanyang Technological University: Summer Research Internship Programme 2015

Posted by cmander on October 22nd, 2014 · 2015, Internships, UNSW Partner Institution, UNSW Winter Break

Nanyang Technological University, Singapore are pleased to announce the launch of the sixth Summer Research Internship (SRI) Programme.  SRI 2015 will run from 1 June 2015 to 24 July 2015.

The SRI Programme is a university-wide programme initiated to stimulate a culture of research for overseas undergraduates. Students selected to participate in this programme will have the opportunity to develop research interest and strong sense of cross-cultural intelligence.

Students will be expected to fulfill an 8-week research attachment comprising project work at NTU and presentation of their research project at a closing ceremony.

Application: If you would like to express your interest in the program please email with your name, student ID and email address before 9.00am Monday 3 November.

For eligibility requirements and further information, please see the SRI website.


Absolute Internship – Global Internship Programs

Posted by mkofod on October 16th, 2014 · 2015, Internships, Uncategorized

Absolute Internship is a leading company matching students with internship opportunities in Beijing, Hong Kong, London, Shanghai and Singapore. You can choose intern in 20+ industries including Fashion, Business, Finance, Law, Engineering, Non Profit, PR, Marketing and much more.

Absolute Internship works with over 500 great companies around the world to provide students the opportunity to develop both their personal and professional skillset and inspire them to follow their passions in an international environment with other students from all around the globe.

You can choose to intern during the semester break from November – February, but the program is also open during June, July and August.

These are the upcoming start dates:

  • November 28, 2014
  • December 12, 2014
  • December 26, 2014
  • January 23, 2015

As part of the Absolute Internship Program, you’re guaranteed an internship, accommodation, visa, transportation to and from your internship, networking events, on-site staff and planned exciting and fun weekend activities to the best tourist spots the city has to offer.

There are no language requirements.

Fluency in English is the only language requirement. The program by Absolute Internship is well recognized around the world and is frequently featured as an industry leading internship program on highest rated media outlets such as Forbes, New York Times, BBC, Bloomberg, Reuters and Sky News.

To learn more about any of their specific programs, please visit their websites here:

If you have any questions about Absolute Internship, get in touch with who can direct you to the application and
connect you with previous participants from UNSW.

Pusan National University, Korea: PNU Winter School 2015

Posted by cmander on October 15th, 2014 · 2015, Arts and Social Science, Fine Arts, Short courses, Student Exchange, UNSW Summer Break

The PNU Winter School provides students with an enriched cultural and educational experience for two and a half weeks. The program runs from 19 January – 4 February 2015 and consists of a series of lectures covering subjects on Korea, and also various activities including a ski trip, a visit to Beomosa Temple and more.

The course, Cultural and Historical Heritage of Korea, is delivered in English and will introduce the arts and culture of Korea from the prehistoric period to modern times. Significant examples of paintings, ceramics, sculptures and metalworks will be examined in their historic and cultural contexts.

Cultural Activities offer students a chance to satisfy their cultural curiosity about Korea by participating in activities concerning the most traditional to the most contemporary Korean culture. Activities include: ski trip (3 days), temple visit (2 days), taekwondo, K-POP dance, making korean food, wearing Hanbok, and more.

The program fee is USD1,700 (including enrollment, tuition, on-campus Housing with meals, and activities).

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

How to Apply: UNSW Students must complete the GEP Application Form and email to by 9am Monday 17th November, 2014.

In order to receive credit for the program the Transfer of Credit Form must be completed and signed by the faculty/course authorities and submitted to our office by the application deadline.

For more information, please click here. You can also read further information on the PNU Winter School web page


The Intern Group: International internship programs in Hong Kong, Madrid, London and Colombia

Posted by cmander on October 13th, 2014 · 2014, 2015, Arts and Social Science, Built Environment, Business, Engineering, Fine Arts, Internships, Medicine, Science, UNSW Summer Break, UNSW Winter Break

The Intern Group is offering students international internship opportunities combining professional experience with cultural immersion in London (UK), Hong Kong, Madrid (Spain), and Medellin (Colombia). Programs include accommodation, social and cultural activities, professional development training and 24/7 local support from their full-time country teams in addition to an internship. They last from a minimum of 6 weeks up to a maximum of 6 months and take place all year round.

There is still time to apply for summer break internship programs! The deadline for applications is typically 8 weeks prior to departure. They offer a number of flexible start dates in December 2014 and January and February 2015.

Internship programs are located in 4 cities:

  • Hong Kong
  • Madrid
  • London
  • Medellin

Placements are offereing in the following areas, and many more:

  • Entrepreneurship and international business – all destinations
  • Marketing and PR– all destinations
  • Finance and commerce – London, Madrid, Colombia and Hong Kong
  • Engineering (all areas) – Colombia, Madrid and Hong Kong
  • Biotechnology & sciences – Colombia and Madrid
  • Information Technology and computer science – all destinations
  • Architecture – Madrid
  • NGOs and government & politics – Colombia and Hong Kong
  • Medicine and nursing – Colombia
  • Fashion – London and Hong Kong
  • Journalism and media – all destinations
  • Hospitality, tourism and event management – all destinations
  • Art, photography and design – all destinations.

Find out more details about their programs here.

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.



The Intern Group 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.


Internships in China with CRCC Asia

Posted by cmander on October 9th, 2014 · 2014, 2015, Arts and Social Science, Built Environment, Business, Engineering, Fine Arts, Internships, UNSW Summer Break

The CRCC Asia China Internship Program runs for one, two or three months in Beijing, Shanghai and Shenzhen across almost every academic discipline. Interns have an English-speaking supervisor and are given the chance to work on projects in their chosen field with Chinese and other international work colleagues in a professional office environment.

On Monday 13th October from 12.00pm – 2.00pm, CRCC Asia Co-founder and Director Edward Holroyd Pearce and Asia Pacific Marketing Manager Shane Smith will be in the Global Education student lounge (Ground Floor, Red Centre Building – East Wing) where you will have the opportunity to talk with them and learn more about the CRCC Asia program and internships in China for the upcoming summer break.



CISaustralia: Study, Intern or Volunteer in New Zealand – January 2015

Posted by cmander on October 6th, 2014 · 2015, Arts and Social Science, Business, Fine Arts, Internships, Scholarship Opportunities, Science, Short courses, UNSW Summer Break, Volunteer

CISaustralia are offering the following programs in New Zealand:

Environmental Sustainability in New Zealand

4-week conservation volunteer program on the South Island of NZ . Limited places are available for this program. Click here for more information and details on how to apply.

Dates: 9 January – 6 February 2015

Program fee: $2790 ($500 Scholarship available)


January in Dunedin, New Zealand – Study Summer 2015

This 6-week program allows you to take 1 or 2 courses at the University of Otago in New Zealand, between 4 January and 22nd February 2015.

Click here for the list of available courses and further information on the program.

Applications for January in New Zealand are open until 1 November 2014.

Program fee: From A$3,980 – A$5,990. You can also apply for a scholarship from CISaustralia on application to the program.


Customised Internships in New Zealand

Apply now to undertake an internship in New Zealand starting in January 2015.


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.



Peking University, Guanghua School of Management: Doing Business in China – Winter Program

Posted by cmander on October 1st, 2014 · 2015, Business, Short courses, UNSW Partner Institution, UNSW Summer Break

Guanghua School of Management (Peking University) will be holding the Doing Business in China (DBIC) program in from 4-10 January, 2015. This program will provide an overview of doing business in China, including an introduction to Chinese economy, history and culture.

Academic Modules: Guanghua professors will give introductory conferences about the Chinese economic, political and social environments. The course will allow students to gain an understanding of the driving force of China’s economic growth phenomenon over the last 30 years and the future.

Company Visits: During company visits, students not only learn the unique challenges facing firms in China, but are also able to engage in open dialogue with China’s top senior managers, allowing students  to  familiarize themselves with the “day-to-day” operations of enterprises in China.

Cultural Tours: Located in the heart of China, Beijing is home to China’s most famous historical sites and is a place rich in culture.  Participants will have the opportunity to interact socially and culturally through organized events, such as: Great Wall, Forbidden City and Tea House.

Fees: A limited number of exchange places may be available for this program. A non-tuition fee of RMB 5,600 will still be payable to Guanghua School of Management by the selected students. Additional expenses to be covered by students include flights, transport to/from airport, dinners, and other personal expenses.

Application: If you would like to express your interest in the program please email with your name, student ID and email address before 13 October.

Please note: Applicants for this program should be Masters students or high-performing 3rd/4th-year undergraduate students and should be completing a degree in a relevant field (e.g. Business, Economics).

ACICIS Study Indonesia Applications close October 1

Posted by cmander on September 26th, 2014 · 2015, Arts and Social Science, Business, Language, Law, Practicum, Uncategorized, UNSW Summer Break

This is a reminder that the application deadline for ACICIS Study Indonesia programs commencing January and February 2015 is just over one week away.

Please remember that applications for any of the following study options must be submitted to the ACICIS Secretariat on or before Wednesday, October 1:

Semester Programs commencing late January/early February 2015:

Flexible Language Immersion Program (taught in Indonesian)

Development Studies Immersion Program (taught in English)

Indonesian Language Teacher Immersion Program (taught in Indonesian)

Islamic Business, Law and Society Program (taught in English)

International Relations Program (taught in English)

West Java Field Study (taught in English or Indonesian)

Professional Practicums (six week programs) commencing early January 2015:

Business Professional Practicum (NEW – taught in English)

Development Studies Professional Practicum (taught in English)

Journalism Professional Practicum (taught in English)

Students may apply for ACICIS programs online or by downloading a paper application package.