Global Education Programs

Information about international opportunities for students at UNSW

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Australian Government Scholarships Available!

Posted by mkofod on September 1st, 2014 · 2014, 2015, Scholarship Opportunities, Student Exchange

$5000 scholarships available through the Australian Government for China, Hong Kong, Japan, Korea and Singapore!


The Australian Government Exchange Scholarships are funded by the Australian Government through the Department of Education and are open to Australian Citizens and Permanent Residents. UNSW was successful in receiving grants for exchange to China, Korea, Japan, Hong Kong and Singapore. This funding includes both exchange and language study. The allocation of Australian Government Exchange Scholarships applications are based on academic merit.


If you would like to apply for an Australian Government Exchange Scholarship please complete this form and return it to the Global Education Office with your student exchange application by 24 October 2014.


Don’t forget to apply for exchange by 24 October 2014 for S2 2015 start. Find out how to apply by completing the online tutorial. The online tutorial covers the application process, suggestions on how to research your options and you can download relevant forms. After completion you can access the logon details for your online Student Exchange application.


The online tutorial is available from week 2 of session. The enrolment key is GlobalEdStud2014.  You will also need your UNSW ID and password to access the tutorial.


Apply Now!

Global Business Opportunities

Posted by mkofod on August 31st, 2014 · Uncategorized

Spending time overseas can be an invaluable part of your degree. The personal and professional benefits of living, studying or working in a different culture are immense and recognised by employers and returning students. Register your interest by the 12th September for the following UNSW programs:

The Global Business Practicum (COMM3020)

  • Hong Kong: 15 Jan – 6 Feb, 2015
  • Gain international understanding, exposure and workplace skills
  • Be part of a small cross-disciplinary student consulting team
The Social Entrepreneurs Practicum (COMM3030)
  • India: Jan 2015 – one month internship in a rural village
  • Build a sustainable business and improve the lives of a local community
  • Grass roots training in social business

Click here for more details.

Japanese Language Program in Meiji University for March 2015

Posted by mkofod on August 31st, 2014 · 2015, Language, Scholarship Opportunities, Short courses, UNSW Partner Institution


Following up on its summer 2014 program, the Meiji University Japanese Language Education Center will offer a short-term Japanese Language Program in winter 2015.

The program cultivates study of Japanese language, culture and society from various aspects.

Highly motivated participants can expect Meiji University’s up-to-date educational, media and support facilities to meet their every need. Japanese students will support your study of Japanese and join various events with you.

Why not come to central Tokyo and Meiji University this winter to learn “living” Japanese and Japanese culture?
Get ready for the exciting new experience that awaits you!


Application Period: 20 August  – 24 September , 2014


Program Length

Wednesday, 4 March  – Wednesday, 18 March ,2015


Eligible Participants

Undergraduate or Graduate students


Download Program Leaflet.

Click here for more details

photo from Meiji University website

Information session for Volunteering opportunities

Posted by mkofod on August 27th, 2014 · Arts and Social Science, Built Environment, Business, Engineering, Fine Arts, UNSW Summer Break, Volunteer

Information session on Exchange and Career Opportunities to Hong Kong on 10th September

Posted by mkofod on August 26th, 2014 · 2015, Arts and Social Science, Built Environment, Business, Engineering, Fine Arts, Law, Medicine, Student Exchange

Are you  interested to know more about exchange and career opportunities in Hong Kong? If your answer is YES, please come to the Hong Kong information session.


Date: Wednesday 10th September


Information Session – 12:00 – 1:00

  • Introduction by President of UNSW Hong Kong Student Association
  • Presentation by Mr Bernard Lo, Deputy Director, Hong Kong Economic & Trade Office
  • Returned Exchange Student presentation
  • Overview of Student Exchange Program by Mr Andrew Fester, Global Education Advisor (Student Exchange)
  • Q&A

Venue: Mathews Theatre D (F23 on the campus map)


Refreshments – 1:10 – 1:30

Venue: International Centre Student Lounge in the East Wing, Red Centre Building (H13 on campus map)


Click to get the flyer for  Career Talk 2014 (UNSW)

China Study Programme “Business Environment in Hong Kong & China”

Posted by mkofod on August 25th, 2014 · Business, Short courses
The China Study Programme is for people who are enthusiastic about China and who wish to broaden their knowledge and understanding of the country. Participants include university students (such as EMBA students), business executives, and government officials. China Business Centre (CBC) has offered a variety of training programmes to students from North America, Europe, and Asia. Upon completion of the course CBC presents participants with a Certificate of Attainment.
Training topics

  • China Market Updates
  • China’s Political and Economic Developments and Policies
  • Foreign Investment and Doing Business in Mainland China

Hong Kong

  • Latest Developments in Hong Kong
  • Business and Political Environment in Hong Kong

Duration and Location

CBC tailor-makes each programme to meet the needs of participating organizations. The duration of a programme ranges from 3 days to 1 month. In addition to the training in Hong Kong participants may also partake in field trips to the Chinese Mainland. CBC arranges trips to major cities, Beijing, Shanghai, and Guangzhou; to industrial districts, Dongguan; and to region of historic and cultural interests, Xi’an and Huangshan.

Mode of Teaching

The programme involves interactive lectures at PolyU by academic staff, industry practitioners, and government officials, as well as site visits. Sites may include the:
- Hong Kong Stock Exchange and Clearing Limited (HKEx)
- Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA)
- Hong Kong Trade Development Council (TDC)
- Hong Kong Housing Authority
- Hong Kong Planning and Infrastructure Exhibition Gallery
- Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks

View course schedule China Studey program-HKPU CBC

Click here for more details

New January Travelling Academic Programs

Posted by mkofod on August 22nd, 2014 · 2015, Arts and Social Science, Language, Short courses, UNSW Summer Break


Four NEW January travelling academic programs
CISaustralia’s new travelling academic programs offer students the opportunity to experience a number of cities per program, while studying through IAU College to gain academic credit towards their university degree.

Spending January / summer studying abroad is a great option for students who want to travel, learn about other cultures and / or learn a new language. Studying abroad allows students to develop skills and have experiences they could not have in the classroom, and may enhance employment opportunities and the value of their degree after graduation.


January in Italy, Greece and Turkey
On the January in Greece, Italy and Turkey program students will visit 8 cities in 16 nights! This travelling academic tour takes students back to Ancient Antiquity and the Middle Ages. Students are immersed in the art, literature and archaeology of the regions and gain much experience through visiting a range of sites. Some of the highlights of the tour include Pompeii, Rome, the historic sites of Mycenia, Olympia and Delphi, and one of the world’s most happening cities, Istanbul.


January in England, Italy, France and Czech Republic
In this travelling academic tour students will visit 6 cities in 16 nights, including Rome, Paris, London and Prague, to experience and learn about European history and culture. Sites visited on this fun and exciting academic tour include the Louvre, Palais Royal, Trafalgar Square and the British Museum.


January in France, Spain, Morocco and Turkey

Over 17 nights students will visit 12 cities in 4 countries  and experience essential aspects of French, Spanish, Moroccan and Turkish culture. This exciting travelling academic tour allows students to start the new year in Paris, before travelling south to Morocco and Spain. After concluding the program in Istanbul, students may choose to continue travelling during the university holidays.



January in London, Stratford and Oxford

In the January in London, Stratford and Oxford program  students will visit 3 significant and historic cities in 16 nights, including 10 nights in London.

The program  offers a tertiary level introduction to Shakespearean drama and is ideal for the keen student who likes a challenge while studying something interesting and stimulating.


Photo competition 2014 “Take me somewhere new!”

Posted by mkofod on August 20th, 2014 · Uncategorized

We received lots of beautiful photos from exchange students and they would like to share their fantastic experience and moments with you!

Check the photos at our facebook page HERE .

Think about how you could get MORE while studying overseas.

Absolute Internship – Scholarships Available Now!

Posted by mkofod on August 19th, 2014 · Arts and Social Science, Built Environment, Business, Engineering, Fine Arts, Internships, Scholarship Opportunities

Absolute Internship is now giving away scholarships worth $15,000+ for their Beijing Internship Program in China.

Absolute Internship – China Internships Scholarships Available

The program is now accepting applications for funded scholarships for 1-month. Beijing Internships are available through the Absolute Internship Program during the 2014-2015 Summer-Break. The successful candidates will gain invaluable, global work experience of working in a local or international company together with other students from all around the world.

Students will intern in Beijing through Absolute Internship and the scholarships will help supplement the cost of the program fee, which includes a guaranteed internship, housing, visa processing, weekend events and overnight trips, transportation to and from work, career speaker series with industry experts as well as 24-hour onsite support. The program is highly reputable and frequently featured on The New York Times, Forbes Magazine, Bloomberg and BBC.

Program Overview:

There are start dates each month throughout the Summer Break period.
Please check out the website of Absolute Internship to learn more about the Beijing Internship Program.

Application Procedure:

Applicants should submit a CV, together with a statement of not more than 500 words describing their academic interests and their proposed internship industry to by September 19, 2014 with the subject title: “Australia Scholarship Application – First and Last Name”.

Applicants must ensure that the CV and statement of interests include the following:

1. Reasons for securing an internship abroad.
2. Which type of internship you are interested in and for what period of time.
3. Plans for subsequent career.

International Centre – Student lounge

Posted by mkofod on August 19th, 2014 · Uncategorized

Satisfaction Survey

In 2014 we opened a new International Centre Student Lounge the Ground Floor, East Wing of the Red Centre Building. This lounge enables UNSW to offer a range of exciting study and volunteer programs in over 35 countries worldwide for students to participate in as part of their degree. These include student exchange, research exchange, short courses, study tours, international internships and volunteering abroad. We also welcome over 2500 visiting students through our Study Abroad, Student Exchange and Practicum Exchange programs.

What do you think?

  • If you have visited our space please complete the following 5 minute survey to tell us what you think of this new space.
  • This survey is open to all UNSW students, and visitors who have come to our centre.

Go to the following link: International Centre – Student Lounge Survey

Many thanks in advance for your feedback, which will enable us to make continual improvements.