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Sciences Po’s 2015 Summer School

Posted by Mildred on December 9th, 2014 · Uncategorized

Sciences Po will offer a four-week social sciences and French language session from July 3rd- July 30th. This exciting programme is a great way for students  to discover Sciences Po over the course of a summer at their Paris campus.

There will be two tracks of study to choose from.

  • A social sciences track, where students will select one typical Sciences Po class for intensive study over the course of 48 contact hours. Classes are led by Sciences Po professors in either English or French. Students of this track also have the option to add on an additional 36 hours of French language study.
  • A French language track, where participants are placed at one of six levels adapted to their knowledge of the language. Over the course of 80 contact hours, students take a variety of courses intended to improve understanding and knowledge of French, practice real-life situations, and delve into social sciences topics through Sciences Po lecture classes.

Housing options are available for students at the Cité Universitaire Internationale de Paris.

How to Apply: Applications will be accepted starting in January 2015 and will end Friday March 20th at 9am. To apply for this program UNSW Students must complete the GEP Application Form and email toadvisor4globaled@unsw.edu.au. 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.

More information is also available on the Summer School website: http://www.sciencespo.fr/summer and via the Summer School_2015 Brochure

 

Tecnun Summer School in Spain

Posted by Mildred on December 9th, 2014 · Language, Short courses, Student Exchange, Uncategorized

An opportunity has risen for students to travel to Spain to participate in short program courses. Course dates are

  • January 13th to February 7th and;
  • January 20th- February 14th

The program offered will be a language course which will include:

  • Language & Culture courses
  • European and Spanish business and economy seminars
  • Visits to remarkable  industrial companies in the area
  • Social and leisure programs including:
    • “Tapas” tour and Gastronomic Club dinners
    • Traditional Basque cider house dinner
    • Basque fishing village tour
    • South-western France coastal tour
    • Day trips to museums, scenic areas and wine vineyards
    • Surfing  and sailing courses with accredited teachers
    • Sevillanas and Flamenco class
    • Weekend in Barcelona

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

Airport pick-up will be provided. Students will need to provide funding to cover accommodation costs.

The estimated accommodation cost is 800€ for an individual room at either a University Residence in San Sebastian or shared apartments in Pamplona.

Students will be given the opportunity to participate in optional self-paid activities such as ski trips and weekend trips.

How to Apply: To express interest in this program UNSW Students must complete the GEP Application Form and email toadvisor4globaled@unsw.edu.au by 9am Monday 15th December, 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.

You can also read further information on the Technun Summer School homepage.

 

2015 Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation is pleased to announce the (APEC) Internships in Singapore

Posted by Mildred on December 4th, 2014 · 2014, 2015, Arts and Social Science, Competition, Internships

APEC will be offering two internships:

1. The 6 month APEC Communications and Public Affairs Internship

The intern will work full-time in the APEC Secretariat Communications and Public Affairs Unit and assist with a variety of communications tasks including: compiling news media articles, posting content on social media, database management, and developing news releases, articles, videos, website content and power point presentations.

The APEC Secretariat offers a small stipend of $600 Singapore dollars a month to help finance the intern’s stay in Singapore.

If you have any questions concerning either opportunity please email Jennifer Juo, jj@apec.org ; Angel Hernandez, ahc14@apec.org

 

2. The 3 month APEC Secretariat Internship

The APEC Secretariat Internship Framework (ASIF) is open to students who are nationals or permanent residents of APEC member economies. The internship attracts a large number of highly qualified candidates and provides them with the opportunity to work in a leading international organisation.

 

Students will need to organize their own accommodation for this internship.

 

Application: Click here for more information concerning eligibility and to download the application form. If you have any questions concerning either opportunity please email APEC at admin-hr@apec.org

 

*Please note that applications for the 6 month APEC Communications and Public Affairs Internship are due by 22 December 2014 and applications for the 3 month APEC Secretariat Internship open on 1 January 2015. Please note that applications close on 28 February 2015.

UNSW students selected for this program should complete the Global Education Registration Form and email to advisor4globaled@unsw.edu.au

 

 

POSTECH Winter Program – Pohang University of Science and Technology, Korea

Posted by cmander on November 26th, 2014 · 2015, Arts and Social Science, Scholarship Opportunities, Short courses, Student Exchange, UNSW Partner Institution, UNSW Summer Break

Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH) are pleased to offer the POSTECH Winter Program, which will give students opportunities to conduct research at POSTECH and experience unique Korean cultures in winter!

The POSTECH Winter Program will be held for 5 weeks from 12 January – 13 February, 2015. Participants will be supervised by our professors, and student buddies will be assigned to help them for 5 weeks. Students (undergraduates only) will receive monthly stipend of KRW 250,000 per month.

Students will need to pay for accommodation, food, air ticket and living expenses.

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

Application: If you would like to express your interest in this program, please email advisor4globaled@unsw.edu.au with your name, student ID and email address by Tuesday 2 December.

Keio University Short-Term Japanese Studies Program

Posted by cmander on November 26th, 2014 · Uncategorized

Keio University are pleased to announce that the Keio Short-Term Japanese Studies Program (KJSP) is scheduled to be held from February 5 – February 18, 2015.

The Keio Short-Term Japanese Studies Program (KJSP) is a two-week, intensive program offering lectures on a variety of topics, and off-campus activities.

The program is taught entirely in English, therefore Japanese proficiency is not required.

For further information on the program and the schedule, please visit the KJSP website.

The program fee is JPY 150,000, which includes accommodation, course materials, receptions, excursions, and company visits.

Application: If you would like to express your interest in this program, please email advisor4globaled@unsw.edu.au with your name, student ID and email address by Monday 3 December.

Intensive Japanese Language and Culture Study Program – Kwansei Gakuin University

Posted by cmander on November 26th, 2014 · 2015, Arts and Social Science, Language, Short courses, UNSW Partner Institution, UNSW Summer Break

Kwansei Gakuin University’s Center for Japanese Language Education is pleased to announce the 3-week Intensive Japanese Language and Culture Study Program. The program will be running from 9th – 26th February, 2015.

This course is aimed mainly at students with very little Japanese language education background, who will learn the basic skills; reading, writing, listening and speaking over the period of the course.

The program is not limited to classroom learning, and participants will enjoy exchange events with Japanese students, and use their Japanese skills in real life situations such as going shopping on the streets of Japan.

Furthermore, in order to deepen their understanding of Japan, students will also enjoy classes on Japanese food and traditional culture, as well as a field trip to Kyoto, the ancient capital of Japan.

Application: If you would like to express your interest in the program please email advisor4globaled@unsw.edu.au with your name, student ID and email address by Wednesday 3rd December.

For further information on the program, please click here.

Amsterdam Summer School 2015 – VU University Amsterdam

Posted by cmander on November 26th, 2014 · 2015, Arts and Social Science, Business, Law, Medicine, Scholarship Opportunities, Science, Short courses, UNSW Winter Break

Spend July 2015 studying a challenging and interdisciplinary topic in the vibrant UNESCO World Heritage city of Amsterdam. The Amsterdam Summer School offers small-scale courses in a wide range of fields at an excellent research university, VU University Amsterdam.

The Amsterdam Summer School offers courses in two consecutive blocks:

Block 1: 6 July – 17 July

Block 2: 20 July – 31 July

Students can combine two courses for a four-week programme. Most courses will include an excursion to a museum or institute, such as the Anne Frank House and the International Criminal Court.

The full list of courses are available on the Amsterdam Summer School website.

Fees: The tuition fee for a two-week course will range between €1300 and €1450. An early bird discount of €100 is available for students who apply before 1 March 2015. Included in the fees are: airport pick-up service, furnished accommodation, orientation programme, on-site support, 24/7 emergency assistance and a certificate after completion of the course. The social programme is not included in the tuition fee.

Application: The online application for the Amsterdam Summer School will open on 15th December 2014. UNSW 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

 

 

SDES6790 – Island Innovation Lab: Singapore elective

Posted by mkofod on November 26th, 2014 · 2015, Short courses, UNSW Summer Break

There are 10 places available in the SDES6790 – Island Innovation Lab: Singapore elective run 16 – 22 Feb 2015 (inclusive). This course is available to any UG or PG student at UNSW as a 6UOC elective.

5 grants of $2,000 per student are available for students who are Australian Residents under the federally funded Asia Bound Short Term Mobility Funding program.

The lab centres around enabling students to develop a capacity for cross disciplinary collaboration using design thinking frameworks with a view to identifying local, regional and global sustainability issues (Social, Environmental, Economic and Governance) and addressing these through design based innovation projects. It is an immersive, interactive, experiential learning opportunity.

The additional cost of this course above the usual course fees would be approx $2,000 – 2,300 when estimating Air Fare from Sydney, Accommodation, Transport, Food and fees for activities.

Read about our previous labs run in Vanuatu at www.islandinnovtionlab.com .

To apply contact Selena Griffith Senior Lecturer UNSW Art & Design at: selena.griffith@unsw.edu.au

For one of the 5 funded places send the following information by Friday 5 Dec 2014

Title: I am applying for IIL:S Asia Bound funded spot
Name:
Program:
Stage:
Faculty:
What you think you could contribute to the Island Innovation Lab : Singapore (150 words maximum)
How you think participation in the Island Innovation Lab : Singapore will contribute to your personal, professional, academic development (150 words maximum)
Why you want to participate in The Island Innovation Lab : Singapore (100 words maximum)

____________________________________

If you are interested in one of the other 5 unfunded places please send the following information by Monday 8 Dec 2014

Title: I am applying for IIL:S self funded spot
Name:
Program:
Stage:
Faculty:
What you think you could contribute to the Island Innovation Lab : Singapore (150 words maximum)
How you think participation in the Island Innovation Lab : Singapore will contribute to your personal, professional, academic development (150 words maximum)
Why you want to participate in The Island Innovation Lab : Singapore (100 words maximum)

Win one of two Microsoft Surface Pro 3’s – Complete the Universities Australia mobility survey

Posted by cmander on November 24th, 2014 · Uncategorized

More Australian students are now taking advantage of various mobility, exchange and study abroad programs than ever before.

To ensure quality and diversity of programs your feedback would be appreciated. This survey is being undertaken by Universities Australia. The results will provide information to both the Australian Government and Australian university sector to better establish new programs, potential funding and generate ever more exciting opportunities for students.

The survey will only take a few minutes and can be accessed here.

Your answers will be in complete confidence. And if you wish, you can enter your name and email into a draw to potentially win one of two Microsoft Surface Pro 3′s.

 

FUBiS 2015 at Freie Universität Berlin

Posted by cmander on November 13th, 2014 · 2015, Arts and Social Science, Business, Language, Self funded, Short courses, UNSW Partner Institution, UNSW Summer Break

FUBiS is an intensive academic program at Freie Universität Berlin with sessions taking place both in summer and winter. FUBiS term 1 will run from 3 January 2015 – 24 January 2015.

FUBiS offers intensive and semi-intensive German language classes at up to five different proficiency levels. In addition, FUBiS offers subject classes on various class topics. Most classes are held in English and taught by distinguished German and international faculty.

The courses offered in Term 1 are:

-          European Studies

-          Berlin and the Digital Music Era

-          Law, Society and Politics in Comparative Perspective

-          Marketing Internacional en el Siglo 21 (taught in Spanish)

-          German language classes

For more detailed information on FUBiS, the program fees and accommodation options, please click here.

Registration for FUBiS Term I 2015 is open until December 6, 2014. Students who register for FUBiS Term I 2015 by November 22, 2014 will benefit from the early registration discount of 50 EUR.  Registration is possible either online, via fax or via pdf/e-mail.

UNSW students who would like to apply should apply directly to FUBiS. They should also complete the GEP Registration Form 2014 and return to advisor4globaled@unsw.edu.au