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Arts and Design: International Programs and Projects

Faculty of Arts and Design students can participate in a number of semester exchanges, international internships, faculty led programs, international projects and overseas study programs through the UC Global Learning Office. Adding an international experience to your degree is a must do value add! Not only do you get to see how your degree is applicable in an international context, undertake study, units, placements and internships not available in Australia, you also gain a deeper understanding of intercultural awareness. Become an Arts and Design global citizen and join a program today!

University Innovation Fellows at Stanford University’s Hasso Plattner Institute of Design

The University Innovation Fellows is a program of Stanford University’s Hasso Plattner Institute of Design (d.school). The program empowers students to become agents of change at their schools. Students will learn how to develop an entrepreneurial mindset, build creative confidence, seize opportunities, define problems and address global challenges. If you are studying Design or the Built Environment and looking to become a leader in innovation and entrepreneurship, this program is for you!  

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Arts and Design Faculty Led Programs

Many Arts and Deign courses can incorporate an international experience; this may include an internship, a Faculty-led tour, or community project.  Find out more about our 2019 International Programs below and discover which one of these exciting programs may be suitable for you and your degree!

Singapore is quickly becoming the leader in design of products, apps and services that can improve the health and well being of citizens across the globe. This exciting tour will give you an introduction to the amazing multi-cultural influences of Singapore and an understanding of design thinking and application.

Area of study: Graphic Design/Industrial Design/Web Design/Media Arts/Film

New Colombo Plan Mobility Grants ($3000) available for eligible students!

Applications for this course have now closed. Applicants should receive an outcome for this shortly.

This two week intensive program offers students the opportunity to experience and understand heritage management in the culturally diverse, dynamic urban environment of Singapore.

Students will be immersed in Singapore's vibrant multicultural landscapes and will gain skills and knowledge in heritage management and conservation through experiences in museums, galleries, historic buildings, landscapes and urban precincts.

Area of study: Heritage, Museums and Conservation

New Colombo Plan Mobility Grants ($3000) available for eligible students!

Applications for this program have now closed. Applicants should receive an outcome in the next 2-3 weeks from the Study Abroad Office.

This Overseas Study program for Bachelor and Master of Architecture students is framed around an intensive overseas faculty led study trip to JAPAN.  The program interrogates cultural manifestations of Japanese architecture and the contemporary city through the lens of perceptual and existential space – within a conceptual framework entitled Material / Immaterial.

Area of study: Architecture (UG & PG)

New Colombo Plan Mobility Grants ($3000) available for eligible UG students!

Applications for this course have now closed. Students should expect to hear an outcome in the next 2-3 weeks.

This two week program will offer advertising, public relations and communication students a diverse and robust learning experience across Malaysia and. Singapore. Both are countries with a diversity of cultures. Students will gain knowledge and experience through industry visits to companies and agencies, lectures, workshops and case studies. During the trip students will experience diverse marketing styles, advertising and PR and communication elements. Local experiences and cultural tours will be included to ensure the program is well-rounded.

Area of study: Advertising & Public Relations

New Colombo Plan Mobility Grants ($3000) available for eligible students!

Applications for this course have now closed. Applicants can expect to hear an outcome in the next 2-3 weeks.

The #AMEJE19 study tour, operated in conjunction with Australia-Middle East Journalism Exchange (AMEJE) will offer six UC journalism students the opportunity to experience the Middle East first hand. #AMEJE19 will allow delegates to immerse themselves in unique cities and cultures, learn about different media systems, and build professional networks that will be invaluable throughout their careers.

Area of study: Journalism

Deans Faculty Scholarship ($3000) available for eligible students.

Applications for this course have now closed. Applicants will received official communication in the coming weeks.

This two week study tour will give a group of UC students the opportunity to learn about the world’s largest games and interactive design industries in the UK and Europe.

Area of study: Games and Interactive Design, Contemporary Music Practice

Applications for this program have now closed and are under consideration. Applicants should receive a response the Study Abroad office in 2-3 weeks.

The program will consist of fourteen days of cultural activities, including visiting Indigenous Fijian enterprises and cultural institutions and sites, and meeting with villagers to learn about the strength and resilience of their Indigenous knowledge. A portion of the program will be based in a traditional village where students will assist locals on mapping, education, environmental and/or development projects. Students will learn about the impacts of climate change and natural disasters in Fiji and the ways in which Fijians are responding to these occurrences. It is intended students will return to Australia with a good understanding of Indigenous Fijian knowledge, and the associated benefits of sharing these knowledge systems globally

New Colombo Plan Mobility Grants ($3000) available for eligible students!

First and second round applications for this Faculty Led Program have now closed and are currently under review. You should receive an outcome to this in the next 2-3 weeks.