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Faculty Led Programs

Writing the City

Writing the City

Australian Middle East Journalism Exchange

Australian Middle East Journalism Exchange

Medical Science in China

Medical Science in China

North American Sports Tour

North American Sports Tour

Faculty Led Programs (FLP's) are short term programs run over 2-5 weeks, designed and led by UC Faculty Members specifically for UC degrees. They function like an international field trip as part of a UC unit.

  • Enrol directly in a UC unit
  • Assessment designed around the trip/activities/guest lectures/site visits
  • Tailored towards UC degrees
  • Approx 10-20 students per program

Winter Term 2018 Programs

Faculty of Arts and Design

Singapore is quickly becoming the leader in design of products, apps and services that can improve the health and wellbeing 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!

For more information, see HERE

Since the late 19th century, New York City has been written into the western imagination through visual art, poetry, fiction, film, television and on to new media forms. As one of the great world capitals it occupies a central place in the understanding and comprehension of what 'the city' means. In this two week study program, UC students will be given the opportunity of engaging with this global centre for art, writing and culture through its internationally significant cultural institutions, as well as its built environment and urban history.

Area of study: Writing

Faculty of Arts and Design Scholarships ($1500) available for eligible students

For more information, see HERE

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!

For more information, see HERE

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!

Endeavour Mobility Grants ($2000) available for eligible PG students!

For more information, see HERE

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!

For more information, see HERE

The #AMEJE18 study tour, operated in conjunction with Australia-Middle East Journalism Exchange (AMEJE) will offer three UC journalism students the opportunity to experience the Middle East first hand. #AMEJE18 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

Prestigious DFAT funding available!

For more information, see HERE

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

Endeavour Mobility Grants ($2500) available for eligible students!

For more information, see HERE

Faculty of Education, Science, Technology and Maths

The 2018 program provides an opportunity for participants to immerse themselves in the professional and cultural setting of Shanghai, China for 16 days.

Before studying abroad, students will complete a weekly placement preparation course aimed at developing cross-cultural understandings and intercultural communication skills. This course includes the study of culture, internationalization, international education and Chinese language.

Area of study: Education

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

For more information, see HERE

This two and a half week International Professional Practice program offers students a unique opportunity to gain an insight into the world of cutting edge medical research in China. There has been an unprecedented boom in biomedical research in China, fuelled by its exponential economic expansion. The placement is envisaged as a ‘hands-on’ immersive activity based at the Shanghai Public Health Clinical Center. The students will spend time in the clinical laboratory of a leading hospital as well as medical research laboratories.  

Area of study: Medical Science, Biomedical Science, Pharmaceutical Science

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

For more information, see HERE

Faculty of Health

This two week international program offers a unique opportunity for medical imaging students to experience diagnostic radiography / medical imaging in the Pacific islands. Students will visit Fiji, with most of their time being spent at the Fiji National University (FNU) in Suva where they will undertake classes with the equivalent year medical imaging students. During the visit students will give presentations to the FNU students on what studying medical imaging is like in Australia; undertake clinical placements in Fijian hospitals to experience how radiography is performed in Fiji and will also engage in social and cultural activities with the FNU medical imaging students and staff.

Area of study: Medical Imaging

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

For more information, see HERE

This faculty led program gives UC students the opportunity to undertake one of their clinical placements in an international facility. The program will provide students with a unique opportunity to hone their skills in an international setting, make valuable contacts and be immersed in very different healthcare settings.

The clinical placement will base students at Vaiola Hospital in the Kingdom of Tonga in collaboration with the Tupou Tertiary Institute (TTI). This placement includes rotations through acute, surgical and primary healthcare. Students will gain firsthand experience and insight into healthcare service delivery in the Pacific and develop cultural awareness and cultural sensitivity.

Area of study: Nursing

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

For more information, see HERE

This two week faculty led program provides UC Midwifery, Nutrition and Pharmacy students with a unique work integrated learning opportunity in an international facility. Students will hone their skills in an international setting, make valuable contacts and be immersed in very different healthcare settings.

Area of study: Midwifery, Nutrition, Pharmacy

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

For more information, see HERE

This 14 day program in Samoa offers students a chance to learn more about health and wellness in the South Pacific. Based in the capital, Apia, we will be visiting the National University, the local sports centre, the Tupua Tamasese Meaole Hospital, the Samoa Cancer Society and related offices, the Australian High Commission and local schools.  

Area of study: Exercise Physiology and Rehabilitation

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

For more information, see HERE

Bachelor of Physiotherapy students will have the opportunity to undertake an elective unit in their final semester of study (Semester 2 of 4th Year). This unit will be focused on understanding how the Physiotherapy profession is different in another cultural context, and also how the health needs of people vary around the world.

In 2018 the program will be 17 days, starting in India, visiting Mangaluru and Delhi, and will finish in Nepal, visiting Kathmandu and Pokhara. Students will not be directly treating patients, but will rather be observing physiotherapy practice in very different contexts, and will also have opportunities for cultural immersion and exposure to further extend their understanding of how health care needs vary around the globe, and the potential role that Physiotherapy can play.

Area of study: Physiotherapy

For more information, see HERE

This program provides UC students the opportunity to travel to the USA and Canada, embarking on an exciting 3 week sport and Adventure/recreation program.

The 2018 program will be based in British Columbia and Alberta (Canada) and Washington State (USA). Students will have the chance to take part in a number of activities including lectures from Thompson Rivers University and Professional Adventure Sport services providing students with a theoretical background to the North American sporting system.

In addition, students will partake in a variety of sport related activities including outdoor adventure, sporting venue management as well as attending professional sports games.

Area of study: Sport and Exercise Science

For more information, see HERE

This two week international program offers students a unique opportunity to be immersed in Japanese sporting culture.  The program will focus on high performance sport, athlete support, pathways to employment and facilities in Japan in the lead up to the 2020 Olympic Games.

Area of study: Sport and Exercise Science

For more information, see HERE

Faculty of Business, Government and Law

New BGL Faculty Led Programs will be announced soon!

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