Study Tours

Study tours are intensive 2-3-week programs, where you can combine study and cultural immersion while gaining credit towards your degree. Guided by faculty academics, these programs offer you unique global opportunities to learn with your peers.

Students gathering for a photo with a river and mountains in the background
New Colombo Plan study tour to Sarawak, Malaysia

Business and Law

The Faculty of Business and Law run a number of tours throughout the year. Some are discipline specific, others are faculty wide and open to all students.

Current opportunities include:

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Science and Engineering

Supported by the Faculty of Science and Engineering and the New Colombo Plan, unique study tours are led by Curtin academics to give you new perspective on your course. Eligible students may be able to receive between $3000 to $8000 to support their global experience.

Current opportunities include:

China Study Tour for Science and Engineering students*

Three week study tour where students will attend guest lectures and site visits alongside learning about the host locations culture and working on a major project in their chosen field.

Immersion experience in Cambodia, Vietnam or Indonesia for Science/Advanced Science students*

Students will undertake two-week immersion experience in Cambodia, Vietnam or Indonesia with a focus on promoting access to clean water, sanitation, aquaculture practices and health and hygiene.

Cambodia Study Tour for Engineering Foundation Year students*

Students will spend two weeks immersed in local culture and will apply their knowledge to begin to develop technological engineering solutions for the community challenges they observe; e.g. lack of clean water, poor waste management and / or poor infrastructure.

Netherlands Study Tour for engineering students

Details coming soon! Express your interest.

Chile Study Tour for Science students

Details coming soon! Express your interest.

Please email saeWIL@curtin.edu.au with your expression of interest for any of the above study tours.

*Eligible students can receive $3000 – $8000 to support their experience via the New Colombo Plan.

 

Health Science

ACICIS Virtual Public Health Study Tour Indonesia

The Virtual Public Health Study Tour  is a two-week intensive study tour that offers students a change to gain insight into the public health sector in Indonesia. The Study Tour can only grant credit towards PUBH3003 Health Research Project unit. Students need to enrol in this unit to be awarded credit in this program. The relevant program details and links are included below.

The Public Health Study Tour (PHST) to be delivered as a virtual program in summer 2021.

Program Details
TBC

Promotional Material & Course Outlines
2021 Virtual Public Health Study Tour: Course Outline

Please see the ACICIS Resources webpage for virtual program promotional materials.


Chiangmai University Public Health Study Tour in Thailand

The School of Public Health has partnered with the Faculty of Health Sciences Go Global office to offer students enrolled in the BSc Health Science and BSc Health Promotion single degree course the opportunity to immerse themselves in a different cultural context in a supported learning environment.  This is an excellent opportunity for students to gain an insight into Thailand’s public health management and policy.

Dates and itinerary TBC.

 

For more information on the program and how to apply, contact goglobal@curtin.edu.au / 9266 2183.

*Eligible students can receive up to $3000 to support their experience via the New Colombo Plan.

Humanities

The Faculty of Humanities offer a range of study tours related to your specific course. Led by Curtin academics and run in groups of Curtin students, you will gain a unique perspective on your course. Eligible students may be able to receive between $3000 to $8000 to support their global experience via the New Colombo Plan (NCP).

 

India Study Tour

This 6 week program in India is comprised of a 2 week cultural induction followed by a 4 week placement (part-time) in a Mumbai-based NGO, where students will learn about the organisation and participate in their daily work practices.

Students will also take part in cultural activities, including Hindi language classes, and learning experiences in Mumbai that will contribute to their work on a project relevant to your major field of study.

Please email MCASIDHOS@curtin.edu.au with your expression of interest.

 

Marshall Islands Study Tour

Humanities will work with local Marshallese to understand and tackle common community issues such as climate change, colonisation, nuclear testing, urban planning, community education and engagement.

For students Urban Design, Education, Social science and Photography students or students with electives.

Please email j.schapper@exchange.curtin.edu.au with your expression of interest.

 

Mongolia Study Tour

A mixed discipline study tour where students will develop an understanding of the challenges that are faced by a rapidly urbanising Mongolia, and an appreciation of the relationship between development and cultural heritage and identity. Students will be involved in undertaking a range of projects within the community in Batsumber related to built and cultural development.

Please email j.schapper@exchange.curtin.edu.au with your expression of interest.

*Eligible students can receive $3000 to $8000 to support their experience via the New Colombo Plan. See eligibility criteria on the right hand side of this page.

 

 

Cultural programs Recommended for students with electives who want to immerse themselves and learn about new cultures

East Java Exploration (EJEx) Study Tour to Indonesia*

This project will take students from Curtin, UWA, Murdoch, ECU and Notre Dame to Indonesia for Cultural immersion and project work on their chosen area of interest.

Forgotten Heritage Project in China*

This project is run with Western Sydney University (WSU). Set amongst UNESCO Recognised Sites of historical importance in Tangkou town, Kaiping city, Guangdong province, students will take part in lectures, group work, cycling, site visits, meeting local villagers, visiting local markets, farming, cooking and hands on experience of arts and crafts with local expertise, and Mandarin language training.

Please email goglobal@curtin.edu.au with your expression of interest for any of the above study tours.

*Eligible students can receive $3000 to $8000 to support their experience via the New Colombo Plan. See eligibility criteria on the right hand side of this page.