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.

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Health Science

Go Global Health Science clinical and community placements

This award-winning international student mobility program enables you to work alongside your peers from other health sciences disciplines, all while experiencing the unique culture of the region. Currently, you can apply to undertake your placement in Cambodia, China, India, Nepal, Thailand and Vietnam.

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Other Programs

Go Global Health Science offers short term programs which have a focus in the area of health. These international programs offer students an excellent opportunity to undertake mobility experiences outside of Australia in an area related to their field of study. The culturally rich and diverse environments allow students to gain an understanding of the issues and developments surrounding international health globally.

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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).

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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 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.