Industry Study Tour - Samoa
|Location:||Apia, Savai'l and Potasi, Samoa|
*date unlikely to be changed
|Eligible students:||All domestic and international undergraduates|
|Application close date:||
5 April 2019
Swinburne students are invited to complete an industry study tour for credit (12.5 elective), where you will travel to Samoa to meet with community, government, and local organisations to develop your employability skills and global mindset.
Travelling in a group with your fellow students over 14 days through major towns to remote and rural villages you will gain an insight into Samoa’s social structures, organisational and institutional relationships, and employment and environmental initiatives.
Working alongside communities and partner organisations you will identify challenges and seek opportunities to develop long-term and sustainable solutions for the project you’ll undertake.
Why go on this study tour?
Participate in this industry study tour to:
- gain course credit (12.5 credit points)
- be part of a team and establish new networks
- find solutions to complex problems
- increase your cultural awareness and global experience
- improve your adaptability and independence
- gain recognition for Global Citizenship as part of the Swinburne Emerging Leaders Program.
Can this unit be taken as an elective by students in any Swinburne degree?
|Various unit codes||
Program cost is approximately $2,500 AUD at time of listing online.
|Program cost includes:||Additional expenses to consider (not included in program cost):|
Travel insurance (subject to eligibility)
The following types of fee help and funding are available to help eligible students with the costs towards this program:
- OS Help Loan of up to $8,149 (as at 2019)
Eligibility and selection criteria
Students must have completed 100 credit points from a Bachelor degree at the time of application submission.
Register for an information session to learn more about this study tour.
|Wednesday 6 March||
|Thursday 14 March||11:30am||AGSE107|
|Monday 25 March||2:30pm||AGSE109|