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Key information

  • Locations: Sarawak, Malaysia
  • Dates: July 2020 (exact dates to be confirmed)
  • Eligible students: All undergraduate students
  • Cost: TBC
  • Application submission: Applications are now open and will be assessed with offers made on a rolling basis until places are filled
  • Application close date: 20 March 2020
  • Unit code: TBC

Study tour overview

This overseas study tour provides the opportunity for you to experience the work of a social enterprise and gain a fuller understanding of the operations, management and leadership required within social enterprises. Through a program of lectures and field work, students will apply the knowledge they gain to real world challenges, building their capacity to pursue a career in entrepreneurial practice or as an innovative member of a social enterprise.

Sunset over Kuching city, Sarawak.

Benefits

The Business for Social Impact Malaysia will provide you with an opportunity to experience the culture and society of Malaysia.

This two-week tour will take you to Kuching in Sarawak, Malaysia, where you’ll learn and experience the work of a social enterprise in the Malaysian context and gain fuller understanding of the operations, management and leadership required within social enterprises.

Through a program of workshops and fieldwork placements, you will have the opportunity to apply the knowledge you have gained to real world challenges, building your capacity to pursue a career in entrepreneurial practice or as an innovative member of a social enterprise. The tour will also provide you with an insight into cultural, political and regulatory environments in the Malaysian context.

Program cost includes:

  • accommodation
  • transfers in Malaysia
  • project visits
  • cultural visits
  • insurance (eligibility criteria applies)

Additional expenses to consider (not included in program cost):

  • academic unit fee
  • international airfares
  • passport and visa costs
  • personal expenses

*Program cost is approximate at the time of being listed online and is subject to change.

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 A$8,295 (as at 2020)
  • New Colombo Plan Short-Term Mobility Grants

Information sessions

Register your interest to learn more about this study tour and to be kept updated on upcoming information sessions.

Upcoming sessions:

  • 11 March 2020 (10am–11am) – Venue BA801
  • 11 March 2020 (11am–12pm) – Venue BA801
Still not sure?

For further details on this program please contact:

Ryan Jopp
Melbourne Contact
+61 3 9214 5976
rjopp@swinburne.edu.au
studytours@swinburne.edu.au

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