Key information

Destination: Jakarta & Yogyakarta, Indonesia

Dates: November 2024

Program Cost: TBC


  • 24 x $3,000 New Colombo Plan Mobility Grants
  • $9,504 OS-HELP Loans available for eligible students

Program Eligibility: Undergraduate students

Application Deadline: 31 August 2024


This student leadership program offers a two-week immersive experience in Indonesia, engaging with diverse industries and communities.  You will participate in seminars, meetings, and site visits, allowing you to interact with a variety of leaders and explore different leadership styles. This experience is designed to enhance your professional identity, leadership skills, and employability through engagement and self-reflection.

During the 2 weeks, you will:

  • observe leadership values and traits, entrepreneurial thinking and innovation
  • observe community activities and develop your understanding of corporate responsibility, ethics and sustainability within a cultural context
  • be exposed to an exciting, challenging and intensive environment
  • work in cross-disciplinary teams to create solutions for real people
  • Identify and build cultural competencies
  • develop your sense of professional and leadership identity for improved employability


This study tour is an immersive in-country experience that is supported by a purposefully designed reflective pedagogy.  This will include:

  • Reflections on learnings from tour experience (work specific & intangible learnings beyond work specific skills)

- Interdisciplinary knowledge and learning

- Cultural competencies (awareness, adaptability and intelligence)

- Resilience

- Adaptability

- Curiosity

  • Self-evaluation of employability capabilities and skills, pre and post tour
  • Engaging in a learner mindset – questioning, curiosity, openness….
  • Professional tour behaviour and self-evaluation

The program combines scholarly exploration of intercultural communications, leadership, and sustainability with activities including industry visits, seminars, and meetings with government officials plus cultural excursions. Some of the visits and collaborations include various Indonesian start-ups, University Gadjah Mada, Australia Embassy, Indonesia Australia Business Council, and Australia Indonesian Alumni. 

Academic Information

Which unit/s can this program be taken for as credit?


Can this unit be taken as an elective by students in any Swinburne degree?



To qualify for this program, you must:

  • be enrolled into an Undegraduate degree
  • have completed 100 credit points when applying
  • have a distinction (70+) average

Jakarta skyline at night.

Program Cost

The cost of this program is TBC

See below for the list of inclusions and exclusions of the program fee.


  • Accommodation
  • Breakfasts
  • Welcome and farewell dinner
  • Ground transport
  • Travel and medical insurance


  • Airfares
  • Visa
  • Academic tuition fees (unit costs)
  • Most meals
  • Personal expenses


New Colombo Plan Mobility Grants

This program has 24 x A$3,000 Australian Government New Colombo Plan grants. These grants are available to Australian undergraduate students (with no citizenship or residency rights to Indonesia), who have not previously received an NCP short-term grant.

Grants are allocated on a rolling basis and students are automatically considered for a grant as part of the application process.


Eligible Australian students can apply for an Australian Government OS-HELP Loan of up to A$9,504 to help cover costs associated with your overseas program.

For more information on funding and eligibility, see Fee Help and Scholarships.

Information Sessions

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Applications will be assessed on a rolling basis, with places (and scholarships) allocated to the first students to complete a full application and meet eligibility criteria.

Keen to apply? You can submit your application now. Applications will be assessed after the application deadline.

Final application deadline: 31 August 2024
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For further details on this program please contact:

Alastair De Rozario
Mobility Advisor - Study Tours

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