Industry Consulting in Fiji
Take on a real industry project over two weeks in Fiji- supported by your academic, you’ll develop your leadership and problem solving skills.
- Destination/s: Fiji
- Dates: December 2023 / January 2024 (exact dates to be confirmed)
- Cost: TBC + airfares
- Funding available: New Colombo Plan scholarships valued at AUD $3,000 and OS HELP Loans available for eligible students
- Eligible students: Undergraduate students
- Register your interest
Study tour overview
This project will provide you with the knowledge and experience of working on real-life industry projects in socio-cultural context within the Indo-Pacific region of Fiji. The project, developed in partnership with a large conglomerate based in Suva, will have you working alongside business students in multidisciplinary teams to solve real business problems supported by academic coaches and industry mentors.
You will undertake a two-week posting in Fiji immersing yourself in the local culture and business environment, working on the assigned project, and strengthening business skills. You will gain practical insights into market context, resources, products, services, and logistic arrangements in Indo-Pacific business environment. Notable similarities in the business environments in Fiji and other Asian countries will open-up business and career opportunities to work in the Asia and Pacific region. After returning, you can be considered ambassadors for the future student mobility program, enhancing your leadership capabilities.
Highlights / tentative itinerary
More details will be provided closer to the departure date.
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?
Eligibility and selection criteria
Must have completed or be enrolled in BUS30031- Sustainable Business Practice when applying.
Program cost includes:
- In-country transport (where practical)
- Welcome and farewell dinner
- Travel insurance (subject to eligibility)
Additional expenses to consider (not included in program cost):
- International airfares
- Most meals
- Tuition Fees
- Visa (if required)
- Personal expenses
*Program cost is approximate at the time of being listed online.
The following types of funding are available to help eligible students with the costs towards this program:
- OS Help Loan of up to $8,817 (as at 2023)
- Limited New Colombo Plan scholarships valued at $3,000 AUD
Information sessions will be scheduled in the coming months. In the mean time, please register your interest to find out more.
Still not sure?
For further details on this program please contact:
+61 9214 5617
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