Key information

  • Destination/s: Fiji
  • Dates: 7 - 20 January 2024
  • Cost: A$3,600 + airfares
  • Funding available: New Colombo Plan scholarships valued at A$3,000 and OS HELP Loans available for eligible students
  • Eligible students: Undergraduate students 
  • Applications close: 31 August, 2023
  • 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. 

Academic Information

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

  • BUS30032

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:

  • Accommodation 
  • Breakfasts
  • 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 session(s)

Information sessions will be scheduled in early August. Alternatively, if you would like to watch the pre-recorded information session for this Study Tour you can access the recording here.

Watched the information session and ready to go? Click the link below to apply.

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Still not sure?

For further details on this program please contact:

Asanka Gunasekara
+61 9214 5617

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