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Go Global Health Science offers short term programs which have a focus in the area of health. These international programs offer students an excellent opportunity to undertake mobility experiences outside of Australia in an area related to their field of study. The culturally rich and diverse environments allow students to gain an understanding of the issues and developments surrounding international health globally.

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ZHAW School of Health Professions International Winter School: Winterthur, Switzerland

The ZHAW International Winter School offers a unique opportunity for Swiss and other international students to learn about interprofessional cooperation within the health and social sectors! Students will learn during role plays, study visits and interactive lectures about working together in interprofessional teams, about different health and social systems and about how to sensibly act with clients from different cultures. All of this with the magnificence of the Swiss Winter Mountains as your backdrop!

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This program is currently open for application.

 

University Scholars Leadership Symposium: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

The Government of Malaysia and Humanitarian Affairs Asia is looking for Outstanding Student Leaders from Curtin University to attend the 10th University Scholars Leadership Symposium 2019 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from August 1 to 7. Click here to watch last year’s 9th USLS video.
We are looking for Young Leaders with the following qualities:
1.        Young Leaders who are passionate about social change.
2.        Young Leaders who are an active global citizen.
3.        Young Leaders who are well-versed in current affairs and appreciate cultural diversity.
The 10th USLS will be our largest gathering of 1,500 like-minded Young Leaders from more than 100 countries. The electrifying atmosphere at the USLS will ignite your passion for humanity, drive you to step out of your comfort zone, and set your heart on greater causes. It will challenge you to live a life as a servant leader with passion, persistence, patience and purpose. More importantly, it will kindle the flame of humanity deep within you.
For more information about this unique global opportunity and the registration fee visit the website or view the brochure for this opportunity here.
Students who apply before the priority deadline will receive the best consideration for admission to the 10th USLS.

ACICIS Public Health Study Tour in Indonesia

ACICIS’ Public Health Study Tour (PHST) is a two-week intensive program for public health students to gain experience in the public health sector in Indonesia.

The study tour will provide an introduction to the public health challenges currently facing Indonesia, as well as existing government, international and community-led initiatives tasked with meeting these challenges. This is a unique opportunity for Australian students to hear from leading health professionals, policy-makers and community health workers in Indonesia, and to discuss approaches to health issues with Indonesian counterparts.

The two-week intensive tour is made up of a comprehensive seminar series, and a number of field visits to health care facilities, organisations and schools in Indonesia which provide students with opportunity to see firsthand how the public health system works in Indonesia and to understand the complex challenges it faces.

Scholarships AUD $3,000 New Colombo grants available to eligible students (from participating universities).
Tour 2 2020 Dates: 28 Nov 2020 – 13 Dec 2020

Tour 1 2021 Dates: 16 Jan 2021 – 30 Jan 2021

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2020 Course Outline

Chiangmai University Public Health Study Tour in Thailand

The School of Public Health has partnered with the Faculty of Health Sciences Go Global office to offer students enrolled in the BSc Health Science and BSc Health Promotion single degree course the opportunity to immerse themselves in a different cultural context in a supported learning environment.  This is an excellent opportunity for students to gain an insight into Thailand’s public health management and policy.

The facts:

2020 Chiangmai University Public Health Study Tour

Dates: 29 Jun – 18 Jul 2020

Total cost: $1,970 (excluding flights and personal expenses)

New Colombo Plan grants available: $3000 per person

(Successful applicants will need to pay personal immunisation costs)

For more information on the program and how to apply, contact goglobal@curtin.edu.au / 9266 2183.

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More information is available on these downloadable PDFs:

Chiangmai Public Health Study Tour 2020 [PDF]

Thai Culture and Community Public Health [PDF]

International Nursing Student Summer Camp: Chengdu, Sichuan, China

The International Nursing Student Summer Camp runs for two weeks in July. The camp aims at strengthening international exchanges in nursing education, bridging connections of Nursing students from different countries, providing an enriching summer experience, and broadening international perspectives of Nursing students. Sichuan University will cover economy airfare of China domestic flights, two week accommodation and other fees related to the camp.

Curtin-approved third party provided programs

CISaustralia

CISaustralia is dedicated to providing university students with innovative, high quality, short-term overseas study, intern and volunteer experiences, while promoting global awareness, inspiring personal growth, and developing engaged world citizens. Experience different healthcare systems while learning from experts in your field of study that gives you a competitive edge!

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Work the World

Work the World specialise in tailoring overseas healthcare placements through Asia, Africa and Latin America. A healthcare placement abroad is a clinical placement you undertake in a fast-paced, low-resource hospital in the developing world. You’ll see a healthcare system totally different from your own, and get experience with conditions and practices you’ve never seen before.

Founded in 2005, they’ve built placements for over 13,000 students from 400+ universities worldwide. They provide a personal, end-to-end service that includes:

Placement customisation (choose your destination and areas of interest) | Comprehensive pre-trip support | 24/7 in-country support team | Private, catered accommodation

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Challenges Abroad
Challenges Abroad Australia provides volunteer experiences and opportunities in worthy communities throughout the world. Sending people to seven countries on projects as varied as our participants, there should be something for everybody with them. Although quite new to Australia, we have been working in the UK for a number of years, meaning they have sent thousands of students and professionals all over the world on exciting volunteering opportunities. What makes Challenges Abroad special is that their trips are designed to bring meaning to travelling and give an experience beyond a traditional tourist excursion to make a real difference in the communities abroad who need it.
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