August 2, 2012 in Professional Enhancement
Applications close Sunday 19th August
The AustCham China Scholarship is a life-changing opportunity suitable for all penultimate-year students and recent graduates who have a passion for starting their careers in China. There are a number of scholarships available across a wide range of sectors with reputable Australian companies.
The China-Australia Chamber of Commerce in partnership with the Australia-China Council and ANZ Banking Group
offer the unique opportunity for Australian students to work and learn Mandarin in China. The goal of this program is to
foster a generation of young Australian leaders who are fluent in the language, culture and economy of China. These
future leaders will form the backbone of an advancing Australia-China relationship that will cultivate the bilateral links
between the two countries.
Successful Applicants will receive:
Return flights to China
A minimum 12 month position with a participating company
A stipend to cover living costs
Mandarin language training
Sponsorship to attend AustCham industry events
Positions will be made available across various sectors:
Australia China Commerce
Australia China Legal
Australia China Consulting
Australia China IT & Emerging Technologies
Australia China Engineering, Architecture & Design
Australia China Arts & Humanities
Australia China Minerals & Energy
The Faculty of Business and Economics are offering two grants, worth $2000 each to students applying for the Ningbo short program (details below)! The grants will be awarded to the top two applicants based on a combination of academic merit and a short essay. Students who wish to apply for this grant must submit a short essay to firstname.lastname@example.org before June 1st. The essay should address the following two points in no more than 400 words in total:
- Why I want to attend the Ningbo short program
- The advantages of an Asian perspective on my BCom studies
Funding is available for the Ningbo program only. Students who have been awarded a grant will be contacted after the closing date. Students awarded the grant will be expected to give some feedback on the program when they return to Melbourne. For further information about the funding only please contact email@example.com
Winter Short Program at the University of Nottingham Ningbo
The University of Nottingham is running a short program during the Australian winter break at their campus in Ningbo, China. The program is offering the following three subjects: Digital Media, Culture and Creative Industries in China; How to do Business in China; and China’s Encounter with the World as well as an optional cultural program including a guided tour of Ningbo, a visit to Hangzhou and a weekend trip to Shanghai, the financial heart of China. The program runs from the 23rd of June to the 7th of July.
Further information can be found here: http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/internationalstudents/exchanges/summerschools/china-and-malaysia-summer-schools/china.aspx
Please note that while this short course is a wonderful experience which would be complimentary to your BCom, it is unfortunately not suitable for credit as the subjects are worth less than 12.5 points. The program itself is not organised by the University of Melbourne (we are just administering the grants) and any further information or enquiries about the program should be made directly to the University of Nottingham. Deadline for applications for this program is June 1st.
This session will cover relevant information for students planning or thinking about exchange in China (including Hong Kong) and Taiwan. It is being run by Melbourne Global Mobility in conjunction with Dr. Zhou Shaoming from the University’s Chinese Department. If you are going on exchange to this region, or are considering it as an option, please come along to find out more!
Tuesday 22nd May, 1pm-2pm
If you are interested in attending, please register here: http://studentexchange.unimelb.edu.au/StudentExchangeEvents.aspx The location will be confirmed, via email, to registered students closer to the date.
The University of Nottingham is running short programs during the Australian winter break at their campuses in Semenyih, Malaysia (30km south of Kuala Lumpur) and Ningbo, China.
The Malaysian Campus offers two subjects: Doing Business in Asia and Politics, Culture and the Media in Southeast Asia and the program includes an optional cultural program with visits to Kuala Lumpur, Melaka and Malaysia’s tropical beaches. It runs from the 9th to the 23rd of July. Please note that any student undertaking this program must return to Melbourne immediately afterwards in time for semester 2 which starts on the same day this program ends.
The Chinese campus offers three subjects: Digital Media, Culture and Creative Industries in China, How to do Business in China and China’s Encounter with the World and an optional cultural program including a guided tour of Ningbo, a visit to Hangzhou and a weekend trip to Shanghai, the financial heart of China. The Chinese program runs from the 23rd of June to the 7th of July.
Further information can be found here: http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/internationalstudents/exchanges/summerschools/china-and-malaysia-summer-schools/index.aspx
Please note that while these short courses are a wonderful experience which would be complimentary to your studies as a Commerce student, they are unfortunately not suitable for credit to your BCom as they are worth less than 12.5 points. The programs are not organised by the University of Melbourne and any further information or enquiries should be made directly to the University of Nottingham.