The AIM Overseas Immigrants, Human Rights & Society program offered by the University of La Salle is designed to give students a strong understanding of the complex issues around migration and immigration using the example of Mexico as a case study. 

Over the course of 3 weeks students will study Mexico’s unique position as a key geographic pathway, where migration movements are from the southern border into Mexico, from the northern border into the US and also within Mexico. 

Fields of study

  • Humanities
  • Development
  • International relations
  • Political Science
  • Sociology

You can contact the Global Experiences team  for course syllabi or AIM Overseas for specific information on your program of interest. More information regarding specific courses available can be found on the AIM Overseas website.  

Credit equivalent

3 US credits = 2 UQ Units. Maximum of 2 UQ Units if 3 credits are successfully completed (pending UQ faculty approval).

Visa Information

It is your responsibility to ensure you have the correct visa for the country where you will be studying. As the Global Experience team is not a visa-issuing authority we cannot provide visa advice.

Contact AIM Overseas for visa and immigration information.

Eligibility and application

All applicants must meet the standard UQ Student Eligibility Criteria and any additional eligibility criteria set by AIM Overseas. This program impacts on UQ semester 2, 2019 dates, UQ students must meet the additional special conditions for programs that impact on teaching dates. 

AIM Overseas programs are highly competitive and fill up fast so be sure to get your application in as early as possible. 

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Costs

The program fee is approximately $4,895 AUD.

More information regarding program fees can be found on the AIM Overseas website

Applicants may also be eligible for UQ-specific funding.

Accommodation 

Accommodation is included in the program fee. For more information regarding accommodation, please see the AIM Overseas website.

Key Dates

Application Deadlines

Winter applications for this program have now closed.

Program Dates

Start: 06 July 2019
End: 27 July 2019

Fast Facts

Type: Study
Mode: Study abroad​
Location: Mexico City, Mexico
Credit: For-credit only
Cohort: Undergraduate

OS-HELP Loan

If you participate in a short-term program you may also be eligible to submit an application for an OS-HELP loan if your program is for-credit and you are enrolled as a Commonwealth supported student. 

Application Deadlines

15 January for overseas study commencing March to August
15 March for overseas study commencing May to October
15 June for overseas study commencing August to January
15 September for overseas study commencing November to April

Refer to the funding page for more information on eligibility requirements and loan amounts. 

Global Experiences Information Sessions

Students are encouraged to register and attend an information session to receive more details on the short-term application process, eligibility criteria, funding etc.

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