The Discover SWUFE International Summer Camp is a diverse two-week program combining study, travel, and visiting local businesses. 

This program will give you a short but wonderful experience of SWUFE, Sichuan, and China in general. You will attend lectures, delivered in English, by leading professors from SWUFE and also get the chance to meet with senior professionals from local business.

Fields of study

The Southwestern University of Finance and Economics (SWUFE) invites you to come and experience life in Sichuan, China, as an international student guest. This is your chance to be an ambassador for your university and experience life at one of the top universities in China. 

Find more information regarding specific courses on the host university website.

Credit Equivalent

This program is not available for credit.

Eligibility and application

All applicants must meet the standard Student Eligibility Criteria and any SWUFE entry requirement. This program impacts on UQ semester 2, 2019 dates, UQ students must meet the additional special conditions for programs that impact on teaching dates. 

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Costs

The program fee is approximately $2,175  AUD.

Scholarships are available for 2 BEL Students. The scholarships cover course fees, accommodation, transportation around Chengdu, and meals. Students are required to cover costs associated with visa, insurance, flights and spending money. The awardees for these scholarships will be determined/confirmed by SWUFE once all applications have been received.

Applicants may also be eligible for UQ-specific funding

Accommodation

Accommodation is included in the program cost. For more information regarding accommodation, please see the host university website.

Key Dates

Application Deadlines

Winter applications for this program have now closed.

Program Dates

Start: 14 July 2019
End: 27 July 2019

Fast Facts

Type: Study tour
Mode: Study abroad
Location: Chengdu, China
Credit: Not-for-credit
Cohort: Undergraduate and Postgraduate BEL students only

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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