The Engineers Without Borders Humanitarian Design Summit program is an educational study tour, open to all students, designed to provide students with professional work experience while allowing them to develop a deeper understanding of the role design and technology play in creating positive change within communities.

Experience

The Humanitarian Design Summit program is an educational study tour designed to provide students with professional work experience while allowing them to develop a deeper understanding of the role Human-Centred Design and technology play in creating positive change within communities. 

You can find out more about the EWB Humanitarian Design Summit by reading the EWB website. 

Credit/Professional Practice

Engineering students may be eligible for Professional Practice. EWB is approved for up to 80 hours of Part A Practice.

If you are seeking recognition for professional practice, please upload a completed, Intention to Claim Professional Practice Form to your UQ Abroad Short Term Global Experience Application in lieu of the Application for Credit form.

Eligibility and application

All applicants must meet the standard UQ Abroad Student Eligibility Criteria and any eligibility criteria set by EWB.

Apply to UQ Abroad  Apply to host

Costs

The program fee is $3,500. More information regarding program fees can be found on the EWB website.

Accommodation

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

Key Dates

Application Deadlines

UQ Abroad: Summer applications for this program have now closed
Host: Applications to the host have now closed

Program Dates

December Session:
Start: 04 December 2018
End: 17 December 2018

January Session
Start: 07 January 2019
End: 20 January 2019

Fast Facts

Type: Community-based learning/Volunteering
Mode: Study abroad
Location: Cambodia
Credit: For-credit, not-for-credit
Cohort: Undergraduate, Postgraduate


*Postgraduates can attend the program as not-for-credit only

UQ Abroad 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.​

Register