The information below is for Summer 2018/2019 and is to be used as a reference only. Updated information for Summer 2019/2020 will be available in late July. 

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 Short Term Global Experience Application in lieu of the Application for Credit form.

Eligibility and application

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

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Costs

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

New Colombo Plan Mobility Grants

Several $3,000 New Colombo Plan Mobility Grants (NCP) are available to Engineering students who participate in the  Cambodia Session. Students must meet the NCP eligibility criteria and must be approved to receive professional practice recognition for their experience. 

Accommodation

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

Key Dates

Application Deadlines

Global Experiences: 30 April 2019
Host: Applications for this program have now closed. 

Program Dates

Start: 30 June 2019
End: 14 July 2019

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 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. 

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

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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