The EWB 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 information pack.  

Credit

There are two Cambodian Humanitarian Design Summit programs being offered during the winter 2017 break:

  • Session 1
    • Start date: 25 June 2017
    • End date: 08 July 2017
  • Session 2
    • Start date: 10 July 2017
    • End date: 23 July 2017

Applicants to EWB will select their preferred session but will be placed accordingly by EWB. 

Engineering students may be eligible for professional practice. If you are seeking recognition for professional practice, please upload a completed, Professional Practice Letter 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.

New Colombo Plan Mobility Grants

Several $3,000 New Colombo Plan Mobility Grants (NCP) are available to Engineering students who participate in Session 1 (25 June - 08 July) only. 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

UQ Abroad: 02 April 2017
Host: 02 April 2017

Program Dates

Start: Varies - see Program details
End: Varies - see Program details

Fast Facts

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


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