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

Students who are interested in finding out more about the Humanitarian Design Summit are encouraged to come to the EWB Humanitarian Design Summit Information Session with Alumni Q&A. The session will be held on 27 February 2018, 10 am - 11 am in room 2016 of the Sir Llew Edwards Building (#14)

Credit

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. 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: Winter 2018 applications for this program have now closed. 
Host: Applications for this program have now closed. 

Program Dates

Start: 2 July 2018
End: 15 July 2018

Fast Facts

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


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