Improve your understanding of French Pacific and Kanak cultures while increasing your language proficiency online with Creipac (Centre de Rencontres et d’Échanges Internationaux du Pacifique) in Noumea.

This program is open to students who have obtained a minimum GPA of 5.0 in FREN2010 (or equivalent standard of French to be established by the School of Languages & Cultures). Students are expected to have a minimum B1 level of French. To receive credit and funding you must be eligible for the New Colombo Plan Short-Term Mobility Grant and have room in your program of study for #2 units of French.

Field of Study

  • French Language

More information regarding the program can be found in the Electronic Course Profile. 

Credit Equivalent 

2 UQ Units. Maximum of 2 UQ Units if the course is successfully completed (pending UQ faculty approval).

Credit will be only available to students who are offered New Colombo Plan Mobility Funding and meet funding criteria.

Eligibility

All applicants must meet the UQ short-term experience eligibility criteria and the following additional program criteria:

  • This program is open to students who have obtained a minimum GPA of 5.0 in FREN2010 (or equivalent standard of French to be established by the School of Languages & Cultures). Students who have completed French beyond FREN3113 at UQ should contact the course coordinator.

Application Instructions

 Apply to UQ Apply to host

Cost

The tuition fee is approximately $1110 AUD. More information regarding fees can be found on the Electronic Course Profile.

Cost includes:

  • Tuition fees (3-weeks of language studies, 40 hours of contact)
  • All enrolment fees
  • Language placement test
  • Cultural activities
  • Presentations from local experts
  • Assessment on listening and speaking skills
  • Language school course completion certificate
  • #2 units of French at UQ

Funding

A limited number of New Colombo Plan Mobility Grants may be available for eligible participants. New Colombo Plan funding is only available to students who meet grant eligibility criteria and who can claim #2 advanced French credits which can be counted towards a French major or diploma. 

Key Dates

Application Deadlines

UQ: 30 October 2020
Host: 16 November 2020

Program Dates

Start: 11 January 2021
End: 29 January  2021

Fast Facts

Type: Study
Mode: Study abroad
Location: Virtual
Credit: For-credit and not-for-credit
Cohort: Undergraduate

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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