The information below is for Winter 2018 and is to be used as a reference only. Updated information for Winter 2019 will be available in late-2018 or early-2019. 

The UIP Program is a series of Summer courses hosted at Sichuan University that gives students from around the globe the chance to study and learn with their Chinese counterparts. The program also offers the chance to experience the Chinese culture through a series of fun group activities. In its sixth year, the UIP 2018 promises to be the most fun and engaging program yet.

Fields of study

  • Business

Find more information regarding the program on the host university website and the program schedule.

Course fees, accommodation, flights to Chengdu, and meals are covered by Sichuan University for 5 eligible students.

Credit equivalent

This program is not available for credit.

Eligibility and application

All applicants must meet the UQ short-term experience criteria and the Sichuan University entry requirements. 

To apply to the host, students must submit the following documents along with their UQ abroad application:

Apply to UQ Abroad Apply to host 


The program fee is covered by School of Economics for 5 eligible students. Course fees, accommodation, domestic flights to Chengdu, and meals are covered by Sichuan University. Students are required to cover costs associated with visa, insurance, flights and spending money. 

Applicants may also be eligible for UQ-specific funding


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

Elizabeth - 2018

China is extremely different to life in Australia and even other countries that I've travelled to. Hardly anybody at all speaks English so at times it was difficult to get around but it did mean I had a chance to practice my Mandarin speaking which definitely came in handy.

Read more of Elizabeth's story here.






Key Dates

Application Deadlines

UQ Abroad applications for Winter 2019 will open in December 2018.

Program Dates

Dates listed below are for Winter 2018 and are to be used as a reference only.

Start: 08 July 2018
End: 21 July 2018

Fast Facts

Type: Study tour
Mode: Study abroad
Location: Sichuan, China
Credit: Not-for-credit
Cohort: Undergraduate and Postgraduate students

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.