The June to July 2021, SMU Global Summer Programme will be offered virtually

* This experience may require live attendance at lectures, webinars and group work sessions, at a time decided by the partner organisation. No special considerations will be extended to any successful applicant if an approved experience coincides with the commencement of Semester Two studies at UQ. We strongly recommend you consider the time zone differences prior to application.

Asia is a dynamic region that is home to culturally diverse societies at varying stages of transformation. Join the SMU Global Summer Programme to immerse yourself in Asia and it's many possibilities.

  • Gain new insights and perspectives on trends and developments in Asia from SMU faculty 
  • Engage industry leaders with interests in Asia through dialogues and networking sessions 
  • Learn from peers from over 30 countries and forge intercultural friendships

Fields of study

  • Economics
  • Business
  • Entrepreneurship & Innocation
  • Management
  • Film

UQ students can choose to take a maximum of two courses. For more information regarding program specifics, visit the host program website.

Credit equivalent 

1 SMU Credit = 2 UQ Units. Maximum of 2 UQ Units after successful completion of experience (pending UQ faculty approval). 

Students from the below faculties may be eligible to receive credit for this experience:

  • BEL
  • HaSS
  • Science

Eligibility and application

All applicants must meet the UQ short-term experience eligibility criteria and the SMU entry requirements. 

Apply to UQ  Apply to host


Tuition and administrative fees will be approximately AUD $2,200 -$3,800. More information regarding program fees can be found on the host university website. 


New Colombo Plan Virtual Grants may be available for this experience. More information will be available in the coming weeks.

Applicants may also be eligible for UQ-specific funding. Applicants will be notified by mid-May (for winter programs) or late-October (for summer programs) if they are eligible for grants and scholarships awarded by the Internships and Global Experiences Team. Please do not rely on this funding to support your experience.


Key Dates

Application Deadlines

UQ: 30 April 2021
Host: 10 May 2021

Program Dates

Start: 28 June 2021
End: 23 July 2021

Fast Facts

Type: Study
Mode: Study abroad​
Location: Singapore (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.