We are very pleased to announce that our global experiences including Semester 2, 2022 Exchange and Winter 2022 Experiences will recommence on a country-by-country basis. We understand how important these opportunities are for you, and our teams have been working diligently behind the scenes to ensure these can be offered safely as we continue to monitor the evolution of the COVID-19 pandemic and other global safety considerations.

Make sure to research your travel destination(s) and prepare accordingly, by reviewing all the FAQs.

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 its 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

  • Business
  • Economics
  • Entrepreneurship & Innovation
  • Film
  • Management
  • Sociology

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). 

Eligibility and application

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

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Costs

Tuition and administrative fees will be approximately AUD $3700. More information regarding program fees can be found on the host university website. 

Funding

Widening Participation Grant

Applicants may 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: Winter 2022 Applications Closed
Host: 10 April 2022

Program Dates

Start: 27 June 2022
End: 22 July 2022

Fast Facts

Type: Study
Mode: Study abroad​
Location: Singapore (in-person)
Credit: For-credit and Not-for-credit
Cohort: Undergraduate

OS-HELP Loan

If you participate in a short-term program you may also be eligible to submit an application for an OS-HELP loan if your program is for-credit and you are enrolled as a Commonwealth supported student. 

Application Deadlines

15 January for overseas study commencing March to August
15 March for overseas study commencing May to October
15 June for overseas study commencing August to January
15 September for overseas study commencing November to April

Refer to the funding page for more information on eligibility requirements and loan amounts. 

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.

Register