Tokyo University of Foreign Studies – TUFS Short Stay Summer Program 2017

Dear Students

Please be informed that TUFS Short Stay Summer Program 2017 – Japanese Language & Cultural Studies will be held from July 18th to August 4th, 2017 in Tokyo University of Foreign Studies. This three-week intensive program is aimed at learners of the Japanese language who are currently enrolled in universities. They offer two courses – Business Japanese and General Japanese. Both courses are designed to be practical ones providing the learners hands-on exposure to everyday Japanese language commonly used in Japanese education, culture, and society.

Please visit their web site below for further details regarding the course description, admission procedure, scholarship, and etc. The program leaflets can also be downloaded from the same web site.

(English)  http://www.tufs.ac.jp/english/intlaffairs/exchange_in/sssp.html

(Japanese) http://www.tufs.ac.jp/intlaffairs/exchange_in/sssp.html

(Frequently Asked Questions) http://www.tufs.ac.jp/english/intlaffairs/exchange_in/ss_faq.html

Should you have any inquiries regarding this program, please do not hesitate to contact us at pro-s-stay@tufs.ac.jp.

Thank you.

The University of Hong Kong – Summer Institute 2017

HKU Summer Institute 2017

Connecting Asia and the World!

 

We would like to take this opportunity to invite current undergraduate and postgraduate students to enjoy an exciting summer study opportunities at HKU in the upcoming summer. As the No.1 Best Global Universities in Hong Kong, HKU Summer Institute would be the best opportunity for your students to immerse in an international environment and be taught by prestigious scholars and researchers. Learning experience in HKU Summer Institute is never confined in a classroom, you can:

v  Enjoy a unique cultural experience in one of the most vibrant cities in Asia

v  Explore their career path through internship opportunities

v  Have a taste of a global adventure by joining our multi-location programmes.

 

For more information on HKU Summer Institute Programmes, accommodation and campus life, please refer to our online brochure or visit www.hku.hk/summer. The programme information for summer 2017 will be published on our website in early December and application can also be done through the same website at the time.

Should any of you require further details/information, please email to ugsummer@hku.hk

Best regards,

HKU Summer Institute

Programme Highlights
Asia as the Global Future (12 credits)

The programme will take place in 3 major cities in Asia, Participant will explore the changes in society, culture, economics, politics and international relations in the dynamic Asia region.

Locations: 2 weeks in Hong Kong, 1 week in Bangkok, 1 week in Seoul
 
Global Business in Asia (12 credits)

The programme will take place in 2 major cities in China. Participating students can gain insights of current global business environment in an Asian context.

Locations: 2 weeks in Hong Kong, 2 weeks in Shanghai
 
Global Creative Industries

The below courses are great choices for students who are inspired by creative and innovative ideas and are thinking of pursuing a career in the creative industries:

v  Introduction to Global Creative Industries (6 credits)

v  Fashion and Luxury: Cultural and Organizational Dynamics (6 credits)

v  New Media and Social Media (6 credits)

v  Cultural Policy: A Complex Marriage of Business, Politics and Culture (6 credits)

v  Art Worlds: Aesthetics, Money, and Markets (6 credits)

v  Entrepreneurship in Creative Industries (6 credits)

Location: Hong Kong
The application deadline for the HKU Summer Institute is March 15, 2017. More programme details will be published on the HKU Summer Institute website on early December. Stay tuned!
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King’s Summer School now open for applications

Dear Students

This message broadcast is on behalf of King’s College London.

2017 King’s Summer School is now open for applications:

London Undergraduate Summer School: 

  • Session One: 26 June – 14 July 2017  
  • Session Two: 17 July – 4 August 2017 

There will be over 30 modules on offer for summer 2017 which cover academic study in the Culture & the Arts, Business, Health, Law, and the Social Sciences. This year we have also launched a number of new and exciting modules including:

  • International Business;
  • Applied Mathematics;
  • Engineering – creating technologies that help people;
  • Understanding Common Law;
  • Women’s and Child Health

All modules are fully assessed and consist of a minimum of 45 contact hours. Students will receive a final mark on their Participant Record of Achievement (transcript). Each module is equivalent to 3-4 US credits or 7.5 ECTS.

 

Full details at: www.kcl.ac.uk/summer

 

India Summer School: 29 May – 9 June 2017  

In addition to our London Summer School, we are also delighted to announce the launch of our India Summer Schools which this year will take place in Delhi, between 29 May – 9 June 2017. Applications for the India Summer School will open shortly but in the meantime please do not hesitate to contact us with any questions at summer@kcl.ac.uk

 

Fees and financial ;

We continually strive to enhance our programme for the benefit of both students and partner universities. This year we are delighted to announce that we have reduced our tuition fee for partners to £1350 per module, and reduced our application fee to £40 per application. This makes the King’s Summer School one of the most competitively priced summer schools of any Russell Group university in London.

The accommodation fee (if required) is £1200 per module. This includes a daily campus meal allowance

This year we are also pleased to announce that all modules trips and excursions taken as part of the course will now be included within the module fee. This is a result of student feedback which we listen to each year and hope will help students financially with their planning and budgeting. Again striving to deliver the best value for money as possible.

 

Further information   

Please use the following contacts for any questions regarding the Summer School:

We also have a live-chat facility on our website if there are any questions students would like to ask us.

Finally I would like to announce that we now have a summer school blog which has various articles and contributions from academic staff and faculty:

https://blogs.kcl.ac.uk/summertimes/

Thank you.

2017 Summer Programme at Pembroke College, Cambridge

Dear Students

Message on behalf of University of Cambridge:

Applications for the 2017 Pembroke-King’s Programme (PKP) are now open.  More information about PKP can be found on the electronic brochure available here: http://issuu.com/mariedevalence/docs/pembroke-king_s_programme_2017_broc/1?e=8485920/38981577, and also on the website at: http://www.pem.cam.ac.uk/pkp.

The courses list will be updated by early November 2016, but we are excited to announce that in response to high student demand we have increased the number of courses available in Economics, Business and Management to at least nine courses next year, including such courses as: The Economics of Industry, Creativity and Business Innovation, The Economics of Inequality, Discrimination, Poverty and Exploitation, The Art of being the Boss and The Political Economy of Global Politics.

Thank you.

Korea University International Winter Campus Information Session

Hi students

A representative from Korea University is coming to NUS to conduct an information session on the Korea University International Winter Campus, which will be held from 28 Dec 2016 – 17 Jan 2017.

korea-university-page

Here are the details of the information session.

Date: 31 October 2016 (Monday)
Time: 2.00 – 3.30pm
Venue: Central Library Theatrette 1

Click here to register!

Summer research programme 2017 at the University of Alberta

Dear FASS year 2/ 3/ 4 students, here’s a message to you on behalf of the NUS International Relations Office (IRO):

IRO has a summer research opportunity with the University of Alberta in Canada. Some information as below:

  • There are over 50 projects available, a number of which are suitable for FASS students (e.g. political science, geography, sociology, psychology, etc.)
  • Each research project is for 12 weeks (May to August 2017)
  • Students selected for this programme will receive a stipend of CAD 6,000 (approx. SGD 6,300)
  • Applications are direct to the University of Alberta
  • More details in the attached PDF
  • Questions can be directed to Mr Orion Kew via email (orion@nus.edu.sg)
  • Application deadline is 4 November 2016

Detailed information can be found via i-rap_ualberta

Thank you.

King’s College London – information session 3:00pm to 3:45pm on 6 October

Hi students

A message from IRO

A representative from King’s College London is coming to NUS to conduct an information session from 3:00pm to 3:45pm on 6 October. The location is at Cinnamon Room at Shaw Foundation Alumni House level 5.

Register via https://myaces.nus.edu.sg:443/CoE/ViewEvent?actionParam=VIEWEVENT&eventID=78862

Regards

StudyAbroadFASS