AU Summer University in Denmark (2015)

December 18, 2014

This is a message on behalf Aarhus University. Students who are interested can apply to the programme directly.

Greetings from Aarhus! We are now ready to receive applications from your students for our Summer Term running from 1 July – 14 August 2015:

AU Summer University has shown tremendous growth over the last 3 years, since the inception of the extended summer programme.

Starting out strong in 2011, with just over 1100 accepted applicants, the AU Summer University programme has since developed and in 2014 boasted 1516 accepted and participating students from all around the world.

We look forward to welcoming more students in summer 2015!

We are offering 70+ courses within the following academic areas:

Culture and Society

Media

Language and Linguistics

Business and Economics and Business Communication

Law

Health

Science and Technology.

All courses are taught in English at Bachelor’s and Master’s level. Click for AU Summer University 2015 courses

Students must apply online as exchange students (tuition –waived) or free-movers. Please note that prices for free-movers have been reduced this year.

Find your course: www.au.dk/summeruniversity

Apply: http://www.au.dk/en/summeruniversity/application

AU

SEP Pre Departure Information – Dec 2014

December 18, 2014

Dear students

Due to the tight timeline for your exchange, please find the set of slides of pre-departure information (SEPpredepinfoDec2014) which you may find useful.

Also for those of you with questions before your departure, please feel free to turn up at our consultation sessions. Alternatively you may also email us with your queries.

Have a safe journey and most importantly, enjoy your exchange!

SEP/Summer School Consultation Sessions are back!

December 17, 2014

SEP/Summer School Consultation Sessions are back!

This is the Q & A sessions for students who may have questions for SEP, summer schools such as application procedures/ mapping and MC Ratio etc.

 

We ask that students be punctual and present yourself at the FASS Dean’s Office reception (5th floor, AS7 Shaw Foundation Building) on the relevant days and time. If you are more than half an hour late, you will be asked to come back another day.

 

There is no need to email for an appointment; all you need to do is show up on time.

 

Please arrange your questions in advance as this is not a briefing session but a question and answer session. Please refer to the link below for the latest session schedule. http://www.fas.nus.edu.sg/intl/special_prog/consulthours.html

[Call for Application] FASStrack Asia 2015

December 16, 2014

Dear Students,

FT2015.Poster

Application is now open for FASStrack Asia: The Summer School 2014!!

As one of the most modern and dynamic countries in the world, Singapore with its multi-cultural society is ideally positioned as a transnational hub within Asia, the fastest-growing region in the world today. The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, with its tradition of excellent teaching and strong research in Asian studies, is well poised to impart the critical skills necessary to understand this complex and vitally-important region. As Asia undergoes rapid developments, this summer school will offer a spotlight on the region for your better understanding of various related topics and issues.

Taught over a 5-week summer period (22 June – 25 July 2015), you will attend classes, participate in active discussions and go on field trips with academic experts. We offer courses in different disciplines such as Sociology, Political Science, Food Science, Cultural studies as well as in Economics with special emphasis on various Asian regions. There are also Asian language classes on offer. Some of these courses feature an 8 to 10 days’ field trip to countries such as China, Japan, Cambodia, Indonesia, Myanmar and Thailand, as well as local field trips in Singapore. In addition, you will be joined by international students from top universities all over the world for the summer school.

There will be social events for student get-togethers and cultural exchange. You will have an opportunity to stay at U-Town which house NUS residential colleges and combine living, studying and playing on-campus for a comprehensive summer experience in NUS. FASStrack Asia also offers attractive tuition subsidies and grants to NUS students for the courses, field trips and on-campus accommodation. Students can also apply for financial aid on a needs-basis.

All of the above sounds exciting and interesting? Click here for more details!!

Best regards,

The Study Abroad @ FASS Team

2015 Ewha International Summer College (Latest update:NUS Info Session on 21 Jan!)

December 15, 2014

This is a message on behalf Ewha International Summer College. Students who are interested can apply to the programme directly.

Ewha ISC welcomes undergraduate and graduate students to discover Korea through concentrated academic studies and many intercultural experiences.

To accommodate diverse student needs, the 2015 Ewha ISC programs will run two separate sessions: Session I (June 23- July 22, 2015) and Session II (August 6 – August 20, 2015). Both visiting students and exchange students are welcome to attend one or both sessions. Click on the links below for:

2015 Ewha ISC Poster

2015 Ewha ISC Brochure

For the latest information, please visit http://summer.ewha.ac.kr

UPDATE: The summer school coordinator from Ewha will be in NUS for an info session . Come find out more about the programme!! Details as below:

Date: 21 Jan 2015 (Wed)

Time: 1800 -1930hrs

Venue: LT 10, AS1 @ FASS

 

 

Student Global Changemakers: Attend the Global Engagement Summit

November 17, 2014

Please note that this is an announcement on behalf of Northwestern University. Please contact them directly if you wish to inquire.

Hello from Northwestern University! We are writing on behalf of the Global Engagement Summit, which will take place from April 15 – April 19, 2015, at our Evanston, Illinois, campus just outside of Chicago.

The Global Engagement Summit (GES) is a week-long conference that brings together student delegates from around the world and equips them with tangible skills to develop and implement meaningful social ventures. Our annual Summit includes professional mentorships, capacity-building workshops, influential speakers and financial outcomes, as well as the opportunity to establish long-lasting connections with like-minded students and industry experts. In the past 10 years, more than 450 delegates from over 50 countries have participated in the Summit. Delegates congregate in Chicago to learn how to develop ideas, understand the challenges and opportunities for social engagement and hone their skills to enable them to better implement change-based projects.

We would greatly appreciate your help in forwarding this message to all of your students who are interested in social justice, community development, social entrepreneurship, or global issues. This could be a great opportunity to foster relations between you and Northwestern University.

We look forward to working with you! Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions. We encourage you to find out more by reading our brochure.

Thank you so much.

Best,
Adarsh Shah, Medha Imam and Jacob Humerick
Co-Chairs, International Delegates Team
The Global Engagement Summit
theges.org

 

Scottish Universities’ International Summer School 2015

November 13, 2014

This is a message on behalf of SUISS. Students who are interested can apply to the programme directly.

68th Scottish Universities’ International Summer School (SUISS)

SUISS will run in July and August 2015 and offers a four-week course in Creative Writing and three two-week courses in ModernismScottish Literature and Contemporary Literature at the University of Edinburgh. Please note that next year will see the launch of the Contemporary British and Irish Theatre and Performance course, which will take place for two-weeks during the Edinburgh festivals and be delivered in partnership with the Scottish Playwrights’ Studio.

Students are able to attend a single four or two-week course or a combination of courses. All our courses can be taken for university credits, and can be sought at undergraduate and graduate level.

As ever, the courses will be supplemented by a wide-ranging social and cultural programme, and will include readings by contemporary Scottish authors. The presence of the world’s largest arts festival is always appreciated, while more advanced scholars are also able to make use of the excellent research facilities represented by the Edinburgh University Library and the National Library of Scotland.

For the latest information on the School, please visit http://www.summer-school.hss.ed.ac.uk/suiss.

*SUISS offers a 20% course fees if 3 or more students from the same university attend the programme. In addition to this, there are also Scholarships opportunities available. More details can be found on the website.

SUISS 2015 Brochure

Winter and Summer Study Opportunities in Europe

November 5, 2014

Please note that this is an announcement on behalf of the The European Union Centre in Singapore. If you have any query, please email to them directly.

The EU Centre would like to highlight to you the following winter and summer school opportunities in Europe.

University of Tübingen Winter, Semester and Summer Programme

The University of Tübingen (Germany) is offering an International & European Studies winter programme from January 5th 2015 to February 14th 2015, where students will take modules in International & European Studies and Language and Culture.

The programme fee is € 1,800 for three weeks and €2,800 for the full six weeks – partial scholarships are available for international students on the basis of academic achievement and financial need. The progamme fee covers all courses, excursions and field trips, cultural and social activities, a 3-day stay at the Berghaus Iseler in the ski area Oberjoch, public transport ticket and accommodation in Tübingen. Please see the attached document above for more information. The deadline for applications for this winter programme is 15th November 2014.

In addition, the University of Tübingen also offers semester and summer programmes in 2015 – please contact Ms Christine Rubas (christine.rubas@uni-tuebingen.de) for more information.

Ludwig Maximilian University Summer Program for NUS Students

The 7th European Studies Programme will take place from 4th June 2015 to 27th June 2015 in the European cities of Munich, Prague and Vienna, under the patronage of the Center for Applied Policy Research (CAP) at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München (LMU). CAP is organizing this programme with the cooperation of the International Relations Department of Webster University Vienna.

This summer programme provides students with an introduction to European politics and addresses various aspects of European affairs such as economic integration, European cooperation on justice and home affairs as well as European foreign and security policy. A particular emphasis of the program is on the relations between Europe and South East Asia and on a comparative analysis of regional integration in the EU and ASEAN. The course will involve lectures, round-table discussions, group-work and student presentations along with excursions to meet politicians as well as professionals.

Tuition for this programme is €1,600 – accommodation, tuition and registration fees are all included in this cost. The deadline for applications for this summer programme is 1st March 2015.

For more information on the programme, please click on title of summer school or contact Mr Kai Wede at contact@lmu-misu.de.

Yours Sincerely

The European Union Centre in Singapore

11 Slim Barracks Rise, #06-01 Executive Centre

NTU@one-north campus, Singapore 138664

Tel: +65 6513 2003

eucsec@nus.edu.sg | www.eucentre.sg

IRO Information Session: Internship at Save the Children (Mongolia)

October 30, 2014

This is an announcement on behalf of the International Relations Office. If you have any query, please contact them directly. 

Save the Children is a leading independent, worldwide, non-profit children’s rights organization. Established in 1919, it operates in over 120 countries.  Save the Children has been operating in Mongolia since 1994, and has proven experience and expertise in the fields of education, child protection, child participation, child rights governance, and the humanitarian sector.

The Mongolian office of Save the Children is currently implementing the Business Education and Skills Training (BEST) programme in order to empower aspiring children and youth with the essential competencies necessary in business, entrepreneurship, and management areas. The intern will support the implementation of the BEST programme.

An information session on the internship will be held next week and you are warmly invited to attend the event. Please find the details below.

Day/Date: Thursday, 6 November 2014

Time: 11.00am – 12noon

Location: Cardamom Room, Level 3, Shaw Foundation Alumni House (location map here)

Please click here to register your attendance. For more information on the internship, please visit http://nus.edu.sg/iro/opps/intern/sc/index.html

Application deadline: 15 November 2014

 

IRO info sharing session – SEP Awards to China

October 23, 2014

IRO will be organizing a SEP Student Sharing Session on 13 November 2014, 11am to 1pm at Central Library Theatrette 1 to promote their new awards.  Incoming students and SEP returnees from Peking University and Tsinghua University will be invited to share about their home/host universities, information on Beijing and China.   IRO will also be highlighting about the opportunities in China and how students can benefit from the new SEP awards to China at the session.

 

Please refer to http://nus.edu.sg/iro/index.html for more information.