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Forthcoming study tours, clinical placements and practicums

SAVE THE DATE – Learning Abroad Fair

Interested in studying overseas?

Want to add value to your degree and improve your employment prospects?

Come along to the ECU Learning Abroad Fair and find out about:

  • Study Tours/Short Term Programs
  • Student Exchange
  • Study Abroad
  • Clinical Placements
  • International Research
  • Internships
  • International Work Integrated Learning
  • Scholarships, Grants and Loans

Date: Wednesday 16th August 2017

Time: 11am - 1.30pm

Location: Gazebo Area - Mt Lawley Campus

You will have the opportunity to talk to the experts and to students who have previously studied overseas.

Free sausage sizzle (hot dogs and soft drinks) provided!

Taking part in a study tour is a great way to do something out of the ordinary and immerse yourself in an enriching cultural experience.

You’ll also develop your knowledge and practical skills while possibly receiving credit towards your ECU degree – and give you something to enhance your resume.

For information regarding available programs, please see list below.


School of Education


Humanities & Social Sciences Indonesia Study Tour

Pre-service teachers are invited to join this 13 day study tour to Indonesia where they will have the opportunity to collaborate with staff and students from the British School Jakarta (BSJ) in providing educational experiences for shanty-dwelling children who are otherwise unable to obtain education. This study tour will provide participants with diverse educational experiences. Eligible students may also obtain government funding to support their program costs.

Tour Leader: Will Turner

Destination: Indonesia
Duration: 13 days
Dates: 21 November - 3 December 2017
Applications closing: 31 Jul 2017

Funding available: New Colombo Plan

Application process

Further information


School of Engineering


Engineering Student Ambassador Study Tour to China

This 12-day study tour to China invites undergraduate students in all engineering disciplines to undertake a project involving an international offshore experience at Shanghai University of Electric Power. On this tour participants will gain experience of their discipline within an international context and have the opportunity to draw together theory and practical experience on current engineering issues of importance to China. A structured academic program will be enhanced by experiencing Chinese culture. Eligible students may also obtain government funding to support their program costs.

Please note: students can enrol in ENS5568 even if they have completed their electives so that they can participate in the study tour.

Tour Leader: Laichang Zhang

Destination: China
Duration: 12 days
Dates: 27 November - 8 December 2017
Applications closing: 01 Aug 2017

Funding available: New Colombo Plan

Application process

Further information


School of Medical and Health Sciences


Medical & Health Sciences Study Tour to China

Have a unique insight into the ways in which Chinese medical, scientific and health systems deal with a multitude of challenges. Students enrolled in various discipline areas of the School of Medical & Health Sciences are encouraged to apply for this stimulating 16 day study tour to Tianjin, China. Apart from a structured academic program offered at Tianjin Medical University, participants will also have the opportunity to visit cultural sites and related medical facilities. Eligible students may also obtain government funding to support their program costs.

Tour Leader: Ruben Phillips

Destination: China
Duration: 16 days
Dates: 27 November - 8 December 2017
Applications closing: 18 Aug 2017

Funding available: New Colombo Plan

Application process

Further information


School of Nursing and Midwifery


Nursing Clinical Placement (Vietnam)

Tour Leader: Kylie McCullough

Destination: Vietnam
Duration: 16 days
Dates: 25 November - 10 December 2017
Applications closing: 31 Dec 2017

Funding available: OS-HELP loans


School of Science


Vietnam Natural Sciences Project - Environmental Research Program

The project is designed to enable two undergraduate students to undertake a project, involving an international offshore experience, which is relevant to an environmental discipline associated with their course of study. The project will provide students with an opportunity to draw together theory and practical experience on current environmental issues of importance to Vietnam, within the historical, economic, political and social context. The project will be comprised of a 4 week visit to Thai Nguyen University.

Tour Leader: Dave Blake

Destination: Vietnam
Duration: 4 weeks
Dates: Between July and December 2017
Applications closing: 28 Jul 2017

Funding available: New Colombo Plan

Application process

Further information

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