Study tours

Travel and Gain Global Business Experience

  • Explore - new and exciting cultures
  • Discover - more about yourself both personally and professionally
  • Kick start - your career prospects by gaining an international perspective
  • Develop  - international personal and professional networks

An international study tour provides a group of students with the opportunity to travel overseas and study in a new environment for credit. Study tours are arranged by the Business School and are an excellent way for students to gain an international perspective within their program. The Business School runs study tours throughout the year, they are usually two – three weeks of intensive study organised during semester breaks.  Students will travel with their lecturer on a study tour that includes visits and guest lectures with overseas partner institutions, networking with business and industry field trips, and social and cultural events of interest.

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2017

Colorado, USA January 2017

Students will travel to Colorado, USA undertaking an investigative tour learning about the business practices of sport and recreation management. Educational outcomes include an enhanced international perspective of sport and recreation delivery systems, a deeper understanding of the collegiate sports system and insight into operational requirements in parks management, facility management and event management. 

As part of the Study Tour students will be hosted by our partner university Colorado State University.

Focus: Sport & Recreation / Tourism & Event Management

All Business School students are welcome to apply however the focus of this tour is most suited to DBBS and DBBT (Sport & Recreation, Tourism & Event students). This Study Tour is open to undergraduate students only.

Academic Tour Leader: Mr Gavin Colville

Grants:

  • All students are eligible for a UniSA International Travel Grant $1000 providing they meet the criteria.
  • All undergraduate students will be eligible for a $2,000 Endeavour or Business School Travel Grant to the same value.
  • OS-HELP Australian Government Loan may also be available for amount up to $6,470 eligibility criteria applies.

Korea - February 2017

The Korean Study Tour will explore the influence of culture and the socio-cultural context on business, regulatory and political considerations, trade related matters as well as strategic business issues. Students will learn about the influence of culture, society, economics and geographical environment on a wider range of business sectors. In particular, the specific focus of this study tour will be on the international business issues associated with the marketing and development of arts and culture, mega events (e.g. Winter Olympic Games), and the tourism industry in Korea.

Our group will be hosted by Sookmyung Women’s University and Kyeong Hee University, who will provide industry presentations and workshops.

Academic Tour Leader: Aise Kim

Focus: Arts and Cultural Tourism

All Business School students are welcome to apply however the focus of this tour is most suited to DBBT Tourism, Management, Marketing, Human Resource Management, International Business and Logistics discipline areas. This Study Tour is open to undergraduate students only.

Grants:

  • All students are eligible for a UniSA International Travel Grant $1000 providing they meet the criteria.
  • All undergraduate students will be eligible for either a $3,000 Government New Colombo Plan grant or Business School Travel grant to the same value.
  • Undergraduate students will be eligible to apply for OS-HELP an Australian Government Loan, available for amount up to $7,764 eligibility criteria applies.

 Hong Kong, China and Taiwan – June/July 2017

In this study tour, students travel to Hong Kong, China and Taiwan undertaking an investigative tour learning about the business practices of these Tiger economies. Students will immerse themselves in the vibrant Hong Kong, Chinese and Taiwanese culture and forge lifelong international networks.

As part of the Study Tour students will be hosted by partner universities Hong Kong Baptist University and Xiamen University and attend a guest lecture at the National Taiwan University of Science and Technology.

Focus: Commerce and Finance

All Business School students are welcome to apply however the focus of this tour is most suited to Commerce and Finance students.  This Study Tour is open to both undergraduate and postgraduate students.

Academic Tour Leader: Mr Stan Astachnowicz and Mr Scott Copeland

Grants:

  • All students are eligible for a UniSA International Travel Grant $1000 providing they meet the criteria.
  • All postgraduate students will be eligible for either a $2,000 Government Asiabound grant or Business School Travel grant to the same value.
  • All undergraduate students will be eligible for either a $3,000 Government New Colombo Plan grant or Business School Travel grant to the same value.
  • OS-HELP Australian Government Loan may also be available for amount up to $6,470 eligibility criteria applies.

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Business in China -  SP6 2017 BICIS

This international study tour travels to China, where students gain first-hand knowledge of the Asian business environment. Students will develop the ability to identify the opportunities and challenges of conducting successful business in China, and craft effective strategies that could be implemented to capture opportunities and overcome obstacles for successful ventures in that region. The Business in China Study Tour is taken in conjunction with the Business in China Tour Project (as an elective option) OR Strategic Research Project (as a Capstone option) course.

Topics covered in this course include:

 * Assessment of business opportunities in China

 * Identification of specific business opportunities for a selected organisation

 * Development of a business proposal for an organisation

 * Report design and development

Academic tour leader: Professor Ying Zhu

Focus: Postgraduate MBA students only

Grants:

  • All students are eligible for a UniSA International Travel Grant of $1000 providing they meet the criteria.

Please note: Students will be required to enrol in two courses, pay a nominal fee and book their own flights.

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2018

Italy and the United Kingdom - January 2018

This unique Study tour will travel to England and Italy to gain an appreciation of the history of the law in these countries and the historical connections with the law in Australia. Students will develop a deeper understanding of the importance of legal traditions and the reason for many traditional legal customs by visiting places such as the Old Bailey, the Inns of Court, the Tower of London and Hampton Court. Students will also attend lectures by guest speakers from the Judicial Image Network, located at University College London and a university in Florence.

The tour will visit artworks and places of historical interest and explore the relationship between law, art and literature by reviewing how law is presented in those forms. Students will also analyse the reaction of society to the depiction of human rights, the rule of law and the notion of justice in art and literature.

Academic Tour Leader:  Tracey Coleman

Focus: Law, Art and Literature – elective Law course

All Business School students are welcome to apply however the focus of this tour is most suited to Law students in DBLA, DBLD. This Study Tour is open to undergraduate students only.

Grants:

  • All students are eligible for a UniSA International Travel Grant $1000 providing they meet the criteria.
  • All undergraduate students will be eligible for either a $2,000 Endeavour Government grant or Business School Travel grant to the same value.
  • OS-HELP Australian Government Loan may also be available for amount up to $6,470 eligibility criteria applies.

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There are more study tours planned for 2017 and remain subject to funding approval. This page will be updated in September 2016 with more exciting opportunities.  Also keep in touch via the UniSA Business School website and Facebook for further updates.

Email: business.mobility@unisa.edu.au