Study tours

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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 UniSA and are an excellent way for students to gain an international perspective within their program.

7 Reasons why you should go on a study tour with UniSA: 

    • Fast track your studies! The study tour will allow you to complete one 4.5 unit elective in your program in just two weeks.
    • Boost your career prospects and graduate prepared for a global professional career.
    • Gain skills that employers love, such as: resilience, leadership, independence, teamwork, empathy and socio-cultural sensitivity.
    • Learn and experience more than is possible inside the classroom.
    • Travel with a group of approximately 20 students and two UniSA staff members. 
    • Explore a new culture and sightseeing whilst on tour. 
    • Build your cultural awareness and make lifelong connections.

  

Watch our videos of past study tours...this could be you! 

So what are you waiting for?
Register your interest below and get ready to have the time of your life!

 

Please note that our business SP4 2020 (June/July) study tours and all remaining 2020 tours have been postponed until further notice.

All tours listed on this page below are dependent on Australian Government and UniSA travel suspensions. However, if any changes occur and the travel suspensions are lifted, we will update our website accordingly. All tours listed have no set dates at the present time.

All students who have already applied for tours will be contacted and advised of an update once we have had the opportunity to postpone or reschedule. To stay in touch, please be sure to register your interest or contact us if you have any questions - business.mobility@unisa.edu.au

For more information on COVID-19 in relation to exchange and study abroad students please visit here

Sri Lanka - Dates TBC

The aim of this tour is to increase students’ knowledge of the Indo-Pacific region through direct learning, social interactions and cultural training facilitated by industry and guest lectures at the Wisdom Business Academy. This study tour will enable students to experience a diverse country whose economic growth is in transition after the end of prolonged civil conflict; gain an understanding of the opportunities available to graduates in this rapidly developing market; visit industry sites to learn about unique Sri Lankan businesses, such as tea production. Students also will visit the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) office to support their understanding of Australia’s foreign, trade, development and investment policies with Sri Lanka; to gain an understanding of the geo politics that exist between Australia and Sri Lanka in addition to a variety of networking, social and cultural experiences.

Enrolment into this study tour to be advised.

Academic Tour Leader: Professor Carol Tilt

Study Tour Officer: Caron-Anne Ravno

Focus: Management, business. This tour is open to all UniSA business undergraduate and postgraduate programs.

Grants:

  • Business student $1,000 travel subsidy available for students who meet the criteria
  • All students are eligible for a $1,000 UniSA International Travel Grant providing they meet the criteria.
  • The OS-HELP Loan, provided by the Australian Government may be available for up to $8,295 (eligibility criteria apply) undergraduate students only

Academic credit:

  • Undergraduate students may be eligible to apply for course substitution for Business and Society (BUSS 1057) course or 4.5 unit elective course in their program for this tour
  • Postgraduate students are eligible for one 4.5 unit elective credit in their program for this study tour

Information session - TBC

Study Tour Information Pack - Sri Lanka Study Tour (Download here)

Application Form (Download here)

Applications Close - 7 August 2020

Please note: All 2020 tours are pending travel approval. Students may still apply however will not receive an application outcome until further notice. To keep up to date with the tour, please register your interest below.

Register your interest 

Fiji -  Dates TBC

On this study tour students will gain firsthand knowledge of how sports development brings positive change in the lives of people and communities in Fiji and how successful sports development relies on effective partnerships between a range of community groups, service providers, facility operators, governing bodies, local and international authorities and voluntary groups. Students will learn about Fijian sport governance structures and how they underpin participation in sport at all levels in addition to exploring Australian government strategies such as ‘Sports Diplomacy 2030’ which aims to enhance Australia’s influence and reputation with neighbouring countries through sport, to maximise trade, tourism and investment opportunities and contribute to community development in the region. Students will the explore opportunities and outcomes of Australian Government programs such as the Pacific Sports Partnership program and development outcomes in areas such as health, equity and social inclusion in Fiji.

Enrolment into this study tour to be advised.

Academic Tour Leader: Dr Duncan Murray

Study Tour Officer: Emma Lee

Focus: Sport development. This tour is open to UniSA business undergraduate and postgraduate students.

Grants:

  • Students are eligible to apply for $3,000 New Colombo Plan Short Term Mobility Grant or business student travel subsidy to the same value providing they meet the criteria (please note: students are not eligible to receive additional funding from UniSA International)
  • The OS-HELP Loan, provided by the Australian Government may be available for up to $6,913 (eligibility criteria apply). Undergraduate students only.

Academic credit:

  • Undergraduate students may be eligible to apply for course substitution for Business and Society (BUSS 1057) course or 4.5 unit elective course in their program for this tour
  • Postgraduate students are eligible for one 4.5 unit elective credit in their program for this study tour

Information session - TBC

Study Tour Information Pack - Fiji Study Tour (Download here)

Application Form (Download here)

Applications Close - 7 August 2020

Please note: All 2020 tours are pending travel approval. Students may still apply however will not receive an application outcome until further notice. To keep up to date with the tour, please register your interest below.

Register your interest 

This project is supported by: 

 

Canada – Dates TBC

This two week study tour will travel to three cities in Canada - Ottawa, Montreal and Quebec City. It will focus on how a shared past and common set of values has supported business collaboration and trade between Australia and Canada and how this is influenced by similarities and differences in culture and community. The tour group will engage with UniSA partner institutions: University of Ottawa; HEC Montreal and University of Laval for expert guest lectures for immersive learning site visits to both government and industry in the region. The student experience will also be enhanced through student networking events with student peers from partner institutions and an associated social and cultural activities program. 

Enrolment into this study tour to be advised.

Academic Tour Leader: Dr Saras Sastrowardoyo

Study Tour officer: Nadia Radice

Focus: Management, business. This tour is open to all UniSA business undergraduate and postgraduate programs.

Grants: 

  • All students will be eligible for either a $2,500 Endeavour Leadership Short Term Mobility Grant or business student travel grant to the same value providing they meet the criteria
  • The OS HELP Loan, provided by the Australian Government may be available for up to $6,913 for Australian citizen undergraduate students only (criteria applies).

Academic credit:

  • Undergraduate students may be eligible to apply for course subsitution for Business and Society (BUSS 1057) course or 4.5 unit elective course in their program for this tour
  • Postgraduate students are eligible for one 4.5 unit elective credit in their program for this study tour.

Information session - TBC

Study Tour Information Pack - Canada (Download here)

Application Form (Download here)

Applications close: 7 August 2020.

Please note: All 2020 tours are pending travel approval. Students may still apply however will not receive an application outcome until further notice. To keep up to date with the tour, please register your interest below.

Register your interest 

Thailand and Laos –  Dates TBC

This study tour will focus on the principles of brand growth and how to adapt tactics to the demographic, economic, societal and cultural aspects of Thailand and Laos. The product category focus will come from the agribusiness and beverage industries and in particular SMEs (small medium enterprise), which are core to the Australian economy and support rural communities. Students will have the opportunity to attend academic seminars by UniSA academic, Dr Justin Cohen; local experts on culture and multinational businesses operating companies in the host nations who are affiliated with the Ehrenberg-Bass Institute - including presentations from Human Resources regarding graduate opportunities for both UniSA and host nation students. The tour will also explore the highlights of Thailand and Laos through history, scenery and culture.

Enrolment into this study tour to be advised.

Academic Tour Leader: Dr Justin Cohen

Study Tour Officer: Caron-Anne Ravno

Focus: Marketing. This tour is open to UniSA undergraduate and postgraduate business students.

Grants:

  • Students are eligible to apply for $3,000 New Colombo Plan Short Term Mobility Grant or business student travel subsidy to the same value providing they meet the criteria (please note: students are not eligible to receive additional funding from UniSA International)
  • The OS-HELP Loan, provided by the Australian Government may be available for up to $8,295 (eligibility criteria apply) undergraduate students only.

Academic credit:

  • Undergraduate students may be eligible to apply for course substitution for Business and Society (BUSS 1057) course or 4.5 unit elective course in their program for this tour
  • Postgraduate students are eligible for one 4.5 unit elective credit in their program for this study tour.

Information session - TBC

Study Tour Information Pack - Thailand & Laos Study Tour (Download here)

Application Form (Download here)

Applications close: 7 August 2020.

Please note: All 2020 tours are pending travel approval. Students may still apply however will not receive an application outcome until further notice. To keep up to date with the tour, please register your interest below.

Register your interest 

This project is supported by: 

 

Bergamo, Italy – Dates TBC

This study tour is hosted at the University of Bergamo and taught by UniSA academic Professor Christine Helliar. The course undertaken at University Bergamo is International Accounting, students will study in class with Italian students. Along with undertaking classes at University the students will have the opportunity to visit Venice, Verona, Brescia, Lecco (Lake Como), Pisa, Florence, Milan, Bergamo and surrounding areas.

Enrolment into this study tour to be advised.

Academic Tour Leader: Professor Christine Helliar

Study Tour Officer: Nadia Radice

Focus: International accounting (please note: this tour requires general knowledge of accounting terms. There will be a pre-departure session to provide assistance for students who have not completed an introductory accounting course). This tour is open to undergraduate and postgraduate students.

Grants:

  • Business student $1,000 travel subsidy available for students who meet the criteria 
  • All students are eligible for a $1,000 UniSA International Travel Grant providing they meet the criteria.
  • The OS-HELP Loan, provided by the Australian Government may be available for up to $6,913 (eligibility criteria apply) undergraduate students only
  • Students who have been awarded various accounting and finance grants by completing SACE stage 2 Economics at high school may apply their $1,000 experiential or professional development grant to this tour, in addition to the funding mentioned above. For further information contact Awards Officer: commerce@unisa.edu.au

Academic credit:

  • Undergraduate students may be eligible to apply for course substitution for Accounting for Business (ACCT 1008) course (B.Bus students only) or 4.5 unit elective course in their program for this tour
  • Postgraduate students are eligible for one 4.5 unit elective credit in their program for this study tour.

Information session: TBC

Study Tour Application Pack - Bergamo Study Tour (Download here)

Application Form (Download here)

Applications close: 7 August 2020.

Please note: All 2020 tours are pending travel approval. Students may still apply however will not receive an application outcome until further notice. To keep up to date with the tour, please register your interest below.

Register your interest 

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This page will be continually updated with more exciting opportunities. We require a minimum of 15 students for the tour to proceed. Please keep in touch via the UniSA website and Facebook for further updates.

Email: business.mobility@unisa.edu.au

Please note: Students do not enrol directly into courses as eligible applicants are required to apply for study tour with a statement and upon successful acceptance into the tour students will be enrolled by the student mobility team. Students will be eligible to participate in a UniSA faculty led study tour if you are in your first study period at UniSA and may not meet the minimum requirements - 18 units for UG students and 9.0 units for PG students.