Study tours

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.

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

  1. Fast track your studies! The study tour will allow you to complete one 4.5 unit elective in your program in just two weeks;
  2. Boost your career prospects and graduate prepared for a global professional career;
  3. Gain skills that employers love, such as: resilience, leadership, independence, teamwork, empathy and socio-cultural sensitivity
  4. Learn and experience more than is possible inside the classrom
  5. Travel with a group of approximately 20 students and 2 UniSA staff members 
  6. Explore a new culture and sightseeing whilst on tour 
  7. 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 to have the time of your life!

 

2019 Study Tours:

Business in China (BICIS) - 8 to 22 September 2019

This study tour travels to China, where students gain first-hand knowledge of the Asian business enviornment. 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. This tour is counted as two courses (9.0 units) and MBA students may be eligible to undertake one of the courses for this tour as a capstone option.

Academic Tour Leader: Professor Ying Zhu

Focus: Postgraduate MBA Students

Grants:

Academic Credit:

  • MBA Students - this tour is counted as two courses (9.0 units) students may be eligible to undertake one of the courses for this tour as a capstone option
  • All other postgraduate students - this tour is counted as two (9.0 unit) elective courses in their program

Apply by 30 June 2019, register your interest below to receieve an application pack:

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France - 30 November to 17 December 2019

This two week study tour to France will explore how France's Aerospace, Defence and Space sectors have developed, the driving factors of their business success and implications for South Australian industries. Students will receive expert guest lectures by academics from the UniSA Business School partner insitutions; KEDGE Business School; Toulouse Business School and Rennes School of Business, government and industry site visits and guest lectures at defence and aerospace industry facilities. The student experience will also be enhanced through student networking events with French peers and an associated social and cultural program

Academic Tour Leader: Professor Stephen Boyle

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

Grants: 

Academic credit:

  • Undergraduate students may be eligible to apply for course subsitution for Business & 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

Apply by 31 July 2019, register your interest below to receieve an application pack:

Register your interest 

This project is supported by: 


Bergamo, Italy - 22 November to 11 December 2019

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), Florence, Milan, Bergamo and surrounding areas.

Academic Tour Leader: Professor Christine Helliar

Focus: International Accounting (please note: this tour requires general knowledge of accounting terms, we will have a pre-departure session to provide assistance with creating a foundation of accounting knowledge). This tour is open to undergraduate and postgraduate students.

Grants:

  • Business School has fifteen $1,000 travel grants to offer 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 $6,791 (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 experiencial or professional development grant to this tour, in addition to the funding mentioned above. For further information contact the Awards Officer in the School of Commerce - commerce@unisa.edu.au

Academic credit:

  • Undergraduate students may be eligible to apply for course subsitution for Accounting for Business (ACCT 1008) 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

Apply by 16 July 2019, register your interest below to receieve an application pack:

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London & Italy - 4 to 21 December 2019

This Study Tour will visit London, Venice, Florence, Siena & Italy. 

Students will have the opportunity to study the intersection between law and its link to music, literature and art from a historical and modern perspective. The study tour will enable students to consider and analyse how selected pieces of music, art and literature reflect the legal context of the society in which they were produced.   It will include understanding how music, literature and art are integral to how law has developed, influenced and been influenced in its history.  Students will be able to see the actual artworks and visit places of historical interest and relevance to the course. Students will explore the relationship between law, art and literature by reviewing how law is presented in those forms while participating in a unique cross-cultural overseas experience and be immersed in both English and Italian cultures

Academic Tour Leaders: Tracey Coleman and Pariskevi Kontoleon

Focus: Law - Music, Art and Literature.  This tour is open to undergraduate students only.

Grants:

  • Business School has $1,000 travel grants to offer 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 $6,791 (eligibility criteria apply) undergraduate students only

Academic credit:

  • Undergraduate students may be eligible to apply for one 4.5 unit elective course in their program for this tour

Apply by 25 Aug 2019, register your interest below to receieve an application pack:

Register your interest 

 

2020

Canada - April 2020

This two week study tour to to three cities in Canada - Ottawa, Montreal and Quebec City - 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 Business School partner institutions: University of Ottawa; HEC Montreal and University of Laval for expert guest lectures for immersive learning site visits to both government and inustry in the region. The student experience will also be enhanced through student networking events with student peers from partner institutions, in country alumni and an associated social and cultural program

Academic Tour Leader: Professor Stephen Boyle

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

Grants: 

  • All students will be eligible for either a $2,500 Endeavour Leadership Short Term Mobility Grant or Business School 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 $6,791 for Australian Citizen undergraduate students only (criteria applies)

Academic credit:

  • Undergraduate students may be eligible to apply for course subsitution for Business & 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 held on 23 August 2019 in HH3-09, 12-1pm.

Please register your interest below to be kept up to date with information.

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This project is supported by: 


There are more study tours planned for 2019/2020 and remain subject to funding approval. We require a minimum of 15 students for the tour to proceed. This page will be continually updated 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

Study Tour helpful resources: 

*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.