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Global Citizenship Short Term Exchange

Applications open on 23 August 2017 for a Global Citizenship Short Term Exchange to be undertaken at Ustinov College at Durham University. Applications close on 2 October 2017.

The program is open to both undergraduate and graduate UWA students. Successful undergraduate and postgraduate students may earn academic credit towards their degree when completing an exchange.

About the Program

Applications open: 23 August 2017

Applications close: 2 October 2017

These exchanges are shorter in duration than the average international exchange program, running from 4 to 12 weeks commencing from the Summer Break (November 2017 to February 2018).

Opportunities offered by Ustinov College, in partnership with Experience Durham, will involve:

  • undertaking an internship
  • developing a global citizenship education curriculum
  • undertaking coursework, if desired
  • participating in other projects and activities of the host centres

Travel bursaries of up to $1,500 each are available and accommodation will be provided.

How to Apply

Information Session

An information session about the Exchange will be held at 1pm on Tuesday 5 September 2017 in the Love House Seminar Room.

To make an application

For more information, call Cheryl on 6488 7873.

Applications close COB Monday 2 October 2017.

Sarah McCauley
Current UWA Student
Intern at Southcare

"The McCusker Centre for Citizenship provided an opportunity to explore unchartered territory and experience firsthand the inspiring work, people, and mission of the community and not-for-profit sector. I would recommend this opportunity to any UWA student. You might find a new passion or direction for your future career. I know I did."

Ross Wortham
CEO
Youth Affairs Council of Western Australia

“Our organisation and others have been blown away by the quality and professionalism of the interns and we benefit from the different viewpoints they bring. I'm now very excited by the collective impact that potentially hundreds of these interns will have on the community service sector over the coming years, helping to build real generational change.”

Rebecca Ball
Executive Director
Office of Multicultural Interests

"There’s a great need for young people to contribute to internships like these. They bring contemporary thinking, they reflect the views of not only their own personal views but the views of their peers and that’s very important... to be embedding that type of thinking ..."