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Ready to explore a new culture? We often have programs arise for university students which provide opportunities to live, learn and grow in an unfamiliar environment. Take advantage of the chance to broaden your horizons, make friends from around the world and gain invaluable life experiences.

Cultural exchange opportunity!

Kathmandu, Nepal, 22 Jan - 5 Feb 2024

Expressions of interest are now open for a cultural exchange in Kathmandu, Nepal for two weeks from 22 January to 5 February 2024.

This opportunity is open to Faculty of the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities students enrolled in 2nd or 3rd-year subjects.

Throughout the two weeks, you will learn about and experience a range of community support projects and education programs delivered for children and families. You will also assist a local school to plan for and prepare a new early childhood classroom. There will be opportunities to immerse yourself in the Nepalese culture, see the sights of Kathmandu Valley and eat great food!

Please note that you should be prepared to self-fund participation in this opportunity. New Colombo Plan funding may become available to partially subsidise costs. *

Completion of this immersion experience will be linked to a special project subject elective (6cp) or can be completed as an extra subject.

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Please note that expressions of interest close at midnight Sunday 13 August 2023.

* The estimated cost per student is in the range of $AUD3700 to $AUD5000, depending on air fares and discretionary spending. Domestic students may be eligible to apply for OS-HELP.

The Stupa at Swayambhu, Nepal Kathmandu. The stupa consists of a dome at the base, on top of which is a cube structure, painted with eyes of Buddha looking in all four directions.

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