- Tour Leader: Dr Kerry Mullan
- Program Dates: 29 June – 13 July 2019
- Availability: 12 (maximum) places
Explore the history, politics and socio-cultural context of New Caledonia as it transitions towards independence from France
Examine the events which have led to this transition, including the independence movements in the 1970s and 80s and the Matignon and Nouméa agreements.
The theme of the course is the common destiny of the various peoples of New Caledonia; this theme will be examined through a series of lectures and workshops prior to departure, and a diverse program of activities on site in New Caledonia, including a visit to the Kanak Customary Senate and a stay with a Kanak community.
Hear from students participating in previous programs and check out these videos they put together from 2015
The approximate total cost of this program is AU$3200.
This cost includes the following:
- Internal Transport
- Other (some meals, all museum entries, some excursions)
Additional costs to consider:
** Travel insurance:
- RMIT tuition tee
- Host Country Visa (if applicable)
- Personal Expenditure
Students on approved overseas activities receive complimentary travel insurance (policy number: 41443
), although you may require additional cover depending on your circumstances.
For more detailed information, please refer here
Language Studies (Students must have already completed or will be completing French 5 in Semester 1 2019)
Students will Enrol into Language and Culture In-Country (UGRD LANG1335 / PGRD LANG1336) and gain up to 12 credit points towards an elective
Application and Selection process
STEP ONE: Apply for this program on Mobi by clicking on the "Apply Now" button on this page by 31 Oct 2018
Complete the following questionnaires:
- Outbound Student Mobility: General Information
- Short Term Mobility: General Information
- Under 1. Statement of Purpose please complete and upload this document: 1).Expression of interest.docx
STEP TWO: Approved students will be notified by 15 November 2018.
The last day to withdraw will be 15 December 2018
There may be alternative ways to fund your trip. Please check the Scholarships website
and Global Experience website
for funding options.