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  • Locations: Singapore, Singapore
  • Program Terms: Winter
  • Restrictions: RMIT applicants only
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year Deadline Decision Date Approx. Host Institution Start Date Approx. Host Institution End Date
Winter 2019 17/03/2019 17/03/2019 01/07/2019 26/07/2019
Key Experience Criteria
Key Experience Criteria
Study level: Postgraduate, Undergraduate Click here for a definition of this term Minimum GPA: 2.0
Click here for a definition of this term Language of instruction at host institution: English Program type: Global Winter Programs
About your Experience
Singapore GEM Trailblazer
Program details
  • Host institution: Nanyang Technical University (NTU)
  • Program dates: 1 – 26 July 2019
  • Availability: TBC
 Spend your July break in Singapore, the heart of the booming Asia-Pacific region. NTU's unique GEM Trailblazer program will bring you an education that prepares you for the new global reality.
Immerse yourself in Asian cultural experiences as you get equipped with key entrepreneurial skills. See here for more information
This short-term program, running during the Melbourne winter mid-semester break, this will allow students to complete one or two electives or core courses outside the main semesters.

  • All RMIT students approved via study plan (see Application and selection below)
  • GPA 3.0 (TBC)
Academic / course details at Nanyang
The GEM Trailblazer Summer Term offers courses under five different ‘tracks’
Track 1: Chinese Language & Cultural Studies CF9001 Basic Chinese Language
CF9001 Chinese Cultural Studies
Track 2: Entrepreneurship & Innovation ET9132 Entrepreneurship Accounting & Finance
ET9131 Entrepreneurship & Marketing for New Ventures
Track 3: Creative Design and Media HA2017 Foreign Policy Analysis
AAA18K Communication Design
AAA28D Arts Across the Borders
Track 4: Success in the Globalised Marketplace BU8501 Marketing for the 21st Century
BU8101 Accounting: A User's perspective
BU8502 Marketing Communications: An Integrated Approach
Track 5: New Technologies, New World MA9031 3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing
EE8084 Standards and Laser in 3D Printing
CZ1013 Introduction to Computational Thinking
See here for detailed course information for each track.
Note: course offerings may be subject to change at the partner.

Academic credit at RMIT
This is an opportunity for you to gain credit for your degree during the RMIT mid-semester break.
  • 6 NTU credits (2 courses) are approximately 12 RMIT credit points
  • The exact credit will need to be discussed with your RMIT Academic Area. You will need to complete a study plan as part of your application as per the application process below.
NOTE: this program is part of a reciprocal exchange agreement; if selected you will enrol into EXTL placeholder courses for which you will pay tuition fees to RMIT.

Program costs to consider
Tuition fees
These continue to be paid to RMIT (under current fee arrangement e.g. HECS-HELP etc)
  • Fees will be charged in line with the amount of credit approved. Expect to pay the same for a 12 credit point course as you would here
  • See more information about RMIT fees here
Program costs
These are costs charged by the host uni for any associated costs like field trips, university social events, course materials etc
  • See here for more information about program fees for this program
    • Accommodation approx. SGD1000
    • Registration fee SGD150
    • Administrative and materials fees SGD900
Living and travel expenses
Everything else! Travel and day-to-day costs varies depending on the country and how much you want to see / do.
  • Flights
  • Host country visa (if applicable)
  • Personal expenditure
  • See this website for a comparison about the cost of living at your destination
** RMIT student travel insurance:
Students are now covered by RMIT’s travel insurance, although you may require additional cover depending on your circumstances. For more info, please see here.
Students will be allocated with a twin-sharing room in one of NTU’s Halls of Residences. It is compulsory for all summer students to stay on campus. Roommates are allotted randomly. Accommodation is SGD30 per night.

Application and selection process
STEP 1: Discuss this opportunity with your RMIT School / Program Manager and seek study plan approval (See here for more information about seeking study plan approval.)
STEP 2: apply via Mobi by clicking the ‘Apply now’ button above by 1 April 2019
Your application must include:
  1. Academic Approval: your RMIT School-approved study plan. (See here for more information about seeking study plan approval.)
  2. A statement of purpose about why you want to participate in this program and how it will benefit you personally and academically.
STEP 3: Successful applicants will then be nominated to the host institution
STEP 4: If nominated, you will then be contacted by Global Experiences, who will advise you about the next stage of your application. You will need to complete an application to the host institution by 19 April 2019

For Winter 2019 the following grants are available:
  • TBC
There may be alternative ways to fund your trip. Please check the Scholarships website and Global Experience website for funding options.

RMIT contact
Global Experience Advisor (Short-Term programs)
Phone: +61 3 9925 9980
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