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RE | Research Projects (Hong Kong: Chinese University of Hong Kong)
Hong Kong, Hong Kong (Outgoing Program)
|Restrictions:||RMIT applicants only|
|Dates / Deadlines:|
|Key Experience Criteria|
|RMIT College (AUS)/School (VTN):||Any compatible discipline||Study level:||Undergraduate|
Glossary entry for program parameter 10006Language of instruction:
|Cantonese, English, Mandarin||Program type:||Global Work|
|Time of year:||Winter|
|About your Experience|
**Apply directly to CUHK by 28 February 2018**
Only students who have been accepted by Chinese UHK should proceed with their registration here.
The Summer Undergraduate Research Programme (SURP) provides an opportunity for international undergraduate students to join a world-class research team and work alongside leading experts in the field for eight weeks. Students will have to opportunity to conduct research in one of 80 research topics under the supervision of a CUHK supervisor. Projects are available under the following faculties:
- Faculty of Arts
- Faculty of Education
- Faculty of Engineering
- Faculty of Law
- Faculty of Medicine
- Faculty of Science
- Faculty of Social Science
- Develop research skills and knowledge in a specific area of interest
- Join a world-class research team and work alongside leading experts in the field
- Establish professional networks for future career
- Immerse in the local culture through a series of orientation and cultural activities, including research talk and meeting with emerging entrepreneurs
For more information about this program, please refer to the SURP's website.
- Enrolled in a relevant undergraduate program at RMIT.
- Completed at least two years of the program with good academic standing
- Meet the specific skills required by the supervisor.
All SURP participants will be registered in a 3-credit CUHK course titled ‘Independent Research on International Studies II’. A grade and a transcript will be issued upon successful completion of the programme.
If you'd like to receive academic credit for this program, please contact your school/program coordinator. Students who have been approved for credit must complete a study plan.
No tuition fee will be charged. Students will be responsible for the costs of their own international and domestic travel, as well as other living expenses such as off-campus housing, meals, local transportation, and travel and medical insurance.
Additional costs to consider:
|Item||Amount in HK Dollars|
|Administration & Activities Fee||HK$1,580 (US$204)|
|On-Campus Accommodation Fee (Optional)||HK$7,000 (US$903)|
|Refundable Hostel Deposit||HK$1,000 (US$129)|
|Refundable Caution Money||HK$450 (US$58)|
- All fees paid are non-refundable unless otherwise specified
- The administration fee covers programme activities and visa application fees. The visa fee of HK$530 will be waived for Permanent Hong Kong Identity Card holders
- All students will be required to pay the administration fee through the online application system upon confirmation of registration
- Meals are not included in the accommodation fee
- On-campus Accommodation Fee is to cover on-campus housing on a shared room basis
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.
- Submit an online application directly to CUHK by 28 February 2018. You will need to submit the following:
- Letter of recommendation from an academic staff
- Latest academic transcript
- Copy of your passport identification page
- Students will be notified of an application outcome by Mid April
- Successful applicants register with the Global Experience Office on Mobi through this program
There may be alternative ways to fund your trip. Please check the Scholarships website and Global Experience website for funding options.
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