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GW | Cambodia Alternative Animation Placement
Battambang, Cambodia (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms:
Program Terms: Summer
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Restrictions: RMIT applicants only
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RMIT College (AUS)/School (VTN): Design & Social Context (DSC) RMIT School: Media and Communication
Study level: Undergraduate Program type: Global Work
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Program Host: Challenges Abroad Australia
Program Dates: 12 January - 2 February 2019
Availability: 15 x places available

Program Details:
  • On the Cambodia Alternative Animation Placement students will use their skills to teach local Cambodian children about animation, focusing on drawing skills and stop-start animation. Students will be tasked with providing engaging, fun and interactive lessons that will engross both children and teachers, breaking their cycle of rote-learning and providing them with a new medium to express themselves and tell their stories.
  • Students will have the opportunity to:
    • lead lo-fi animation and media workshop classes
    • get hands on and help with facilities upgrades
    • organise a showcase of both their own and Cambodian students’ work for their family and community members. 
  • For detailed course information, please click here
Eligibility:
  • This program is open to students enrolled in Bachelor of Arts/Design (Animation and Interactive Media) and completing the COMM2213 Alternative Animation course.
Academic Credit:
  • Gain 12 Credit Points towards your degree
  • Enrol into COMM2213 - Alternative Animation for Flex Term Summer 2019
Program Cost:
The approximate total cost of this program is AU$2350.
This cost includes the following:
  • Preparatory briefing materials
  • Pre-departure Session
  • 3 meals per day (during the week)
  • All in-country transfers
  • All accommodation (weekend accommodation optional)
  • In-country Support
  • Safe, structured travel program
Additional Costs to Consider
  • Flights
  • Host Country Visa (If applicable)
  • Vaccinations - seek your own medical advice
  • Personal expenses
  • RMIT Tuition fees
  • Addtional travel insurance coverage
Travel Insurance:
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.


Application and Registration Process:
1. Apply directly Challenges Abroad by 28 September 2019.
2. Upon acceptance into the program, register through Mobi by 31 October 2018. Complete the following questionnaires:
  • Outbound Student Mobility: General Information
  • Short Term Mobility: General Information
3. The RMIT Global Experience Office (GEO) will review and process your registration, and provide you with additional information such as predeparture.

Funding:
There may be alternative ways to fund your trip. Please check the Scholarships website and Global Experience website for funding options.

Contact:
For enquiries related to academic approval, please contact;
Mark Lycette
Program manager
mark.lycette@rmit.edu.au

For enquiries related to Challenges Abroad, please contact;

Molly Price
molly@challengesabroad.com.au


For enquiries related to your Mobi registration, please contact;
Adam Da Cruz
global.work@rmit.edu.au


 

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Exchange Program (Semester/Year): scroll to the Program Description to apply.

All Other Programs: once application cycle opens, use the "Apply Now" button that will appear in this section.