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  • Locations: Shanghai, China
  • 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 01/05/2019 01/05/2019 07/07/2019 26/07/2019
Key Experience Criteria
Key Experience Criteria
Study level: Postgraduate, Undergraduate Click here for a definition of this term Language of instruction at host institution: English
Program type: Global Winter Programs
About your Experience
Antai SJTU 2019Program details
  • Host institution: Antai College of Economics and Management, Shanghai Jiao Tong University
  • Program dates: 7 – 26 July 2019
  • Availability: 2 exchange places for RMIT students
Antai Global Summer Program is a three-week-long, credit bearing, summer intensive focusing on Learning Business and Culture in China offered by Shanghai Jiao Tong University. The program is taught in English.
Participants will gain a deep understanding of the Chinese economy and culture with in-class coursework, company visits, social events and tours. In addition to having faculty who teach in top business schools around the world, the summer program features sessions taught by executive speakers including senior knowledge expert of top-brand MNCs, executives of successful Chinese enterprises, founders of start-up companies and so on.
The program also includes cultural activities such as we out-of-city excursions, acrobatic shows, river cruising, tea-making, Zen practice, pot modelling, Chinese cooking lessons. See here for more detailed information.
NOTE: this program is not appropriate for Chinese nationals because of its large proportion of beginners’ Chinese language study. This will be too easy for native Chinese speakers.

This short-term program will be particularly attractive to RMIT Business students; running during the Melbourne summer semester break, this will allow students to complete one or two electives or core courses outside the main semesters.

Eligibility
  • RMIT undergraduate or postgraduate (coursework) students from Business disciplines approved via study plan (see Application process below)
  • Not appropriate for native Chinese speakers
Academic / course details at SJTU
The program has only one curriculum option, see here for more info
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.
  • The exact credit will need to be discussed with your RMIT Program Manager. You will need to complete a study plan as part of your application as per the application process below.
  • 3 credits at SJTU is generally considered equivalent to 12 RMIT credit points
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 cost
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 etc
 
 
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
 
** 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
 
Accommodation
During the program period, students are housed in a five-star residence hotel near Xuhui campus, which is within 8-minute-walking distance from Antai College. Two students of the same gender will share one standard room. The room is equipped with TV, air-conditioning, free Internet access, shower booth, hair dryer etc. Free entry to Hotel Gym and Swimming Pool with your room card.

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 01 May 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 June 2019

Funding
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)
Email: global.shortprogram@rmit.edu.au
Phone: +61 3 9925 9980

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