Antai Global Summer Program
- 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
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.
Academic / course details at SJTU
- RMIT undergraduate or postgraduate (coursework) students from Business disciplines approved via study plan (see Application process below)
- Not appropriate for native Chinese speakers
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.
** Travel insurance:
|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
|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.
- Host country visa (if applicable)
- Personal expenditure
- See this website for a comparison about the cost of living at your destination
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
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
: your RMIT School-approved study plan. (See here
for more information about seeking study plan approval.)
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
For Winter 2019 the following grants are available:
There may be alternative ways to fund your trip. Please check the Scholarships website
and Global Experience website
for funding options.
Global Experience Advisor (Short-Term programs)
Phone: +61 3 9925 9980