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  • Locations: Melbourne, Australia
  • Program Terms: Winter
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • 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 01/07/2019 ** Rolling Admission 01/06/2019 31/08/2019

** Indicates rolling admission application/registration process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application/registration deadline.
Key Experience Criteria
Key Experience Criteria
RMIT schools: Any compatible discipline Study level: Postgraduate, Undergraduate
Program type: Global Winter Programs
About your Experience
CIS banner winterNOTE: this portal is for registrations only - you must apply direct to CIS Australia in the first instance
Program
details
  • Host institution: CIS Australia
  • Program locations: various
  • Program dates: various (2 – 6  weeks)
CIS Australia is a third party provider who facilitates high quality overseas study, intern and volunteer experiences. They have partnerships with overseas universities and organise all-inclusive global experience packages which include academic aspects, accommodation, logistical support, and cultural excursions.  
Their short-term programs may be attractive to RMIT students who wish to undertake a short term global experience in a specific location. For winter 2018, CIS programs include locations in:
  • Bangkok, Thailand (Mahidol University International College)
  • San Jose, Costa Rica (Universidad Veritas)
  • Los Angeles, USA  (UCLA)
  • Vancouver Island, Canada (University of Victoria)
  • Tokyo, Japan (Seisen University)
 See here for the full list of programs.

Eligibility
  • Varies depending on program and host university
    • Some universities (e.g. University of Boston) require very high GPAs
Academic / course details
  • Varies depending on program and host university
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 Coordinator. You will need to complete a study plan as part of your RMIT registration as per the process below.
NOTE: this is a ‘study abroad’ opportunity; if selected you will enrol into EXTL placeholder courses for which you will not pay tuition fees to RMIT.

Program cost
These are fee-paying programs, and costs vary depending on location and academic outcomes. Please investigate individual programs for a breakdown of costs.
 
** 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.
 
Application and RMIT registration 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 direct to the CIS Australia for the program you are interested in 
STEP 3: Register via Mobi by clicking the ‘Apply now’ button above by 01 July 2019
Your registration must include:
  1. Academic Approval: your RMIT School-approved study plan. (See here for more information about seeking study plan approval.)
  2. Host acceptance: proof from CIS that you have been accepted
STEP 4: You will then be contacted by Global Experiences, who will advise you about the next stage of your registration.

Funding
CIS Australia offer scholarships for some programs, please contact them for more info.
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