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19 Jun 2023
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CIFAL Newcastle - International Study Experience

Singapore, Singapore
15 Days
Programme Area
Decentralize Cooperation Programme
Event Focal Point Email
The University of Newcastle
Public – by registration
Mode of Delivery
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This course provides students with the opportunity to broaden their educational experience and cultural cognisance through participation in an organised out of country activity such as a School authorised cultural immersion tour, workshop, master class or a series of lectures from a recognised institute. High achieving students are able to expand the theoretical knowledge and skills developed in their undergraduate program and apply knowledge and skills in an external and international context.

This course aims to build life skills through experience of living in an overseas country with exposure to different cultures, industry practices, learning opportunities & future careers. 

On successful completion of this course, students will be able to:


  1. Demonstrate an enhanced appreciation of cultural perspectives other than their own and experience how inequalities within a country can be reduced.
  2. Demonstrate knowledge and insights gained only through an overseas study experience that fosters innovation and career progression.
  3. Develop lifelong learning opportunities in another country.
  4. Communicate orally and in writing with confidence about cultural differences and similarities; and
  5. Use pictorial and journal writing techniques to record and reflect on their overseas study experience.

During the teaching term and before commencing the offshore activity, students must complete two compulsory lectures covering course requirements, assessment processes, career development and planning, cultural awareness and health and safety. Students must also attend a final debriefing lecture and present on their experiences upon their return. Student must also undertake at least six hours of formal learning during the trip in forums such as organised lectures, seminars, workshops, conferences.

Lectures, seminars, workshops, conferences

Undergraduate students at UON