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Outbound Opportunities for University of Bath Students Introduction China: Study China, Shandong and Chongqing India: Study India Korea: Ewha University.

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1 Outbound Opportunities for University of Bath Students Introduction China: Study China, Shandong and Chongqing India: Study India Korea: Ewha University Kazakhstan: KIMEP Sri Lanka: IDEATORS Funding

2 Introduction Aim: To highlight short-term opportunities overseas for University of Bath students particularly those which further our links overseas – Many are with UoB partners or through contacts such as the British Council – A mixture of costing models: most involve some payment – Open to different groups of students – Most require independent planning (not arranged by IO)

3 Study China 1 What is Study China? Three week course every Easter and Summer aimed at all undergraduate students in the UK Learn Chinese language, culture, history, economy, business… Host universities are based in Beijing, Shanghai, Jinan, Hangzhou and Nanjing (East Coast) Co-ordinated by University of Manchester for all UK students Accommodation, food, tuition and excursions paid for by UK Government Student pays flights, visas and travel insurance Competitive entry but Bath has a great record of winning places on Study China.

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5 Study China 3 UNFORTUNATELY… – Easter 2011 may be the last Study China due to cuts but nothing has been decided yet so keep an eye on: http://servalan.humanities.manchester.ac.uk/ studychina/ http://servalan.humanities.manchester.ac.uk/ studychina/

6 Shandong University SDU Located in Jinan (Shandong Province) Three hours from Beijing by train Key cultural and historical part of China: Qufu (birthplace of Confucius; Tai Mountain; Qingdao a treaty port…) Partner university of Bath since 2007 Summer School: 4-31 July 2011 (tbc)

7 Shandong University SDU 2 4 week course Chinese language and culture: language classes from beginners; culture classes in English Lots of field trips and activities: folk customs, music, food, tea, volunteering, beer factory visit… Much more individual attention than Study China but requires more engagement from you Buddy system: partnered with Chinese student

8 SDU

9 Shandong University SDU 3 Check site at: http://www.ipo.sdu.edu.cn/iss.htm http://www.ipo.sdu.edu.cn/iss.htm 2 free places covering tuition and accommodation for Bath students: you pay flights and visas and living costs Full fee places are about $1300 (2010 costs) Open to all levels of study (UG, PGT, PGR) and visiting and exchange students

10 Shandong University SDU 4 Contact international-office@bath.ac.uk (Wessex House 2.15) to get your form countersigned if you would like to be considered for the scholarshipinternational-office@bath.ac.uk Attach short (one page) saying why you think you are a good candidate for scholarship By 31 May 2011

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12 Study India 1 What is Study India? Three week summer course aimed at all undergraduate students in UK Dates: Application deadline normally end of March Experience: Mid August to first week in September ?? We dont know if it will run for 2011 ?? Keep an eye on http://www.studyindia.org.uk/abouthttp://www.studyindia.org.uk/about Mix of language and culture classes, lectures on Indian history and commerce and visits to cultural and historic sites… Host universities are HR College, part of the University of Mumbai and the University of Delhi Co-ordinated by King's College London's Centre for Indian Cultures and the University of Birmingham's International Office Accommodation, food, tuition and excursions paid for by UK Government Student pays flights, visas and travel insurance

13 Study India

14 Delhi programme Indias capital city, is the seat of government and home to about 12 million people New Delhi, with its wide tree-lined boulevards and magnificent government buildings, co-exists with crowded, vibrant Old Delhi, where traces of Delhis historic past can still be seen Indias history and environment, morning yoga sessions, day trips to the Taj Mahal Placements were provided by a variety of organisations from the private, public and NGO sectors

15 Mumbai programme Mumbai, Indias financial capital, lies on the west coast of India Home to Bollywood film studios & over 14 million inhabitants Lectures on Mumbais economy along with a visit to the Mumbai stock exchange, Hindi classes, yoga workshops and a visit to the Mahatma Gandhi Museum Indian NGOs hosted placements such as; V Care Foundation which provides free help, awareness and education to cancer patients and their families

16 Dive into Korea! A unique opportunity to learn and experience Korea Vibrant city with population of over 10 million Nations cultural, educational, and political centre Host of the 1988 Summer Olympics & 2002 World Cup Summer programme offered by our partner in Seoul 2 x 1 month programmes : academic + cultural Open to UG and PGT students International Relations in East Asia, Human Rights, Law, Politics and Culture, Economics & Business, Fine Arts and Design, Media and Music…

17 Ewha Summer Programme Build a simple traditional Korean house, learn traditional mask dance Talchoom, make beautiful art work by using traditional Korean paper Hanji To have a taste of modern Korea, there will be visits to a major TV broadcasting company, B-boy performance, & watching Korean movies together, just to name a few! Dates: 24 June – 22 July & 1 - 12 August 2011 Application deadline 18 May/ 6 July Fees: £1,600 + flight They do have scholarships you can apply for… All information at: http://summer.ewha.ac.kr/http://summer.ewha.ac.kr/

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19 Kazakhstan 2 Why…? – Fascinating country: crossroads of Asia – Size of Europe but only 16m people – Former Soviet Union meets Asia meets Islam meets a Turkish language and cultural influence meets yurts and mountains= a weird and wonderful mixture – Almaty is an interesting and attractive city: tree lined; close to the mountains, laid back…great if you like trekking and outdoors WHY NOT… ?

20 Kazakhstan 3 Where and What…? KIMEP: a private university in central Almaty; specialises in Management, Economics and Social Sciences KIMEP and University of Bath have a Memorandum of Understanding (2010) Classes in business, law, or the social sciences taught by an international faculty from the United States, UK, France, Japan and India. Opportunity to learn Russian. You will meet the people of Kazakhstan, as well as dozens of other international students. Open to UG or PG

21 Kazakhstan 4 Dates: 9 July to 2 August 2011 Tuition fee – 172,200 KZT (about 1,170 USD or 890 Euro*) for undergraduate students 248,400 KZT (about 1,675 USD or 1,285 Euro*) for graduate students (50% discount if apply before 6 June /for partners) Accommodation seems to be only 75 Euros! More info at: http://www.kimep.kz/academics/international/iss http://www.kimep.kz/academics/international/iss Email v.irwin@bath.ac.ukv.irwin@bath.ac.uk

22 Sri Lanka Fancy yourself as the next Apprentice? Prepared to spend 30 days in Sri Lanka in late August/September? IDEATORS is a reality TV Enterprise Competition which was first organised by the British Council Aim - recognise & reward Graduate Entrepreneurship in Sri Lanka & UK Competitors will be selected based on applications submitted by the Sri Lankan and UK universities followed by interviews Fantastic opportunity !! Hoping it will run again for 2011 Announcement in early March…

23 Ideators Creating the next generation of entrepreneurs Competition starts with 12 competitors: 6 undergraduates from Sri Lanka and 6 undergraduates from the UK Aired on Sri Lankan TV and available to watch on YoutubeYoutube There will be 12 episodes, each featuring a new enterprise challenge aimed at measuring entrepreneurial skills of the competitors Members from the losing team will be eliminated at the end of each episode as decided by the judges Winner of the final episode will receive THE IDEATOR challenge trophy and prizes http://www.britishcouncil.org/srilanka-projects-ideators-on-air.htm

24 Funding Sorry…International Office does not have funds for outbound but… Try the Alumni Fund: there is a sub section for funding projects to enhance the student experience and enterprising placements https://alumni.bath.ac.uk/NetCommunity/SSLP age.aspx?pid=459 https://alumni.bath.ac.uk/NetCommunity/SSLP age.aspx?pid=459


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