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Australia - GEN

2018 Australia GEN



Apply by December 15, 2017

The Course: GLS-120 Education Experience Abroad (3 credits) 

Programs: Art/Music, Animal Health Technology, Auto Tech, IT, Floristry, Human Services, Graphic Design, Early Childhood Education, Culinary Arts and Hospitality. *Don’t see your program? Contact Ken Nesbett.*

The Destination:
You will spend three weeks in one of the most livable cities in the world by visiting our Global Education Network Partner, Box Hill Institute in Melbourne, Australia. Experience the best of all worlds: suburban living with an amazing city outside your door and exceptional academics with experiential learning opportunities.

The Experience Highlights:
The Global Education Network (GEN) is a collaboration of premier postsecondary education institutions providing students with an international learning experience for employment in a global economy. Box Hill Institute (BHI) in Melbourne, Australia is Kirkwood's GEN partner for this program. A GEN short-term program is a three-week study abroad course exclusively designed for your area of study, whether it be early childhood education, youth work, disabilities services, culinary arts, business, automotive technology or any other area Box Hill supports. GEN will design a tailored itinerary for you, including:
  • Participation in college courses at Box Hill                                                                                                         
  • Industry/site visits and/or placements                                                                                                              .
  • Intercultural learning experiences                                                                                                    
Estimated Program Fee: $4,200
$1,500 Global Advantage Scholarship Available for Qualified Students 

Includes: 
  • Round-trip Air
  • Housing
  • Some Meals
  • Cultural Excursions
  • Health Insurance  
Does not include: 
  • Personal Expenses/Passport Fee
  • Tuition: 3 credit Summer Class 
Program  Contact:
Ken Nesbett, Advisor, Study Abroad
319-398-4492
ken.nesbett@kirkwood.edu
Linn Hall 1154