Short Term Exchange - Rutgers University (July)

Short Term Exchange - Rutgers University (July)

*This program is still being confirmed for 2017. Below are the details for the 2016 program. Watch this space!

Explore major global issues and the inner workings of an intergovernmental organisation with experts from Rutgers University, the United Nations, and international NGOs. The program will focus on the UN’s core functions and roles in addressing global problems such as global security and conflict resolution, peace and human rights, international development, and climate change.

 

Country: United States of America
Program Dates: 11 July 2016-29 July 2016 (TBC for 2017)
Type of program: Short Term Exchange
Length of Program: 1 month
Language of Instruction: English
Accommodation: Accommodation is included in the Program Fee. Students will reside in Rutgers University residence halls while in New Brunswick, and in a dorm-style housing while in New York City. Some meals, such as a welcome dinner, receptions, and a farewell dinner are included in the fee.
More Information: Students in the program will explore and experience the inner workings of the UN and will learn about the UN system and its multilateral approaches to problem solving. In addition to a solid theoretical background on topics including public international law, global affairs, and international development, you will hone your skills in analytic research, critical thinking, writing, public speaking, and debate and negotiation through exercises such as a mock security council debate, preparing nongovernmental organization (NGO) shadow reports to the human rights council, and developing a proposal for a sustainable development project. You will also have the opportunity to visit the offices of UN agencies and NGOs and engage with diverse guest speakers on current issues pertaining to international peace and security, human rights, and development.

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for this program, you must:

  • Students must have minimum GPA of 3.0 at time of assessment
  • Be in their 4th year of LAW
  • Satisfy other criteria specified in the Student Exchange Policy

How to apply

Applicants must complete an online Expression of Interest form EOI online

Important notes:

Application Fee: A non-refundable fee of $50 applies for all Short Term Programs. Applications for students who have not made the payment as per payment option will not have their applications assessed. please submit a soft copy of the receipt to mi.exchange@mq.edu.au, otherwise your application will not be assessed.

Payment Options: INTERNET TRANSFER
The details of the internet transfer are as follows:
Bank Name: National Australia Bank
Account Name: Macquarie University
BSB No.: 082 241
Account No.: 50 929 4937. please clearly indicate to the staff member at the Cashier’s Office the same reference details as above “H110 – Student ID”.
IN PERSON AT CASHIER OFFICE: located on the ground floor of the Lincoln Building. It is open from 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays).Credit cards, EFTPOS, and cheques are accepted at the Cashier’s Office. Please clearly indicate to the staff member at the Cashier’s Office the same reference details as above “H110 – Student ID”

Logistics Fees: Flight tickets is not included in program fee

Insurance: Students will have to purchase travel insurance for the duration of the program covering them from the date they depart Australia until the date that they return. Students will receive further information regarding this once they have been accepted into the program.

Program Costs: There is a compulsory program fee for this course of approximately 5,500AUD. See offered for more information on the financial support available.

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Summary
Explore major global issues and the inner workings of an intergovernmental organisation with experts from Rutgers University, the United Nations, and international NGOs. The program will focus on the UN’s core functions and roles in addressing global problems such as global security and conflict resolution, peace and human rights, international development, and climate change.

Area of study
Business; Education; Engineering and IT; Environment; Health and medical sciences; Law, security and intelligence; Media, creative arts, and communication; Science; Society, history and languages

Eligibility
Has a GPA requirement

Tags
Macquarie, Undergraduate, Global Issues, Short term, Exchange, Rutgers, US

Benefits
Travel Grant

Value
AU$1,500 minimum

Phone
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Email
mi.exchange@mq.edu.au

Apply URL
https://mqedu.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_6xtWaFwZoUxHDQ9

Closing dates URL
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Level of study
Undergraduate

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