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AIM Overseas Media in Fashion Florence Short-term Study Abroad
Florence, Italy (Outgoing Program)
Summer (Dec - Feb)
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|Restrictions:||Sydney applicants only|
|Program Type:||Non-Exchange Short-Term||Short-term Type:||Company Visits, Coursework|
|Short-term Duration:||4 weeks|
Media and Communication for the Fashion Industry
|Program description||This January course allows students a unique perspective on the Italian fashion industry and the role of fashion week and communication and media.
The course starts during Pitti Imagine (Florence Fashion Week) where students will attend a selection of industry shows as well as events sponsored by local industry and retailers. The following weeks are a combination of lectures and industry- related visits that are based around the local textile production and designers as well as the use of social media in fashion communication. The program will culminate in the production of a fashion blog in which students will put their personal and creative mark on their introduction to the alta moda italiana.
|Relevant subject areas||Media and Communication
|Program dates||8 January – 4 February 2017
|Application deadline||Friday, 30 September 2016
|Places available||AIM Overseas programs are highly competitive and fill up fast so be sure to get your application in as early as possible.
|Eligibility criteria||When researching the AIM Overseas programs, be sure to consider whether you meet the published pre-requisites. You should contact AIM Overseas for course syllabi and discuss whether the program meets your academic requirements by discussing it with your course coordinator at the University of Sydney.
|Credit/Not-for-credit||Please contact your faculty office with the below form to submit an application for credit. Participation in any AIM Overseas program does not guarantee credit and will require faculty assessment of individual applications-for-credit.
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|Language||Classes are instructed in English.
|Fees and scholarships||2017 Total Program Fee: $5,590 AUD
Additional costs (not included in program fee): Airfare, travel insurance, personal expenses.
OS-HELP loans may be available to eligible students enrolled in a Commonwealth supported place where the program is approved for credit prior to departure. Application required.
|Location overview||Italy is an extraordinary feast of heart-thumping, soul stirring art, food and landscapes. Being the epicentre of the Roman Empire and birthplace of the Renaissance, this place is filled with culture. You can stand in the presence of Michelangelo’s David, Sistine Chapel frescoes, Botticelli’s Birth of Venus, and Primavera, and Da Vinci’s Last Supper. Italy has more UNESCO world heritage cultural sites than any other country on Earth.
Florence, is a riverside city that is large on the world’s ‘must-see’ list – magnetic, romantic and busy. Its urban fabric has hardly changed since the Renaissance, its narrow streets evoke a thousand tales, and its food and wine are so wonderful the tag ‘Fiorentina’ has become an international label of quality assurance.
The best-known site of Florence is the domed cathedral of the city, Santa Maria del Fiore, known as The Duomo. The nearby Campanile (partly designed by Giotto) and the Baptistery buildings are also highlights. The dome, 600 years after its completion, is still the largest dome built in brick and mortar in the world. In 1982, the historic centre of Florence was declared a World Heritage Site by the UNESCO.
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