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CIVL5330 Global Engineering Fieldwork Program
Gujarat, India (Outgoing Program)
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Program Terms: Summer (Dec - Feb)
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Restrictions: Sydney applicants only
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Level:
Undergraduate
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Language/s:
English
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Agreement Scope:
Engineering and Information Technologies
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Program Type:
Non-Exchange Short-Term
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Short-term Type:
Field School
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Short-term Duration:
2 weeks
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About

CIVL5330 Global Engineering Fieldwork Program?

Location: Pune, Maharashtra, India
Program dates: 2 December 2018 - 16 December 2018
Application deadline: 14 September 2018
Duration: 2 weeks


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In 2017, The University of Sydney introduced a new major in Humanitarian Engineering. This major is the first of its kind in Australia and includes an elective fieldwork unit of study - CIVL5330 - that consists of a two-week educational study tour designed to provide students with the opportunity to develop a deeper understanding of the role design and technology plays in creating positive change within disadvantaged communities.

During fieldwork, students will gain hands-on experience to develop their humanitarian engineering, while interacting with local communities. Students will also attend workshops and activities run by local community leaders during the course of the two weeks. 
In order to run this field work unit, the University of Sydney partners with Authentica for accommodation and logistics

Read about February 2018’s Humanitarian Engineering Design Summit
 

Academic Information

Language: Classes are instructed in English.
Relevant subject areas: Civil Engineering
Academic credit: Students undertaking the unit will be enrolled in the course code CIVL5330


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Useful Information 

Location overview
Pune is a sprawling city in the western Indian state of Maharashtra. It was once the base of the Peshwas (prime ministers) of the Maratha Empire, which lasted from 1674 to 1818. It's known for the grand Aga Khan Palace, built in 1892 and now a memorial to Mahatma Gandhi, whose ashes are preserved in the garden. The 8th-century Pataleshwar Cave Temple is dedicated to the Hindu god Shiva.

Accommodation
Participants will stay at the Fortune Inn Exotica.

Read about February 2018’s Humanitarian Engineering Design Summit

Contact for more information
Emmeline Yeo
School Administration Officer
Phone: 02 9351 5438
engineering.humanitarian@sydney.edu.au
 

Finances

Scholarships: Forty (40) New Colombo Plan (NCP) mobility grants will be available to eligible undergraduate University of Sydney students who satisfy the NCP criteria (value $3000). There are also scholarships available for international students.

Travel insurance: If you are approved by the University of Sydney to participate in this program you will be covered by the University's Student Travel Insurance Policy. This is a complementary policy to cover you for the duration of your University of Sydney mobility experience. Please refer to the Audit and Risk Management website for all travel insurance queries.
 
Other costs: Flights, visa, accommodation, meals, other travel 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.  
 

How to Apply

Applications for the CIVL5330 Global Fieldwork India Program 2018 have NOW opened. Please apply here for the program: http://bit.ly/india-apply

If you have any questions about this program, please feel free to contact us at global.shortterm@sydney.edu.au
 


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