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Student Ambassador Program to China

Experience all that China has to offer while gaining credit towards your ECU degree by participating in the two-week Ambassador Program to China in 2013. The program is conducted in conjunction with Shanghai University of Electric Power (SUEP), one of ECU's partners in teaching and research in China. The program will have an Engineering focus but is open to students from other disciplines. 

When will the program run?

Two weeks in late November and early December, 2013 (exact dates to be confirmed)

Where will I go on the program?

Shanghai, China

What activities will be included in the program?

The Ambassador Program to China will provide you with a great outbound study experience with a focus on Engineering.

How much will the program to cost?

Costs for the Ambassador Program to China are currently being confirmed and will be updated on the web page shortly.

Can I receive financial assistance towards the program costs?

Eligible students will receive a subsidy of $1,000 (conditions apply) towards program costs.

Who is eligible for the program?

To apply for this program, students must:

  • be an undergraduate or postgraduate student;
  • have completed one full time semester at ECU at the time of application; and
  • be in Good Academic Standing and have a WAM (weighted average mark/course average) of 50 or greater.

Can I gain academic credit for the program?

You may be able to receive academic credit for the Ambassador Program through the following units:

  • ISS3101 (UG) or ISS5101 (PG) International Science Project unit; or 
  • appropriate project-focused core unit approved by your Course Coordinator 

You must seek approval from the relevant unit coordinator as well as your course coordinator to obtain credit for the Ambassador Program (see study tour application form).

Additionally, if seeking credit for ISS3101 or ISS5101 you must also submit a project proposal with your study tour application form.

How can I find further information about the program and how do I apply?

For more information about the Ambassador Program to China, contact:

A/Prof Laichang Zhang

School of Engineering

Telephone: (61 8) 6304 2322


To apply for the Ambassador Program to China, download and submit the study tour application form as well as the project proposal (if you want to receive credit for ISS3101/ISS5101).

Please note that electronic applications are preferred. Contact A/Prof Laichang Zhang if you are unable to submit your application electronically.

Applications close Friday 31 August, 2013.

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