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Student Ambassador Program to Thailand

Experience all that Thailand has to offer while gaining credit towards your ECU degree by participating in the two-week Ambassador Program to Thailand in 2012.  The program is conducted in conjunction with Khon Kaen University, one of ECU's partners in teaching and research in Thailand.  The program will have an Environmental Science and Conservation focus but is open to students from other disciplines.

When will the program run?

Two weeks from the end of November to mid-December, 2012

Where will I go on the program?

Khon Kaen, Thailand

What activities will be included in the program?

The Ambassador Tour to Thailand will provide you with a great outbound study experience with a focus on Environmental Science and Conservation.

How much will the program cost?

Costs for the Ambassador Program to Thailand 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 $1500 (conditions apply) towards tour costs.

Who is eligible for the program?

To apply for this program, students must:

  • be a second or third year undergraduate or a postgraduate student;
  • be in Good Academic Standing; and
  • have a WAM (weighted average mark) 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 Course Coordinator  

You must seek approval from the relevant unit and 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 application.

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

For more information about the Ambassador Program to Thailand and how to apply, contact:

Dave Blake

Lecturer - School of Natural Sciences

Telephone: (61 8) 6304 5069


Applications for the Ambassador Program to Thailand will close Monday 20 August, 2012.

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