OSSE300/500

14 day China Study Program in Trimester 3 2019

(22 October 2019 - 5 November 2019)

The UNE Law School will offer students an exciting opportunity to participate in a 14 day China Study Program in Trimester 3 2019. Law students are invited to submit an expression of interest, by 30 April 2019.  The program provides students a fabulous opportunity to learn the Chinese legal system, to build international network, and to explore China’s rich history and culture.

The program introduces students to the Chinese legal system (both mainland and Hong Kong). In addition to classroom lectures and discussions, student’s learning experience will be enriched through a series of field trips, and professional visits including:

  • Prominent law firms in Beijing, Shanghai, and Hong Kong
  • Top Chinese law schools in Beijing, Shanghai, and Yantai
  • Australian Embassy in China
  • Field trips, professional visits, and cultural activities are subject to change and confirmation.

The program also includes memorable cultural activities. Students will visit the UNESCO world heritage sites such as the Great Wall of China and the Forbidden City (Imperial Palace of the Ming and Qing Dynasties) in Beijing. Students will also have the opportunity to explore major cultural attractions in Shanghai and Hong Kong, such as Yu Garden, local wet market and community centre in Shanghai, and Victoria Harbour, in Hong Kong.

Dates:  22 October 2019 - 5 November 2019

Estimated cost: AU $5,690 per person (sharing in a twin room), including international airfares (ex-Sydney), travel in country, most meals and all activities.

Travel Destinations:  Beijing, Shanghai, Yantai, and Hong Kong

Eligibility:  students in both undergraduate and postgraduate programs (on-campus and online). Undergraduate students must have completed 48 credit points by the end of T1 2019 and receive permission from the Head of School. Postgraduate students must receive permission from the Head of School to be enrolled in OSSE300 or OSSE500 unit. Assessment will be undertaken during and after the trip.

Subsidy and Financial Assistance:

The New Colombo Plan Mobility Program provides UNE Law School funding to support 20 students (AUD$3,000 each) to participate in the 2019 China Study Program. The application is highly competitive. To see if you are eligible, please refer to 3.2 students https://dfat.gov.au/people-to-people/new-colombo-plan/mobility-program/Pages/mobility-program-guidelines-2019.aspx#3.

Undergraduate students (Australian Citizens only) are able to apply for OS-Help Assistance (provided by the Australian Government) for the cost of the tour. Conditions apply. For students who may be working and /or studying, and in areas of relevance to the visit and study content, this program may offer taxation benefits. However, please refer to your financial advisor.

For enquiries please contact the Academic Manager Ms Carmel Velleley or the Unit Coordinator Dr Ying Chen.

To read about one of our student's experience from OSSE 2018 please visit the School of Law Blog