Published: 5 March 2018
The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) at the National University of Singapore will be offering FASStrack Asia: The Summer School 2018 from 25 June to 27 July 2018. This summer school is open to all NUS students across different faculties, local University students as well as international students from around the world.
This 5-week summer school will focus on Asian-related topics and issues to offer students an insight into the fastest-growing region in the world. Courses are offered in different disciplines such as Asian Studies, Sociology, Geography as well as Public Health with special emphasis on various Asian regions. There are also Asian language classes on offer. Some of these courses feature a 7 to 9 days’ field trip to countries such as Taiwan, Korea, India, Indonesia, as well as local field trips in Singapore.
Students get to stay on-campus at NUS’ residential colleges and combine living, studying and playing on-campus for a comprehensive summer experience in NUS. To encourage diversity and cultural exchange, international students will study and live with NUS students and other international students from top universities around the world, join in social activities to learn about Singapore, and get an opportunity to explore the rest of Asia!
Students should apply directly to NUS FASStrack program via their by 15 March 2018. Students must also complete this Gifu-city Overseas Short Course Application Form at the time of applying to NUS.
If you wish to transfer credit for the program, you must first seek approval from your faculty for credit transfer through Cross-Institutional Enrolment. For more information see - Applying for credit and funding for your overseas short course.
The price of tuition is S$2,965 per course, which unfortunately is not able to be waived as we do not have any opportunities for Exchange places.
There are 15 scholarships of $3,000 available (must be an Australian citizen to apply) through the New Columbo Plan Program. Please indicate in your Short Course application form if you are eligible for this scholarship.
All programs involve some degree of risk to participants. If you choose to source a provider on your own, please remember to do some research on them first and ensure that they are a legitimate organisation and that the product they offer will definitely meet your requirements. Students are therefore advised to undertake their own risk assessment before departure and any participation in these programs is at their own risk.
All students should register their travel with Gifu-city. You should also undertake a risk assessment before heading overseas. For more information see How to prepare for departure.
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