China Study Tour

UPCOMING TOURS

2018 Confucius Institute Emerging Leaders Study Program

November 24 - December 6

The 2018 Confucius Institute Emerging Leaders Study Program offers a fantastic opportunity for students and young professionals to learn about Chinese language and culture and the modern Chinese economy through a Nanjing University language short-course and business visits. The tour includes a number of business visits, briefings and cultural activities.  The tour includes visits to Beijing, the political centre of China, Nanjing, China’s ancient capital and place of one of China’s Top 5 Universities (Nanjing University) and Shanghai, the international financial and commercial centre of China.

Register your interest by paying the deposit via the Asialink E-cart.

This two week tour is subsidised by Confucius Institute Headquarters, offering a cost-effective option for participants. Total cost of the program is $2,800. Total cost covers:

  • International flights
  • Nanjing University tuition
  • Twin share accommodation
  • Cost of visa application and processing
  • Most meals
  • Business visits and professional development learning program
  • Entry tickets and activity fees
  • In-country transport
  • Tour leader (University of Melbourne staff member)

Highlights at Nanjing University include:

  1. Intensive Chinese language course.
  2. Business networking event with EMBA students.
  3. Direct interaction with the members of the Chinese Folk Orchestra.

The tour is open to any students or young professionals that are non-Chinese nationals. You do not need to be a student of the University of Melbourne or have studied Chinese previously to join this tour.

Registrations

To secure your place please pay your deposit via the Asialink e-cart. Please note depending on demand the tour may book out prior so we recommend registering as early as possible.

Please contact lyhao@unimelb.edu.au or 90358204 for more information.

Please click here to view the 2018 draft itinerary.

 


2018 China Arts Study Program

22 September - 2 October 2018

art tour 2018

The Confucius Institute at the University of Melbourne is pleased to provide the China Arts Study Program, in partner with Asia Education Foundation, which offers a fantastic opportunity to learn about Chinese arts and culture through a ten-day study program to Shanghai, Hangzhou and Beijing, led by accomplished Chinese-Australian Calligraphy and Chinese Painting Master Mr. Xu Huawen. The tour will include gallery visits, exchanges with local artists and a visit to the Shanghai Ballet School.

Register your interest by paying the deposit via the Asialink E-Cart.

We aim to provide you with the very best value for an incredibly intense schedule of activity. Allow 2,950.00 per person, twin share, for the study program land costs. The cost covers:

  • 3-4star accommodation
  • experienced group leader
  • ground transport as listed in the itinerary, private coach
  • Workshop tuition fees
  • meals included in the itinerary
  • packed drinking water service on tours
  • entrance fees to sites listed in the itinerary
  • pre-departure webinar
  • briefing resource and Online companion document
  • risk management
  • Post program evaluation survey and certificate

This program is open to anyone with an interest in the arts or Chinese culture. You do not need to be an arts teacher or have studied Chinese arts previously to join the program.

Registrations

To secure your place please pay your deposit via the Asialink e-cart. Please note depending on demand the tour may book out prior so we recommend registering as early as possible.

Please contact lyhao@unimelb.edu.au or 90358204 for more information.

Please click here to view the 2018 draft itinerary.

 


PAST TOURS

Confucius Thought for School Leadership - China Study Program

October 16 – 27 2015

Asia Education Foundation and the Confucius Institute at the University of Melbourne have partnered to bring a unique study programme for school leaders. This program has been subsidised by Hanban Confucius Institute Headquarters in China so not only offers a unique opportunity for school leaders but also offers great value.  

Accompanied by Julia Gong, the Director of the Confucius Institute at the University of Melbourne, participants will spend time in four key locations – Beijing, Qufu, Nanjing and Shanghai – to understand contemporary China and future impact on world affairs and education with an historic context.  

Share leadership experience with peers in China in a  leadership forum , and gain a deep understanding of the Confucius thought on school leadership.

Participants from Australia will meet with Australian Education International and Austrade staff to expand knowledge of Australia-China bilateral relations and the importance of educational linkages. The group will also take the high speed train to Qufu, home of the Confucius Temple, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Qufu is famously known as the birthplace of Confucius. 

With a Hanban Scholarship (for the first 15 participants), the total cost to participants is only $4,380.00. This includes international airfares, visa, as single room accommodation and all land costs including meals. Victorian and Tasmanian school leaders are invited to submit an expression of Interest by Friday 29 May 2015.

Please complete the Expression of Interest and email to Supreya Blyth: s.blyth@asialink.unimelb.edu.au 

For the full itinerary or further information please call Supreya on 03 8344 3590 or email. 


2014 Confucius Institute Art and Cultural Tour : 22 November - 2 December

The 2014 Confucius Institute Art Study Tour offers a fantastic opportunity to learn about Chinese arts and culture through a ten day study tour to Shanghai, Suzhou and Beijing, led by accomplished Chinese-Australian painter Mr. Xu Huawen. The tour will include gallery visits, exchanges with local artists and a visit to the Shanghai Ballet School. The tour is open to anyone with an interest in the arts or Chinese culture. You do not need to be enrolled at the University of Melbourne or have studied Chinese arts previously to join this tour.

Confucius Institute Student and Alumni Study Tour

30/11/2013 – 12/12/2013

The 2013 Confucius Institute Study Tour offers a fantastic opportunity for CI students, alumni, family and friends to put their existing Chinese skills into practice, as well as extending their abilities through a one week intensive Nanjing University language course. The tour includes a number of cultural activities and sightseeing trips in Beijing, Nanjing and Shanghai.