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Shanghai International Sister Cities Youth Camp—China

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Due to circumstances surrounding COVID-19, some Global Opportunities programs may be affected. Please contact global.opportunities@qed.qld.gov.au for further information.

Opportunity overview

Queensland and Shanghai commenced a sister state relationship in 1989 and the Shanghai International Sister Cities Youth Camp has been held annually since 2009. Up to 5 Queensland state high school students have the opportunity to enhance their Chinese-language skills whilst engaging with students from around the world, during a 2-week cultural immersion program in China. Students will represent Queensland and undertake cultural activities throughout the 2-week program.

Program details

  • 2-week program.
  • The program is open to up to 5 Queensland (state) high school students and provides opportunity for students to experience a different culture and improve language skills.
  • One chaperone will accompany the group for the duration of the tour.
  • Accommodation and most meals provided at the institute (dormitory style, twin/triple share).
  • Final itinerary and details will be provided in an information session or workshop which the successful students and their families are required to attend.
  • The teacher chaperone will be required to assist with the program planning, selection of students and pre/post-departure tasks.
  • Students must have parental/guardian consent to submit an application.
  • Student applications need to be submitted via the school and only 1 student application per school will be accepted.

Program inclusions

  • Return airfares
  • Land travel
  • Travel insurance
  • Accommodation
  • Most meals
  • Visa (if required)

Key dates

Application period: Applications open October (the year before travel).

Travel period: July – August

Application

For students

Applications are now closed.

For teachers

Applications are now closed.

Contact

Global Opportunities
Global Engagement Unit
DE International
Phone: (07) 3513 5756
Email: global.opportunities@qed.qld.gov.au

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Last updated 29 October 2020