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Opportunities for students

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​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​School holiday language courses

Global Opportunities within DE International (DEi), in partnership with James Cook University (JCU) and The University of Queensland (UQ​) offer online and face-to-face language courses for Queensland state ​school students.

The courses aim to assist students with developing their international-mindedness, experience second language immersion and develop digital literacy.

Course costs are fully funded by Global Opportunities, DEi for successful applicants. You are encouraged to regularly visit this page for future program updates.

Global Competence and Leadership workshops​

The Global Opportunities unit within DEi, in partnership with The University of Queensland (UQ), offers fully funded Global Competence and Leadership face-to-face and online workshops for students in years 10 and 11 attending Queensland state schools.

The 1-day workshop provides the opportunity for young people to be inspired to explore the benefits of developing their global competence and forming networks with like-minded peers. Participants will also develop their leadership skills and capabilities through targeted sessions.

New workshops are being scheduled for 2022 so check back regularly for future course dates on this page.

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Upcoming and recent programs:

January 2022: The University of Queensland IML Language Enrichment Courses – face-to-face delivery

For students in Years 11–12 studying Chinese, Japanese, French, German or Spanish.

Course dates: 10–14 January 2022

Session time: 9.00am–12.30pm daily (3 hours class time with a 30-minute mid-session break daily)

Venue: The University of Queensland, St Lucia Campus

Cost: DEi will cover the costs of venue hire, tuition and course materials for all state school participants. Please refer to the EOI form for full terms and conditions.

Duty of care: All classes will be delivered by registered Queensland language teachers, with additional supervision provided by representatives of DEi.

How to apply: Applications are now closed. Please check back regularly for 2022 workshop updates.

January 2022: The University of Queensland IML Language Enrichment Courses – online delivery

For students in Years 9–12 studying Chinese, Japanese, French, German, Spanish or Italian.

Course dates: 10–14 January 2022

Session times:

  • Morning (10.00–11.30am) for students in Years 9–10 studying Japanese, German and Italian.
  • Afternoon (2.00–3.30pm) for Year 9–10 students studying Chinese, French and Spanish
  • Afternoon (2.00–4.00pm) for students in Years 11–12 studying Japanese, French, Chinese, Italian, Spanish and German.

Venue: Online via Zoom

Technical requirements: Participants will need access to a reliable internet connection, computer, headphones and a webcam.

Cost: DEi will fully-fund program costs for successful state school students. Please refer to the EOI form for full terms and conditions.

How to apply: Applications are now closed. Please check back regularly for 2022 workshop updates.

September 2021: Global Competence and Leadership workshop – face-to-face delivery

Applications are currently closed. Please check back regularly for 2022 workshop updates.

Global Competence and Leadership workshop for students in years 10 and 11 attending Queensland state schools.

Course dates: This workshop was held in the September 2021 school holidays. 2022 workshop dates are yet to be confirmed.

Time: Full day workshop (8.45am–3.00pm)

Delivery mode: Face-to-face

Venue: The University of Queensland, St Lucia campus

Cost: DEi will fully fund program costs and catering for successful state school students. Travel and any accommodation costs are not covered.

How to apply: Applications are currently closed. Please check back regularly for 2022 workshop updates or read about our other programs above.

Contact

Global Opportunities
Global Engagement Unit
DE International
Phone: (07) 3513 5756
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Last updated 23 December 2021