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Queensland STEM Student Program to Hiroshima and Kyoto - Japan

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Opportunity overview

High performing students will experience a 15-day program, enjoying school life and visiting cultural and historical sites in Hiroshima and Kyoto, Japan. Students will improve their language proficiency and engage in industry visits where they will see real life examples of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) applications.

This tour is targeting students who would otherwise not have the opportunity to experience another culture in an international environment.

Program details

  • 15-day study tour.
  • The study tour is open to 13 Queensland students and provides the opportunity for students to experience a different culture and school life, and improve language skills.
  • Two teacher chaperones will accompany the group for the duration of the tour.
  • Accommodation and most meals (homestay).
  • Final itinerary and details will be provided in an information session or workshop which the successful students are required to attend.
  • Teacher chaperones will be required to assist with the tour planning, selection of students and pre-departure sessions.
  • Students must have prior parent/guardian consent.

Program inclusions

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

Key dates

Application period

Applications are open October (the year before travel) to March. Applications are now closed.

Travel period

December.

Application

For students

Who can apply?

Year 10 students in the year of travel studying Japanese, with a strong interest in continuing language and STEM studies.

Students must be from Queensland state school sector and nominated by the school principal.

How to apply

Applications are now closed.

For teachers

Who can apply?

Current teachers, teaching Japanese language and/or STEM subject at a Queensland state school.

How to apply

Applications are now closed.

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Last updated 27 August 2019