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Short Program - Summer in Singapore
Singapore, Singapore (Outgoing Program)
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Program Description:
Summer in singapore


The Summer in Singapore course provides an opportunity for ANU students to participate in a partner program in Singapore during the ANU teaching break in June/July.

FASStrack Asia – is the summer school program offered by the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at the National University of Singapore (NUS), and will run for five weeks from Monday 19 June to Friday 21 July in 2017. ANU is offering eight sponsored places for ANU students to participate in this program in 2017. 

The program is taught in English, and if selected, you will be able to choose two political science, Asian studies, languages or geography courses. Some of these courses may also involve a one-week field trip to to a third country such as Taiwan, Korea, Indonesia or India. You will be living on the NUS campus during the experience. 
Further information on FASStrack Asia can be found here.

All you need to do is tell us in 300 words or less why this opportunity would benefit your studies at ANU and we will allocate places based on the best responses. Academic results will also be taken into consideration during the selection process. 


Under a special arrangement with NUS, successful applicants will be provided with:
  • Enrolment in the six unit ANU course, ASIA2105 Summer in Singapore (you will pay your tuition fees to ANU for this course, you are not required to pay tuition fees to NUS*)
  • $500 in funding support through the Engage Asia Travel Guarantee to each participant to assist with travel and/or accommodation costs.
  • A pre-depature session at ANU
  • Membership of an online ANU academic community during your overseas program
*If you nominate to undertake one of the field trip courses at NUS, you will be required to cover these additional costs yourself.

Eligibility Criteria

This opportunity is open to all ANU undergraduate students who are currently enrolled and have completed at least 24 units of study towards their ANU degree at the time of application.

Application Details

Complete the application form by Sunday 5th March 2017.

If you are successful, you will be advised of your application outcome by Wednesday 8th March and must be able to confirm your participation by Monday 13th March in order to meet the partner institution application deadlines.


Students participating in the FASStrack Asia program will stay on-campus at the NUS UTown residential colleges. Information on accommodation costs, as well as facilities can be found here

Other Costs

The costs of studying overseas vary greatly depending on your lifestyle and where you go. Major costs include your return airfare, accommodation and living expenses, which vary from country to country. Some partner universities may require you to pay for health insurance, orientation or extra-curricular activities.

Indicative travel and living costs can be found on websites such as:
Lonely Planet
STA Travel

For this study opportunity you will continue to pay your tuition fees to ANU, but you are exempt from paying tuition fees to the partner institution.

Funding Opportunities

If you are chosen to participate in this course in 2017, you will be supported by the Engage Asia Travel Guarantee, which is offered by the ANU College of Asia and the Pacific.

You may also be eligible to apply for OS-HELP, an Australian Government loan scheme designed to assist with overseas study costs. Further information can be found here.


Phone: 6125 3207

Dates / Deadlines:
Applications for this program are not currently open. If this is an ANU exchange program, you can view the next exchange program application opening dates and closing deadlines here.
This program is currently not accepting applications.

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