You do not want miss the once-in-a-lifetime chance to study abroad in one of the most beautiful cities on Earth. You will love the crystal clear blue waters, the breathtaking mountains, and everything in between. But there is more to Cape Town than its beauty: its dynamic society is ever-changing and growing, and you can witness it first-hand. Immerse yourself in the African culture and explore one of the most diverse environments in the world. We know you will agree that studying in Cape Town will make you feel like you are on top of the world. Cape Town Summer Surrounded by mountains and the sea near the southern tip of Africa, Cape Town is one of the most beautiful cities in the world. It is also an ideal location to experience the dynamic change in a country that is highly developed, but where millions live in poverty. You witness and participate in the South African effort to deliver health care effectively to the poorer urban and rural residents. Designed for students interested in health-related careers, this program enables you to examine health care delivery in South Africa. Field visits and placements in the townships surrounding Cape Town and a week-long rural excursion in the northern part of South Africa provide firsthand experience with the many health issues that plague South Africa, and the national effort to improve public health.Interested in seeing our Center through a Virtual Tour? Check out https://www.iesabroad.org/study-abroad/virtual-tours to learn more!
Diversity Abroad & University of Auckland are proud to announce a new partnership for study abroad. Apply today for a full scholarship (~$7500 USD) towards your study abroad program with University of Auckland. Students who apply but are not selected will be eligible to receive one of five $730 (or ~$1,000 NZD) Travel Scholarships as well. Scholarship funds may only be applied towards University of Auckland programs. For additional information and instructions on how to apply for an program, please visit www.auckland.ac.nz/studyabroad
Medical Practice & Policy Engage in a unique pre-medical experience by learning from local medical doctors and researchers, focusing on how research translates into medical practices, and how patient data translates back into research.IS THIS PROGRAM FOR YOU?It’s a good fit if you have an interest in:BiologyBiomedicine/BiotechnologyPre-Medicine/Health Science CORE COURSE Translational Medicine: From Bench to Bedside Fall/Spring, 3 Credits This course provides you with insight into state-of-the-art research and research application in the medical field. You interact with practitioners, medical researchers and other scientists, who specialize in research in selected acute and chronic diseases. The emphasis is on the dynamic relationship between laboratory research and bedside application with the purpose of providing optimal patient therapies. You learn how research results guide clinical therapies, and vice versa. Doctors and scientists provide real-life examples of translational medicine practices and give you exposure to analyzing and developing diagnostic tools and treatment protocols.Week-Long Study Tour: London Core Course Week: Study tour within Sweden + a two-day seminar in Stockholm Prerequisites: One year of biology and one year of chemistry at university level. Note: Please be aware that this course does not provide medical training corresponding to that of medical students and does not include shadowing of doctors or physical examination of patients. Visit our website for a list of additional electives!
The Intern Group provides an all-inclusive internship program in Latin America. We have chosen the emerging economy of Colombia for our program because of its combination of professional opportunities and culture. Take this chance to stand out by exploring the world and gaining real world experience. By partnering with a range of great companies and NGOs, our Latin America program will help you define your path and give you a competitive edge. We've previously placed interns at leading companies like Plaza Mayor, FIFA, & Bancolombia (LATAM's largest investment bank). Apply now to our award-winning program, as featured in CNN, TIME and Forbes.
Volunteering abroad offers a unique opportunity for personal growth while making significant contributions to the local community. Open your heart, lend a hand, and seize the day as you embark on a purpose-filled adventure! API has developed strong relationships with conservation groups, animal rescue centers, orphanages, schools, hospitals, and non-profit organizations abroad. We will work with your skills and preferences to best match your passions with the availability, needs, and objectives of the local host community. API will provide you with the support and security you need to successfully plan your volunteer abroad adventure!
Learn about health policy. Practice Spanish. Witness a changing Cuba.Gain insight into a vastly different approach to healthcare as you explore the Cuban medical system and its contributions to the field. Cuba, renowned for health outcomes exceeding those of the wealthiest countries, is an ideal place to consider current debates about accessibility and rising costs. Havana, a bustling city of over two million, is a complex mix of people, history, and the arts and offers endless opportunities to explore. Your coursework provides the background on Cuban healthcare and sets the context for afternoon site visits. Outside of class, practice your Spanish language skills during activities with Cuban high school students and discover the intricacies of this beautiful Caribbean island nation.
As one of Ecuador’s top rated universities, Universidad Espiritu Santo has something for everyone with its wide range of subjects. Students can choose to take Spanish language courses along with a variety of other classes in either English or Spanish, depending on the student’s Spanish proficiency. Students also have the opportunity to participate in a service learning internship where they work in local community organizations. This gives students a chance to learn more about the social needs of the city and contribute in a way that enhances their studies. Universidad Espiritu Santo’s modern campus is complete with a sports complex and pool, music and TV studios, and a student-run restaurant.
Every year hundreds of students from around the world are welcomed to the University of Sydney through our Sydney Abroad program. Some come for our academic reputation and our wide range of courses, while others wish to experience our vibrant student life bolstered by our guaranteed housing and unique Internship Program. Whatever the reason, join us and find out why we’re Australia’s favourite option. There are many points of differentiation that make the University of Sydney the best option for students in Australia and specifically in Sydney. These include: • We have the largest selection of subjects offered by any university in Australia: over 3000 units of study available across 16 Faculties • Guaranteed accommodation - modern, clean and well-equipped accommodation at Urbanest with a mixed international/domestic student population and all within a 5 minute walk to campus • Internships - credit-bearing industry or research placement run internally by the Sydney Abroad team to facilitate best-fit matching between student and host • Mates abroad and social calendar - opt-in mentor program for students to meet Australian students, ease their transition into Sydney life, foster an international culture, and share exciting adventures in Australia together • Campus culture– ranked 1st for the best student experience in Australia: there are more than 200 student clubs and societies, 43 which are sports clubs, 12 cafes and 8 bars on campus, 4 live performance spaces and 2 fitness centres We sit in the top 0.3 percent of universities worldwide, ensuring that Australian innovation and research is recognised on the international stage. Ranked 45th in the world in the 2015/16 QS World University Rankings and consistently within the top three in Australia, the University of Sydney is one of the country’s leading research-intensive universities and oldest member of the prestigious Group of Eight. Ranked 45th in the world in the 2015/16 QS World University Rankings and consistently within the top three in Australia, the University of Sydney is one of the country’s leading research universities and the eldest member of the prestigious Group of Eight. Sydney ranks first as the world’s most friendliest city for tourists* and is Australia’s most liveable city.** Our programs - 1 or 2 semesters - Short term: 6 week intensive option 27 May - 8 July 2017 - Spring friendly - full semester mimicking the Spring - Gap and first year - option for students without a home institution or in their first year of study
King's College London Health and Society is a unique opportunity in the UK to have a clinical placement—examples include primary care practices, walk-in centers, and sexual health centers. Course topics may focus on national health systems and medical practice, as well as medicinal ethics, anthropology and humanities. If you’re pursuing a career in medicine and have a strong academic background in biology, this could be a good option for you.Your program will consist of a clinical placement, a cornerstone course, and three additional classes. You’ll shadow clinicians and other health practitioners, attend lectures from leading academics, and evaluate health care related literature.Located on the South Bank of the Thames at Guy’s Campus—home to the School of Biomedical and Health Sciences, the Dental Institute, and the School of Medicine—this is a fashionable area near the Borough Market, Southwark Cathedral, and Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre.You should select the Health & Society program option when applying if you think this is the right fit for you—note the early deadline!
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