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21 July – 25 August 2017
The Global Challenge Project brings together university students from different countries and cultures, to focus on finding solutions to the world's serious problems. It is hoped that your new ideas, unique experiences, strengths and vision, will combine to produce truly global solutions. You will develop and share your ideas with the help of Massey senior academics.
During this four week programme, you will:
As you work together, you will begin to develop a global mind-set and acquire new skills in areas of negotiation and critical thinking. Topics of instruction will include research skills, writing research reports and presenting research results. Throughout the programme, English language support will be provided.
Prior to arriving in New Zealand, you will be carefully matched to other participants from around the world with complimentary skills and knowledge, and a diversity of experiences to best equip and challenge your group to seek innovative and universally applicable solutions.
Online Component: 31 July - 11 August 2017
New Zealand Component: 14 August - 25 August 2017
CREDITS: You will receive a Certificate of Participation after successfully completing the course. Ask your home university if this programme is eligible for credit.
REQUIREMENTS: Completion of one year of university level study and Permission from your home university. Minimum Upper Intermediate level of English (IELTS 5.0 or equivalent). An online English Language test available for participants.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: 30 June 2017
Students who would like to have a longer experience in New Zealand can add the Global Challenge Project on to a longer period of Intensive English study at Massey University.
Depending on where the programme falls during your summer break, you can either arrive early or stay after the programme to make the most of your trip to New Zealand and see even better results.
Please notify us if you are interested in this option and we will work with you to create an experience that meets your needs.
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Last updated on Thursday 22 September 2016