Learn French in New Caledonia
Want to spend 2 weeks in beautiful New Caledonia and improve your French?
An exciting opportunity is available for Newcastle students to undertake a 2 week study tour to New Caledonia during the Sem 2 2017 mid semester break.
Student Testimonials from 2016 program
“Overall, this trip was incredible. It notably improved my French skills and broadened my life experience. Cultural immersion is definitely an experience that I would recommend to anyone studying a language, and more broadly to anyone looking to broaden their world view. This trip gave me skills that I will keep throughout my whole adult life” Amanda Keast (read her full blog here)
|Program Dates||18 September to 29 September 2017|
|Language course||30 hours of French Language for all levels from beginner to advanced|
To undertake this experience, you must be enrolled in one of the following courses for Semester 2 2017:
The emphasis will be on developing listening and speaking skills. Students will still be required to undertake the assessments outlined in the courses above. Students will however be able to take advantage of the linguistic immersion to undertake their speaking assessment while overseas.
|Type of Accommodation||Participants of this program enjoy basic resort-style accommodation / rooms, at a full-service hotel in Noumea. Conveniently situated opposite the Anse Vata Bay and Beach (the city’s largest), this resort provides all the basics - comfort, cleanliness, safety and convenience.Shared room or Single available.|
This program fee includes:
|Financial Assistance||*OS-HELP deferred HELP debt loan up to $6470. Academic credit is required; have completed 80 units of study, and have 10 units remaining on return. |
*Global Traveller Grant: Students can apply for a $750 Travel Grant from UON Global.
This program is administered in conjunction with CISaustralia.
If you are interested in undertaking this opportunity, please submit an Expression of Interest by 30 July 2017. (Select the program 'University of Newcastle September in Noumea, New Caledonia: September 2017' as your first program preference)