Study Abroad

 

Travel and learn!

Beyond gaining a broader perspective about their discipline, employers know the study-abroad experiences help students gain maturity, independence, self-confidence, and cultural sensitivity – characteristics essential for success in nearly every field. According to a Leger Marketing poll, 82% of employers say that hiring individuals with international experience increases their company’s competitiveness. Study abroad can help you...

  • Mature personally and intellectually
  • Gain a new perspective on world affairs
  • Expand your cross-cultural communication and problem-solving skills
  • Prepare you to work in an increasingly fast-paced, diverse, and changing workplace
  • Broaden your academic horizons
  • Improve your language skills
  • Enhance your coursework upon return to campus

For more info please visit http://students.usask.ca/academics/goabroad/college-programs.php


Global Perspective

ARTS AND SCIENCE SUMMER STUDY TOUR TO CHINA

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Travel to Beijing and Nanjing, China
May 16 – 30, 2018
Application deadline: November 20, 2017

This study tour is co-organized by the Confucius Institute (CI) at the University of Saskatchewan and Beijing Institute of Technology (BIT) and is open to all Arts and Science students.

ALL expenses for the two-week Study tour (accommodation, meals and local transportation) will be covered by the CI Headquarters. Nominated participants will be qualified for a $1,250 scholarship from the College of Arts and Science to subsidize international travel.

During the tour students will:
  • Tour the Great Wall of China, the Forbidden City, the Confucius Temple, and many other historical sites
  • Visit Chinese Universities to compare Chinese and Canadian educational systems
  • Taste authentic Chinese food and local snacks
  • Experience Chinese culture: water painting, martial arts, calligraphy, and other cultural activities

All participants are required to attend a mandatory 26-hour Chinese language and cultural pre-departure workshop in 2018 Winter Term.

Eligibility:
  • Must be a current Arts and Science student
  • Must be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident
  • Minimum C.W.A. of 70% and have completed 30 credit units of university courses
Applications:
  • Students will submit an application form and a 2-3 minute introduction video detailing why they should attend the study tour to China.
  • Applications will be sent to LaVina Watts, Study Abroad Coordinator, Arts and Science – AandS.Abroad@usask.ca
  • Form and information can be downloaded below.
Information Sessions:
  • Oct 10th at 12:30-1:30pm in Arts 100
  • Oct 11th at 4:30pm – 5:30pm in Arts 217
Download Application Form     Download Information Sheet

For more information and Application details click here.

Or Contact
Ms. Dan Zhou, Confucius Institute
Arts 205
(306)966-1200
confucius.institute@usask.ca