Student Network Programmes and Travel Grants

Who: Auckland University Students
Where: Edinburgh, Eastern Russia and Other Locations
When: June/July 2017
Cost: Costs covered for most programmes
Deadline: 20 March 2017


What: Enrich your University education by interacting and learning with other talented students from around the world

Network programmes are popular for students looking to cram a lot of international experience into a short time. They offer a unique combination of interdisciplinary academic or leadership content, networking, and cultural and social activities.

How it works

  • Most places are limited
  • Students must be nominated by their university
  • The International Office manages this process at the University of Auckland. It also offers travel grants for students to attend selected programmes
  • Different events are advertised as information becomes available. They are promoted in faculties and by Auckland Abroad
  • Travel grants are only available for some network programmes
  • The costs covered by the grant can also vary, so check the details before you apply

Universitas 21 Undergraduate Research Conference

Future Societies, Global Citizens

26-30 June 2017
The University of Edinburgh

Opportunity for Honours and research-active
undergraduate students

This conference attracts students from a wide range of disciplines. Participants have the opportunity to polish their presentation
skills, showcase their research and connect with students from around the world. It includes field trips and social activities.

Up to three students enrolled at the University of Auckland will be selected to participate in this event alongside students from our 24 U21 partner universities. The University will provide economy airfares and accommodation costs for selected students. There is no registration fee.

APRU Undergraduate Leaders Program

Global Challenges for New Generation in Asia-Pacific Region

1-12 July 2017
Far Eastern Federal University, Russia
Opportunity for Undergraduate Students (second year and above).

This is an annual 2-week program attracting student leaders from a variety of disciplines. It focuses on leadership development, innovation and cultural exchange. It includes theme-related lectures and seminars as well as cultural and social activities.

Up to 3 students enrolled at the University of Auckland will be selected to participate in this event alongside students from our APRU partner universities. The University will provide economy airfares for selected students. For this programme, the University will also cover a USD$500 registration fee. This includes shared accommodation and some meals.

Other opportunities include:

U21 Summer School Fabricating Design Spaces
26 June – 14 July 2017

U21 Health Sciences Summer School
Global Health and the Social Determinants of Health
16-28 July 2017

Apply: https://www.auckland.ac.nz/en/study/programmes-and-courses/360-auckland-abroad/short-term-opportunities/student-network-programmes-travel-grants.html