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  1. SAF Taiwan 15F-7, NO. 186, Wen-Shin Rd. Sec. 1 Taichung City, 408 Taiwan Tel: (0)4-2472-8677 Fax: (0)4-2472-8655 www.studyabroadfoundation.org/taiwan Dylan Powell SAF Taiwan Director Sylvia Huang SAF Taiwan Manager

  2. INDEX What Is Study Abroad?什麼是海外學習? Study Abroad Foundation (SAF) / SAF 簡介 SAF Member Universities / SAF 海外合作大學 SAF Programs / SAF課程 SAF Benefits/ SAF 服務 SAF Programs Application Process / 申請步驟 SAF Student Support Services/ 學生支援服務 Program Fees / 課程費用 Inquiries and Q & A / 問與答

  3. Section 1 What is Study Abroad? 什麼是海外學習?

  4. What is Study Abroad?什麼是海外學習? Study Abroad is opportunity to study at a foreign university for one year or one semester including English language learning as part of the program (if required). Academic credit transfer between universities is arranged whenever possible. 海外學習是學生前往海外國家修讀一學期或一學年的專業科目,包含英語課程 (若有要求) ,完成課程回台後,學生海外所修讀的科目學分,可以在原就讀學校辦理適當的學分抵免

  5. Why Study Abroad? Education體驗海外教育 To experience education in a new environment using different teaching methods English Skills提升英語能力 You will become fluent in English Cultural拓展國際觀 To extend your knowledge and understanding of other cultures Employment/ Jobs增加競爭優勢/就業競爭力 Bosses want to hire people with international experience and English fluency You will get a job easier, and get promoted faster with these skills To prepare for a masters/ PhD abroad提前為攻讀碩士/博士學位做準備 International experience will help you get accepted, and it will help you succeed Personal Development自我成長 Become more confident and grow as an individual Adventure增加人生經驗 For a fun, challenging new experience you will remember for a lifetime

  6. Section 2 Study Abroad Foundation (SAF) SAF 簡介

  7. Study Abroad Foundation Founded by the Institute for Study Abroad, IFSA-Butler: A non-profit organization which was founded in 1988 and is today a network of over 200 universities in 13 countries. Every year approximately 4,000 American and Canadian students participate in the IFSA-Butler’s study abroad programs. The Institute for Study Abroad海外學習學院 – 即IFSA-Bulter,協助成立SAF,創始於1988年,至今已經在海外13個國家,與200所大學締結合作聯盟,每年大約有4,000位學生參加IFSA課程。 SAF is a non-profit organizationestablished in 2000 in Indiana, USA   於2000年在美國印第安那州,由獨立董事會資助的非營利機構

  8. Study Abroad Foundation The SAF’s primary goal is to provide: SAF 主要宗旨在提供: quality overseas study opportunities高品質的海外學習 academic and personal support services萬全的支援服務 for qualified students seeking to earn academic credit overseas修讀海外學分課程

  9. Section 3 SAF Member Universities SAF 海外會員大學

  10. SAF Member Universities • 50 universities in 6 countries Canada England Scotland Ireland USA Taiwan Australia New Zealand

  11. SAF Member Universities in English-speaking Countries SAF 海外會員大學 USA: American University University of Colorado Butler University University of Denver Colorado State University University of Hawaii at Hilo Columbia University University of Iowa Gonzaga University University of Minnesota Indiana University University of Montana Miami University University of Redlands Middlebury College University of Richmond Montana State University University of St. Thomas Mount Holyoke College University of the South Pacific Lutheran University University of Utah Pepperdine University University of Vermont Purdue University Washington Semester Program, Saint Mary’s College of California American University Smith College St. Michael’s College Trinity University University of Arkansas

  12. SAF Member Universities in English-speaking Countries SAF 海外會員大學 UK: AUSTRALIA: Bath Spa University Bond University Middlesex University in London Edith Cowan University Queen Mary, University of London University of Queensland Roehampton University, London University of Bristol University of ChichesterCANADA: University of East Anglia Simon Fraser University University of Edinburgh University of GlasgowIRELAND: University of Kent University College Dublin University of the Arts London University of Limerick University of Westminster NEW ZEALAND: University of Auckland University of Canterbury

  13. SAF Member Universities (USA) University of Vermont University of St. Thomas University of Minnesota Montana State University St. Michael’s College University of Denver Gonzaga University Purdue University Indiana University Middlebury College University of Montana Colorado State University Colorado State University Miami University Butler University University of Colorado Pacific Lutheran University Mount Holyoke College Smith College University of Utah Columbia University University of Redlands Washington Semester Program St. Mary’s College of California American University University of Richmond Pepperdine University University of the South University of Arkansas Trinity University University of Iowa University of Hawaii at Hilo

  14. SAF Member Universities (USA) University of Vermont University of St. Thomas University of Minnesota Montana State University St. Michael’s College University of Denver Gonzaga University Purdue University Indiana University Middlebury College University of Montana Colorado State University Colorado State University Miami University Butler University University of Colorado Pacific Lutheran University Mount Holyoke College Smith College University of Utah Columbia University University of Redlands Washington Semester Program St. Mary’s College of California American University University of Richmond Pepperdine University University of the South University of Arkansas Trinity University University of Iowa University of Hawaii at Hilo

  15. SAF Member Universities

  16. SAF Member Universities (USA) University of Vermont University of St. Thomas University of Minnesota Montana State University St. Michael’s College University of Denver Gonzaga University Purdue University Indiana University Middlebury College University of Montana Colorado State University Colorado State University Miami University Butler University University of Colorado Pacific Lutheran University Mount Holyoke College Smith College University of Utah Columbia University University of Redlands Washington Semester Program St. Mary’s College of California • American University University of Richmond Pepperdine University University of the South University of Arkansas Trinity University University of Iowa University of Hawaii at Hilo

  17. SAF Member Universities

  18. SAF Member Universities (U.K.) University of Edinburgh University of Glasgow University of East Anglia Queen Mary, University of London University of Westminster University of Arts London Roehampton University University of Chichester Middlesex University Bath Spa University University of Bristol University of Kent

  19. SAF Member Universities (U.K.) University of Edinburgh University of Glasgow University of East Anglia Queen Mary, University of London University of Westminster University of Arts London Roehampton University University of Chichester Middlesex University Bath Spa University University of Bristol University of Kent

  20. SAF Member Universities

  21. SAF Member Universities (Ireland) University College Dublin University of Limerick

  22. SAF Member Universities (CANADA) Simon Fraser University

  23. SAF Member Universities (Australia) University of Queensland Edith Cowan University Bond University

  24. SAF Member Universities (New Zealand) University of Auckland University of Canterbury

  25. Section 4 SAF Programs SAF 課程

  26. SAF Programs ESL 英語課程 (English as a Second Language) 6 month 12 month One Semester Program學期 One Academic Year Program學年

  27. SAF Program Calendar USA & Canada Optional ESL Preparation (various start dates in January-July) Academic Year (August - May, 10 months) Optional ESL Preparation (various start dates in January-July) Academic Semester (August - December, 4 months Optional Winter Term at select institutions (January-February, 1 month) Optional ESL Preparation (various start dates in April-November) Academic Semester (January - May, 4 months) SAF Program Application Deadlines US and Canada Fall Semester and Academic Year: May 15 Spring Semester: October 1 Spring ESL (w/ multiple entry dates March to May) + Fall Semester or Academic Year: December 1 Summer: March 1

  28. SAF Program Calendar UK and Ireland Academic Year (September - June, 10 months) Optional ESL Preparation (various start dates in April-August) Optional ESL Preparation (various start dates in April-August Academic Semester (September - December, 4 months) Optional Winter Term at select institutions (January-March, 2 months) Optional ESL Preparation (various start dates in May-November) Academic Semester (January - June, 5 months)) Optional ESL Preparation (various start dates in May-November) Optional Winter Term at select institutions (January-March, 2 months) SAF Program Application Deadlines UK and Ireland Fall Semester and Academic Year: May 15 Spring Semester: October 15 Spring ESL (w/ multiple entry dates March to May) + Fall Semester or Academic Year: December 1 Summer: March 1

  29. SAF Program Calendar Australia & New Zealand Academic Year (February - November, 9 months) Optional ESL Preparation (various start dates in April-January) Optional ESL Preparation (various start dates in April-January) Academic Semester (February-June 5 months) Academic Year (July - June, 12 months) Optional ESL Preparation (various start dates in February-June) Optional ESL Preparation (various start dates in February-June) Academic Semester (July-November, 5 months) SAF Program Application Deadlines Australia and New Zealand Semester 1 (Feb-July) and Semester 1 + Semester 2 (Feb-Nov): November 1 Semester 1 ESL (Feb-July) + Semester 2 (July-Nov) or Semester 2 + Semester 1 (July-July): November 1 January ESL + Semester 1 (Feb-July) or Semester 1 + Semester 2 (Feb-Nov): October 1 Semester 2 (July-Nov) and Semester 2 + Semester 1 (July-July): March 15

  30. Section 5 SAF Benefits SAF 服務

  31. SAF Benefits • Programs at prestigious universities • 在國際知名學府讀書 • 50 universities and colleges, all of which offer excellent academic and research opportunities. 超過50所海外大學,提供最佳的學術研究機會 • Most are at the top of the rankings in their respective countries, and some are among the most renowned educational institutions in the world. 頂尖的高等教育學府,多數是國際知名的一流大學

  32. SAF Benefits 2. Credit Transfer學分抵免 • SAF provides detailed information on course availability and/or enrollment constraints during the application period. SAF提供詳細的課程諮詢及註冊須知 • SAF requires pre-approval of courses whenever possible • SAF 事先提供課程同意書 • At the completion of the SAF program, original, official host university transcripts are forwarded by the SAF to the appropriate official at the students home university.學生完成課程後,SAF會將學生海外修讀課程的成績單及相關證明遞交到台灣原就讀學校

  33. SAF Benefits 3. Integrated study experiences整合的海外學習 • Fully enroll in their host university and take classes alongside degree students. 與海外當地學生一起上課 • SAF students are entitled to all benefits of their host university including: SAF 學生享有的權益: • on-campus housing 校區宿舍 • opportunities to join university clubs, organizations and societies 參加學生社團 • participate in university sporting events 參與校園體育賽事活動

  34. SAF Benefits 4. Program flexibility彈性化課程 • Students with a high level of English proficiency will have direct access to fully integrated study opportunities.  英語成績達學校要求者,可以直接修讀專業科目 • Students still working on their English language skills can choose to join an intensive English language program that will prepare them to enroll in integrated university classes. 英語成績未達學校規定者,可參加學校的學術英語課程,提升英語能力 • Whether students are looking to study an unusual academic subject or require flexible semester dates, the SAF staff will do their best to find a university program that meets each students needs. SAF諮詢人員會協助尋找適合的課程、開課時間,滿足學生需求

  35. SAF Benefits 5. Variety and choice : 50 universities in 6 countries 多樣選擇: 6個英語系國家,50多所頂尖大學 • With over fifty institutions spread across six countries you can decide based on many criteria:選校考量因素: • Size of school學校規模 • Majors and programs專業主修 • Cost學費 • Start dates開課時間 • ESL programs英語課程 • Location 學校地點 • City, small town country side都市或鄉村 • Country or region國家或地區 • Climate, history氣候與校齡

  36. SAF Benefits 6. SAF Cost ReductionSAF 學費減免 • SAF works with host universities to decrease costs to students SAF與海外學校協商降低學費 • Reduced costs arise from scholarships and fee reductions granted by network members and the SAF 從會員大學及增加SAF獎學金名額,進而減少學校成本支出 • Additional scholarships are sometimes available through your home university and Taiwan’s Ministry of Education提供獎學金資訊,如台灣教育部獎學金

  37. SAF Benefits 7. Dedicated to Serving Students完善的學生服務 • Pre-departure Services行前準備 • Comprehensive student counselling學生諮詢服務 • Application assistance 申請協助 • Student visa assistance簽證協助 Services Abroad 海外服務 • Fully staffed overseas offices海外駐點辦公室 • Emergency assistance緊急協助 • Post Study Abroad Services歸國後服務 • Credit transfer assistance協助辦理學分抵免 • Alumni newsletter校友通訊網

  38. Section 6 SAF Programs Application Process 課程申請步驟

  39. SAF Programs Application Credentials申請準備 ●Each university has it’s ownminimum requirements which are available online and through our advisors 透過網路或諮詢服務,了解學校入學申請要求 ●Minimum scores for direct acceptance into integrated class at some SAF host universities: SAF海外學校最低入學要求: ﹡GPA: 2.8 ﹡TOEFL: PBT- 500 • CBT – 173 • iBT – 61或 IELTS : 5.0

  40. Step 6 Step 1 Step 2 Step 7 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Prepare to depart 準備出發 Choose a University or College 選擇適合的學校 Program Contract 辦理入學手續 SAF Programs Application Process申請步驟 Your arrival abroad 安全抵達海外學校 Apply to the SAF 準備申請資料 Complete your Application File 完成申請 手續 Acceptance 接受入學

  41. Step 1 Choose a University or College 選擇適合的 學校 SAF Programs Application Process Step 1- Choose a University or College選擇適合的學校 Upon deciding to go on an SAF program, students will need to select 1-3 possible host universities to attend.  學生可選擇最多3所海外大學進行申請 We strongly recommend that you discuss your options with SAF advisors . There are 3 ways to receive counseling: 建議學生透過SAF諮詢服務,確定適合的學校,可利用 Make an appointment during a campus visit 校園說明會 Call our office at : (0)4-2472-8677電話預約諮詢 Email us at: info@SAFTaiwan.org來信詢問 *Note: The counselling is free and no application fee is due until you choose your schools and decide to apply. 請注意:SAF 提供免費的課程諮詢與申請協助服務。

  42. Step 2 Apply to the SAF 準備申請 SAF Programs Application Process Step 2- Apply to the SAF準備申請 Our Study Abroad Program Application provides:申請資料提供 ﹡ complete admissions guidelines申請說明 ﹡ outlines all required supplementary documentation, and 申請文件規定 ﹡ explains any relevant application fees and enrollment deposits. 入學需知及學費說明 An advisor will look your application over to make sure that the university chosen can meet your academic needs. If he or she thinks that another school might provide a better fit, the advisor will call or email to further discuss your options. 課程審核人員在收到申請文件後,會仔細檢閱相關文件,以確保申請者申請權益。若有更適合的學校建議,SAF諮詢人員將立即通知申請者,以便做適當的課程安排。 ﹡A NT$ 3,000 non-refundable application fee is due with the submission of your application. 遞交申請資料時,申請者須繳交 NT$3,000的申請費用。

  43. Step 3 Complete your Application File 完成申請 手續 SAF Programs Application Process Step 3- Complete your Application File 完成申請手續 In addition to our paper application, the SAF required additional materials from each student including: 除了填寫申請表格外,申請者必須檢附以下文件完成申請手續: ﹡An official transcript for all college and university work completed to date. 在校成績單 ﹡TOEFL or IELTS examination scores 托福或IELTS成績 ﹡Program approval form 課程同意書 ﹡Faculty recommendation form 師長推薦信 ﹡Financial guarantee letter (Affidavit of Support) 家長同意書 ﹡Bank statement 財力證明 ﹡Copy of the passport information page 護照影本 Internship candidates may be required to complete an additional internship application. 欲參加實習課程的申請者,必須填妥實習申請表。

  44. Step 4 Acceptance 接受入學 SAF Programs Application Process Step 4- Acceptance接受入學 1) SAF submits the application to your top 1 or 2 choices SAF依學生志願審查申請資格 2) University or College makes decision ﹡Acceptance decisions can take from two to eight weeks. 每所學校審核速度不一,申請錄取結果通知約需2-8週時間 3) SAF reports decision of acceptance to student ﹡ As soon as SAF receives decision of acceptance it will forward the information with an acceptance package to the student SAF一旦收到申請者的錄取通知,將以最快的速度通知學生並寄發入學文件資料袋

  45. SAF Programs Application Process Step 5 Program Contract 辦理入學手續 Step 5- Program contract辦理入學手續 Once a SAF host university responds with an acceptance, the SAF will send the student a complete acceptance packet: 入學文件資料袋包含以下重要文件: ﹡An official letter of acceptance from SAF入學接受回函 ﹡A student program contract課程合約 ﹡Medical needs questionnaire體檢項目表 ﹡Housing preference form宿舍申請表 Students must sign and return the program contract and enrollment deposit (NT$ 50,000 applied to program fee), to secure their place on the SAF program.  申請者必須簽回課程合約並繳交課程訂金 (NT$50,000) ,確保入學名額。 Upon receipt of a signed program contract SAF will send students the necessary documents and directions to apply for a student visa. 在收到上述文件後,SAF將寄發證明文件協助學生辦理簽證。

  46. Step 6 Prepare to depart 準備出發 SAF Programs Application Process Step 6- Prepare to depart準備出發 • SAF counselors will guide you through the pre-departure process step by step: • SAF諮詢人員將協助準備出發相關安排: ﹡Student Visas學生簽證 ﹡Housing 宿舍 ﹡Insurance保險 ﹡Travel機票 ﹡Orientation 行前新生說明會

  47. Step 7 Your arrival abroad 安全抵達海外學校 SAF Programs Application Process Step 7- Your arrival abroad安全抵達海外學校 • SAF continues to support you throughout your study abroad experience:SAF持續關心學生的海外學習生活: • ﹡ Arrange transport from airport to host university • 安排接機服務 ﹡ Emergency assistance 緊急救助 ﹡Academic support counselling 學術支援協助

  48. Section 7 SAF Student Support Services SAF 學生支援服務