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  1. Postgraduate StudentCultural Exchange Briefing Session 26 October 2017 16:00 Presented by Dr Mary Pang Associate Dean (Internationalization)

  2. Postgraduate Student Cultural Exchange • The Programme was started in 2012. • Exchange institutions in 3 continents around the world, partnering with renowned overseas universities. • Established to expose our postgraduate students to broader cultural and academic learning experiences.

  3. Objectives of the Programme • Help you to deepen your understanding, sensitivity and appreciation of cultural diversities, and enhance your intercultural competency skills • Broaden your global outlook and knowledge of different economic, political and social systems

  4. Destinations Europe Solvay Business School of Economics and Management Belgium Aarhus University Denmark Copenhagen Business School Denmark EMLYON Business School France ESCPEurope France HHL Leipzig Graduate School of Management, Germany WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management, Germany Universiteit Maastricht The Netherlands North America Pepperdine University United States Clarkson University United States University of Victoria Canada McMaster UniversityCanada Asia National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan Africa University of Cape Town South Africa

  5. Academic Aspects • You would be registered as not-for-degree visiting or exchange students in the overseas universities. • You would need to defer your study in CityU for 1 year. • Study at least 4 courses in your host university. • A schedule of study would be: Full-Time Students Part-Time Students Year 1 Semester A – CityU Year 1 Semester A - CityU Year 1 Semester B – CityU Year 1 Semester B - CityU Year 2 Semester A – Exchange Year 2 Semester A – Exchange or CityU Year 2 Semester B – CityU Year 2 Semester B – Exchange or CityU (Final Semester – CityU)

  6. Tuition Fees There will be NO tuition fees paid to CityU or the Partner Institution for the semester of your exchange. Participating students must pay to CityU the Continuation Feeto maintain an active enrolment status at the University.

  7. Expenditure Participating students are responsible for all the expenses in the semester of your exchange study • International Transportation • Room and Board • Health and Travel Insurance • Telephone Costs • Personal Expenses • Entertainment • Books and Related Instructional Materials

  8. Minimum requirements You must have: • studied one year of your postgraduate programme before commencing the exchange programme. • met the English language requirements of the host university (e.g. TOEFL or IELTS Scores) • met the admission requirements of the host university (e.g. GPA, language, etc)

  9. Selection Criteria We are looking for students with: • Good communication skills • Well-rounded attributes and qualities needed to help you flourish in an overseas environment • Enthusiasm to be an ambassador of CityU/Hong Kong • Good performance in selection interviews

  10. Application • All current Year 1 students (Taught Postgraduate Programme) of the College of Business are welcome to apply • Online application is available on the web in November 2017 • Application Period:1 to 30 November 2017

  11. Submit the following documents online before the deadline: • A recent passport-sized photo • 1-min Video of (i) Self-Introduction or(ii) Introduction of CityU campus facilities and services • IELTS or TOEFL score report • Reflect deeply in answering the questions in the “Applicant Statement” • Recommendation Form to be signed by the Programme Director/Head of Department • Any other supplementary information which you think would be relevant to your application

  12. Applicant Statement Think and reflect deeply and analytically • Understand yourself : Who are you? What are your aspirations, strengths and achievements, areas for development, etc? What do you expect to gain from the experience? Why do you think you are a suitable candidate for the programme? • Understand your objectives for studying abroad : Why do you want to study abroad and what do you hope to learn? What are your plans? How have you prepared for this experience?

  13. Important Dates Event Tentative Dates Programme Briefing 26 October 2017 Study Abroad Fair 30 & 31 October 2017 Application 1 to 30 November 2017 Advice Corner 20 & 27 November 2017 Interview 8 December 2017 Attend IELTS or TOEFL before 2 December 2017 Submit IELTS or TOEFL Report 18 December 2017 Announcement of Result early January 2018 Briefing session for Selected Students 15 January 2018

  14. Contact Points Ms Angie Cheung Executive Officer College of Business 3442 7411 angie.cheung@cityu.edu.hk

  15. Web Page https://www.cb.cityu.edu.hk/exchange/

  16. ? Questions ? Questions ? ? ? ?