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96 Reasons to Study at CIT in 2016

Published: 13 Nov 2015

A course at Canberra Institute of Technology (CIT) can really take you anywhere, with 96 funded places available to study abroad in fantastic locations in 2016.

All new and continuing CIT students in 2016 at certificate IV, diploma and advanced diploma level in participating courses will be able to apply for a short-term overseas placement to learn in a new cultural context and broaden their industry experience and practice.

A CIT international study placement offers students an unforgettable experience and gives them a competitive edge when seeking employment in their field of study.

STUDY ABROAD OPPORTUNITES FOR CIT STUDENTS 2016

  • 10 CREATIVE INDUSTRIES, INDIGENOUS ARTS STUDENTS/INDONESIA
    Students will develop a body of work incorporating local cultural art practice in partnership with the Yogyakarta Institute of Arts.
  • 10 HOSPITALITY STUDENTS/DUBAI
    Advanced Diploma of International Hotel and Resort Management students will explore and learn at some of the world's leading hotels and resorts.
  • 10 TOURISM STUDENTS/VIETNAM
    Students will explore popular tourist trails and learn from the local tourism industry.
  • 10 HORTICULTURE STUDENTS/NEW ZEALAND
    Students will focus on leading edge sustainability and waste management practices in partnership with Lincoln University, Christchurch.
  • 5 VETERINARY NURSING, 5 BUILDING CONSTRUCTION STUDENTS/THAILAND
    For the first time building and construction students will have the opportunity join veterinary nursing students volunteering in the activities and development of the Chiang Mai Elephant Nature Park.
  • 10 CULINARY STUDENTS/NEW ZEALAND
    Students in post-apprenticeship studies will participate in the 'Wellington on a Plate' culinary festival; a showcase of the industry and regional produce to expand the students' culinary knowledge.
  • 8 CULINARY STUDENTS/VIETNAM
    Students in post-apprenticeship studies will have the opportunity to diversify their practice through an authentic local culinary experience and learning opportunity.
  • 10 CREATIVE INDUSTRIES STUDENTS/CHINA
    Continuing a partnership with the Beijing Institute of Fashion and Technology, where in 2015, students collaborated with the institute to contribute to an international design festival in Beijing.
  • 8 FASHION DESIGN STUDENTS/CAMBODIA
    Students will work with aid organisation APHEDA to work with Cambodian and Laos garment trainers and gain a deeper appreciation for ethical garment production practices.
  • 10 HAIRDRESSING STUDENTS/CHINA
    Students in a post-trade qualification will participate in a leading industry trade event in Shanghai for a first-hand opportunity to experience the latest trends and technologies and be inspired by around 5,000 industry professionals.

These opportunities have been made possible with funding from the Australian Government Department of Education and Training's VET Outbound Mobility Program.

Individuals interested in studying a course at CIT in 2016 can apply at cit.edu.au


Media enquiries:
Deborah Nesbitt, phone (02) 6207 8218 or 0402 398 612, or email deborah.nesbitt@cit.edu.au.

Course enquiries:
Canberra Institute of Technology, phone (02) 6207 3188 or email infoline@cit.edu.au