Overseas and local study tours and field trip courses

Overseas and local study tours and field trips are short term courses that allow you to study either a core course, elective unit or intensive course overseas. Intensive courses are usually 2-6 weeks in length and mostly run during semester breaks. They may include multiple stops at multiple destinations, or involve a more immersive experience at just one location.

Our field trips and study tours are diverse and you will have the opportunity to learn with in Australia in locations like in Darwin, Alice Springs, Blue Mountains, Mount Imlay, and overseas in New Zealand, Europe, Vietnam, Indonesia, Paris and more.

Our overseas study tours offer students a unique and hands-on learning experience in their areas of study by interacting with industry experts and developing an understanding of local culture by meeting new people.

Applications are now open for the CASS Study Tour and Field Trip Travel Grant. This grant provides equity funding to facilitate study tours or field trip opportunities for eligible students. Funding is available to assist students who are recipients of government allowance (Youth Allowance, Austudy, Abstudy), have refugee status, or can give proof of financial hardship if not a recipient of government allowance. 

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Global Vietnam: Gender, Labour and Migration - CASS field trip or overseas course

Global Vietnam: Gender, Labour and Migration

Convener: Dr Leslie Barnes

Global Vietnam is a two-week in-country intensive course that offers students the opportunity to experience first-hand the imbricated issues of gender, labour and migration in contemporary Vietnam from a broad cultural studies perspective... » read more

Indigenous Cultural and Natural Resource Management - CASS field trip or overseas course

Indigenous Cultural and Natural Resource Management

Convener: Dr Sean Kerins

This course introduces students to fundamental aspects of Indigenous relationships to lands, waters and cultural sites. It will provide students with an overview of holistic Indigenous perspectives about the natural environment, their... » read more

Special Topics in Australian Indigenous Studies - CASS field trip or overseas course

Special Topics in Australian Indigenous Studies

Convener: Ms Mary Spiers Williams

In the Autumn session 2023, we are offering for the first time a special topic in Critical Indigenous Studies. This is a deep reading course, that will survey the influences and development of Critical Indigenous Studies globally and focus... » read more


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