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International Sustainability Project Vietnam (MFP20001)

International Sustainability Project Vietnam (MFP20001)

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International Sustainability Project Vietnam (MFP20001)

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  1. International Sustainability Project Vietnam (MFP20001) • Dr Vivienne Waller • Dr François Malherbe

  2. Sustainability Vietnam MFP20001 • Leading Academics • Dr François Malherbe • Analytical chemistry • Environmental management • Dr VivWaller • Sociology of the environment • Sociology of information and knowledge

  3. Sustainability Vietnam MFP20001 • Aims of Unit • To collaborate with local students on projects addressing environmental sustainability issues of importance to the TraVinhcommunity • To apply your previous academic learning and critically explore its relevance to TraVinh

  4. Sustainability Vietnam MFP20001 • Structure of Unit • 2 day workshop – early December • Environmental sustainability • Effective volunteering • Community engagement • Cross-cultural communication • Global citizenship • Vietnam – cultural and political context • Pre-departure briefings • Two weeks offshore in TraVinh (10 - 25 January 2015)

  5. Sustainability Vietnam MFP20001 • Activities • With local students, develop ideas for a green campus at TraVinh – develop ECOZONE • Present a workshop on sustainability to secondary students • Visit sustainable monastery • Be involved in a peanut harvest • With local students, design and implement a small sustainability project in the town of TraVinh

  6. Sustainability Vietnam MFP20001 • Assessment • Reflective journal • Project report • Project proposal • Presentations (in Vietnam and on return)

  7. Sustainability Vietnam MFP20001 • Location

  8. Sustainability Vietnam MFP20001 • TraVinh- Vietnam • Population • Language • Religion • Economy • Government

  9. Sustainability Vietnam MFP20001 • Vietnam • Traffic • Weather • Safety

  10. Sustainability Vietnam MFP20001 • Costs • Inclusions • Return airfare from Melbourne • Ground transport in Vietnam • Visa • Travel insurance • Accommodation (twin share) • All breakfasts • Approximately half the lunches, dinners • Activities • Exclusions • Passport • Vaccinations • Approximately half the lunches and dinners • Personal expenses

  11. Sustainability Vietnam MFP20001 • Funding Some full and partial scholarships will be available • some based on merit • some based on financial need

  12. Sustainability Vietnam MFP20001 • How to apply • Application closing date 30 May 2014 • Interviews conducted and offers made 9 – 13 June 2014 • Acceptance of offer required by 4 July 2014 with $1000 deposit • Remaining balance due in October 2014

  13. Sustainability Vietnam MFP20001 • Further Information Dr François Malherbe +61 3 9214 5361 fmalherbe@swin.edu.au Dr Vivienne Waller +61 3 9214 5752 vwaller@swin.edu.au

  14. International Sustainability Project Vietnam (MFP20001) • www.swinburne.edu.au/abroad/study-tours/faculty