Scope Global is working with the University of Adelaide to deliver another practical study trip for students interested in international development.
Building on the success of previous study tours managed by Scope Global, the 17 day trip will take students to a range of locations across Vietnam, and allow them to get ‘hands-on’ in the world of international development.
The University of Adelaide students will work alongside leading NGOs such as WWF and Save the Children, visit remote villages, enjoy the hospitality of homestay families, and explore famous landmarks and tourist destinations.
Students will also get to witness the impact that renowned development principles, such as microfinance, have in the real world. They’ll get to see how rural communities live and work, and discuss their new learnings with officials and directors from key development players such as the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, the World Bank, and the Institute of World Economics and Politics.
The trip to Bac Ma Nature Park is tipped to be one of the highlights. Students will get to meet with local people and learn about community forestry and medicinal plants – building knowledge about culture and sustainability.
Scope Global has worked closely with the University of Adelaide to create a tailored itinerary that delivers some real-life context to the students’ studies. By using our existing international footprint, familiarity of the sector, and knowledge of pastoral care, we’ve been able to provide another superbly organised trip that will give students an unforgettable experience – all while building their understanding of key development challenges, and their future employability.
Image (above): University of Adelaide International Development students at the Mekong Delta, as part of the 2016 study tour to Vietnam.