Monash Memo: Students to visit UN in India
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Three Monash students will travel to India with Young Opportunities Australia and Generate Worldwide in February 2015. They will be participating in a study program that will see them meet with international organisations and explore the diverse cultural history of India.
Sachi Bamunusinghe, Rob Gilchrist and Monash alumna Caitlin Cataldo will participate in three days of meetings in New Delhi, including visits to theInternational Labour Organisation and the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific, and engagement with development experts from BBC Media Action.
They will then tour three contrasting regions of north India, Amritsar, Dharamsala and Haridwar, before ending their tour with a visit to the Taj Mahal.
The project was initiated by Young Opportunities Australia (YOA), Australia’s fastest growing online community of young people seeking professional and personal development opportunities.
“The study tour is an opportunity for students to increase their employability through international travel, gaining firsthand exposure to one of Australia’s most important regional partners, while developing important skills required to compete in an increasingly globalised employment market,” said YOA founder Margaret
The Insight study program is designed by Generate Worldwide, a social enterprise initiated by Erin Lynn, a Monash University
Erin has worked in New Delhi as an intern with the United
There are limited places remaining on the tour. Students are encouraged to apply, with financial support available for coursework students from the Monash Abroad office. Please visit the Young Opportunities Australia page for more information about the tour.
If you are interested in making a financial contribution to the Monash students’ program fee, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org