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JCU Global Experience Virtual Programs

Virtual Programs

Global Experience offer a variety of virtual programs for credit towards your JCU degree.

Virtual programs are flexible and offer a range of choices to fit into any study plan. Study online with students from across the globe while learning from leading academic staff and business professionals. This is a great way to boost your employability, expand your professional skillset, develop cross-cultural skills, and meet like minded students from around the world - all from home!

To register your interest for a Virtual Program

Hear from business student, Avalon, about her virtual exchange subject through the Catholic University of the Sacred Heart in Italy.

Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Italy

Complete a subject for credit in the semester break equivalent to any undergraduate elective level 1, 2 or 3

A Mafia Story: Its Representation in Literature, Cinema and Television: Explore the narrative about the criminal organization and how it has been represented through time and various media

"For credit against one of my electives, I got to learn how the Mafia started and how they turned from a privatised security firm into a crime organisation. That was pretty fun and really interesting." Alex completed the UniCatt Mafia subject in 2019.

Strategic Management and Entrepreneurship: Start thinking of yourself as an entrepreneur

Equivalent to JCU core subject BX3173 Innovation Driven Entrepreneurship

"The virtual exchange was a great way to experience another learning institution and work with students from around the globe. It feels great knowing that I have achieved credit points in such a short amount of time, and gained an international perspective towards my degree." Avalon completed the UniCatt Strategic Management and Innovation subject in January 2021.

"The intensive Strategic Management and Innovation subject was challenging and interesting. The UniCatt professor was passionate and engaging. The class was made up of students from around the world which made it a real international experience. Guest presenters, who are successful Italian entrepreneurs, were interesting and inspiring. I got a lot out of this course, and received credit towards my core Business subject BX3173." James completed the UniCatt Strategic Management and Innovation subject in January 2021.

The Hacker Exchange (HEX)

Hear from business student, Kengy, about his virtual exchange subject through the Hacker Exchange funded by the New Colombo Plan.

So what happens on a HEX program? You’ll learn what it takes to transform a concept into a scalable business or social movement. And you’ll learn and master skills that leading employers are desperately searching for.

Our programs are hands-on, immersive and put you in front of the people you dream of meeting. We focus on developing you into a leader ready to take on the future.

Join a diverse, global community. HEX Alumni come from everywhere, but they're all amazing.

They’re into visual arts, economics, virtual reality, sociology, geography, gaming, archaeology, marketing, finance, fashion, food science, social enterprise, computer science, medicine, AI and more.

Virtual Innovation Program For dedicated startup explorers who want to go beyond the horizon line.

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CIS Australia Virtual Internships

A Virtual Internship through CIS Australia are perfect for students who want to gain professional experience in their chosen field, work with an intercultural team at an international company. With the use of modern technology, virtual internships allow students to work remotely while gaining practical skills, industry connections and business experience without leaving home.

IFSA Remote International Internship

The IFSA Remote International Internship is an ideal opportunity for Australian students to gain international professional experience when travel is not possible. Our remote internship program gives you an opportunity to strengthen your professional skills and cultural understanding. Find out more.

Locations: Your placement’s office will be located in a country such as Argentina, China, Czech Republic, England*, India, Italy, Mexico, Peru, Scotland*, Spain, or Sri Lanka. (*Coming Spring 2022)

Internship Industry: A wide range of internship industries are available and may include:

  • Agriculture and Natural Resources
  • Arts and Culture
  • Business and Trade
  • Education and Social Services
  • Financial Services
  • Health Services
  • Government and Law
  • Information Technology
  • Leisure and Hospitality
  • Media and Communications
  • Transportation and Utilities