JCU Global Experience Virtual Programs

Virtual Programs

Virtual Exchange - Italy

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

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, contact the Global Experience Team.

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


CIS Australia

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

Short Study

Complete a subject for credit in the semester break through the Universit√† Cattolica del Sacro Cuore in Italy.

Equivalent to any undergraduate elective level 1, 2 or 3

Social and Eco Entrepreneurship
14-25 June 2021
Concepts of social and environmental entrepreneurship and their contribution to setting a new business trend

The fashion market: structure, players and success factor
14-25 June 2021
How the fashion market is facing new global challenges

Mass Communication and Media Industries: the Italian Style in producing and managing TV, Ads and Music
14-25 June 2021
A cross-cultural approach to practical experiences in the domain of media communication

New Frontiers in brand communication and consumer engagement
28 June - 9 July 2021
The latest trends in the brand communication scenario and their role in building consumer-brand relationships

Brand Strategy Experience: a professional approach
28 June - 9 July 2021
From the brief to final presentation: an immersive project with immediate feedback

Personal Branding: Impact, Influence and Effectiveness in the Workplace
28 June - 16 July 2021
How to maximize your potential and boost your employability through an academic and professional training

A Mafia Story: Its Representation in Literature, Cinema and Television
28 June - 9 July 2021
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.

Italian politics and the international system: resilience and change
28 June - 9 July 2021
How the international system has influenced, shaped and transformed Italy's political and economic development

Business, Government and the Global Economy
12-23 July 2021
Globalization and its impact on the macroeconomic scenario: some answers to the most important questions related to the international economy

Geopolitics and technological changes: the future today
12-23 July 2021
How to understand and manage risks and opportunities resulting from technological changes in a global context

Understanding the customer: theories, trends, and values for an effective communication strategy
12-23 July 2021
How to face and apply consumer behavior theories in marketing and corporate communication

Federico Fellini and Contemporary Italian Cinema
12 - 30 July 2021
Understand the international importance of the Italian cinema influences through its most famous directors

Creative Storytelling: from Literature to Cinema to other Forms of Fiction
12-30 July 2021
Learn and improve creative techniques in writing

Equivalent to JCU core subject BX3173 Innovation Driven Entrepreneurship

Strategic Management and Entrepreneurship
28 June - 9 July 2021
Start thinking of yourself as an entrepreneur

"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.