August 04, 2015

Trinity College - Australia

Trinity College invites your students to the Young Leaders Programs in December 

The Young Leaders Programs offer students aged between 14 and 17 a taste of residential college and university life, right here in Australia. The Young Leaders Programs are designed to inspire, increase confidence, encourage critical thinking and guide students on a pathway to tertiary education. In December, students can choose one, two or three academic streams – all of which align with the University of Melbourne’s New Generation degrees, to give students an idea of what they might like to study in the future. Young Leaders Programs and Trinity College Foundation Studies work together to prepare students for the best tertiary education at Australia's No.1 ranked university.

In July 2015, a record number of 273 students participated in the Young Leaders Programs across the Arts, Biomedicine, Commerce, Sport Development & Management, New York Jazz Symposium, Fine Arts, Biomedicine, Leadership for Social Justice and English Intensive for International Students Streams. 

December applications are coming in now! Places are limited to 40 per stream and will close when they are at capacity. Do not wait until the closing date as there is a strong chance that you will miss out! 

WEEK 1 STREAMS (Sunday 29 November - Sunday 6 December)

Explore the world of medicine and medical research including genetics, human physiology, human structure and function. You will investigate the issues pertinent to our world today and look at the rapidly changing areas of forensics and bioethics. Visit the genetics laboratories at the University, where you will dissect an eye, kidney and liver!

Based on psychological principles, students will explore Arts majors such as psychology, media and communications. Investigate the psychology behind how we persuade others and how such techniques can influence our interactions and the decisions we make. You will also have a chance to dissect media industries and their impact on politics, society and culture.

WEEK 2 STREAMS (Sunday 6 - Sunday 13 December)

Explore the fields of accounting, business, economics, finance, management and marketing. Be introduced to the Australian legal system, civil and contract disputes, the Australian accounting and economics systems, the use of GST and Green Economics.
This stream gives you an insight into life in the world of business as you participate in interactive games, workshops and excursions.

If you're thinking about a Bachelor of Science, this stream gives you a taste of engineering majors - chemical systems, civil systems, electrical systems, mechanical systems, mathematics, statistics and physics. Take a look at how society is progressing in the world of technology and outer space, and discover the amazing innovations made in astronomy and engineering. You will visit the Melbourne Museum, participate in a robotics workshop, and make your own solar cells and rockets. 

WEEK 3 STREAM (Sunday 13 - Sunday 20 December)


With sustainability as the fastest growing aspect of business and education in the 21st century, no matter what you do - from commerce, to engineering, lawyer or teacher, having an understanding of the natural world will position you as a global leader in your field.
This is a rare opportunity to experience the magnificent natural beauty of Australia, learn about the environment and experience a taste of an inspiring career in the industry.


Dates: Arrive and depart on the program dates listed.
There is NO accommodation available before or after the specified program dates.

Cost: AUD$1700 per student per week.

Scholarships: Click here to determine eligibility.

Includes: Tuition, return airport transfers, meals, accommodation, mentoring, academic and extracurricular activities.

Applications close on Friday 30 October 2015, unless the stream has reached capacity.

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