About the Program

Build a global network and add valuable experience to your CV with the rewarding six-week IRU Malaysian Internship and Study Tour 2019 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. You will also have the opportunity to participate in a tour to Boneo (additional fess apply).

Placements are customised based on each student’s aspirations, skills and experience as determined through an individual pre-placement meeting. Examples of placement providers can be found in the program flyer

Program Dates:

2 January — 19 February, 2019

Places available:

Two places for Flinders students within the IRU Network


  • A$3,175: Familiarisation tour, 6 week internship in KL, accommodation, 24 hour support, some meals and events
  • A$735.00: Borneo Adventure (4days/3nights)

Additional costs such as visa/passport costs, airfares, meals not included in the program, transport and personal expenses associated with participating in the IRU Malaysian Internship and Study Tour 2019 are the responsibility of each student.

Flinders University provides complimentary travel insurance to all students travelling overseas – details are available online. 

Financial Assistance:

Financial assistance is available to eligible students to assist with the program fee and additional costs:

  • 2 x $3,000 New Colombo Plan (NCP) Mobility grants
  • Students can apply for an OS-HELP Loan are available up to $7,998 (in 2018)  

How to apply

Step 1

Submit an expression of interest, to be completed by Friday, 1 June 2018.

Step 2 

Submit an internal application to the Learn Without Borders Team by Friday, 13 June 2018 with the following items:

  • Credit letter from College Office
  • CV (max 2 pages)
  • Statement (max 250 words) including;
    • how the internship will benefit you
    • industry you want an internship in (up to two preferences)

Step 3

Students successfully nominated by the Learn Without Borders Team will be asked to apply for specific positions directly on the Global Student’s website by Friday, 13 June 2018. 


Apply now


Further information

The Global Student website

Contact Us

Please contact the Learn Without Borders team for further information.

Phone: (08) 8201 2727
Email: student.exchange@flinders.edu.au

Flinders Connect drop in desk: open from 11am and 1pm, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.

Join a webinar to find out more

Wednesday 16 May 16 at 3:30pm (Adelaide time)

Topic: IRU Meeting

The link for this Webinar will be: Alicia Drew is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android: https://zoom.us/j/677858734 

Or iPhone one-tap :

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Or Telephone:

    Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location):

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    Meeting ID: 677 858 734

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