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Vietnam & Cambodia   2009

Turkey 2012

Information Session  

4 October  2013 18:30-­‐‑20:00 LG  6  &  9

Sri Lanka   2010

India 2011

Spain 2014 Germany & Poland 2013

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Introduction to  WUS

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Trip features  by  cities

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Application and  fees

4

Sharing by  past  participants

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What is  World  University  Service? §  §  §  § 

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International non-­‐‑governmental  organization  (NGO) Established  in  The  University  of  Hong  Kong  in  1960 CommiVees  in  over  40  countries More  than  50  branches  all  over  the  world  

Our four  objectives

Human Rights Cultural  Exchange Equal  Opportunity   Current  Affairs

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Previously on  WUS…    March  |  ‘Where  is  my  Rights  to  Nationality?’  Exhibition

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Previously on  WUS… June|  ‘Korea,  Imagine  More’  International  Exchange  Trip  

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Previously on  WUS… June  |  Everyone  is  Equal-­‐‑  Spread  Love  Visit

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Previously on  WUS… September  |  “The  Explorer”  Orientation  Camp  

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Details  

§  Date: 31th  Dec,  2013  -­‐‑16th  Jan,  2014

§  Duration: 17  days  during  Semester  break §  Quota:  34  (All  years,  all  faculties  and  curriculums) §  Key  cities:  Barcelona,  Madrid,  Girona §  Flight:  Turkish  Airline        -­‐‑Hong  KongàMadrid  via  Istanbul        -­‐‑BarcelonaàHong  Kong  via  Istanbul §  Collaboration  with  WUS  Med   (hVp://www.wusmed.org)   §  Collaboration  with  ACUP        (hVp://www.acup.cat/en)

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Theme

“Voyage” §  the  journey  of  exploration §  the  process  of  discovery

“Modernity” §  the  post-­‐‑traditional/post  medieval  historical   period  feudalism  toward  capitalism  and   industrialism

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Theme

How do  we  map  and  position  our  own  culture?

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Theme

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MADRID

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Madrid

§  The capital  of  Spain   §  Largest  city §  Third-­‐‑largest  city  in  the  European  Union,  after  London  and   Berlin §  Seat  of  government,  and  residence  of  the  Spanish  monarch §  Political,  economic  and  cultural  centre

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Sight-­‐‑seeing

Plaza de  Oriente

Palacio Real  de  Madrid

Parque  del  Buen  Retiro

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Sight-­‐‑seeing

Gran Via

Caja Mágica

Catedral de  Nuestra  Senora  de  la  Almudena

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Museums

Museo National  del  Prado

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Special Highlights

Local Culture     -­‐‑

El Rastro  Flea  Market    

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Special Highlights

World Heritage  Historical  City -­‐‑

TOLEDO

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Special Highlights

•  flamenco

Authentic Spanish  folk  dance   -­‐‑ Flamenco  show  and  workshop

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Services &  NGOS

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Barcelona

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Barcelona

§  Second largest  city  in  Spain §  Capital  of  the  autonomous  community  of  Catalonia §  Famous  for  its  rich  cultural  heritage  especially  the  renowned §  Architectural  works  of  Antoni  Gaudí  which  have  been  designated   UNESCO  World  Heritage  Sites  

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Sight seeing

Guell Park

Basilica of  the  Sacred  Family  

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Sight seeing

Montjuic Hill

The Magic  Fountain  of  Montjuic Arenas  de  la  Barcelona  

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Museums

Picasso Museum  

Barcelona City  History  Museum  

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Maritime Museum

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Special Highlight University  Exchange

On foot  campus  tour  |  Lunch  with  local  students  |  Cultural  Evening   |Cultural  Presentation  |  Buddy  system

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University of  Barcelona

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Autonomous University  of  Barcelona !

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Special Highlight Joint  University  Party An  Event  with  students  from  8  universities Cultural  performance  |  Games  |  Party

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8 Universities  by  The  Catalan  Association   of  Public  Universities  (ACUP) -­‐‑  University  of  Barcelona   -­‐‑  Autonomous  University  of  Barcelona -­‐‑  Technical  University  of  Catalonia   -­‐‑  Pompeu  Fabra  University   -­‐‑  University  of  Girona   -­‐‑  University  of  Lleida   -­‐‑  Rovira  i  Virgili  University   -­‐‑  Open  University  of  Catalonia  

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Girona

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Girona

§  Northeast of  Catalonia  &  Barcelona   §  Girona  is  one  of  the  major  Catalan  cities. §  University  Exchange  with          University  of  Girona §  City  tours,  Campus  tour,  dinner  with          Local  students

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Fee

HKD  $16000

§  Economy Air  Ticket §  Airport  Tax  and  Fuel  Surcharge §  Transportation  and  tour  guide §  Entrance  Fees §  Meals §  Accommodation §  Subject  to  change

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Fee What  is  not  included? §  Individual  17-­‐‑Day  Insurance  Package  (Compulsory) §  Price  depends  on  coverage  and  company §  Baggage  Overweight  Penalty §  Visa  Fees §  Not  required  by  BNO/HKSAR  Passport  holders §  Required  for  PRC  Passport  (Please  check  with   Consulates)

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Fee Important  Points  to  note HKD  $16000* *   There   is   a   possibility   that   the   trip   fee   will   be   higher   than   *16000,  due  to  fluctuation  of  expenses.  If  this  is  the  case  after   application,  participants  can  choose  to  stay  or  withdraw  from   the  trip.  If  participants  would  like  to  withdraw  from  the  trip,   the   full   payment   will   be   reimbursed.   This   is   to   protect   participants  from  unexpected  additional  expenses  incurred.

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Fee Important  Points  to  note §  There  may  be  reimbursement  after  the  trip.  The  amount   of   reimbursement   would   depend   on   the   sponsorship   amount   and   the   fluctuation   of   expenses.   The   reimbursement  is  therefore  NOT  guaranteed.     §  No  payment  is  required  before  the  announcement  of   interview  results §  If  you  are  admiVed  to  the  trip,  you  will  be  contacted  to   pay  full  fee  

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Fee Important  Points  to  note §  If  payment  has  not  been  seVled  before  payment   deadline,  you  will  be  regarded  as  giving  up  your  place. §  Please  make  sure  your  passport  is  valid  as  different   countries  have  different  passport  validity  requirements   for  permiVing  entry.   §  No  refund  is  permiVed  after  the  payment  of  full  fee

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Application Procedures  

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Fill  in  the  application  form

§  Remember to  fill  in  all  the  required  information! §  Make  sure  you  are  a  member  of  WUS §  If  you  are  NOT  a  member,  please  apply  for  membership   right  after  the  info  session  or  in  our  counter  from  7-­‐‑11   October  2013   §  Answer  the  two  questions  within  the  word  limit §  Choose  your  preferred  interview  time  slots §  Read  the  Terms  and  Conditions  carefully  

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Application Procedures  

   Submit  the  Application  Form

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Option 1:  Email  Submission(  only  from  12th  Oct,  2013) •  Download  PDF  application  form  our  website:   www.hku.hk/wushk •  Make  sure  you  have  signed  on  the  application  form •  Scan  your  application  form •  Email:  wushkapplication.spain@gmail.com •  Deadline:15th  October,  2013  23:59 •  Late  submission  will  not  be  entertained  under  ALL   circumstances

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Application Procedures  

   Submit  the  Application  Form

2

Option 2:  Hand  in  a  hard  copy   §  Drop  into  the  collection  box  in  our  counter §  Date:  Only  from  7-­‐‑  11  October  2013 §  Venue:  Foyer  of  SU  building

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Application Procedures  

3 Interview                

GPA record  is  not  considered. No  CV  or  recommendation  leVer  is  required. We  look  for  active  and  enthusiastic  participants. Interview  time  slot  and  venue  will  be  notified  by  19   October  2013. §  Only  shortlisted  members  will  be  invited  to  an   interview. §  Since  interview  time  slot  is  arranged  by  your   preferences  and  priorities,  no  change  in  time  slot  is   allowed. §  §  §  § 

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Application Procedures  

4 Result announcement                  

§  Result will  be  announced  as  soon  as  possible  after  the   interview  (Probably  before  30  October) §  Notified  by  Email  and  phone  call §  Successful  applicants  are  required  to  aVend  a  briefing   workshop  in  December

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Final Reminders Website  of  World  University  Service,  HKUB,  HKUSU:   www.hku.hk/wushk   Facebook  of  World  University  Service,  HKUB,  HKUSU   (Type  ‘World  University  Service’  in  the  search  box)

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Final Reminders §  The  above  proposed  list  of  activities  are  subjected  to   changes.  WUS  has  all  the  rights  to  change  the   itinerary  before  and  during  the  trip. §  All  WUS  functions  and  trips  are        Member  Exclusive! §  If  you  are  not  a  member  of  WUS  and  would  like  to   apply  for  the  trip,  you  need  to  become  a  member   right  now  or  visiting  our  counter  at:   ² Date:  7-­‐‑11  October  (Mon-­‐‑Fri) ² Venue:  Union  Foyer

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Q &  A Thank  you  for  coming  to  our  information   session! Please  feel  free  to  stay  behind  and  ask  us   questions  or  listen  to  more  travel  experience   with  WUS  after  the  Q  &  A  session  ! See  you  soon!

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