With the virus outbreak still taking its toll around the globe and as border closures and travel restrictions are still being implemented, Chulalongkorn University is cooperating with 19 universities from the APRU network to offer the “APRU Virtual Student Exchange Program” to APRU undergraduate students all around the world.
The program will provide students with the opportunity to learn and engage with peers, academics, and experts from other countries through a digital platform. Students will take academic courses and earn credits from other universities without additional tuition fee, except for the regular tuition fee to the home university.
In the 2021 Spring Semester (January – August 2021), a number of courses are being offered by 19 universities, including Chulalongkorn University, Keio University, Korea University, Nagoya University, Nanjing University, Nanyang Technological University, Osaka University, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Tecnológico de Monterrey, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Tohoku University, Universidad de Chile, Universidad San Francisco de Quito, University of Oregon. University of Science and Technology of China, University of Sydney, UNSW Sydney and Yonsei University.
The Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU), a network of 55 leading universities in the Americas, Asia and Australasia, brings to its students an exclusive opportunity to connect with peers from around the world to learn new knowledge and skills, exchange ideas and cultures, and develop connections vital for success in the 21st Century.
The APRU Virtual Student Exchange (VSE) Program, led by The Chinese University of Hong Kong, makes international education accessible by allowing students to take academic courses and participate in co-curricular programs without the need to leave home. It opens up international education for all students by providing an immersive virtual student exchange experience through digital technologies and platforms and creating encounters with new ideas, cultures, experts, academics, and students from around the world.