NCP Mobility Program Information

The New Colombo Plan Mobility Program (NCP) (opens in a new window) provides funding to Australian universities and consortia to support Australian undergraduate students to participate in semester-based or short-term study, internships, mentorships, practicums and research in 40 host locations across the Indo-Pacific region. The Mobility Program is open to Australian university undergraduates aged 18 to 28, with capacity to include some students over 28.

The following activities are available for Western Sydney University students.

Suspension of International Travel due to COVID-19

Western Sydney University has suspended all international travel until a time the COVID-19 situation is resolved. The travel suspension comprises all staff and student work or study-related travel to conferences, exchange programs, site visits, research-related travel, and all student group travel.

Until further notice, many of the opportunities below may not be available.

Mid-Year Break (July)

Applications for the following program may not be available until later in the year.

China17889Work-Integrated Learning ExperienceBusiness
China27167Forgotten Heritage (1472125)Multi-discipline
China26185Internship - 360° View of Chinese Business and Culture (1468571)Multi-discipline
Hong Kong, Singapore18269Enterprise Innovation & Entrepreneurial Practice (1267116)Business
India21916Innovation in India (1506101)Business
India18266TATA Consultancy Serivices Engagement (1238082)Multi-discipline
IndonesiaACICISPublic Health Study TourHealth Science
Japan30139Meiji Study Tour (1156198)International Relations
Nepal25773Humanitarian Engineering Design Summit (1556762)Multi-discipline
Philippines22146Managing Sustainability in The PhilippinesSustainable Futures
South KoreaISEPScholarships available for a short summer course at Hanyang University (1487189)Multi-discipline
South Korea19889Enterprise Innovation & Entrepreneurial Practice (1267107)Business
Taiwan21908Immersion Experience and Internship program Business
Vietnam16586 / 18133Vietnam Outbound Mobility Experience (1237286)Multi-discipline
Vietnam30269Innovation and Entrepreneurship in the Land of the Asian Tiger (1646160) Multi-discipline

End-of-Year Break, between December and February

Region / Country




China27167Forgotten Heritage (1472125)


China26185Internship - 360° View of Chinese Business and Culture (1468571)Multi-discipline

Universities Australia China Internship

China17889Work-Integrated Learning ExperienceBusiness
China25893Traditional Knowledge and Conservation in Shangri-LaMulti-discipline
China23756 (23757)200759 Foundations of Chinese LawSchool of Law
China21897Market Research in ChinaBusiness
Hong Kong, Singapore18269Enterprise Innovation & Entrepreneurial PracticeBusiness
India18265TATA Consultancy Services Engagement Information and Communication Technology
India21916Innovation in IndiaBusiness
IndonesiaACICISACICIS Study Indonesia Practicum ProgramsMulti-discipline
Nepal25134Well women and children: Primary healthcare nursing in actionSchool of Nursing and Midwifery
Nepal25773Humanitarian Engineering Design SummitMulti-discipline
Singapore19887Enterprise Innovation & Entrepreneurial PracticeBusiness
South Korea19890Enterprise Innovation & Entrepreneurial PracticeBusiness
TaiwanCCU2020Chinese Cultural Immersion Program in TaiwanThe Academy (Multi-discipline)
Vietnam21911Urban and Regional DevelopmentMulti-discipline
Vietnam18133Scholarship for InternshipMulti-discipline

Semester Opportunities




Grants/Scholarships Available
Hong KongSemester Exchange


GermanySemester ExchangeMulti-disciplineEndeavour
IndonesiaACICIS Semester AbroadMulti-disciplineNCP
IndiaSemester ExchangeInformation and Communication TechnologyNCP
JapanSemester ExchangeMulti-disciplineNCP
SingaporeSemester ExchangeHumanities and Communication ArtsNCP
South KoreaSemester ExchangeMulti-disciplineNCP
South KoreaSemester ExchangeMulti-disciplineNCP

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