Global Health Field School 2013

Ever wanted to see if you could make a difference? Now you can, all while earning credit toward your degree! Join Kwantlen's Community and Health Studies Field School and broaden your global perspective by experiencing the Panjabi culture and language first hand with your fellow classmates and Kwantlen faculty. On this field school you will have the opportunity to co-learn with Indian students and implement projects to improve Global Health.

Enjoy many famous attractions such as: the Golden Temple (yes, it is 24 Karat gold), Anandpur Sahib, Chandigarh (a designed city) and Haveli. Co-learn with Indian students and implement projects to improve the social determinants of health.

Banga, Panjab, India

Info Session:
Tuesday, January 22, 2013, 12:00-13:00, Langley Campus Room 1540.

If you missed the information session, you can find more information at Global Health India Field School 2013.

Faculty Leaders:
Balbir Gurm

Classes at Kwantlen | June 15th–June 28th
Departure for Host Country | July 1st
Return to Vancouver | July 22nd*

*Students will return to Kwantlen for one week of classes and debriefing.

The program fee is $1200 and includes accommodation, in-country transportation, field trips, and all meals. Flight, personal expenses, extra meals and tuition and fees are not included.

Classes Offered:
Students will earn one 5 credit Field School credit course as well as a 3 credit Global Theory course focusing on the determinants of health in Canada and abroad and a community placement in India.

Students from all disciplines are welcome. Completion of 60 undergraduate credits or permission of the instructor is required to register in this field school.

Contact Information:
Balbir Gurm
Phone: 604.599.2267

Caitlin Stiles
Phone: 604.599.2603

Application Deadline:
February 15,2013

How to Apply:
Application period has closed for 2013.

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