Fiji

Semester in development

Program Details

SPRING 2020 COHORT
Dates: January 23 – April 17
Cost: $6650 USD
Receiving Applicants – Closes November 15, 2019
(Program 50% full – apply now)

MORE 2020 PROGRAMS
Summer: May 28 – August 21 (2 spots remain)
Fall: Sep 17 – Dec 11 (Receiving Applications)
Cost: $6650 USD

THE HEART OF THE SOUTH PACIFIC

A piece of paradise in the South Pacific, Fiji embodies the beauty of the tropics. With over 300 islands to explore, and some of the clearest and warmest waters in the world, Fiji defines what it means to be tropical.

The Semester in Development – Fiji hosts cohorts of up to 16 students from around the world who are looking to challenge norms, push boundaries, and do things a little differently, all while developing essential skills and building global relationships. This program is well-suited for students looking to immerse themselves in a uniquely tropical and laid-back culture while learning what it takes to collaborate in a globalized world. As a participant in the Semester in Development – Fiji, you will meet, interact with, and learn from local changemakers, all while living in Suva, Fiji’s modern capital.

what students are saying

If you are looking for some awesome, knowledgeable people to work with, these are the guys I highly recommend. Their friendliness and result-driven approach is what I love about them.If you are looking for some awesome, knowledgeable people to work with If you are looking for some awesome, knowledgeable people to work with, these are the guys I highly recommend. Their friendliness and result-driven approach is what I love about them.

If you are looking for some awesome, knowledgeable people to work with, these are the guys I highly recommend. Their friendliness and result-driven approach is what I love about them.If you are looking for some awesome, knowledgeable people to work with

If you are looking for some awesome, knowledgeable people to work with, these are the guys I highly recommend. Their friendliness and result-driven approach is what I love about them.If you are looking for some awesome, knowledgeable people to work with

Program Highlights

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Accommodations

Program participants are hosted in a safe and centrally located housing that is maintained by Insight in the capital of Suva, Fiji

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Internship

Through Insight's network of partnerships, students will work 4 days a week with an NGO or social enterprise of their choosing

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Accredited Classes

At Fiji National University, students will take 2 university accredited courses during the semester with a focus on development, environment and climate change. These credits can transfer to your home university

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In-country Support

Insight staff members are present in-country to lead student orientation, run workshops, and provide support to students

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Self-determined Experiences

Program participants are free to spend their events, weekends and the mid-semester reading break however they choose. Go to the beach, explore the surrounding islands, or visit a nearby country!

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Cultural Immersion

Located in the heart of Suva, Fiji's largest and most active city, program participants will experience firsthand a totally new culture

Get The Details

Download our program guides to learn more about our Fiji program

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Study PDF

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INTERN PDF

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Travel PDF

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A Commitment To Safety & Quality

At Insight, our priority is to create a unique travel program for students that balances risk with positive life-changing experiences. All of our programs undergo a thorough and comprehensive risk assessment before every departure.

Additionally, our onsite staff are experienced travelers, well versed in the intricacies of living and working in developing nations and fully equipped to handle any obstacles that may arise.

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