2019 Conference Registration
Essay submission is necessary to register
Take this opportunity to be published in our conference ebook and to challenge your thinking.
Best essay prizes include:
- two week experience (except flights and insurance) volunteering in a country in Asia*
- an iPad
Discuss one of the following in 300-400 words:
- The rise of the Asian economies will have a positive influence on my career.
- In Asia, knowing the language is more important to career advancement than understanding a culture.
- Having a network is key to developing a career in Asia.
The 300-400 word essay has to be in your own words. All essays will be processed through Turnitin. For further information on how to avoid plagiarism, visit the University of Auckland Business School website. All tertiary students located in New Zealand may apply – 100 places only.
*This year Asia Savvy’s best essay winner gets to experience making a genuine difference volunteering abroad thanks to generous sponsorship from International Volunteer HQ (IVHQ).
IVHQ has over 10 years of experience in placing international volunteers on volunteer programmes in a wide range of different destinations including Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Laos, Nepal, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Vietnam and Malaysia.
As a volunteer in Asia with IVHQ, you will play a hands-on role in supporting important community projects which advance the long-term goals of your host community. You will be immersed in the local culture and gain first-hand insight into other cultures, inspiring traditions and unmatched hospitality. IVHQ specialises in providing safe, affordable and responsible volunteer opportunities in Asia.
What IVHQ arranges:
- A two week volunteer experience, working on a project to suit your skillset
- All accommodation, meals and transfers
- Dedicated support from volunteer travel expert
- 24/7 in-country support
- Online preparation tools
- Access to discounted flights, insurance and additional training
What you need to arrange:
- Your air travel
- Visa (if needed)
- Any necessary vaccinations
Further information is available on their website: www.volunteerhq.org
PLEASE CHECK YOUR SPAM BOX FOR OUR EMAIL CONFIRMATION OF YOUR REGISTRATION
THE REGISTRATION PAGE WILL EXPIRE AFTER 2 MINUTES. WRITE YOUR ESSAY BEFORE YOU REGISTER AND COPY/PASTE IT INTO THE BOX.
The conference and other may be photographed or filmed for use by the University and the media in hard copy and electronic publications including in newsletters and brochures and posted on the University or conference websites to promote subsequent events and the University. If you do not wish to be photographed or filmed, please inform the organiser or photographer.
If you have queries or comments, please email us.