Mānoa Academy Beijing offers you the opportunity to complete a General Education Core requirement (SOCS 180) in the exciting cultural and political center of China. Academic classes delve into global issues involving China's culture, society, economics, and language. Authentic experiences with fellow students will take you behind the scenes of a modern city that is thriving and yet is grounded in antiquity. Mānoa Academy Beijing - Summer 2017 (pdf)
The primary theme of the course is health and aging in China, Hawaiʻi, and around the world. We will embed our discussion of aging related issues (i.e., perception and experience of aging, resilience/sustainability at individual, neighborhood, and community levels, health care system, etc.) within the major political, social, economic, cultural, and historical dimensions of globalization.
For more information, contact:Wei Zhang
Mānoa Academy Beijing seeks motivated, independent students who are eager for a unique global academic experience. Applicants may be incoming or current undergraduate UH Mānoa students in good academic standing. Talented high school seniors are especially encouraged to participate.
Applicants must complete the following:
Limited enrollment of 20 students - apply early for best consideration - students will be approved on a rolling basis.
UHM Summer tuition and fees. All in-country costs including accommodations, meals, ground transportation, excursions, and other program costs will be covered by a generous grant from the Han Ban and Beijing Foreign Studies University (BFSU). Round-trip airfare from Honolulu to Beijing is generously provided by Hawaiian Airlines. Visa and passport costs are not included.
Registration information will be provided upon receipt of Online Student Introduction Form and selection.
A Mānoa Academy Beijing Orientation will be held (date/time TBA). Attendance will be mandatory.
Orientation to include topics of: