Swinburne University of Technology - Department of Media and Communication – “The Foreign Correspondent Study Tour”
Media Students from Swinburne University travelled on an exchange program in the UAE and Jordan.
A total of 13 Swinburne University media students were selected under a competitive process. The students left on 5 June 2015, accompanied by their Jordanian lecturer Dr Saba Bebawi. The group visited and interviewed several agencies including Gulf News, Arab Reporters for Investigative Journalism, GN Magazines & GN Publishing, CNN, Dubai One and the Sheikh Mohammed Centre for Cultural Understanding. The students travelled to Amman, Jordan on the 9 June 2015. The group also visited the Irbid refugee camp and returned to Australia on the 20 June 2015.