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  • Locations: Kafleni Village (Near Kulekhani Dam), Nepal; Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • Budget Sheets: Summer
  • Courses Offered
  • This program is currently not accepting applications. Click on the disk icon to save the program to your profile, join the interest list, and receive updates.
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Program Start Date Program End Date
Summer 2018 02/15/2018
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Rolling Admission 05/14/2018 06/02/2018
NOTE: Dates are subject to change. Students must arrive in the host city and check into the program housing on the program start date. The program officially ends on the end date, and students must check out of the housing facilities at that time. Participants are responsible for arranging travel to and from the program and should WAIT to purchase airfare until they have been officially instructed by the Faculty Director, Program Provider, and/or Host University.

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.

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Fact Sheet:
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Program Type: Faculty-Led Minimum GPA: 2.5
Housing Type(s): Hostel/Hotel, Other, Tent/Camping Home Campus: Non-U of U, U of U: Utah Campus
Credit Type: Undergraduate U of U Language(s) of Instruction: English
Minimum Language Prerequisite: Advanced English Language Fluency, No Host Language Badge Opportunities: Career Development
Eligibility: Course Prerequisite(s), Good Academic & Judicial Standing, Minimum Age: 18 Pre-departure Requirements: Learning Abroad 101, Pre-Departure Orientation, Participation Requirements for Learning Abroad, Post-Decision Health Assessment, Pre & Post Commitments
Program Description:

Himalayan Film in Kathmandu
DESCRIPTIONSU15 Nepal Himalayan Film

The Middle Himalayan trek will be the primary location for shooting footage. Students will work with non-profit organization SEEDS, to support grassroots projects that involve community partnerships. Students will film humanitarian projects and interview those affected. Teams of 2-3 will create short films and present their final work to class, and potentially to the community members. Click here to watch the film that students from the Summer 2016 program produced! 

ACADEMICS

  • Available credit(s): 4 credits
  • Applicants are required to enroll in the program course
  • Click on the Courses Offered link above for more information, including prerequisites

EXCURSIONS

  • Trek:
    • Spend 10 days in a fully supported camp trek in the Middle Himalayan Mountains with guides, porters, and cooks

LEARNING ABROAD BADGES

In addition to taking classes, students enrich their time abroad by participating in Learning Abroad Badge opportunities such as, Career Development, Language Immersion, Research Experience, and Community Engagement:
Badge Opportunities
The Learning Abroad Badges listed in the Fact Sheet above are included in this program. Some programs offer opportunities to earn additional Learning Abroad Badges through independent options.  Students interested in earning multiple Learning Abroad Badges can participate in the Global U Program and receive special recognition at graduation.

This program automatically earns the Career Development Badge:
  • As part of the program, students work on teams as a film crew, conduct interviews, and learn to operate film equipment.  Students create films that convey important information and messages to the community on behalf of local businesses and agencies.  
  • This experience will provide valuable insights that can be highlighted on resumes and during job interviews.

FACULTY DIRECTOR

  • Amy Bronson
    • Adjunct Instructor
    • College of Fine Arts
    • amy.bronson@gmail.com

ACCOMMODATIONS

  • See Housing Type(s) above
  • Participants are required to use the program housing facilities
  • Housing is included in the program cost

FINANCES

  • Click on the Budget Sheet link above for information about ESTIMATED costs
  • Participants should read the full Withdrawal Penalty Policy BEFORE applying
  • Scholarships are available for Degree-Seeking, University of Utah students
  • Financial Aid might apply, visit your Financial Aid Counselor for more information

LEARNING ABROAD HANDBOOK

The Learning Abroad Handbook outlines the University of Utah's eligibility requirements, financial policies, conduct standards, administrative procedures, academic expectations, as well as visa and passport guidelines for Learning Abroad Programs. ALL participants are subject to the rules and regulations in the Learning Abroad Handbook. It is every participant's responsibility to read the Learning Abroad Handbook and contact Learning Abroad with any questions.



This program is currently not accepting applications. Click on the disk icon to save the program to your profile, join the interest list, and receive updates.