Model United Nations – Fredrick University, Cyprus

Opportunity type:

Ref: 10002785

Eligibility

All DMU students are eligible to participate in this opportunity. The maximum number of places on this opportunity is 10 and the minimum the trip will go ahead with is 5. DMU staff will be accompanying the group.

DMU students are only eligible to receive one extra-curricular trip bursary per year. Please check our eligibility criteria for further details.

Description

Students are invited to attend FREDMUN with Fredrick University and directly contribute to supporting refugees, asylum seekers and migrants in Cyprus. As part of this unique opportunity, students will travel to Cyprus to take part in a range of activities linked to the #JoinTogether campaign. You will be taking part in the FREDMUN conference which is the unique Model United Nations (MUN) at an academic level in Cyprus bearing the official stamp of the United Nations.

This trip will enable students to explore and exchange knowledge with institutions, organisations and individuals from around the world and engage in committee discussions and much more through the planned sessions. Students will be required to document their experiences through blogging, vlogging, photography and/or podcasting.

Cultural activities

Whilst in Cyprus, students will have the chance to socialise with students from Fredrick University and have time to explore Nicosia to experience Cypriot history, culture and gastronomy.

Travel and accommodation

Flights and accommodation for this opportunity will be booked by DMU Square Mile.

Contact details

Visa information

In order to participate in this trip, you are responsible for ensuring that you meet the Cypriot immigration requirements.

EU nationals will not require a visa to travel to another EU country.

Non-EU nationals will require a visa to travel to the Cyprus and are responsible for obtaining a Schengen visa. Further information related to obtaining a visa can be found here.

The #DMUglobal team can provide visa support letters as required, and proof of enrolment can be obtained from the Student Gateway. You must ensure that you apply for your Schengen visa as soon as you have been formally accepted to this opportunity by #DMUglobal. You are responsible for checking processing times and meeting all application requirements in order to ensure that you receive your visa prior to departure. Be aware that immigration decisions are made by individual embassies.

Key Information

  • Departure date: Tuesday 20th November 2018
  • Return date: Sunday 25th November 2018
  • Estimated cost of travel and accommodation : £400
  • Students will also be required to pay for: UK and in-country transfers, food and drink, visa (if applicable)
  • #DMUglobal bursary: £150
  • Deadline for application: Monday 15 October 9am