The Business of Motorsport in Singapore

Ref: 10003134

Eligibility

Third year Business students enrolled on Business Development (ENTE3533) and Creative Management and Marketing (ENTE3506) are eligible to participate in this opportunity. The maximum number of places on this opportunity is 20 and the minimum the trip will go ahead with is 10. DMU staff will be accompanying the group.

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

Description

Singapore is one of the most multi-cultural, business and finance orientated city-states. It also plays host to one of Formula 1’s most sensational night races, which brings to the city commerce, tourism and further enhancement of globally recognised brands. We will be visiting local businesses as well as attending the race weekend in order to observe the various businesses that take part in the event as vendors.

The academic activities for this trip will include visiting businesses within Singapore that are permanent members of the economic landscape, as well as other pop-up businesses that are driven (pardon the pun) by the arrival of Formula One and supporting motorsport races within September. We intend to visit business incubators to really understand the growing start-up culture that can be found in Singapore.

Cultural activities

Students will have the opportunity to enjoy the diverse culture of Singapore including it’s museums, architecture and historic venues. There is also the opportunity to enjoy the night races on the streets of Singapore, which is a spectacle not to be missed. Given the variety of race ticket options available, students will have flexibility to choose the ticket right for their budget.

Travel and accommodation

Accommodation for this opportunity will be booked by the Faculty, and students will be expected to pay the full amount following confirmation of their place. Travel will be booked independently by students.

Contact details

Visa information

British nationals don’t need a visa to visit Singapore. You will normally be given permission to stay for 3 months (90 days) on arrival. Students of other nationalities are recommended to check on the appropriate Singapore Embassy website.

If you have any specific questions about this please email dmuglobal@dmu.ac.uk for advice. If a visa is required, you are responsible for applying for one and ensuring that you apply with sufficient time to receive your visa prior to departure. Please be aware that immigration decisions are made by individual embassies.

Key Information

  • Departure date: Thursday 19 September 2019
  • Return date: Monday 23 September 2019
  • Estimated cost of flights, and accommodation: £700
  • Students will also be required to pay for: transfers, entry fees (£70) cultural activities, food & drink and visa
  • #DMUglobal bursary: £400
  • Deadline for application: Wednesday 29 May 2019 9am
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