The University of Melbourne's Faculty of Arts offers a number of internship programs with government, community, corporate and industry organisations. This is where the Community Volunteering for Change - Global subject came to life.

Quick facts

International partners: six partner organisations

Duration of partnership: three years (ongoing)

Locations: India and Indonesia

Partnership aims and impact

AVI works with the University of Melbourne and local partners to provide second and third-year students with a credit-bearing 5-7 week international volunteering experience. 

Activities focus on gender equality, social inclusion, disability and youth development. In assisting local partners’ community empowerment programs, students gain practical experience and insights into developing societies and improve their own life and employability skills.