Humanitarian Design Summit
A unique opportunity for university students to expand their design and development knowledge while engaging in an overseas educational experience.
The Humanitarian Design Summit program is an educational study tour designed to provide students with professional work experience while allowing them to develop a deeper understanding of the role Human-Centred Design and technology play in creating positive change within communities.
Apply now for the next round of summits
Design Summits give university students the opportunity to work directly with communities and put theory into practice.Read More
Check out our Current Programs
Our current programs are heading to Cambodia and Borneo in mid-2017.Read More
MEET YOUR DESIGN SUMMIT FACILITATORS
We have a team of experienced facilitators and mentors running each trip. Meet Andy, a lecturer in design and one of our program facilitators.Read More
A life changing experience
Hear Design Summit participants talk about the transformational experience they had in country.Watch
AN ACADEMIC'S PERSPECTIVE
Dr. Rita Henderson from The University of New South Wales says working with communities really informs students about what engineering can do.Read More
Meet our community partners
We work with a number of community partners in-country. Find out more about some of the partners we work with.Read More
The Humanitarian Design Summit Program aims to
• To nurture future development leaders
• To embed people-centred values and approaches in engineering, design and technology education.
• To practice and promote two-way knowledge sharing
• To promote the professional development of community partner staff
• To support community partners by generating ideas for their projects.
To find out more
Contact Joli Price
Training Program Coordinator
via email or on +61 3 8582 1866.