Visiting scholars programme (School of Language and Culture)

COVID-19: programme suspended

Due to COVID-19 we have suspended the visiting scholars programme and are currently not taking enquiries. Check back with us after February 2021.

Visiting scholars can be affiliated with the School of Language and Culture for periods of three months, six months or up to one year. Bench fees are charged according to the length of the visit.

As a visiting scholar you are invited to

  • Audit papers of your choice in our masters, undergraduate and English language classes
  • Attend any faculty or school research symposia
  • Meet with school researchers to discuss your own research interests
  • Give guest lectures to our students where appropriate

Learn about our undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. We also offer a range of pre-degree programmes.

Language and culture programmes

What we provide

  • A desk in a shared office space
  • Internet access (scholars are expected to bring their own laptops)
  • Access to the AUT Library
  • An academic supervisor to help with goal-setting, designing your programme of study and to meet with you regularly.

You will need to organise accommodation, and travel and health insurance. Our international development co-ordinator is happy to provide advice on accommodation options, if needed.

Visiting scholar: Sayit Abdul Karim

Sayit Abdul Karim was invited to join the School of Language and Culture visiting scholars programme in October 2019 and was at AUT for three months.

Sayit is a full-time faculty member in the English Education Department at the Universitas Teknologi Yogyakarta and is pursuing a doctoral programme in ELT at Universitas Negeri Malang, East Java, Indonesia. His research interests are in TEFL, teachers’ professional development and ESP.

He came to AUT through the Enhancing International Publication Programme, and was granted a scholarship from the Directorate for Human Qualifications, Directorate General of Resources for Science, Technology & Higher Education, Ministry of Research, Technology and Higher Education of the Republic of Indonesia.

Activities that Sayit participated in at AUT:

  • Gaining feedback on proposed publications
  • Attending research seminars and workshops
  • Accessing AUT’s extensive databases for relevant publications
  • Meeting with school researchers to discuss research interests, research collaboration and joint publications
  • Presenting his own research
  • Observing English language classes

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Contact us

For more information about our visiting scholar programme, please contact Professor Sharon Mazer.

School of Language and Culture
Faculty of Culture and Society

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