Start your University experience in South-East Asia

Get the most out of Asia.

The backpacking trail through South-East Asia is well worn and very backpacker friendly, making it the perfect place for first-time travellers.

With Global Grad you will have the opportunity to live and study in our three Asian study hub locations for 4-5 weeks per semester. The study hub locations are Chiang Mai in Thailand, Da Nang in Vietnam and Singapore. During your study breaks you will go on two 14-day road trips travelling through Cambodia and Malaysia.

Volunteer and experience the remarkable wildlife and nature

Check out Asia’s famous historical ruins

Experience remote villages and teach English to the local school children

Learn about Thai Buddhism

Eat and learn to cook delicious traditional foods

Get involved in the local festivals

Thailand, Vietnam & Kuala Lumpur / Singapore

South-East Asia semesters are available in both January to May and September to December and will be approximately 16-18 weeks. The semester is typically made up of the following itinerary:

  • Arrive in your first study hub location in Chiang Mai, Thailand. You will spend 4/5-weeks living and studying here
  • Enjoy a 2-week Global Grad road trip through Cambodia
  • Arrive in your second study hub location in Da Nang, Vietnam. You will spend another 4/5-weeks living and studying here
  • Enjoy a 2-week Global Grad road trip visiting the Thai islands and travelling through Malaysia
  • Arrive in your third study hub location which is split between Kuala Lumpur and Singapore spending 2-weeks in each city.

Thailand, Vietnam & Kuala Lumpur / Singapore

South-East Asia semesters are available in both January to May and September to December and will be approximately 16-18 weeks. The semester is typically made up of the following itinerary:

  • Arrive in your first study hub location in Chiang Mai, Thailand. You will spend 4/5-weeks living and studying here
  • Enjoy a 2-week Global Grad road trip through Cambodia
  • Arrive in your second study hub location in Da Nang, Vietnam. You will spend another 4/5-weeks living and studying here
  • Enjoy a 2-week Global Grad road trip visiting the Thai islands and travelling through Malaysia
  • Arrive in your third study hub location which is split between Kuala Lumpur and Singapore spending 2-weeks in each city.

Enjoy life on the road

Download the South-East Asia September 2019 itinerary booklet to find out more information about our current semester and to give you a clear understanding of what a typical semester with us includes.

South-East Asia cost:

£3,700 (Sept 2019), £3,900 (Jan 2020)

(Price excludes online course fees, return flights, insurance, visa costs if required, extra activities and experiences, meals and general living costs.)

We recommend that students take between £1500-£2000 to ensure general living costs can be safely covered for the full-semester.

Price includes

Hostel Accommodation

Accommodation in all three study hub locations with our highly rated partner hostels; dormitory rooms as well as single rooms with private en-suite available

Road-trips

The full-semester includes two road trips through Cambodia and Malaysia, including all travel and accommodation

Study Hubs

Inspiring and motivating study areas with high-speed WiFi, 24-hour access, and all the study facilities you need

Airport Transfers

We'll take care of getting you to and from your accommodation from the airport.

High Speed WIFI

Access and stream the internet with dedicated high-speed WiFi in each location.

24 Hour Support

Around the clock support and advice from Global Grad location managers.

Discover southeast Asia …

Southeast Asia is a dream destination to start your educational journey, in either a January of September semester.  Click the “I’m interested” button for more information.

Chiang Mai – Thailand

Chiang Mai – Thailand

Chiang Mai is Thailand's rose of the north, and is a cultural and natural fairy-tale city with ethnic diversity, a variety of attractions, and welcoming hospitality

Da Nang – Vietnam

Da Nang – Vietnam

Da Nang is growing into one of the most organised urban areas, with attractive beach-front villas on one side, and the Han river flowing on the other

Singapore/Kuala Lumpur

Singapore/Kuala Lumpur

Singapore is a wealthy city state, a thriving global financial hub and described as one of Asia’s economic tigers. Meanwhile, Kuala Lumpur is the cultural hub of Malaysia and is visually defined by the iconic Petronas Twin Towers.

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