Huawei Seeds for the Future - China Experience 2020

Huawei Seeds for the Future - China Experience 2020

Published: 13 September 2019

Seeds for the Future is Huawei's global flagship program that selects top students studying ICT-related subjects for a study trip to China. It runs for 3 weeks from 23 November 2019 to 12 December 2019.

Students first spend time in Beijing where they will gain mandarin language training, and learn about Chinese culture at Beijing Language and Cultural University. Students are then flown to Huawei’s HQ in Shenzhen, Guangdong Province, where they learn about Huawei’s international business culture and values, as well as see first-hand Huawei’s state-of-the-art factory facilities. Students will also receive technical training from some of the best professionals in the industry.


Application Criteria:

  • Australian Citizen: Students must be an Australian Citizen and eligible to hold an Australian Passport
  • Studying a STEM or related discipline
  • Demonstrate excellent academic acumen: transcript must be provided
  • Strong interest in telecoms and technology issues
  • Fascinated by the rise of Asia and are keen to get practical experience from a dynamic global business
  • Be available for the mandatory Briefing Session in Brisbane on 11th October: Huawei covers travel expenses relating to this requirement
  • Complete the application form below and include a copy of your resume
  • Provide a submission that answers Economic factors aside, why do you think Australia’s relationship with Asia is important? How do you see yourself building a career connected to Asia?”  (The submission should be at least 500 words).



Students should complete the Application Form provided below in the Attached Documents section and submit to our office (Study Abroad and Exchange) by 22 September 2019.

Information that is provided on the Seeds for the Future website says that applications closed 26 August 2019, however UNSW students have the opportunity to apply now.

If you wish to transfer credit for the program, you must first seek approval from your faculty for credit transfer through Cross-Institutional EnrolmentFor more information see - Applying for credit and funding for your overseas short course.


Risk assessment

All programs involve some degree of risk to participants. If you choose to source a provider on your own, please remember to do some research on them first and ensure that they are a legitimate organisation and that the product they offer will definitely meet your requirements. Students are therefore advised to undertake their own risk assessment before departure and any participation in these programs is at their own risk.

Before departure

All students should register their travel with UNSW. You should also undertake a risk assessment before heading overseas. For more information see - How to prepare for departure.

More information

Attached documents