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ENABLED FUTURES

AN IMMERSIVE STUDY TOUR ABOUT DISABILITY AND INCLUSION

Enabled Futures is a short-term study overseas study program with the theme of disability, ageing and social entrepreneurship. the program is designed for Australian University students to have an open mind, gain experience and improve future career development at an early age.

Enabled Futures is a social initiative led by passionate professionals with lived experience of disability as a part of a global team with members.

 

​We believe in a world everyone has equal opportunities for education, work and enjoy life. 

The Enabled Futures program started with a huge success, achieving the objectives of not only the New Colombo Plan and Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Australia, but those of the three consortia universities the Australian National University, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology and the University of Canberra.

It established a long cohort of students...

WHY DISABILITY AND AGEING?

1 in 5 people in global communities faces physical and attitudinal barriers to fulfilling life

Future increase in demand for communities to provide better infrastructure for ageing population

Motivate and empower tertiary students to make a positive impact in the global society

In Australia, that equates to 3.96 Million people and a market size of $22 Billion by 2020

SINGAPORE

23rd November - 6th December

VIETNAM

16th November - 30th November

WHAT'S IN IT FOR YOU?

Course Credit

If you are an RMIT or ANU student, contact us to find out more about how you can qualify for course credit through this program

Travel and Lifestyle

Go where the locals go .

Eat what the locals eat. 

Live how the locals live.

Experience 

Immerse yourself in the local culture while participating in interactive learning experiences in Asia starting from Australia 

Gain Foundations

and knowledge to get ahead into the $22 Billion NDIS Market.

Change

Your perspective on people living with disabiities with a first hand experience though their lens and build empathy towards them

International Edge 

Expand your portfolio, network and resume while making the most out of your uni break

WHAT DO OUR STUDENTS THINK?

Lara Forsdick
University of Canbera Alumni

Experiencing and discovering a new level of empathy through the enabled futures program instilled in me the important role of designers in creating great change in our world. Empathy is a designer's greatest asset.

Aiyana Acevedo
RMIT Alumni

It was a unique experience that strengthened my resolve to use design as a platform to create change in the way we perceive disabilities, and what we can do to make society inclusive.

Arbaz Khan
ANU Alumni

I love being immersed in to Singapore's culture. Visiting schools, hospitals and universities gives you an understanding of what it feels like to live in Singapore and an opportunity to connect with locals.

Stephanie Nguyen
ANU Alumni

It was a highlight to be able to meet everyone involved in making the trip what it was; you're able to observe, explore your thinking, present ideas, and share the experience in a welcoming environment.

Samuel Palmer
ANU Alumni

Enabled Futures opened my eyes to how engineering and design can be used to address the physical, social and societal barriers that people with disabilities and ageing populations may face.

Haruka Yamamoto
RMIT Alumni

An experience that nothing else will rival. This program will allow you to gain insight into the complex and rewarding processes of inclusive design. Being able to share this with like-minded people made the program even more unforgettable.

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