Drishtee Immersion

UTS Health Immersion!

UTS Health students! Explore healthcare in India this summer!!


This is your unique opportunity to learn real-world empathy skills & be the spark for meaningful change in rural India!

UTS Health students have a unique opportunity to learn advanced empathy skills and apply empathy to bring about meaningful, positive impact. We are hosting our latest groups this summer… and you’re invited to apply!

Drishtee Immersion is a unique not-for-profit social business in that we believe in the transformative potential of empathy. Our program is designed to foster positive change in the world through empathy and elevating local knowledge for local needs.

When you join our program in India, you are a guest of the host community in Maharashtra. Village leaders and elders have invited your group, to spend time understanding each other, in order to foster local knowledge, confidence and motivation to move forward, together. It’s a special experience that many UTS Health students have enjoyed - read Radha’s experience & Bilqis’s experience.

Ready to apply? More info here.

Program details, applications closing soon!

Program activities: learn advanced skills for communication, self-awareness, empathy, Indian culture and language; meet community members to explore their perspectives; visit and interact with healthcare facilities; get connected with tribal culture and identity; yoga mindfulness training; & Mumbai stopover

Application process:
See here for details.

Program dates (2 options):
12th January to 1st February // or // 17th February to 9th March
Apply by 28th November (January program) or 2nd December (February program)

Program cost:
$3,000 (including all food, accommodation, activities, workshops)
Not including air travel to India, travel visa, items of a personal nature

Funding & scholarships:
1. UTS BUILD offer $1000 scholarships for UTS students. Eligibility criteria applies - more information here.
2. UTS Equity & Diversity scholarships (no funding limit) for UTS students facing financial hardship. Several of our past participants have received this - more information here.

Note: all scholarship requires application and acceptance to our program first, so make sure you apply ASAP. Once you apply our friendly team is happy to guide you on funding options.

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