Why go abroad?

Choosing to study or work abroad as part of your degree course is an amazing opportunity to enhance your learning, test your limits but above all, experience incredible cultures and meet new people.  Living overseas will change you in more ways than you can imagine. For many, it’s an exciting time of self-discovery and personal development but it’s also proven to increase your chances of finding a job after graduation.

Student_study_spaceEnrich your academic learning

When you’re studying abroad, you’ll experience a different academic environment and a new way of teaching and can enrich your studies with alternative perspectives on your subject area.

Enhance your career prospectsDC-041

Living overseas means you’ll grow as a person, becoming more confident and increase you self-awareness. You’ll develop relevant, marketable skills such as problem solving, adapting to new situations, taking the initiative and communicating with all different types of people. Your international experience will be highly valued by potential employers.

Have the best time of your life!UB_Farmers_market_day_063

Living overseas, making new and interesting friends, travelling to incredible destinations can represent an amazing opportunity. It can be a hugely rewarding time when memories are made that stay with you for the rest of your life.