If you're planning to study or work abroad during your degree, it's really important that your UK university choice also takes their year abroad offering into consideration. The universities supporting us really see the value of the year abroad, and are the most open-minded and collaborative institutions we have come across. Check out the articles below to find out more about the year abroad options available to you at each university, and to read year abroad articles by their students.
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Whether you're a sixth former researching which university to choose, a foreign student coming to the UK for your year abroad, or a current student at one of these universities; this section is all about the year abroad programmes and support networks they offer.
Here is the constantly-growing list of universities we cover on the site...
Broadly across all languages, you can:
At Oxford, the following options are offered:
Durham students have the opportunity to participate in a range of exciting international programmes!
Each academic department has its own Exchange Coordinator who is there to help you tailor-fit an international programme that is best suited to your degree. Here are a few examples of how Durham students spend their year abroad:
Cambridge offers three options:
At Bristol, year abroad students are allowed to:
i) At a university on an Erasmus exchange programme or
ii) On a university-based foreign language school
2. Work as a language teaching assistant on the British Council Assistantship programme or on the Comenius scheme
3. Undertake a work placement or training scheme that has been approved by the International Office. This may entitle you to an Erasmus grant.