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HELS Go Abroad

Our students are going global

HELS Go Abroad is an international mobility programme for undergraduate students. The programme aims to enrich studies, broaden cultural horizons and develop key skills valued by employers through a wide range of international opportunities. 

HELS Go Abroad offers financial support in form of a Bursary, and also a range of opportunities to undertake a high quality experience at one of our international partners. Some of the opportunities include Study Trips, Elective Placements, places on short-term Summer Programmes. You can check out the case studies from students, who took advantage of the opportunities offers by the Faculty, and see what they had to say about their experiences of travelling abroad by visiting the links above.

How working abroad can benefit your degree

Travel Opportunities

Take a look at the different types of travel opportunities available through the HELS Go Abroad scheme:

Worldwide Volunteering - HELS Go Abroad
Worldwide Volunteering

A short-term visit to another country to undertake voluntary work to benefit the environment or local community. 

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Internships / Placements

A period of short-term supervised work experience overseas, including healthcare elective and school work placements facilitated by university partner institutions or through an external company. 

Study Trips HELS Go Abroad
Study Trips

A short-term visit to another country organised by one of the academic departments and links to a specific academic programme.

Summer School HELS Go Abroad
Summer Schools

A short-term study programme during a holiday period based at an overseas university, involving taught classes and cultural activities.

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Explore New Countries

Taking part in one of these travel opportunities will give you the chance to visit a new country or destination and enjoy new experiences. 

Find out more

If you are interested in going abroad as part of your degree, please contact the Overseas Mobility Coordinator for the Faculty of Health, Education and Life Sciences on: