Your international opportunities

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If you are looking to acquire global skills, the international opportunities available to you are endless. Throughout the year we advertise short-term experiences and work placements abroad, scholarships, international activities on campus and a lot more.

Take a look at some of our past and current opportunities below.

Current

Explore current international opportunities from work and research placements abroad to summer schools and even virtual experiences. We're always looking out for different options to make sure all our students and staff can become global citizens.

Take your studies to Mexico

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Apply now for the opportunity to gain a scholarship and study a Master's degree or PhD in Mexico with the '2019 Mexican Government Scholarship Program for International Students'.

Stand out scholarship

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If you are due to go abroad for a study or a work placement, you may be eligible for one of the five scholarships made available by QS MoveON and UUKi. Apply now for a chance to be awarded up to €4500.

US scholarships for postgraduate studies

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Take your studies to the US with the Thouron scholarship scheme. The award pays for your full tuition, fees and health insurance for up to two years of postgraduate study as well as an annual stipend to cover living costs, entertainment and travel. The deadline for applications is 1 November 2019, for study starting in Autumn 2020.

Travel Grant for change-makers

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Passionate about making a difference in your community or profession? Inspired by new ideas and projects from overseas? Receive funding to spend 4-8 weeks anywhere in the world to explore a topic you care about. Deadline is 17 September.

CRCC Asia internship

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Generation Uk China is a programme enabling recent graduates from lower socio-economic backgrounds to participate in a two month CRCC Asia internship in Beijing, Shanghai or Shenzhen. 

For more information, email a.poti@salford.ac.uk.

Previous

See our whole offering and explore past opportunities we have advertised to our staff and students. Some of these expired schemes will re-open in the future, so keep checking back for further updates.

Generation UK internship

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With a Generation UK internship, you can spend two months living and studying in China, absorbing the Asian culture while expanding your skills.

Abroadship: events, training and exchange programmes

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Abroadship is a non-profit initiative from London whose mission is to encourage students to become world’s citizen through events, training courses and exchange programmes. 

International Citizen Service (ICS) overseas volunteer placements

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The ICS is a UK government-funded programme providing overseas opportunities to young people. UK volunteers work side-by-side with local volunteers in some of the poorest communities in Africa and Asia, staying with host families in the community.

Fulbright Awards

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The US-UK Fulbright Commission focuses on opportunities and exchanges between the USA and the UK as part of a global programme. In the past, our students have been eligible to apply for postgraduate and research project awards.