Spotlight


​Read the latest news and opinion pieces from the Go International: Stand Out campaign.

Student finance – breaking down the barriers to studying abroad

9 July 2018
Students don’t need to worry about the costs of studying abroad. Charmaine Valente explains how student finance can help.

Go abroad, squared

2 July 2018
Tomas Soltinsky is an international student at The University of Edinburgh. He decided to double his international experience by going on exchange to Caltech in the USA. Read about his experience.

Getting academics to help us to help their students become globally mobile

27 April 2018
Jacqueline Armit, Deputy Head of Global Mobility, King's College London shares an insight into how King's uses academics to help encourage students to undertake international placements.

You study Computer Science: why should you study abroad?

25 April 2018
Lawrence Cate, computer science student at the University of Nottingham shares why studying abroad as a computer science student can be valuable.

Going international and supporting mental health needs

10 April 2018
What can universities do to support students' wellbeing and mitigate the stresses that come with transitions and going to a new environment? Read our tips.

Secondary school spells out commitment to student mobility by pledging to the Go International: Stand Out campaign

1 April 2018
Our newest Go International: Stand Out campaign partner has pledged an ambitious new outward student mobility programme.

The secret impact of volunteering overseas

23 February 2018
Laura Beresford, Youth Networks Coordinator at Restless Development shares some of her experiences from volunteering abroad with the International Citizen Service. She reveals the positive impacts of volunteering overseas that aren't immediately obvious.

Student volunteering week: making overseas volunteering programmes work

23 February 2018
To celebrate student volunteering week, we spoke to Chris Gale, International Summer Programmes Manager at Cardiff University. He tells us a bit about what international volunteering placements Cardiff offer.

The unquestionable benefits of my work placement abroad

17 January 2018
Elliot Howells shares how his work placement in Hong Kong helped him secure a job at Microsoft, just a year after graduating.

Mobility, opportunity, ability: an Erasmus experience in France

19 December 2017
Declan, a 4th year PhD student at the University of Edinburgh, was inspired to pursue his own Erasmus experience after living with Amélie, a French student, during her year abroad.