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Short Term Mobility 2018/19

Overview of short international experiences that our students undertook in Summer 2019: [Student Stories here]

Faculty-led Activity (398 students)

International experiences arranged by departments, usually during term-time, for students within their department which are led by a Warwick academic.

  • History of Art and History undertake a taught module in Venice
  • Chemistry undertake a term-long research project

Bursaries (20 students)

Students can apply for funding support to undertake a short international experience which will enhance their personal, academic or professional development. Available from the Spring Term.

  • Europe & Worldwide Bursaries awarded students £500 per student to undertake a short international experience of their choosing

Summer Schools (71 students)

Students can take part in 1 week to 8 week short taught programmes in a university overseas. Programmes do not have to be linked to their course at Warwick. Some university partners offer subsidised tuition fees.

  • Renmin University of China offered 10 tuition fee waived places on their summer school
  • EUTOPIA funded 11 places at the Pompeu Fabra University, Barcelona summer school

Work Placements (91 students)

Students taking part in self-organised work placements or internships overseas.

  • Funding may be available to support students undertaking unpaid work placements through the Work Experience Bursary
  • Students can check MyAdvantage for up to date international internship opportunities

Volunteering (68 students)

There are various international volunteering opportunities that students undertake, some of which are Warwick organised ones, such as Warwick in Africa; others are sourced externally by students directly.

Research projects (45 students)

Many universities, and some businesses request students take part in research projects over the summer.

Virtual projects (331 students)

Students can take part in projects working with others from across the world, connected by technology without physically travelling overseas.

  • A multi-disciplinary, multi-national team of students from Monash Australia, Malaysia & Warwick worked together to provide organisations with solutions to their commercial challenges.

First year WBS student presenting at Viva Technology Conference in Paris


Second year GSD & Biology student volunteering in Ghana


First and Second year students at Monash Malaysia Summer School