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There are plenty of ways to have international experiences and gain intercultural competencies while you’re at BU. Including studying abroad at one of our partner universities for a semester or undertaking a placement or work experience overseas. There’s also the opportunity to undertake extra-curricular activities such as short courses, volunteering, conferences or your own independent project. Find out more about these on our Student opportunities abroad webpages.
You could also benefit from BU Turing Scheme funding which is available to all BU students and recent graduates undertaking overseas activities of between 4 weeks and 12 months. For information on funding, opportunities advertised by BU, eligibility criteria and how to apply, visit our Turing Scheme webpage.
Talk to a member of the Global Engagement Team, drop-in sessions are held online and in person twice weekly during term time - head to the Student opportunities abroad page for details.
Outside term time you can also arrange a meeting with the Global Engagement Team during vacations by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.