Why go abroad?

Studying abroad gives you access to a whole range of new experiences. See the world, further your career prospects and increase your earning potential.

You'll also get the opportunity to:

  • meet new people
  • build network of friends and practitioners
  • learn a new language.

Develop your personal and people skills required in the global workplace, including:

  • intercultural communication and language skills
  • adaptability and tolerance
  • resilience and independence
  • problem solving
  • confidence and leadership skills.

Students who study or work abroad during their studies are more likely to:

  • achieve a first class or upper second-class degree
  • be in a graduate level job or further study
  • have stronger employability, transferable skills and earn more!

Our employability and volunteering teams can help you get work experience or volunteer in another country

Study abroad checklist

  1. Search for a destination
  2. Talk to a Student Exchange Buddy
  3. Apply for your study exchange
  4. Apply for a funding grant or scholarship
  5. Arrange accommodation
  6. Budget for your trip

"I would recommend studying abroad to my friends because it is an amazing opportunity to take advantage of whilst studying at NTU." - Fenniecia Smith


  • Last updated: 14/10/2020