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Discover the world

Student mobility opportunities

We want you to experience new cultures, learn about different ways of working and explore incredible places as part of your journey with BU.

There are a host of opportunities to get involved in our global community, whether you’re a BU student who wants to discover the world, or an incoming exchange student who is keen to experience life in Bournemouth.

We offer a number of study abroad programmes, and can help you to find placements overseas when it’s appropriate. This not only gives you the chance to experience a new culture, but also develop employability skills and enhance your career prospects through a range of networks and contacts around the globe.

You can also get involved with volunteering projects overseas, or simply learn a new language - or improve an existing one - with the assistance of our dedicated BU Language Centre.

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International student library

Study abroad

Discover the range of opportunities for studying overseas for part of your course. 

Work overseas

Work overseas

Expand your horizons by undertaking a placement overseas and gain valuable industry experience while getting to know another culture.

Other international opportunities

Other international opportunities

Working and studying aren't the only ways for you to see the world while you're at BU. Summer schools, language courses, volunteering, field trips and conferences are among the options.

Global Talent Programme

Global Talent Programme

Our Global Talent Programme will help you demonstrate to employers that you have the skills needed to work in a truly global way, crossing physical and cultural boundaries to deliver outstanding results