International OPPORTUNITIES - University of Salford

 
International OPPORTUNITIES - University of Salford
International
OPPORTUNITIES

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International OPPORTUNITIES - University of Salford
As a student at the University of Salford, you have the
 chance to acquire invaluable employability skills and                                      MYTHS
 become a global citizen by taking part in:
                                                                                               1.	
                                                                                                  Going abroad is just for “language studying” students: you can study and
 /   Study exchanges, virtual or abroad                                                           work abroad in English in countries across the world and all of our partner
 /   International work experience                                                                institutions offer courses taught in English
 /   Short courses and summer schools, virtual or abroad                                       2.	
                                                                                                  It will cost a fortune: many places are cheaper than the UK. There are
 /   International activities on campus and virtual opportunities                                 scholarships available and if interested in going to a European country, the
                                                                                                  Erasmus+ programme currently offers a grant to help with living costs
 These offer you the fantastic opportunity to develop new skills that will impress
 future employers, embrace new cultures and make friends all over the world.                   3.	
                                                                                                  My chosen subject will be the same in every country: courses content and
 Please note: all international opportunities for                                                 structure will vary greatly with location
 the 2021/22 academic year are subject to
 COVID-19 developments.                                                                        4.	
                                                                                                  Teaching quality will be lower than at home: course contents will vary by
                                                                                                  institution as well as by country, and you’re likely to find different strengths
Why should you take                                                                               and weaknesses in each
advantage of any of                                    FACT                                    5.	
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BENEFITS
 1.	
    Gain a global mindset and become a global citizen: whether it’s in work,
    study or play, you’ll be able to use your new global mindset to back up
    arguments, inform your beliefs and steer your future
 2.	
    Brush up your language skills or learn a new language
                                                                                            OUTCOMES
                                                                                            Compared to those who don’t, students who go abroad are:
 3.	
    Learn self-reliance: moving abroad is the ultimate test in self-reliance. When
    (or if) you move back, you’ll likely rely on others less and you’ll take more              1. 20% less likely to be out of work
    responsibility for yourself
                                                                                               2. 10% more likely to be in graduate jobs, six months after graduation
 4.	
    See your own culture through a new lens: it’s easy to accept your own culture
                                                                                               3. 7% higher average wage earners, six months after graduation
    as absolute, but experiencing a different culture can help inform your point of
    view on your home culture, allowing you to develop your own views rather than              4. 19% more likely to gain a first in their degree
    simply accepting those defined by where you happen to come from
                                                                                               5.	A quarter of those who take part in the Erasmus+ scheme meet their
 5. Make lifelong friends: a shared international experience is a great way                       long-term partner while studying abroad
     to bond with people and create life-long friendships with people from all
     around the world                                                                          (Source: UUKi, 2020, universitiesuk.ac.uk/International/go-international/stand-
                                                                                               out/Pages/toolkit.aspx)

 (Source: UUKi, 2020, universitiesuk.ac.uk/International/go-international/stand-
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International OPPORTUNITIES - University of Salford
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International OPPORTUNITIES - University of Salford
STAGE                                                 WHEN
ERASMUS+ FOR STUDIES*                                                                                   Find out more about the international
                                                                                                         opportunities available by attending                   Right from the start of your
WHO?                                                                                                  promotional events, visiting our website,                       student journey
Level 5 (second year of an undergraduate programme) students only. Options vary depending              and keeping an eye on our social media
on your subject area. Please check with your Exchange Coordinator or Programme Leader.                         and the Student Hub

HOW LONG FOR?                                                                                                 Raise your interest with the
                                                                                                                                                          / As soon as possible in your first year if you
/ One trimester or a full academic year                                                                 International Opportunities Team and/        would like to take part in a study exchange the following
/	Usually replacement trimester/year, i.e. the total duration of the course stays the same                 or your Exchange Coordinator.            September. We will need final confirmation by 5 March
/	Also available as a sandwich year for some courses (between second and final year) if                   You can find out who they are at            / Deadline is 5 March if you would like to take part in
                                                                                                                                                      a study exchange in January of the following year. We
   allowed by your school                                                                                    salford.ac.uk/international-            would also welcome applications submitted by 1 October
                                                                                                           opportunities/things-to-know
HOW?
Usually physical, i.e. abroad, but also virtual.                                                       Research the country and institution you
                                                                                                      are planning to go to - our website provides              As soon as your Exchange
WHERE?                                                                                                   a lot of useful information. We will also             Coordinator confirms you are
Partner universities only, i.e. an Erasmus+ agreement between the two universities is required;         ask you to complete a Student Planning                  eligible to take part in the
please see our list of partner universities                                                           Document and a Permission Form as part of                         programme
                                                                                                                     your application
salford.ac.uk/international-opportunities/our-partnerships
COST
The Erasmus+ monthly grant ranges between €370 and €420 depending on your chosen                                                                            The deadline will be set by our partner
                                                                                                          The International Opportunities                  universities. Usually, students due to go
destination. If you study abroad for a full year and you are a UK/home student, you may be                                                               abroad in September are nominated around
                                                                                                          Team will nominate you to your
eligible for an 85% reduction of your tuition fee to the University of Salford for that specific                                                         May and those going abroad in the second
                                                                                                                 chosen institution
year. If you undertake a sandwich year, you won’t have to pay tuition fees for that year. You                                                           trimester of their second year are nominated
won’t have to pay any tuition fees to your host institution. The Erasmus+ grant is not available                                                                        around October
for virtual exchanges. For further information, please see Appendix A. Please note there is no
financial support for virtual exchanges.
STUDIES                                                                                                     Your chosen institution will                   This is usually done within three to
                                                                                                         confirm the next steps and if you                 four weeks following submission of
Modules to be undertaken during the exchange are chosen in conjunction with the Exchange                       are officially accepted                               your application
Coordinator and the tutor at the host institution to make sure they match what you would
have done at Salford. The grades you will receive at your host institution will not count
towards your degree classification, but will show as a pass/fail.
ACCOMMODATION
Most of our partners are able to provide student accommodation but it is not guaranteed.               You will be invited to apply for funding
                                                                                                      (if applicable) and provided with all the                  As soon as you can provide an
Successful students will be given full support by their host institution to secure a place to live.   relevant pre-departure information and                     official acceptance letter/email
                                                                                                                                                                 issued by your host institution
VISAS                                                                                                      documentation to be completed

You are responsible for obtaining your own visas and the International Opportunities Team are
on hand to provide guidance and support. The International Opportunities Team are not qualified
immigration specialists and immigration regulations can change quite frequently. You should refer
to the national websites for general information in the first instance. Please note that the EU             YOU ARE GOOD TO GO!
entry and study regulations for UK nationals are expected to change from 1 January 2021.               (provided you have completed all the                 Your start date will be provided by
                                                                                                       necessary documentation and made                            the host institution
*P
  lease note that the future participation of the UK in the Erasmus+ programme is only                     all relevant arrangements)
  guaranteed up until May 2023 (correct at time of production, December 2020)

                 For more info, please visit salford.ac.uk/io or fill in our enquiry form.
International OPPORTUNITIES - University of Salford
STAGE                                                     WHEN
INTERNATIONAL                                                                                            Find out more about the international
EXCHANGES                                                                                                 opportunities available by attending
                                                                                                      promotional events, visiting our website, and
                                                                                                                                                                   Right from the start of your
                                                                                                                                                                         student journey
                                                                                                       keeping an eye on our social media and the
WHO?                                                                                                                 Student Hub
Level 5 (second year of an undergraduate programme)
students only. Options vary depending on your subject                                                 Raise your interest with the International         / As soon as possible in your first year if you would like to
area. Please check with your Exchange Coordinator or                                                  Opportunities Team and/or your Exchange
                                                                                                                                                          take part in a study exchange the following September.
                                                                                                                                                                We will need final confirmation by 5 March
Programme Leader.                                                                                      Coordinator. You can find out who they             / Ideally by 5 March if you would like to take part in a
                                                                                                        are at salford.ac.uk/international-               study exchange in January of the following year. We
HOW LONG FOR?                                                                                             opportunities/things-to-know
                                                                                                                                                         would also welcome applications submitted by 1 October

/ One trimester or a full academic year
/	Usually replacement trimester/year, i.e. the total duration of the course stays the same
/	Also available as a sandwich year for some courses (between second and final year) if                Research the country and institution you are
   allowed by your school                                                                               planning to go to - our website provides a lot            As soon as your Exchange
                                                                                                        of useful information. We will also ask you to           Coordinator confirms you are
HOW?                                                                                                   complete a Student Planning Document and a
                                                                                                        Permission Form as part of your application
                                                                                                                                                                  eligible to take part in the
                                                                                                                                                                          programme
Usually physical, i.e. abroad, but also virtual.
WHERE?
Partner universities only, i.e. an International Exchange agreement
                                                                                                                                                             The deadline will be set by our partner
between the two universities is required. Please see Appendix B.                                              You will complete an internal                  universities. Usually, students due to go
                                                                                                         application form and the International            abroad in September are nominated by the
COST                                                                                                     Opportunities Team will nominate you              end of April and those going abroad in the
If you study abroad for a full year and you are a UK/home student, you may be eligible for                     to your chosen institution                   second trimester of their second year are
                                                                                                                                                                nominated by the end of October
an 85% reduction of your tuition fee to the University of Salford for that specific year. You
won’t have to pay any tuition fees to your host institution. For further information. Please
see Appendix A.
                                                                                                            Your chosen institution will                     This is usually done within three to
STUDIES                                                                                                   confirm the next steps if you are                  four weeks following submission of
Modules to be undertaken abroad are chosen in conjunction with the Exchange Coordinator                          officially accepted                                   your application
and the Tutor at the receiving institution to make sure they match what you would have
done at Salford. The grades you will receive at your host institution will not count towards
your degree classification; they will show as a pass/fail.

ACCOMMODATION                                                                                              You will be provided with all the
Most of our partners are able to provide student accommodation but it is not guaranteed.               relevant pre-departure information and                       As soon as you can provide an
Successful students will be given full support by their host institution to secure a place to live.        documentation to be completed                            official acceptance letter/email
                                                                                                                                                                    issued by your host institution
VISAS
You are responsible for obtaining your own visas and the International Opportunities
Team are on hand to provide guidance and support. The International Opportunities
Team are not qualified immigration specialists and immigration regulations can change                        YOU ARE GOOD TO GO!
quite frequently. You should refer to the national websites for general information in the              (provided you have completed all the                  Your start date will be provided by
first instance.                                                                                         necessary documentation and made                             the host institution
                                                                                                             all relevant arrangements)

              For more info, visit salford.ac.uk/io or email Salford-IOT@salford.ac.uk.
International OPPORTUNITIES - University of Salford
INTERNATIONAL                                                                                 HOW TO SOURCE A PLACEMENT?
                                                                                              /	By attending placement sessions             /	By visiting ec.europa.eu/eures/public/

WORK EXPERIENCES                                                                                  organised in your school
                                                                                              /	By talking to academic tutors as they
                                                                                                  may have useful contacts abroad
                                                                                                                                                en/jobseekers-dashboard
                                                                                                                                             /	By keeping an eye on the opportunities at
                                                                                                                                                salford.ac.uk/askus/work-and-careers
ERASMUS+ FOR TRAINING*                                                                        /	By browsing job sites (like you would do if /	By looking at our Traineeship Toolkit
                                                                                                  you were looking for a job in the UK)         salford.ac.uk/international-
                                                                                              /	By contacting potential employers directly    opportunities/erasmus-outgoing-
                                                                                                                                                students
WHO?                                                                                           /	By visiting erasmusintern.org
All students. Options vary depending on your subject area. Please                              /	By keeping an eye on our social media
check with your Exchange Coordinator or Programme Leader.
                                                                                                                STAGE                                             WHEN
WHAT?
/	Placements, internships, traineeships and jobs.                                                Find out more about the international
    Must be relevant to your study path. Also virtual                                               opportunities available by attending                    Right from the start of your
/	Often summer work placements (voluntary); sometimes                                         promotional events and keeping an eye on our                       student journey
    part of the student’s academic programme (i.e. credit                                      website, social media, and the Student Hub
    bearing)
/	Also available as a sandwich year for some courses (between
    second and final year)                                                                               If your placement is voluntary,
                                                                                                     e.g. a summer experience, look at our              If you are looking to go abroad in
/	May also be available as graduate traineeships                                                Toolkit to find out how you can source one -         summer, we recommend that you start
                                                                                                 salford.ac.uk/international-opportunities/
                                                                                                                                                          looking at the start of the year
HOW LONG FOR?                                                                                            erasmus-outgoing-students
Minimum duration of two months, maximum duration of twelve months.
                                                                                                   / For a work placement that is part of
WHERE?                                                                                           your programme, please raise your interest
                                                                                                      with your Exchange Coordinator                          The sooner, the better!
Any university, organisation or company operating in one of the eligible countries, (see
                                                                                                  / If your placement is voluntary, please
erasmusplus.org.uk/participating-countries) i.e. an Erasmus+ agreement between the                       contact our team directly
University of Salford and the host institution is not required.
                                                                                                  Research on the country and institution you
COST                                                                                             are planning to go to - our website provides a             As soon as you are granted
                                                                                                 lot of useful information. We will also ask you
The Erasmus+ monthly grant ranges between €470 and €520 depending on your chosen                  to complete a Student Planning Document                 approval from our team and your
destination. Some employers will also offer a salary and/or a reimbursement of some                  and a Permission Form as part of your                     Exchange Coordinator
expenses. If you take a sandwich year, you won’t have to pay tuition fees for that specific                         application
year. The Erasmus+ grant is not available for virtual placements. For further information,
please see Appendix A.
                                                                                                You will be invited to apply for funding
                                                                                                                                                            Once you have been officially
*P
  lease note that the future participation of the UK in the Erasmus+ programme is only           and provided with all the relevant
                                                                                                                                                         offered a place and can provide an
  guaranteed up until May 2023 (correct at time of production, December 2020)                       pre-departure information and
                                                                                                                                                                 employment letter
                                                                                                   documentation to be completed
                                    Our social media:
          @UoS_IntOpps        /Salford International Opportunities      salfordintopps                YOU ARE GOOD TO GO!
                                                                                                 (provided you have completed all the                           Your start date will be
                                                                                                 necessary documentation and made                               provided by your host
                                                                                                      all relevant arrangements)
 For more info, visit salford.ac.uk/io
 or fill in our enquiry form.
International OPPORTUNITIES - University of Salford
FURTHER
OPPORTUNITIES
The International Opportunities Team promotes a variety
of work placement schemes, both virtual and abroad.

WHAT IS AVAILABLE?

New work placement opportunities become available on a regular basis.
Here are a few examples:

/    ritish Council Generation UK China programme: a funded two month work
    B
    experience in China - britishcouncil.org/study-work-abroad/outside-uk/
    internships-china
/    itacs scheme: a fully funded three month research internship in Canada -
    M
    mitacs.ca/en/programs/globalink/globalink-research-internship
/    ritish Council Language Assistant Programme: an opportunity to teach
    B
    English overseas on a paid six month or one year placement working as
    a language assistant - britishcouncil.org/study-work-abroad/outside-uk/
    english-language-assistants

                                                                                 Several other opportunities will also be promoted and managed by the Careers Team
                                                                                 and within your school. Keep an eye on their website as well as your student email and
                                                                                 Blackboard.
                                                                                 Please note: these opportunities are often offered and managed by third-party providers. Students who
                                                                                 choose to take part in opportunities offered by third-party providers do so at their own risk but are asked
                                                                                 to keep the University’s recommendations in mind.

                                                                                 HOW CAN I FIND OUT MORE?
                                                                                 Work placement opportunities vary year on year and are promoted as and when they
                                                                                 open for applications via the Student Hub and student newsletter, as well as on our
                                                                                 website and social media. Keep an eye out!

                                                                                 COST
                                                                                 These opportunities are often partly or fully funded by the provider. We may also be
                                                                                 able to contribute to student travel expenses. For more information see Appendix A
                                                                                 and keep an eye on the channels above.

                                                                                                                          Our social media:
                                                                                             @UoS_IntOpps           /Salford International Opportunities           salfordintopps
International OPPORTUNITIES - University of Salford
SHORT COURSES AND
SUMMER SCHOOLS,
VIRTUAL OR ABROAD                                                                                             INTERNATIONAL
These are a great opportunity if you don’t want to commit to a long period of time
abroad. These options may be open to all students or be specific to students from                             ACTIVITIES ON CAMPUS
                                                                                                              AND VIRTUAL
certain academic areas. The International Opportunities Team facilitates and highly
encourages students’ participation in short courses and summer schools.
Please note: these opportunities are often offered and managed by third-party providers. Students who
choose to take part in opportunities offered by third-party providers do so at their own risk but are asked
to keep the University’s recommendations in mind.
                                                                                                              OPPORTUNITIES
                                                                                                              International activities on campus are aimed at creating an international dimension and giving
COST                                                                                                          you global exposure without leaving Greater Manchester. We are aware that not all students
                                                                                                              may not, for a variety of reasons, be able to be internationally mobile during their studies,
Often, these opportunities are partly or fully funded by the organising body                                  therefore it is our priority to make sure that every student fully participates in international
or institution. Discounted or free places may also be offered by partner institutions. We                     activities even without going abroad. Our goal is to integrate experiences and knowledge of
may also be able at times to contribute to student travel expenses.                                           local and international students from diverse backgrounds and prepare all students for an
                                                                                                              increasingly international workplace.
HOW CAN I FIND OUT MORE?                                                                                      Keep an eye on our social media and at website to find out about the events we are
Opportunities will be promoted as and when they become available via the Student                              organising throughout the year.
Hub, student newsletter as well as our, social media and website.                                             Some of the activities we have been running include:
Keep an eye out!                                                                                              - Global Week: a week of fun activities aimed at promoting internationalisation
                                                                                                                 and the value of global citizenship
                                                                                                              - Global Fair: an event where students can find out about our partner institutions
                                        Our social media:                                                       across the world
           @UoS_IntOpps           /Salford International Opportunities            salfordintopps              - International Futures: a series of online events for our students to discuss
                                                                                                                 our wonderful world
                                                                                                              Various activities are also organised by:
                                                                                                              - Our Students’ Union - salfordstudents.com
                                                                                                              - The International Society - internationalsociety.org.uk
                                                                                                              Virtual opportunities enable students to engage in intercultural experiences online with the aim
                                                                                                              of increasing, amongst others, mutual understanding, global citizenship, digital literacy, and
                                                                                                              language learning.
                                                                                                              We have put together a ‘Stay International Toolkit’ to help you become a global citizen from
                                                                                                              your own sofa - salford.ac.uk/sites/default/files/2020-10/International_toolkit.pdf

                                                                                                              HOW CAN I FIND OUT MORE?
                                                                                                              Opportunities will be promoted as and when they become available via the Student Hub,
                                                                                                              student newsletter as well as our social media and website. Further opportunities will be
                                                                                                              managed and promoted within schools. Keep an eye on their website as well as your student
                                                                                                              email and Blackboard.
International OPPORTUNITIES - University of Salford
APPENDIX A –
                                                                                                                Please contact our team if any of the above applies      / Activia Training UK Scholarship –
                                                                                                                to you.                                                     ukscholarships.com/activia-training-uk-
                                                                                                                                                                            scholarship.
FINANCIAL SUPPORT                                                                                               / You are still eligible for your Student Finance
                                                                                                                   loan if you receive it – please liaise with Student
                                                                                                                   Finance directly.
                                                                                                                                                                         / The Intern Group scholarships –
                                                                                                                                                                            theinterngroup.com/scholarships.
                                                                                                                / John Speak Trust Scholarships –                       / InternChina scholarships –
                                                                                                                   johnspeaktrust.co.uk.                                    internchina.com/scholarships.
ERASMUS+ FOR STUDIES AND WORK                           / Jack’s flight club – jacksflightclub.com/study-      / Jack’s flight club – jacksflightclub.com/study-       / The ACU scholarships –
PLACEMENTS                                                 abroad-grant.                                           abroad-grant.                                            acu.ac.uk/funding-opportunities/for-
                                                                                                                / Sogang University Scholarship – you can apply            students/summer-school-grants.
/ €370/€420 (study placements) or €470/€520            / World Nomad – worldnomads.com/create/
   (work placements) Erasmus+ grant a month                scholarships.                                           directly to Sogang when completing your               / Pagoda Projects scholarships –
   depending on your chosen country                                                                                exchange application form.                               pagodaprojects.com/scholarships.
                                                        / German Academic Exchange Service –
/ If you are a UK/EU student undertaking a full                                                                / World Nomad –                                          …and don’t forget to apply for an ESN Card to
                                                           daad.org.uk/en/find-funding/scholarship-
  year study placement, you may be eligible for an                                                                 worldnomads.com/create/scholarships.                  benefit from several discounts for Erasmus+
                                                           database.
  85% reduction of your tuition fees for the year                                                                                                                        students - esncard.org. And finally, a TOTUM
                                                        / Activia Training UK Scholarship –                                                                             card also includes several international discounts -
/Y
  ou are not required to pay any tuition fees to          ukscholarships.com/activia-training-uk-              WORK PLACEMENTS OUTSIDE EUROPE,                          totum.com/international-student-discounts
 your host university                                      scholarship.                                         SHORT-COURSES AND SUMMER SCHOOLS
/S
  ome work opportunities might offer a salary                                                                  / Very often, these opportunities are partly
                                                                                                                   funded by the organising body/institution.            HAVE YOU CONSIDERED FUNDRAISING?
 and/or a reimbursement of some expenses -
                                                        INTERNATIONAL EXCHANGES                                                                                          Find out more at: salford.ac.uk/askus/careers-
 please check with your employer                                                                                / Financial support towards costs for visa may be
                                                        / UK/EU students undertaking a full year study            available – ask our team.                             jobs-and-my-future/funding-finance-and-
/S
  antander travel grants for the following                placement may be eligible for an 85% reduction                                                                investment
 countries: Belgium, Germany, Poland, Portugal,                                                                 / Santander Travel Grants available for the
                                                           of their tuition fees for the year (please note
 Spain – keep an eye on the University of Salford                                                                  following countries: Argentina, Brazil, Chile,
                                                           that students undertaking a sandwich year do
 Student Hub or email                                                                                              Colombia, Mexico, Puerto Rico, Uruguay,
                                                           not pay tuition fees for the additional year).
 enterprise@salford.ac.uk.                                                                                         USA, Belgium, Germany, Poland, Portugal,
                                                        / You are not required to pay any tuition fees to         Spain, China, Russia, Singapore, South Korea,
/T
  ravel grants are also made available by the             your host university.                                   UAE, Ghana – keep an eye on the University
 Government –                                                                                                      of Salford Student News website or email
 gov.uk/travel-grants-students-england.                 / You may be eligible for Butex scholarships –
                                                           please visit butex.ac.uk/scholarships.                  enterprise@salford.ac.uk
Additional financial support might be available, on a                                                           / Jack’s flight club – jacksflightclub.com/study-
case by case basis, if:                                 / Santander Travel Grants available for the               abroad-grant.
                                                           following countries: Argentina, Brazil, Chile,
/Y
  ou are from a disadvantaged background                                                                       / World Nomad – worldnomads.com/create/
                                                           Colombia, Mexico, Puerto Rico, Uruguay, USA -
/Y
  ou have a disability                                    keep an eye on the University of Salford Student        scholarships.
                                                           Hub or email                                         / German Academic Exchange Service –
/Y
  ou need a visa
                                                           enterprise@salford.ac.uk.                               daad.org.uk/en/find-funding/scholarship-
/Y
  ou would like to undertake a language course                                                                    database.
 before leaving for your chosen country.                Additional financial support might be available, on a
                                                        case by case basis, if:
Please contact our team if any of the above applies
to you.                                                 / You are from a disadvantaged background              SUSTAINABLE
/Y
  ou are still eligible for your Student Finance       / You have a disability                                TRAVEL GRANTS
 loan if you receive it – please liaise with Student
                                                        / You need a visa                                      We strongly believe in combatting
 Finance directly.
                                                        / You would like to undertake a language course
                                                                                                                climate change. A small number of
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  he Intern Group Scholarship for work
 placements in Dublin sourced via The Intern               before leaving for your chosen country.              grants will be available to students
 Group – theinterngroup.com/scholarships.                                                                       who decide to travel to their host
/ J ohn Speak Trust Scholarships –
                                                                                                                destination by train rather than plane.
  johnspeaktrust.co.uk.                                                                                         Keep an eye on our social media to
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  S moveON Stand Out Scholarship –                                                                             find out more!
 topuniversities.com/scholarships.
International OPPORTUNITIES - University of Salford
CANADA                                                 Montréal University
                                                                                                                                  Note that Montréal teaches in French – you must
APPENDIX B –                                                               Humber College
                                                                           Have you ever imagined yourself living in a
                                                                                                                                  have Intermediate French language skills (B2) to
                                                                                                                                  take part in this exchange.
INTERNATIONAL                                                              multicultural city? Toronto, in Ontario, is your
                                                                           place. The city welcomes more than 5 million           Just a short trip away from East-Coast

EXCHANGE PARTNERS                                                          people from all around the world in a safe and
                                                                           vibrant environment. It’s a great place to start (or
                                                                                                                                  USA, Montreal is the hub of North America’s
                                                                                                                                  Francophone culture. When you visit this truly
                                                                                                                                  bilingual city, you will be instantly enchanted
                                                                           continue) your dreams. Live in Toronto and you’ll
                                                                           know it!                                               and want to immerse yourself in its vibrant
                                                                                                                                  communities. You’ll quickly feel at home there,
                                                                           Open to students from: School of Arts, Media
                                                                                                                                  not only because you are close to home, but
                                                                           and Creative Technology: Art and Design, English
                                                                                                                                  also because you’ll be surrounded by like-minded
AUSTRALIA                                                                  and Creative Writing, Journalism, Media, Music,
                                                                                                                                  people who share the same dreams as you.
                                                                           Performing Arts, Politics and History.
Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology                                                                                           Montreal is renowned for its welcoming,
                                                                           Salford Business School: Accounting and Finance,
Study in the heart of the world’s most liveable city!                                                                             open and creative culture with an irresistible
                                                                           Business and Economics, Business and Financial
Founded in 1887, RMIT has grown alongside the                                                                                     European charm, and was ranked in 2018 as the
                                                                           Management, Business and Management,
City of Melbourne. Their largest campus is in the                                                                                 top student city in the world for its university
                                                                           Business and Tourism Management, Business
heart of Melbourne’s CBD and within easy reach                                                                                    experience and the fact that it encourages
                                                                           Information Technology, Business Management
of everything the city has to offer. Please note                                                                                  students to stay after graduation.
                                                                           with Law, Business Management with Sport, HR
that RMIT also has campuses in Vietnam.                                    Management, International Events Management,           Open to students from:
See information under ‘Vietnam’ for more details.                          Marketing, Enterprise, Leadership and                  all schools.
RMIT is home to approximately 18,000 international                         Management.                                            Number of places available: five full-year
students from more than 100 countries                                      Number of places available: School of Arts,            students or 10 trimester only students.
and when you study at RMIT you are part                                    Media and Creative Technology: seven full-year         Website: umontreal.ca/en
of a vibrant and welcoming university                                      or 15 trimester-only students; Salford Business
filled with social, cultural, sporting and                                 School: one full-year student or two trimester-
recreation activities.                                                     only students.
Open to students from: all schools.
                                                                           Website: humber.ca
Number of places available: Four
full-year or eight trimester-only                                          Thompson Rivers University                                N I AG A R
                                                                                                                                                          fAalls
students (combined with the
                                                                           TRU’s Kamloops and Williams Lake campuses
Vietnam campus).
                                                                           are located on the traditional territory of the
Website: rmit.edu.au                                                       Secwepemc peoples, in British Columbia’s
                                                                           southern interior. In Kamloops (from the
                                                        Welcome            Secwepemc word for “meeting of the waters”),
                                                                to
                                                        MELBOU             the main campus overlooks the junction of the
                                                                           North Thompson and South Thompson rivers,
VIETNAM
Royal Melbourne Institute of
                                                                     RNE   from which the university gets its name. Today,
                                                                           14,000 students study on campus in Kamloops,
Technology                                                                 Williams Lake, or at the regional centres in 100
                                                                           Mile House, Clearwater, Barriere, Ashcroft,
RMIT Vietnam was established in 2000 and has                               and Lillooet. Our campuses also welcome the
grown into a leading university in the region, with                        community, with conferences and events such as
two well-equipped campuses in Ho Chi Minh                                  the Canada Summer Games and the Kamloops
City and Hanoi, and an English language centre                             Marathon, and opportunities to learn through
in Danang.                                                                 continuing education and visiting speakers
Open to students from: all schools.                                        like John Ralston Saul, Peter Mansbridge and
Number of places available: Four full-year or                              Margaret Atwood.
eight trimester-only students (combined with the                           Open to students from: all schools.
Australia campus).                                                         Number of places available: Three full-year or
Website: rmit.edu.vn                                                       six trimester-only students.
                                                                           Website: tru.ca
Visit the
                                                                                                             INDIA                                                 TAJ MAHAL
                                                                                                             Indian Institute of Management
                                                                                                             (IIM) Kashipur
                                                                                                             Both IIM’s in India are partnerships under
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                                                                                                             Salford Business School. Please contact
                                                                                                             SBS-StudyAbroad@salford.ac.uk if you
                                                                                                             are interested in either opportunity.
                                                                                                             The Indian Institute of Management Kashipur
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                                                                                                             institute is set up with the objective of providing
                                                                                                             quality management education while sensitizing
                                                                                      G                      students towards the needs of the society.
                                                                                                             The institute is in one of the most densely
                                                                                                             industrialized regions in the country with over
                                                                                                             180 industries having plants in and around the
                                                                                                             region and many more coming up. This places             Indian Institute of Management (IIM)
CHINA                                                 HONG KONG                                              the institute at a vantage point when it comes          Kozhikode
Zhejiang Fashion and Technology Institute             City University Hong Kong                              to ‘Learning by Doing’ via frequent industry            This partnership is managed within Salford
This partnership is managed internally with the       In recent years, CityU has performed strongly in       interactions and live projects. IIM Kashipur            Business School. Please contact SBS-
Fashion directorate in the School of Arts and         university rankings and is currently among the         believes in a strong industry connect and has           StudyAbroad@salford.ac.uk for further
Media. If you are interested in opportunities at      top 10 in Asia and the top 100 in the world. It is     invested in developing relationships with local         information.
Zhejiang Fashion Institute of Technology, please      a fast-growing institution with undergraduate          industries.
                                                                                                                                                                     Spread over about 112.5 acres of land, the Indian
contact the School of Arts , Media and Creative       and postgraduate students and academic staff in        Open to students from: Salford Business                 Institute of Management Kozhikode, is situated
Technology at am-exchanges@salford.ac.uk.             business, creative media, data science, energy and     School.                                                 on two hillocks in the Kunnamangalam Area of
Zhejiang Fashion Institute of Technology is a         environment, engineering, humanities and social        Number of places available: Agreed on an                ancient city of Calicut in Kerala. Boasting of one
public full-time institution of higher learning       sciences, law, science, and veterinary medicine        annual basis.                                           of the most picturesque and oxy-rich campuses
which is engaged in higher vocational and             and life sciences.                                                                                             in the country, the world class infrastructure
                                                                                                             Website: iimkashipur.ac.in
technical education. It is an exemplary higher        CityU’s proximity to, and close ties with, mainland                                                            includes air-conditioned classrooms, guest
vocational college of Zhejiang Province founded       China, as well as its international partnerships and                                                           care areas and LAN/WAN connectivity which
by Ningbo Municipal Government. Lying in the          outlook, make the University ideally positioned                                                                enables every IIMK resident to be exposed to
east of Zhejiang, Ningbo sits at the mid-point of     to provide a dynamic learning and research                                                                     a wholesome experience. It is one of the most
the Chinese coastline, towards the south of the       environment for students and faculty from all over                                                             efficient Institutions in the country, which knows
Yangtze Delta and has a population of nearly six      the world. Both the stature and sheer volume                                                                   how to keep balance sheet green and keep all the
million people.                                       of CityU’s relationships with global institutions                                                              stakeholders happy.
Open to students from: School of Arts, Media          continue to grow.                                                                                              Open to students from: Salford Business
and Creative Technology: BAs in Fashion Image         Open to students from: School of Health and                                                                    School.
Making and Styling and Fashion Design.                Society.                                                                                                       Number of places available: Agreed on an
Number of places available: Two full-year or          Number of places available: Three full-year or                                                                 annual basis.
four trimester-only students.                         six trimester-only students.                                                                                   Website: iimk.ac.in
Website: english.zjff.edu.cn                          Website: cityu.edu.hk
MALAYSIA                                               SOUTH KOREA                                          USA
Multimedia University of Malaysia                      Sogang University                                    Coe College
With its diverse mix of ethnicities and tropical       Study in the heart of South Korea’s exciting         Coe’s residential campus is located in Cedar
weather all year long, Malaysia is a place unlike      capital, Seoul! Sogang University aims the           Rapids, Iowa’s second largest city, and only hours
any other. Located in Southeast Asia, the country      education of the whole person with love and faith,   from several major metropolitan hubs like Chicago,
is a melting pot of culture, food and celebrations,    respect the values on the sense of human dignity     Minneapolis, Omaha and St. Louis. The 1,400+
besides having blessed with world-famous tourist       and encourage to pursuit and seek for learning       students enrolled at Coe make up a diverse
attractions all over the country.                      with the sincere quest for truth. Through this       population, representing nearly 40 states and over
Kuala Lumpur, the capital of Malaysia, is a vibrant    education, educate the talents who will devote       20 foreign countries.
and bustling metropolis that never sleeps. With        their lives to the development of a humanistic       Open to students from: All schools.
Petronas Twin Towers as the major landmark             culture and community.
                                                                                                            Number of places available: One full-year and
decorating its skyline, the city also boasts a well-
connected public transportation, besides being
                                                       Open to students from: School of Arts, Media
                                                       and Creative Technology: Art and Design, English
                                                                                                            one trimester-only student or three trimester-only
                                                                                                            student.
                                                                                                                                                                                      USA
one of the greatest shopping destinations in the       and Creative Writing, Journalism, Media, Music,
region.                                                Performing Arts, Politics and History.               Website: coe.edu

Open to students from: School of Arts, Media,          Number of places available: Two full-year or
and Creative Technology.                               four trimester-only students.                        Columbia College Chicago
Number of places available: One full-year or           Website: sogang.ac.kr                                Study, live, work, and play in America’s third-
two trimester-only students.                                                                                largest city, one full of world-class culture and art,   Middle Tennessee State University
Website: mmu.edu.my                                                                                         creative energy, and professional opportunities.         From the acclaimed academic programs and
                                                                                                            As a Columbia College Chicago student, the city          state-of-the-art facilities to MTSU campus life
                                                                                                            is at your fingertips. Explore, collaborate, and         and our thriving Blue Raider athletic programs,
                                                                                                            take advantage of Columbia’s connection to the           there are thousands of reasons Middle Tennessee
                                                                                                            creative industries in Chicago.                          State University might be the perfect college
                                                                                                            This isn’t your traditional campus, and we think         choice for you.
                                                                                                            that’s exciting! Columbia occupies more than             Open to students from: School of Art, Media
                                                                                                            15 academic, administrative, and residence life          and Creative Technology and Salford Business
                                                                                                            buildings in the South Loop neighbourhood, part          School.
                                                                                                            of the city’s downtown area and central business
                                                                                                                                                                     Number of places available: Two full-year or
                                                                                                            district. Campus stretches just over a mile from
                                                                                                                                                                     four trimester-only students per School.
                                                                                                            north to south and approximately three blocks
                                                                                                            wide. You’ll find everything you need within             Website: mtsu.edu
                                                                                                            walking distance: classes, cultural destinations,
                                                                                                            grocery stores, restaurants, and more.
                                                                                                                                                                     Point Park University
                                                                                                            Open to students from: School of Arts, Media and
                                                                                                            Creative Technology.                                     Point Park University, Pittsburgh’s only Downtown
                                                                                                                                                                     university, you’ll have access to unlimited
                                                                                                            Number of places available: Five full-year or 10         opportunities that only a world-class city offers.
             s from                                                                Visit                    trimester-only students.
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                                                                                                                                                                     Pittsburgh’s Golden Triangle measures less than

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                                                                                                                                                                     a square mile, but packs in a world of options,

     KUAL A                                                                                                                                                          all within easy reach of our campus including
                                                                                                                                                                     shops, restaurants, three pro-sport teams, six
                                                                                                                                                                     professional theatres, 15 parks, concert and
                                                                                                                                                                     festivals of all types.
                                                                                                                                                                     Open to students from:
                                                                                                                                                                     School of Arts, Media and Creative Technology:
                                                                                                                                                                     BA International Politics and Security and BA
                                                                                                                                                                     Contemporary Military and International History.
                                                                                                                                                                     Number of places available: Two full-year or
                                                                                                                                                                     four-trimester only students per school.
                                                                                                                                                                     Website: pointpark.edu
The University of Toledo                              Virginia Military Institute                           Wayne State University                                Winona State University
This partnership is managed internally within the     U.S. News and World Report consistently ranks         A premier university in the heart of Detroit, USA.    Widely known for our stunning natural setting,
School of Science, Engineering and Environment.       VMI among the nation’s top five public liberal        There’s no place on earth like Detroit. And there’s   the WSU Winona campus is nestled between
                                                      arts colleges. VMI’s academic program offers a        no campus on earth like Wayne State. We’re            picturesque bluffs and the Mississippi River –
                                                      rigorous education that includes a broad, four-year   located in Midtown, the city centre and one of        meaning that rock climbing, paddle boarding,
We have had an exchange programme with the            core curriculum with carefully selected majors        the country’s fastest growing neighbourhoods.         hiking, kayaking (and more) are within a mile
University of Toledo in Ohio for more than 30         in engineering, science, liberal arts, and social     On campus, you’ll find 200 acres of green space,      of campus. Additionally, the city of Winona
years. The University of Toledo is considered to      sciences.                                             walking paths and state-of-the-art facilities         is home to a wide range of art, music and
be a top global player when it comes to taking                                                              surrounded by renowned cultural institutions and      theatre opportunities, as well as museums, local
research from the laboratory to the world, and        Open to students from: School of Arts, Media
                                                      and Creative Technology: Military and International   industry-leading employers. Every day, Wayne          boutiques, and festivals galore.
has been recognised by the American Society                                                                 State students and faculty participate in the
of Landscape Architects as one of the 22 most         History programme only.                                                                                     WSU’s second campus is located in Minnesota’s
                                                                                                            reinvention of a great American city as they live,    third largest city – Rochester. The city is a
beautiful landscaped campuses in the United           Number of places available: Two full-year or          learn, work and play in the heart of Detroit.
States. The University of Toledo is based in an       four trimester-only students.                                                                               dynamic, urban hotbed for industry, arts and
Ohio and just an hour’s drive from Detroit - the                                                            Open to students from:                                culture and was ranked the #1 city of Top 100
                                                      Website: vmi.edu                                                                                            Best Places to Live by Livability.com in 2016.
largest city in Michigan. Detroit has a major                                                               School of Arts, Media and Creative Technology
international airport, hosting one of the largest                                                           (places are ringfenced for students in this school)   Open to students from: all schools.
airline hubs in the country, meaning that travel                                                            Health and Society                                    Number of places available: This agreement is
around the USA and further afield whilst your are                                                                                                                 based on one to one exchange. Please contact
on exchange is very easy. Situated on the western                                                           Salford Business School
                                                                                                                                                                  your exchange coordinator to discuss.
trip of Lake Eerie, Toledo is less than a five-hour                                                         Number of places available: Two full-year
drive from Toronto and Chicago.                                                                             or four trimester-only students.                      Website: winona.edu
                                                                                                            Website: wayne.edu
Open to students from: School of Science,
Engineering and Environment: Biology with
                                                                       USA
studies in the USA, Biochemistry with studies in                                                                                     salford.ac.uk/io
the USA, Physics with studies in North America
                                                                                                                                      @UoS_IntOpps
Number of places available: agreed on an
annual basis.                                                                                                              /Salford International Opportunities
Website: utoledo.edu                                                                                                                   salfordintopps
                                                                                                                                       Please note: all information correct at time of
                                                                                                                                               production (December 2020).
salford.ac.uk/io
@UoS_IntOpps   /Salford International Opportunities   salfordintopps
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