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Work, study or volunteer abroad with the Turing Scheme at the University of Brighton

Are you a University of Brighton student, or recent graduate, eager to explore the world, enhance your skills, and boost your employability? The Turing Scheme offers an exciting opportunity for international study or work, providing financial support to students of all nationalities. In this blog post, we’ll guide you through the key details of the Turing Scheme, including eligibility, application process, and the valuable support it provides for students from diverse backgrounds.

Am I eligible for the Turing Scheme?

The Turing Scheme is open to all University of Brighton students currently enrolled in degree programs or other recognized tertiary level qualifications. It is not exclusive to UK nationals, making it accessible to students from around the globe. It is also open to recent graduates from the University.

How does the Turing Scheme work?

Eligible students can embark on study or work placements abroad lasting between four weeks and 12 months. These placements should align with your academic year and must be completed by 31st August 2024. Additionally, the Turing Scheme can fund independently arranged activities not connected to your course, such as summer jobs overseas. However, keep in mind that the funding cannot be used for activities already funded from other sources.

What can I do with the Turing Scheme funding?

The Turing Scheme opens doors to a variety of placements at organizations worldwide, including universities, charities, and employers. There are no restrictions on the country or territory of your chosen placement, but it’s essential to adhere to the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office travel advice.

How does the Turing Scheme support students from disadvantaged backgrounds?

The government is committed to supporting students facing barriers to international experiences. The Turing Scheme provides higher funding levels for students from disadvantaged backgrounds, including those with caring responsibilities and recipients of specific bursaries here at the University.

Next Steps: Studying or working abroad at the University of Brighton

To explore potential opportunities and gather more information on the Turing Scheme, visit the dedicated Overseas Mobilities Resources SharePoint site. Additionally, reach out to your course leader to inquire about Study Abroad exchange opportunities. For personalized guidance, book a one-to-one appointment in Careers Connect with a Career Development Adviser who can help you explore your options.

FAQs and Additional Resources

For more information about the Turing Scheme, refer to the FAQs provided below or email You can also read the full 2023–24 Terms and Conditions on the University of Brighton website.

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Ollie Taylor • 18/01/2024

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