The Turing Scheme: What is it and where can you go?

Are you a University of Brighton student eager to broaden your horizons, gain experience, and make memories? Look no further than the Turing Scheme, a unique government funded opportunity for international study, work, or volunteering.

In this blog post, we’ll delve into the details of the Turing Scheme, explore its benefits, and highlight the diverse destinations awaiting adventurous students from the University of Brighton.

Understanding the Turing Scheme

The Turing Scheme is named after the visionary mathematician Alan Turing – it is a flagship initiative aimed at promoting student mobility and fostering global connections. As a proud participant in the Turing Scheme, the University of Brighton is dedicated to providing students with support in exploring the world and enhancing your employability.

Turing Scheme Eligibility and Application Process

The Turing Scheme is open to all University of Brighton students currently enrolled in degree programs or other recognized tertiary level qualifications – recent graduates are also eligible to apply.

To embark on a Turing Scheme placement, students must complete an application process, which includes submitting a proposal outlining their desired activities, goals, and preferred destinations. Our dedicated team is here to guide you through every step of the application process, ensuring a seamless experience from start to finish.

Destinations and Opportunities – Where can you go with the Turing Scheme?

The world is your oyster with the Turing Scheme! University of Brighton students have the opportunity to choose from a wide range of destinations and activities, including studying at prestigious universities abroad, gaining hands-on work experience at leading organizations, or making a difference through volunteer work in communities around the globe.

Example DestinationExample DurationExample Funding Range*
Australia, Canada, Switzerland, Barbados8 weeks£1,090-£1,310
Croatia, Brazil, Falkland Islands, Norway4 weeks£480-£655
Costa Rica, Madagascar, Algeria, Maldives6 months£2,010-£2,670
Examples of where you can go with Turing Scheme funding

*Amounts vary depending on duration and destination as well as whether the student qualifies for extra funding due to being disadvantaged.

Support and Resources

At the University of Brighton, we understand that embarking on an international adventure can be both thrilling and daunting. That’s why we provide comprehensive support and resources to help students make the most of their Turing Scheme experience. From pre-departure advice and support to assistance while you’re away on your project, we are committed to ensuring that students feel supported, empowered, and prepared to embrace the opportunities that await them.

The Turing Scheme offers University of Brighton students an unparalleled opportunity to explore the world, expand their horizons, and develop valuable skills and experiences that will shape their future success. Whether you dream of studying in Europe, interning in Asia, or volunteering in Africa, the Turing Scheme can turn your aspirations into reality.

How to apply for Turing Scheme funding

To learn more about how you can participate in the Turing Scheme and embark on your own international adventure with the University of Brighton, email us at or book a 1-1 session on Don’t miss out on this incredible opportunity to make your mark on the world and create memories that will last a lifetime.

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Ollie Taylor • 08/04/2024

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