What Is the Non EU Exchange Programme?
The Non EU Exchange Programme is a Newcastle University initiative which encourages students studying at the University to spend part of their studies overseas. The programme gives you the opportunity to undertake a study placement at a one of our partner Universities outside of Europe. The University has a network of partner institutions located across Australia; Canada; China; Hong Kong; Japan; Singapore and the USA.
Why Should I Participate?
‘The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page’ – St Augustine
Studying overseas can be a life changing experience. Immersing yourself in another culture will help your learn more about yourself and help you develop your personal skills, as well as help you develop and deepen your understanding of the academic subject which you are studying.
Below are just some of the benefits to be gained from participating in the Non EU Exchange programme:
- Stand out in the job market
- Return more motivated, independent and confident
- Acquire new or improved language skills
- Learn a range of life-skills not taught in the lecture theatre
- Gain new perspectives on an academic subject
- Gain an international network of friends
- It counts towards your degree – it is not a gap year
- It is a fun and challenging experience
Read other students accounts of their time studying overseas in Flying Solo, written by students from the School of Modern Languages at Newcastle University