Newcastle University Business School

Global Experience

Get Global

A global perspective is not a choice anymore. Two thirds of graduate employers will not hire you without work experience and 76% of employers value a global outlook.

Global Experience Opportunity (GEO) gives you the chance to boost your employability through an innovative programme of extra curricular activities and events. It introduces you to the international business community to help you gain the skills needed to succeed in global markets.

Through Global Experience Opportunity, we offer:



Benefits of taking part

You'll be presented with opportunities to make sure that you stand out above a sea of graduates. Helping you to achieve your career aspirations and internationalise your student experience.

By taking part in Global Experience Opportunity, you will:

  • develop your global employability
  • gain international work experience
  • develop intercultural competencies
  • build your global network


In 2016, Global Experience Opportunity won the Educate North award for Employer Engagement, came runner up in the Guardian University Employability Initiative award category and was shortlisted for a Times Higher Education award for Outstanding Employer Engagement. 

This demonstrates the impact our programme has on boosting student employability.

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Educate North Award 2016 winner

Contact us

Telephone: +44 (0)191 208 1627