Calendar of events and deadlines

Summer Opportunities Fair 2019

Key events

Global Opportunities Fair 
Thursday 18 October 2018 (Autumn Term, Week 4)

USA, Canada, and Latin America Workshop
Wednesday 24 October 2018 (Autumn Term ,Week 5)

Australia, Asia and South Africa Workshop
Wednesday 31 October 2018 (Autumn Term, Week 6)

European Exchange, including HSE St Petersburg, Russia Workshop
Wednesday 7 November 2018 (Autumn Term, Week 7)

Summer Opportunities Fair 
Wednesday 23 January 2019 (Spring Term, Week 3)

Key dates

October 2018: Applications open for Worldwide and European Exchange, Summer Schools and Languages For International Mobility

Wednesday 12 December 2018Worldwide Exchange and European Exchange application deadline (1pm)

Wednesday 23 January 2019Applications open for Travel Awards

Wednesday 6 February 2019: International Study Centres and Summer Schools application deadline (1pm)

What's on

Autumn Term

Week 1 All programmes Freshers Fair
Saturday 29 September 2018, Campus West
Start your global journey here by meeting our Peer Advisors and registering your interest in going global.
Week 2 All programmes Departmental orientation/first year introductory talks
A quick introduction to global opportunities at orientation sessions in your department.
Week 3 All Programmes Returners Workshop
Wednesday 10 October 2018, 1.15-3.00pm, V/N/045
For students who went abroad in 2017/18.
Week 4 All Programmes

Global Opportunities Fair
Thursday 18 October 2018, 3-6pm, Exhibition Centre
Find out how to apply for opportunities to study, work and volunteer abroad. Speak to Centre for Global Programmes staff and meet York students who have been abroad. Discover more about independent travel opportunities from representatives of international volunteering organisations.

Week 5 Opportunities in the USA, Canada and Latin America

USA, Canada, and Latin America Workshop
Wednesday 24 October 2018, 1.15-2.15pm, D/L/047
Returning students and Centre for Global Programmes staff will be here to answer your questions about opportunities in the USA, Canada and Latin America.

Week 6 

Opportunities in Australia, Asia and South Africa

Australia, Asia and South Africa Workshop
Wednesday 31 October 2018, 1.15-2.15pm in D/L/047
Find out more about opportunities in Australia, Asia and South Africa from returning students and CGP staff. (The exchange with Rhodes University, South Africa, is for Arts and Humanities students).

Week 7 European exchange and Russia

European Exchange, including HSE St Petersburg, Russia Workshop
Wednesday 7 November 2018, 1.15-2.15pm in D/L/047
Speak to staff and returning students about study or work placements in Europe and studying in Russia. 

Week 8  Summer Opportunities International Study Centres, Summer Schools and Travel Awards Workshop
Wednesday 14 November 2018, 1.15-2.15pm in D/L/047
Find out more about summer opportunities to study, work or volunteer abroad.
Week 8  All programmes

Careers and Applications and Interviews session
Thursday 15 November 2018, 6.00-7.00pm, D/N/130
See the Careers Gateway to book a place or online

Week 10  All programmes

General Questions Workshop
Wednesday 28 November 2018, 1.15-2.15pm in D/L/047
Some final application tips before the exchange application deadline at 1pm on Wednesday 12 December 2018.

Spring Term

Week 1-2 Worldwide Exchange

Worldwide exchange interviews
Applicants will be informed by Friday 5 January 2018 whether or not they are being invited for an interview with the Worldwide Exchange Selection Panel in weeks 1-2.

Week 3 All Programmes

Summer Opportunities Fair
Wednesday 23 January 2019, 1.00-4.00pm, James Hall
Find out more about Summer Schools, International Study Centres and Travel Awards as well as work experience, internship and volunteering opportunities. 

Details on the stands/companies at the 2019 fair can be found here

Week 7-8 Summer Opportunities International Study Centre interviews
Wednesday 20 - Tuesday 26 February 2019, AEW/010
Week 9 Exchanges Worldwide Exchange & European Pre-Departure Workshop
Wednesday 6 March 2019, 1.15-3.00pm, V/N/045 & V/N/123
Week 9 Summer Opportunities International Study Centre Pre-Departure Workshop
Wednesday 6 March 2019, 1.00pm , 2.00pm, 3.00pm and 4.00pm (hour per ISC), SLB/118

Summer Term

Week 2

Exchanges European and Worldwide Exchange Pre-Departure Workshop
Wednesday 24th April 2019, 1.15 -3.15pm, SLB/118

Week 4

Summer Opportunities International Study Centre Pre-Departure Workshop
Wednesday 8 May 2019, 1.00pm, 2.00pm, 3.00pm and 4.00pm (hour per ISC), AEW/003