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Summer abroad

Spending the summer abroad allows you to get a taste of living and working internationally without committing to a full year. Summer schools or International Study Centres (ISCs) can enhance your global awareness and improve employability, leadership and advocacy skills.

Find out more about summer opportunities and travel awards.

How to Apply

Postgraduate opportunities

Depending on your programme of studies, you may be interested in:

What to expect

Previous destinations

Medicine students have previously taken part in our summer opportunities abroad as well as taking international elective placements.  Speak to your department about international elective placement options.  Destinations have included:

Degree UG/PG Country Host organisation Programme Duration
Medicine UG Australia The Royal Melbourne Hospital Elective Placement 6 weeks, July-Sep
Medicine UG India Think Education: Go India International Study Centre 2 weeks, Aug-Sep
Medicine UG Jamaica Mandeville Regional Hospital Elective Placement 6 weeks, July-Sep
Medicine UG Indonesia Plan My Gap Year Travel Award

2 weeks, September