Why go abroad?

Studying abroad adds value to your degree and will give you a once in a lifetime chance to experience another culture and enhance your employability skills. You'll have a unique opportunity to meet new people and build a new network of friends and practitioners in your chosen subject, and even learn a new language. Going abroad during your degree is an exciting experience and a chance for you to develop personally, academically, and professionally.

Did you know that international opportunities help you:

  • earn more money than students without international experience
  • get better degree results
  • be more competitive in the job market
  • develop your networks.

You can also enhance your essential personal and people skills required in the global workplace, including:

  • intercultural communication and language skills
  • adaptability and tolerance
  • resilience and independence
  • problem solving
  • confidence and leadership skills.

*Source: Gone International: the value of mobility (September 2016).

Find out more about the opportunities and benefitsPDF icon available to NTU students.

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