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A placement overseas can help boosting your career opportunities and will allow you to experience a different educational, social, and cultural life. Read other University of Southampton students' experiences to get an insight into what studying or working overseas is really like.

 

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Study abroad and exchange blog

If you are interested in studying or working abroad as part of your course our blogsite is the best place to start.

Discover once in a lifetime experiences told by University of Southampton students.

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Erasmus+ exchange

Jasmine is a Nursing student and she has studied abroad for a semester at VIA University College, Denmark, as part of the Erasmus+ Programme.

International exchange

Joanna has studied abroad for a year at the University of Hong Kong as part of her History course.

"Hong Kong enlightened my life in so many ways, and opened up employment opportunities and desires to work abroad in the future, gave me sofas to crash on across the world, gave me self-sufficiency and independence, time, work and money management, language skills, opportunities to see so many beautiful countries across Asia but most of all, a longing to go back to Hong Kong – my reason to be nocturnal, the city of my dreams, my home, my happy place, my urban jungle."
Joanna in Hong Kong.
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Summer schools testimonials

Regina, Meng Civil Engineering student, summer school at KAIST, South Korea
“I came to South Korea with low expectations; I left it with plenty of knowledge, a good insight of South Korea’s culture and so many new friends." Regina, Meng Civil Engineering student, summer school at KAIST, South Korea.
Nabila, Medicine student, summer programme at Washington University St Louis, USA
''This was a once in a lifetime chance to see how other countries approach key issues and begin to form ideas on effective leadership'' Nabila, Medicine student, summer programme at Washington University St Louis, USA.
Shivank, ECS student, summer school at Hong Kong Polytechnic University.
''At a Summer School it’s easier to interact with everyone since everyone is new to the country, it’s incredibly easy to get along and make a number of friends from across the world.''Shivank, ECS student, summer school at Hong Kong Polytechnic University.
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Instagram testimonials

Follow our students' instagram takeovers and gain an insight on what is it like to live, study or work abroad.

This is my last photo on this instagram, and it shows the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, one of the world's oldest shopping malls, because yes I went shopping today. My time in Milan is nearly up and I feel like I've barely scratched the surface of what's available to see in the city. When you go in a study abroad you actually have to study, and there isn't always time to see all the sights! 
Thanks for coming with me as I explored Milan this week ✈️
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#studyabroad #galleria #milan
Would it be a trip to Italy without pizza? The food in Milan is amazing and very affordable, if you venture away from the tourist hot spots. The supermarkets sell freshly baked foccacia and there's gelato on every corner! . . . 
#studyabroad #pizza #italy #milan
Even in the middle of a busy city like Milan, you can take a study break at a beautiful park, like the Giardini Indro Montanelli, conveniently next to the Museum of Natural History and the Gallery of Modern Art ��☀️
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#studyabroad #milan #italy #park #universitylife #summerschool #green #beautifuldestinations #europe #scholarship #giardiniindromontanelli #italia
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