Global Opportunities upcoming events
Spending time abroad as part of your degree is an amazing experience. Whether you're interested in a summer school or a semester/year overseas, come along to one of our upcoming presentations or drop-in sessions to find out more.
Exchange Class of 23/24 - Welcome and Induction Event
Monday 18 September 2023
1.30pm - 4pm
Firth Hall, University of Sheffield
We're holding a welcome and induction event, where we will provide some practical information about the start and duration of your exchange. We will have a Q&A session, and there will be a quiz, along with light refreshments provided. There will also be a chance to meet other exchange and study abroad students and, weather permitting, we are hoping to take a group photo of the Autumn/FY Exchange Class of 2023/24 in the courtyard.
Student Services Information Desk
Global Opportunities staff will be available at the Student Services Information Desk at the following times:
- Tuesday 19 September 2023: 10am - 12pm and 2pm - 4pm
- Wednesday 20 September 2023: 10am - 12pm and 2pm - 4pm
- Thursday 21 September 2023: 10am - 12pm and 2pm - 4pm
- Thursday 28 September 2023: 10am - 12pm
Global Opportunities Fair
Wednesday 1 November 2023
12pm - 4pm (with 30-minute quiet slot at 11.30am)
The Octagon Centre
If you are interested in our overseas opportunities - whether that's going abroad for a year or semester, or taking part in a summer school - then the Global Opportunities Fair is the best chance to meet students who have participated in study abroad activities in previous years, and also speak to staff about how to apply.
I found the overall experience of the summer school to be very enriching and could see positive changes in the way I approach problems.
Zafer Azak Summer School at INSA Lyon in France, BEng Bioengineering
Zafar attended a summer school at INSA Lyon in France.
You learn so much about yourself and come out the other side of it having met amazing people and created so many memories.
Katie Kinnaird Year abroad, BA German and Linguistics
Katie spent a year studying in Germany as part of her degree.
University is about challenging yourself and growing as a person, and never have both things been more apparent than on my year abroad.
Rachael Friery Studied abroad at the University of Copenhagen, Denmark , BA Politics and Sociology with International Experience
Rachael spent a year studying at the University of Copenhagen in Denmark as part of her degree.
We interviewed students at the 2019 Global Opportunities Fair to hear what they had to say about studying abroad.