Turing Study Opportunities

Cardiff Met (Cardiff Met's Turing Around the World)  is excited to announce that we have been awarded funding for academic year 2021-22.  Email globalopportunities@cardiffmet.ac.uk for more information

 

The Turing Scheme is a UK government’s scheme providing students funding for global opportunities across the world. Turing supports life-changing experiences to study or work abroad worldwide.  Eligible students will receive a financial contribution for placements lasting between 4 weeks to 1 year.

 

About Turing

Cardiff Met students who are enrolled in studies leading to a recognised degree can take part in the Turing scheme. Students do not need to be UK nationals to be eligible for the scheme and can be studying full time, part time or have recently graduated.

Current students can take part in a study or traineeship placement and those who have graduated within the last 12 months can carry out a traineeship abroad.

Funding will be available through the Turing Scheme for placements during the period from September 2021 to August 2022.

Study or traineeship placements can last four weeks to 12 months.

 

Funding

Successful students will receive funding to go towards the general cost of living. This will vary depending destination country/territory. Destination countries/territories will be grouped into three categories: Group 1 (high cost of living), Group 2 (medium cost of living), Group 3 (lower cost of living). The rates that will be provided have been outlined below.

Students  will receive:

 

For placements lasting between four and eight weeks:

 

  • To Group 1 destinations: £136.25 per week
  • To Group 2 and 3 destinations: £120 per week

 

For placements lasting over eight weeks:

 

  • To Group 1 destinations: £380 per month
  • To Group 2 and 3 destinations: £335 per month

 

Additional support for those from disadvantaged backgrounds

 

Participants from disadvantaged backgrounds will receive a higher cost of living grant.

The cost of living grant funding provided to students from disadvantaged backgrounds will be:

 

For placements lasting between four and eight weeks:

 

  • To Group 1 destinations: £163.75 per week
  • To Group 2 and 3 destinations: £147.50 per week

 

For placements lasting over eight weeks:

 

  • To Group 1 destinations: £490 per month
  • To Group 2 and 3 destinations: £445 per month

 

Interested?

 

Please contact globalopportunities@cardiffmet.ac.uk for more information on what study and work exchanges are available and for information on funding including which countries/territories are listed within each group.

 

You can submit an expression of interest via the online application system.  More information can be found by accessing the following link: - Application