Insider secrets to get the best airline deals for work or study abroad

Posted by Nicholas Painter-Bosworth on 28 October 2015

Are you going on Erasmus, study abroad or work abroad?

These days study abroad isn't just for language students. With some of the largest students numbers looking to work or study in Europe and beyond ths year we thought you may appreciate some money saving tips. Here are 7 top tips that you'll find invaluable when searching for flights to make sure you get the most for your money.

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Topics: Working abroad, Study abroad

Wannabe Creatives - Have You Considered the 'Passion' vs 'Security' Trade-off?

Posted by Jalal on 22 April 2015

Careers in the creative sectors carry their own set of challenges. As many a struggling creative will tell you, there can be a trade-off between pursuing what you are passionate about, and securing a reliable income stream that will grow incrementally. This post is a brief case study of somebody who definitely prioritized ‘passion’ over ‘security’, and how they have made it work for them (so far!).

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Topics: charity, Working abroad, career choice, creative industries

When in Rome…Cultural Career Considerations

Posted by S Donaldson on 15 April 2015


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Topics: Working abroad, International Students

When In Rome... (Part 3)

Posted by Mark Gilbert on 25 March 2015

Nick Elliott returns with a final look at the cultural differences between European workplaces.

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Topics: employability skills, Working abroad, International Students

Rock Physics and Scilly Birds: Exotic vacancies this week

Posted by careers consultant on 16 March 2015
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Topics: teaching, STEM, Jobs and Internships, Peace, Politics and Policy, charity, Working abroad, Postgraduate study, creative industries

Skills for Global Work –Skills for Global Life?

Posted by careers consultant on 11 August 2014

Thanks to my colleague Helen West for sharing this interesting post....

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Topics: Peace, Politics and Policy, employability skills, Working abroad

LERU Academic Career Map – handy tool for researchers interested in going abroad

Posted by VivienneWatson on 25 July 2014

Are you interested in taking up a research position in a university outside of the UK? An extremely handy Academic Career Map has been compiled by the League of European Research Universities (LERU). The maps show the different research positions available in an institution, the levels of responsibility, how they are funded at each stage and how a researcher may progress from one level to the next. Countries covered: Belgium (Flanders), Finland, France, Germany, Italy, The Netherlands, Sweden, Switzerland, UK.

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Topics: Working abroad, International Students

Expand your horizons this summer

Posted by IsabelFrazer on 4 June 2014

Summer is here (well according to the clocks, even if the weather has yet to change!). Before you start planning that all important escape to warmer climes have you stopped to think about extending that two week sunny break into a 3 month working holiday?

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Topics: Working abroad, creative industries

Would you like to get work experience in China?

Posted by Sue Moseley on 15 May 2014

There are many ways you can organise work experience in China. These include internships through CRCC Asia, language teaching (particularly if English is your first language). Websites to check out for language teaching posts include and If you are looking ahead to 2015, look at the British Council at and speak to your department about academic exchanges.

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Topics: job hunting, Working abroad, International Students, Getting Experience

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