Why Go Abroad

Benefits of participating in an international activity...


Academic benefits

  • Learn a new language or improve your language skills
  • Work with researchers in your field

Employment Benefits

  • Gain marketable skills that employers demand
  • Adapting to a different cultural environment will show to employers that you are flexible, adventurous and a self-starter.
  • Gain invaluable experience for future employment through vacation internships in your area of study offered by some universities.
  • Develop skills to deal with change
  • Global awareness (cross-cultural skills and communication)
  • Global networking opportunities

Personal benefits

  • Meet people from around the globe and develop new friendships.
  • Gain independence and confidence.
  • Learn more about yourself and another culture


Career Planning Service (CaPS)