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Santander Universities

Santander Universities is a division of the Santander organisation aimed at supporting the communities in which it operates.

Since 2015, our partnership with Santander Universities UK has delivered a wide range of benefits to Northumbria University students.

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As a response to Covid-19 and the lack of international travel, Northumbria University, in partnership with Santander Universities, are offering the opportunity for students to carry out an International Virtual Internship in the academic year 2020-21.

The scholarship to cover administrative costs for a one-semester online internship organised by our partner Virtual Internships ( will be awarded to applicants based on academic and employability merit*.

Application process

To apply for the programme, please fill out the online form: Santander Virtual Internships Scholarships Application Form

The deadline is Sunday 15 November 2020. Results will be provided shortly after, and you will be asked to follow Virtual Internships's processes thereon. 

We strongly encourage students from disadvantaged backgrounds to apply

The full-time virtual internships will be starting on 18 January 2021 and will last 12 weeks. 

For any questions, please send an email to:

*The Santander scholarship does not cover any accommodation or maintenance costs. 

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