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Study Abroad Resources & Information

Study Abroad Student Handbook

Click here to download the Northumbria Student Handbook which will guide you through the pre-application process

Also download the pre-application checklist to work through as you prepare for your application.


A very useful website for information on all aspects of studying abroad is the Global Graduates site. This has information on locations, insurance, accommodation, visas, dealing with homesickness, and much, much more:

Global Graduates

Student Finance Travel Grant

Student Finance offers a means-tested travel grant to students studying abroad.  Students must pay the first £303 towards their flights, but dependent on household income SF will reimburse up to 3 return flights during a full study abroad year, as well as reimbursing visa, immunisation and insurance costs.  Full details of the scheme can be found here:

Travel Grant

ErasmusU Website

This website/community is a great place for students to find out more about the cities & Universities around the world in which other students have already studied, along with help for finding accommodation.


The Study AbroadCast

This is a great set of podcasts talking about many different aspects of studying abroad

 The Study AbroadCast

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Professor Mike Lim undertaking research in Canada’s Inuit Nunangat. Image credit Weronika Murray
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MFA student Celia Burbush, MFA co-Programme Leader Gavin Butt and Deputy Head of Arts, Steve Gilroy, are pictured outside the new look Gallery North.
Minister for Science, Research and Innovation opens £2m investment in region’s Engineering and Environment students
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