Opportunities and funding

Our Global Opportunity Bursary Scheme is available to partially fund a range of summer opportunities.

Please note, the list of opportunities below is being updated frequently as more opportunities become available. 

South East Asia (Fully Funded option*)

  • Opportunities at universities in Xiamen, China, Hong Kong, Singapore and South Korea.  *Tuition fees and accommodation are paid for by the Global Opportunity Bursary Scheme.  In addition, students receive a £300 contribution towards the cost of flights.
  • *Tuition fees and accommodation are paid by the Global Opportunity Bursary Scheme for students studying at Pontificia Universidade Catolica, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.  In addition, students receive a £500 contribution towards the cost of flights.
  • £1000 Santander Funded Bursaries are available to support students undertaking short-term study programmes at universities which are part of Santander's University Network.
  • The opportunity for you to research your own placement at a university abroad.  This is the ideal opportunity for you to source a study programme that fits with your academic interests. Bursaries of £500 are available to students studying within Europe, and £800 bursaries are available to students studying worldwide (outside of the EU).Students eligible for a Cardiff University Bursary will also receive an additional £200.
  • These opportunities are open to all UK undergraduate students. A £300 bursary will be available to assist with travel expenses for students meeting the GO eligibility criteria.  In addition students are eligible for sponsorship or funding from external sources.

Brazil (Fully Funded option*)

  • *Tuition fees and accommodation are paid by the Global Opportunity Bursary Scheme for students studying at Pontificia Universidade Catolica, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.  In addition, students receive a £500 contribution towards the cost of flights.

Santander Funded Opportunities

  • £1000 Santander Funded Bursaries are available to support students undertaking short-term study programmes at universities which are part of Santander's University Network.
  • The opportunity for you to research your own placement at a university abroad.  This is the ideal opportunity for you to source a study programme that fits with your academic interests. Bursaries of £500 are available to students studying within Europe, and £800 bursaries are available to students studying worldwide (outside of the EU).Students eligible for a Cardiff University Bursary will also receive an additional £200.
  • These opportunities are open to all UK undergraduate students. A £300 bursary will be available to assist with travel expenses for students meeting the GO eligibility criteria.  In addition students are eligible for sponsorship or funding from external sources.

 Your Choice

  • The opportunity for you to research your own placement at a university abroad.  This is the ideal opportunity for you to source a study programme that fits with your academic interests. Bursaries of £500 are available to students studying within Europe, and £800 bursaries are available to students studying worldwide (outside of the EU).Students eligible for a Cardiff University Bursary will also receive an additional £200.

Government Sponsored Opportunities

  • These opportunities are open to all UK undergraduate students. A £300 bursary will be available to assist with travel expenses for students meeting the GO eligibility criteria.  In addition students are eligible for sponsorship or funding from external sources.