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.

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.

 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.