Application Deadline: 19/02/24 at 9:00 am
Opportunity type: Employability trips, Extra-curricular opportunities, Placements and Internships
Faculty: Business and Law
Departure Date: 08/06/24
Return Date: 07/07/24
£2400: the estimated cost for flights, accommodation and the programme fee. Students will also be required to pay for: UK and in-country transfers, visits, food and drink, and visa
DMU Global Bursary: £400
Additional Funding: £1495 (£590 + £905 flight bursary for Widening Participation students as part of the Turing Scheme)
Accommodation: Shared rooms in a hostel/hotel booked by DMU
Travel: Flights will be booked by DMU and students will travel as a group
General Enquiries: Global Mobility Office - email@example.com
How to pay
Payment details: Students who meet the Widening Participation criteria will be required to pay an estimated £400-500 as a contribution towards the cost of travel, accommodation and transfers (if included) after being offered a place on the trip. The DMU Global bursary and Turing Scheme funding will be deducted directly from the overall cost of the booking.
Student contribution: To offset the carbon emissions from the flight for this trip there is a £5 Carbon Levy for this trip which has been added to the total cost. Information about how this Levy will be used can be found here.
All undergraduate students are eligible to participate on this opportunity. To qualify for the DMU Global and Turing Scheme funding for this opportunity students need to meet at least one of these ‘Widening Participation‘ criteria.
After the initial application, students may be invited to a follow-up interview before formally being offered a place on this internship. There are a maximum of 10 places available. Students are recommended to check the eligibility criteria before applying.
Please note, if you have already participated on or been accepted for a DMU Global overseas trip between September 2023 and August 2024 you are not eligible to apply for this opportunity.
Students are recommended to apply for no more than 2 overseas opportunities. Further application submissions will not be considered.
In cooperation with our partner Common Purpose, undergraduate DMU students have the opportunity to spend 4 weeks gaining international work experience in Bangalore! Through a range of culturally immersive activities and spending time working with a business, government agency or NGO in Bangalore, you’ll get below the surface of the city – while developing a range of employability skills. Spending 3 weeks working on a real-life project, there is the opportunity to make a meaningful difference to the organisation where you are interning.
Common Purpose are a non-for-profit who are committed to developing leaders who can cross boundaries. They focus on enabling students to develop the skills and competencies needed to thrive in the 21st century, and to help them become work ready to tackle the complex challenges the world faces – today and tomorrow. Alongside DMU students, participants from the University of Bristol, University of Liverpool and University of Westminster will also be participating – providing the opportunity to collaborate with students from other UK universities.
The opportunity will consist of the following phases:
A more detailed overview of the programme can be found here…
Through the programme, participants will develop employability skills and by the end of the 4 week experience, students will be able to tell future employers that they are able to: