Why go overseas?

Studying, working or volunteering overseas is an unforgettable experience that can offer you a wide range of benefits. Whether you are looking to study abroad for a year and gain some independence, work in a global business to gain a competitive edge in the job market, or to simply experience a new culture, participating on a DMU Global opportunity can lead to many new opportunities.

What DMU students have to say about their experiences

DMU student, Stephanie makes a difference volunteering in Fiji as part of the Turing Scheme

DMU pharmacy student on fact-finding visit to Dubai

Nik’s year abroad in Strasbourg

Sian’s employability and cultural experience in Vietnam

Joe’s experience studying in Seoul, South Korea

Jessie’s summer in Seoul, South Korea

Benefits of international experiences

Here are just some of the benefits of taking part in overseas opportunities with DMU Global…

  • Learn more about yourself and escape your comfort zone
  • Develop new skills and build your confidence
  • Make new friends from around the world
  • Add an international dimension and new perspective to your studies
  • Gain inspiration for your assignments, dissertation or projects
  • Experience a different academic system
Cultural learning
  • Develop your language skills
  • Immerse yourself in a different culture
  • Enhance your intercultural awareness skills
Career development
  • Gain a unique experience
  • Grow your network of contacts
  • Learn about business and work opportunities overseas

What the stats say…

Students that have participated in DMU Global experiences reported a number of benefits and improvements in a range of skills…


Felt the experiences enriched their studies


Cited a better understanding of different cultures


Felt more confident handling unfamiliar situations


Are now interested in pursuing other international experiences