An academic–led trip is a short-term visit to another country, arranged by your college as part of an assessed module or project.

These trips are only available to students registered on the particular modules or projects.

The organiser of the visit will decide the details and eligibility requirements for each trip.

For more information about academic–led trips and how to apply contact your module leader.  

Rwanda project

The Rwanda project is a unique collaboration between the University of Westminster and the University of Rwanda, one of Africa’s top universities, with the support of Quintin Hogg Trust funds.

As a result, 20 Westminster undergraduates now have the opportunity to take part in a transformative nine-month programme during the 2017–18 academic year.

Find out more about the Rwanda project and how to apply.

Modern Languages and Cultures – Alsace

Participants will discover its history and its present as the very beating heart of Europe. It will include visits to the European Parliament in Strasbourg, living history in Colmar and crossing the border on foot, thus exploring ideas of nations, borders and languages.

Find out more about the Modern Languages and Cultures – Alsace trip and how to apply.  

Modern Languages and Cultures – Cuba

This trip to Cuba will help to enhance the experience on your course and your personal and professional development. Spending time abroad offers opportunities for you to expand your horizons, experience another culture and language. You will also gain essential skills that will help boost your employability.

Find out more about the Modern Languages and Cultures – Cuba trip and how to apply.  

Modern Languages and Cultures – Egypt

The trip is being organised as a joint collaboration between the University of Westminster Department of Modern Languages and Cultures and IHCairo – an independent language school of many years’ experience in teaching Arabic as a foreign language, and in receiving and housing students from abroad.

Find out more about the Modern Languages and Cultures – Cairo trip and how to apply.  

Modern Languages and Cultures – Marseille

In four days, this trip will explore Marseille and its surroundings. The group will visit the new Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations in Marseille, explore the colonial archives in Aix and see the south’s best beaches to think about the connection between France and the other side of the Mediterranean.

Find out more about the Modern Languages and Cultures – Marseille trip and how to apply.  

Visit China – Experience Beijing

Media, Arts and Design students now have the opportunity to visit China and spend two weeks discovering life in Beijing.

Working with the Beijing Foreign Studies University (BFSU) this programme offers WSMAD students a two-week experience of Beijing, university life and the history and culture of China’s capital.

Find out more about the Visit China trip and how to apply.