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New travel abroad scheme for all students - Westminster Enterprise Challenge

2 January 2013

Join the Westminster Enterprise Challenge and get international exposure without having to commit to a long-term study abroad programme.

We know that students want to gain employability skills and we know that students love to travel. We are also aware that students lead busy lives and can’t always commit to a full year or semester abroad.

According to an online poll conducted by Populus last month, under-25s are most likely to regret not studying abroad when they had the chance.

To make sure that all students can reap the benefits of travelling abroad, the Students' Union and University have come together to create the Westminster Enterprise Challenge – a challenge that allows you to discover yourself and experience the world over a shorter period of time.

Westminster Enterprise Challenges can be set by students themselves or by course leaders. When you successfully complete your challenge abroad, you'll be awarded a certificate of achievement by the Students' Union and University - and you'll also have invaluable experiences to add to your CV.

To find out more about the project, how to get involved and keep up to date with the latest project news, sign up to our Google docs page.

For more details, you can also email us at wec@su.westminster.ac.uk


About the University of Westminster:

The University of Westminster boasts a vibrant learning environment attracting more than 20,000 students from over 150 nations and we continue to invest in our future with new developments, research projects and new ideas.

We offer highly attractive practice-based courses that are independently rated as excellent, many with international recognition. Our distinguished 175-year history has meant we lead the way in many areas of research, particularly politics, media, art and design, architecture and biomedical sciences, and our position in the city of London allows us to continue to build on our close connections with leading figures and organisations in these areas as well as in the worlds of business, information technology, politics and law.

Our commitment to educating graduates for the needs of professional life attracts high quality students from within the UK and around the globe.

Internationalisation, employability and sustainability are key elements in the University of Westminster’s vision for the future and we strive to ensure the very highest standards are met and maintained.


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