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Opportunities Abroad

Broaden your horizons with a work or study placement in another country. Find the details below of opportunities for University of Bradford students, plus details of what to expect if you are interested in coming to Bradford for an exchange.

Our services and COVID-19 safety measures for 2020/21

The International Opportunities team will be available for a limited number of face-to-face appointments. We will continue to offer remote appointments (phone and video call) throughout the week. On campus appointments will be available to book only (no drop ins) on Mondays and Thursdays. Please arrange your appointment with Carlos via email or by booking on MyCEC - select either 'Opportunities Abroad (on campus)' or 'Opportunities Abroad (video/phone)'. Remote appointments will also be available on weekdays from 12-2pm.

For appointments on campus, we will be implementing a COVID-secure environment which includes the use of face coverings as appropriateScreens will be in place at all appointment locations, and regular cleaning and sanitising will take place throughout the day. Hand sanitiser and other cleaning products will be available in the Careers space.

For general queries please contact and for specific advice or information from one of the team please see below for our contact details:

Carlos Santos e Sousa International Opportunities Coordinator

  • tel: +44(0)1274234787
  • email:


Current students

Information for current students on study and work placements abroad.

Incoming students

Information for external students about placements at the University of Bradford.

Any questions?

Book an appointment with the International Opportunities team to discuss your options or answer any queries you may have.

Outgoing Student Photo Competition 2018/19

This year we asked our outgoing students to send in photos highlighting their international experiences and write a short testimonial about how their time abroad has boosted their career prospects. Here are our 2018/19 winning entries.