Skip to content

International Opportunity Team Projects:

The International Opportunities Team has responsibility for the delivery of the following projects: 




Turing Scheme

The project is the UK Governent Mobility scheme.  

The University of Bradford secured overseas grants to implement outbound student placements. 

Grants: 426 
External Funding: £763,135.00 





Turing Scheme Logo




MITACs – Research Internships in Canada

MITACs supports international undergraduates from partner countries to undertake 12-week internships in research projects hosted by a Canadian university.  

The University of Bradford has two students participating in the MITACs. 

Grants: 2 
External Funding: £4,636.00 






Mitacs Logo

Northern Consortium Project

The Northern Consortium project aims to (a) target programmes at the University where the participation in overseas placements is low or non-existent and (b) offer a 2-week overseas placement to a specific target group (e.g., the student is receiving Universal Credit or income-related benefits; Care leavers and care-experienced students; A student who has caring responsibilities; etc.). 

2023/2024 & 2024/2025 
Grants: 50
External Funding: £50,000.00





Northern Consortium Logo

Venice Fellowship Programme

In partnership with the British Council, the University of Bradford sends 2 students on a 4-week immersive programme to the Venice Biennale, Italy.  

Students will work in the British Pavilion and develop a short research project. 

Grants: 2
External Funding: £2,000.00





British Council Logo

UK-China Institutional Partnership Exploration Fund

The British Council awarded the University of Bradford funding to cooperate with Qingdao University of Technology. The cooperation aims to deliver the “Engineering Sustainability and Diversity in Global Partnerships” project. 

Through the exchange of 8 PhD students and 12 academic/ professional staff, the project expects to deliver Research (publication of 4 papers); Workshops on renewable resources and sustainability; International Event for Partner

2023/2024 & 2024/2025 
Grants: 12
External Funding: £40,000.00



British Council Logo

Jisc Research Project

This research project is called: “The DEAL of a Global Mindset: Improving Employability Prospects of Widening Participation and Underrepresented Students with Overseas Placements”. 

Produce a Development Programme to help students with widening participation describe, examine, and articulate their Overseas Placement experience to identify skills and knowledge gained. 

External Funding: £4,987.50 




Jisc logo