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Call to tender: students’ perspectives on the benefits and outcomes of outward mobility programmes


Call to tender

Key dates

Deadline for bids: Monday 5 January 2015 17:00 GMT

Survey opens: January 2015

Survey closes: March 2015

Focus groups: January – February 2015

Draft report: April 2015

Report launched: 1-2 June 2015


In conjunction with the UK Outward Mobility Strategy and the HE International Unit, we are commissioning research to explore students’ own perspectives of the impact of short- to medium-term outward mobility as part of UK higher education on their academic outcomes, their higher education experience and their career prospects.

This study will aim to explore in depth the major benefits and barriers to undertaking study, work or volunteering abroad as part of a UK higher education from the perspective of UK domiciled students.

How to apply

A concise tender document (maximum 12 A4 pages) should be submitted to outwardmobility@international.ac.uk to arrive by 17.00 on Monday 5 January 2015.


Any questions on the bid should be directed to AnneMarie.Graham@international.ac.uk or Kevin.Van-Cauter@britishcouncil.org.

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