Work or study abroad

Experience exciting new places, people, languages and cultures with our Work or Study Abroad exchange programme.


Explore the world

Experience a unique new way of learning, enhance your career, make new friends for life - and have fun whilst doing it all. Working or studying abroad is an unforgettable and priceless experience. It strengthens your key marketable skills and improves your career prospects.

We offer various options for working or studying abroad, including exchange study programmes, internships, working overseas or volunteering.

Working or studying abroad can fit comfortably into your chosen degree programme, with some courses offering a year abroad within their standard 3-year programme.

Outgoing exchange students
Undergraduate students in Preston town centre

Overseas student interested in studying in the UK?

If you're an international student interested in studying in the UK, The University of Central Lancashire is the perfect destination. We have a large number of partner universities around the world, with a variety of different exchange programmes to provide you with the support you need to study at our university.

International exchange students
two students walking in the sunshine next to Preston marina, boats are in the background

Have questions about working or studying abroad?

Choosing to work or study abroad can be a big decision, and we want to make sure you feel supported every step of the way.

If you have any questions, or want to find out more, take a look at our frequently asked questions.

Frequently asked questions


Whether you're excited to visit one place in particular or are eager to see the world, we have many inspiring destinations available. In association with our partner universities, exchange programmes are available for the following destinations:

Contact us

You can email our friendly team for further information.