Other international opportunities

Generation UK - China

Think of China and you can’t help but be drawn into its rich history – the Great Wall, the Forbidden City, the Terracotta Warriors. But the focus in China is very much on the future, and now it’s established itself as a truly global economy, there are plenty of opportunities to experience this dynamic and vibrant country.

Through Generation UK, the British Council has opened up a range of opportunities in China, giving you the chance to experience this unique country while gaining valuable skills for the future.

Internships in China

Give yourself the edge when it comes to applying for jobs through a two-month internship in China. You can choose your own work sector, which of six booming cities you want to work in and a start date that suits you.

Study in China

Learn Mandarin and get a deeper understanding of China by studying at a Chinese university with a Generation UK scholarship. Scholarships are for five to 12 months of study, in various locations across China, and in a combination of different subjects.

Teach in China

With year-long, paid placements and light teaching hours, becoming a Language Assistant is a unique way to experience China and develop essential transferrable skills. Experience of working in China is in huge demand in the workplace and as well as the language, you will develop a great cultural understanding of this fascinating country.

Research in China

Complete your doctoral study in China! UK PhD students and supervisors can spend a period of study of three to 12 months at higher education institutions in China with the UK-China PhD Placement Programme. Grants cover flights, accommodation, insurance, tuition, and a living stipend.

For more information visit the Generation UK - China website.

Short summer and winter courses in Russia

Deepen your subject knowledge and gain international experience through a short-term summer or winter course at a university in Russia.

UK students can apply to undertake a short-term course in Russia, spanning a range of disciplines including architecture, aerospace science, energy, technology science, management, and law. Courses are delivered in English.

UK students at both undergraduate and postgraduate level are eligible to apply.

Russian language skills are not required as the course delivery is in English.

For more information please see the British Council Website.