Teaching abroad is a fantastic way of gaining international experience and is popular with UWE Bristol students from all academic disciplines. Students can undertake various opportunities including placements, internships and teaching assistant roles.
Why teach abroad?
Many students choose to teach abroad in order to gain international experience, enhance their CVs and to explore the world.
Teaching abroad is open to all students, regardless of what subject you are studying. All opportunities are competitive and our career coaching team are available to assist with application support.
InfoHub resources and opportunities
View InfoHub for a range of resources and opportunities:
- Go Global Jobs - a list of current job opportunities.
- Go Global Funding - information about different funding options.
- Go Global Options - details about options available to you such as work, volunteering and study opportunities.
British Council opportunities
The British Council offers many exciting opportunities for students who wish to teach abroad. Many opportunities are fully or partially funded.
Find out more about current British Council opportunities available to students.
As a UWE Bristol student you have free access to GoinGlobal which is packed with country specific career information and has hundreds of job and teaching listings.
Students share their experiences of Teaching English in Thailand (TET):
"TET has made me more open to the idea of working
abroad and has greatly improved my employability. I was thrust into
an entirely foreign culture and I felt like I thrived under the
understandable pressure and challenges that I was bound to
Ademola Bello, Robotics student
"I am more confident because of the
TET opportunity. I was asked to do numerous
speeches to the School and was put in a lot of positions which
would usually be out of my comfort zone. I feel skills like these
are things that I can apply to jobs. Also, I believe putting this
on my CV will be
something of interest to the employer and show the type of person I
Sophie Hammond, International Relations
"I feel TET developed
my international interpersonal skills, allowing me to show my
capability of dealing and communicating with people from different
cultures and origins."
Tom Mortensen, Information Technology and Management for Business
If you are interested in working, teaching or volunteering abroad, visit our Go Global opportunities.
Find out more about going abroad
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