Bristol's historic harbour

Returning home

Information and guidance about returning to your home country after studying or working abroad.

Before you leave

  • Ensure you have all of your required travel documentation ready
  • Make travel arrangements for pick-up upon your return
  • Pack, ensuring you have packed all of your personal belongings 

Upon your return to UWE Bristol

  • Submit all faculty, placement and/or Erasmus documentation where appropriate
  • Provide us with feedback about your experience to help us better prepare others. If you received funding through UWE Bristol (Erasmus funding or a Study Abroad bursary), this is a compulsory requirement – you will receive a ‘Student View’ form by email.
  • Participate in promotion and preparation activities for future study abroad students – just as previous students did for you!
  • Get in touch with UWE Careers to discuss how you can include your experience within your CV and use it towards your UWE Bristol Futures Award
  • Join the UWE Bristol Exchange Student Society and get involved with social events for current and former exchange students 
  • Email photographs and quotes to studyabroad@uwe.ac.uk so we can use these on our website and in promotional materials. We enjoy receiving photos of your international opportunities!

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