How to make the most of venture
19 January, 2016
A British Council survey noted an increasing awareness amongst young people of the importance of international exposure. In fact, amongst the under-25 age group, 54% believed that a lack of global experience was holding them back from getting the job they really want.
The realisation that employers value skills such as cultural awareness and the ability to work in diverse teams has prompted many students to take advantage of the opportunities available to them. Erasmus exchanges, internships, or even doing a full degree in another country (sometimes at a fraction of the price of a UK degree!) are now popular options for many UK students.
Despite this growing trend, when asked about information resources, only 24% of UK students felt they had sufficient information to make an informed decision about studying abroad, and their preferred source of information was the internet (rather than study abroad officers, career services etc.)
Read the full British Council Broadening Horizons report
Aspire International developed Venture to meet the demand for reliable, online information. It offers impartial advice on studying and working in 54 countries across the world, all in one easy-to-use online resource. Our subscribers range from some of the UK’s biggest universities, to regional and national careers services, schools and libraries.
Whether you need to know about visas in Australia, work permits in the US, information on all the different universities in France and how to apply, Venture has it all.
Have a look at our Venture page to see what Venture can offer you.
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