International opportunities

Experience the world while you study.

Thanks to partnerships with organisations all over the world, there are several opportunities to gain an international perspective on your studies. These international experiences enable you to appreciate the importance of the nurse's role in different environments and understand through practical experience the meaning of global citizenship.


Undergraduate Nursing and Midwifery Study Tours

If you are eligible, you can apply to participate in an international study tour as an elective unit to the following places:

Study Tours run for 2-4 weeks and offer you the amazing opportunity of combining study and cultural immersion all whilst gaining credit towards your degree.

School of Nursing and Midwifery International Study Tours

On a faculty led study tour students will be guided by academics and provided opportunities otherwise out of reach for an independent traveller.

The benefits are:

  • You will be taught in English with an interpreter if required at the host organisation sites.
  • You will be enrolled in a unit and gain credit towards your degree on successful completion of the unit.
  • You will be introduced to health care and health care delivery in the selected country.
  • You will be introduced to the culture of the selected country through a range of activities.
  • You will have the chance to establish an international network and potential career opportunities.

Bhutan Study Tour
Songwriter & Guitarist: Rosie Ballard
Vocalist: Renee Jenkins


Student Exchange Program

The School of Nursing and Midwifery can also offer an exchange with a university in Denmark where you can undertake a trimester of your studies and gain credit towards your degree. Students study for 1 trimester at VIA University College, Viborg. This exchange opportunity is available to Bachelor of Nursing students in Trimester 2, of the 2nd year of the course.

Further information is available at:


Funding assistance

The Study Tours and Student Exchange Program meet the requirements for OS-HELP, eligible participants may apply for an OS-HELP loan.

Further information is available at: 

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