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People who take part in the Erasmus+ programme go through a time of new and exciting opportunities. They often say that the experience gives them the fantastic ability to acquire new skills, travel and discover new cultures. First and foremost, though, it is the chance to meet and make life-long friends that they really value. Let’s look at what makes Erasmus+ friendships unique. Fun experiences...
Female project participant in wheelchair smiling
Erasmus+ gives higher education students from all walks of life the opportunity to study or work abroad, to develop new skills, raise their aspirations and boost employability. However, research shows that although less advantaged students have the most to gain from a period abroad, they are the least likely to take part. We look at how higher education institutions (HEIs) can encourage and...
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Now, more than ever, is the time to make the leap to digital. For your organisation, that could involve finding new ways of working or connecting people online so that you can continue to work in the same way you have always done.  Various UK beneficiaries have been looking at ways to adapt their activities in light of the current situation, or have previously implemented digital elements into...
Woman wearing headset talking during online meeting while working from home
In the current climate, staying connected with your Erasmus+ project partners, participants and stakeholders is more important than ever. Here’s a list of online tools and platforms we’ve put together to help you get the best from home working. There are many tools available that are designed to support European projects, with a focus on online collaboration and sharing resources. With specific...
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World Storytelling Day takes place on 20 March each year, and what better way to get motivated to share your Erasmus+ story than a day dedicated to storytelling? In today’s world, there are so many ways to spread news and information – from videos, photography and social media, to more traditional formats, like being featured in the news. But storytelling isn’t everybody’s forte, which is why we...
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Do you know an 18-year-old up for an adventure? DiscoverEU is back – giving them the chance to travel across Europe! If you’re unfamiliar with this European Union initiative, it offers young people aged 18 the opportunity to discover Europe by providing them with a free travel pass. They can travel by themselves or with a group of up to four friends. The next round of applications takes place...

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