January 2019

Is your college applying for VET funding? With the deadlines approaching, it is crucial you ensure your application stands out and grabs the assessor’s attention. One key ingredient to any successful application is showing how your organisation can embed good practices within your Erasmus+ project. This can help add weight to your proposal. But what counts as good practice? And how can it be...
Project participants taking part in dance during exchange
Earlier this week we looked at how two higher education institutions in Northern Ireland are funding a wide variety of Erasmus+ exchange projects beyond Europe thanks to Erasmus+ International Credit Mobility (ICM). Here we see how three more higher education colleges in the country are supporting their students and staff, to study, teach or train in countries outside the European Union. South...
Ulster University Erasmus+ participants
Five higher education institutions in Northern Ireland are sharing over half a million euros to fund a wide variety of Erasmus+ exchange projects beyond Europe. Erasmus+ International Credit Mobility (ICM) funds students and staff to study, teach or train in countries outside the European Union. Since its introduction in 2015, five higher education institutions in Northern Ireland (NI) have...
The new year has arrived and with it comes a new opportunity to apply for Erasmus+ funding, so let's get started on a strong foot. If you are planning to apply, you may have already read ways to improve your application and prepare effectively for an Erasmus+ project. But what about the process afterwards? In recent years, some applicants have faced problems they did not expect. Sometimes this is...