November 2016

The Erasmus+ annual budget is set to increase by 10%, taking the total funding available to UK organisations to almost 145 million euro in 2017.  The announcement was made at the Erasmus+ UK annual conference held in Cardiff on 23 November 2016. Ruth Sinclair-Jones, Erasmus+ UK National Agency Director, said: “We’d like to encourage more and bigger applications across the UK for 2017, to take...
The Erasmus+ annual conference takes place today in Cardiff. The Welsh Government Minister for Skills and Science, Julie James, will open the conference which is titled ‘The Erasmus+ Effect’ reflecting the event’s focus on the difference Erasmus+ makes for people who take part. Delegates will hear that the latest figures show that UK education, training and youth organisations will receive more...
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The European Commission’s online service ECAS, giving access to a range of information systems, will change its name to EU Login from 3 November at 5pm (UK time). There will also be a new user-friendly design. The Commission has advised that for existing ECAS accounts, the log-in will change to the user’s email in place of their user-name. All other details and personal data will be unchanged....
Ten winners have been selected for the Erasmus+ UK National Agency’s photo competition. Take a look at our new winners’ gallery on Facebook to see our top entries. A special congratulation goes to our two winners who received our National Agency Director and Deputy Director’s choice prizes, Šarūnas Nejus and Andreea Dalia Blaga. Congratulations also to Trevor Winn who received the most ‘likes’...