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Application forms are now available for Erasmus+ youth funding applications for the final deadline in 2015 of 1 October. The eForms and other templates to include with applications can be downloaded for youth mobility, youth partnerships and youth dialogue. Guides for applicants are also available and contain detailed information on completing and submitting applications. Applicants are reminded...
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We are delighted to announce that online booking is now open for this year’s Erasmus+ ‘My Story’ Conference. The event takes place on 22 September 2015 at John McIntyre Conference Centre, Edinburgh​. The conference is all about sharing your stories from Erasmus+ and predecessor programmes, giving you the opportunity to meet new contacts and find out the latest information on the Erasmus+...
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The European Union (EU) is consulting on its strategy to improve the opportunities available for young people and to encourage young people’s active participation in society. The EU Youth Strategy is agreed by all EU Member States and focuses on areas that have a direct influence on young people’s lives – including education and training, employment and entrepreneurship, health and well-being....
Competition entries
The votes are in, the judges’ decision is final, the Erasmus+ UK National Agency's photo competition winners have been selected! Overall we had 25 winners from the photos submitted to our Facebook page for the 2015 Erasmus+ UK 'My Story' photo competition. Special congratulations to our top two winners, our National Agency Director and Deputy Director’s choice, Stefan Aldev from Robert Gordon...
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We are pleased to publish the first lists of projects across the UK funded under the Erasmus+ programme in 2015. The lists provide an overview of projects funded under the 2015 Call, and you can see the types of organisations who have been successful in securing decentralised Erasmus+ funding. The information available includes the organisation name and address, the type of project that is being...
Conference speaker at the Erasmus+ UK 2014 conference
We are delighted to announce this year’s Erasmus+ ‘My Story’ Annual Conference will take place on 22 September 2015 at the John McIntyre Centre in Edinburgh, Scotland. Booking will open in the summer but you can register your interest now online, and receive an email when booking is open. The conference is all about sharing your stories from Erasmus+ and predecessor programmes, giving you the...
There’s just over one week left to enter our ‘My Story’ photo competition. We’ve received some amazing entries so far from participants from the UK who have taken part in the Erasmus+ programme in 2014 to 2015. You can share your story too, whether you’re a student, member of staff, volunteer, teacher or youth leader! Topic: ‘My Story’ We want you to tell us about your Erasmus+ story through one...
EPALE partner search logo
The latest version of the adult learning community platform EPALE (the Electronic Platform for Adult Learning in Europe) is now live. It includes a partner search function and forums so visitors to EPALE can get in touch and share expertise with their peers all over Europe. The EPALE Partner Search facility aims to encourage mobility and ‘virtual’ cooperation across Europe, supporting the...
Erasmus+ UK photo competition
We are running a photo competition for participants from the UK who have taken part in the Erasmus+ programme in 2014 to 2015. Whether you’re a student, member of staff, volunteer, teacher or youth leader, you can share your story! Topic: ‘My Story’ We want you to tell us about your Erasmus+ story through one photo and a short caption – for example what it has meant to you, what it has helped you...
Group of Erasmus students
Over a third of UK students are interested in studying abroad, new research has found. The ‘Broadening Horizons’ 2015 survey of almost 3000 UK students found that overall, 34 per cent of all respondents said they were interested in some form of overseas study. It also shows half (50%) of UK students who are considering studying overseas would like to do so at undergraduate level. Latest Erasmus...

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