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The Erasmus+ UK National Agency will be operating amended opening hours over the festive period starting from Saturday 24 December 2016. Our normal service will resume on Tuesday 3 January 2017. During this period please note that we will not be communicating on, or monitoring, the Erasmus+ Twitter and Facebook sites. We have enjoyed working with you during 2016 and everyone at the National...
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Following the launch of the 2017 Call for Proposals it has also been announced that Serbia will increase its level of participation in Erasmus+ in 2017. For the first time organisations from Serbia will be able to apply to take part in mobility activities funded under Key Action 1, with the exception of those in Higher Education. In addition in the field of VET, Serbian organisations can also bid...
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Scheduled one-to-one telephone support sessions for specific sectors and Key Actions are available to UK organisations who have started writing their application for funding under the 2017 Call. Applicants will have the opportunity to discuss their application – such as project ideas and technical queries – with a member of the UK National Agency team.  Key Action 1 Mobility Vocational education...
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Take a look at our new Storify which is all about inspiring Erasmus+ projects shared over the past year. There are examples from participants and organisations across the sectors, including videos, photos and inspiring stories from our #epluspeople. From apprentices honing their catering skills in Paris, to University students and staff taking part in exchanges in Australia, take a look back at...
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Over the past few weeks the National Agency have been out and about across the UK promoting the funding opportunities available under Erasmus+ in 2017. As one might expect, the most common questions we received related to the impact of the UK vote to leave the EU. The good news is that for the deadlines for funding in 2017, which you can find on the 'Apply for funding' webpage, UK organisations...
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The UK Erasmus+ Programme has been running for almost three years. As we look forward to receiving applications under the 2017 Call, we have looked back at some of the highlights so far in our new video. Between 2014 and 2016 so far, the UK National Agency has funded 2,775 projects and awarded a total of 354 million euros. We have supported projects across the UK from Dundee in Scotland to...
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 Erasmus+ master loan is now available in the UK through Future Finance. The loan is open to UK outgoing Master’s students and to incoming Master’s students from abroad. Future Finance is offering loans to UK students who want to take a Master's degree in one of the Erasmus+ Programme Countries, and to students from Programme Countries who want to study in the UK. The master loan scheme aims...
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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....

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