Students from Northern Ireland will be heading to the USA, Turkmenistan and Japan to further their vocational studies after their college secured Turing Scheme funding.
South Eastern Regional College (SERC) has been awarded more than £66,000 by the UK government’s international education programme to send 16 students on the potentially life-changing trips.
Professional cookery students will be flying off to the United States to take part in an initiative to tackle food waste and security, as well as showcasing Irish street food. Production arts students will travel to Turkmenistan to work with peers in a variety of practical workshops culminating in a joint theatrical production.
Travel and tourism students, meanwhile, are heading for Japan to learn more about the country, culture, and language. This trip will build on a virtual exchange and facilitate an in-person meeting to create a joint tourism project highlighting the best of Japan and Northern Ireland.
International student mobility