Year Abroad Conference 2019: Thinking Global

The School of Languages, Cultures and Societies and Leeds Institute for Teaching Excellence are pleased to sponsor and host the Year Abroad Conference 2019.

The second Year Abroad Conference provides a platform for academic and professional staff involved in this area to come together to share their expertise, experience and practice in all aspects of the Year Abroad.

The one-day event will include talks and workshops providing both practical and research-focused activities. Invited speakers, including Professor Ros Mitchell (University of Southampton), will offer specialist insights into student experiences during Year Abroad, how to boost longer-term employability opportunities, and how to prepare students for new horizons in Europe and beyond.

For further details and to register, please visit the conference website at:

Organising committee: Clare Wright, Juan Munoz-Lopez, Ying Peng, Kazuki Morimoto, Ruba Khamam, Melissa Schuessler.