Staff toolkit

Welcome to the Exchange Coordinator toolkit

The information below is for Exchange Coordinators and School staff, to help in all aspects of setting up and running an exchange. Here we provide advice on how to support students, manage partners, and promote Go Abroad. There is also a full list of our policies and guidelines, and a list of resources to help you throughout the process.

Exchanges Fair

Promoting Go Abroad opportunities to students

To make students aware of the opportunities available to them at an early stage, use these template presentations.

Exchange application process

Staff involved with administering student exchanges should familiarise themselves with the application process that students will go through and the policies that they must adhere to. These processes and documents can be found on the Student Exchanges website:

Benefits of going abroad

Students want assurance that an experience abroad will enhance their career prospects as well as their personal development. This document explains the benefits of going abroad.

Manage exchanges

Instructions on how to set up a new student exchange, manage your exchanges, and links to all current exchanges can be found here.

Important dates

Find a list of important dates and deadlines for the current academic year

Important dates 2020/21

Promoting Work Abroad Opportunities to students

As part of the Erasmus + Traineeship scheme, students can receive funding towards work placements in Europe.

Year planner

Typical calendar points for staff involved in Go Abroad.

Study Abroad

The Study Abroad Team at Edinburgh Global work alongside the College Visiting Student Offices to manage the processes for visiting students.

Exchange Coordinator updates and guidance

Check out the latest updates and access helpful guidance.

Exchange Coordinator updates and guidance (secured)

Useful websites

Other funding for students

Policies, plans and guidelines