Introduction to Pagoda Projects

QUALITY PROGRAMMES

BEYOND WORK EXPERIENCE

Pagoda Projects is going beyond work experience in the international higher education sector. We employ our own teams of professional & approachable people. Across 6 incredible destinations. We are ethical, ambitious and passionate about making unique destinations accessible to people from all kinds of backgrounds.

INTERNCHINA

Providing funded programmes to universities and government-funded organisations since 2007, InternChina have placed over 2000 students and recent graduates from countries all over the world in Greater China.

INTERNVIETNAM

With extensive experience and a passion for Vietnam, our team are there to ensure the students make the most of this fantastic internship opportunity.

INTERNMEXICO

Pagoda Projects are excited to be delivering the first managed internship programme in Latin America’s cultural centre and 2nd largest economy.

STUDENT FOCUSED

OUTSTANDING OUTCOMES FOR FORWARD-THINKING STUDENTS

Sample Programme: Cardiff University - InternVietnam 2018

British Council Generation UK Campaign

InternChina has delivered internship programmes for the British Council as part of the Generation UK campaign since 2013. The flagship UK government-funded programme aims to send 80,000 young people to China by 2020.

New Zealand PMSA & Asia-New Zealand Foundation

InternChina delivers an annual programme as part of the New Zealand Government’s Prime Minister’s Scholarships for Asia programme. We also work with Asia-New Zealand Foundation to provide an annual internship programme in the New Zealand Consulate in Chengdu.

Australia New Colombo Plan

We work with several Australian universities, including Western Sydney University, Curtin University and Notre Dame University Australia to deliver internship programmes as part of the Australian Government funded New Colombo Plan.

UK University Partnerships

We work with numerous UK universities to provide internship programmes in Greater China, Vietnam and Mexico. We work with University of Dundee, Cardiff University, University of Sussex, University of Exeter, University of Nottingham and UCLan, to name a few.

Global University Partners

We work with universities in Canada, USA, Australia, New Zealand, France, & Germany. For example, we have delivered a China Summer School programme for Hochschule Fresenius every year since 2011.

InternChina Scholarships

We offer a range of scholarships for our Taipei Placement programme, aimed at a diverse range of students, from Women in STEM to BAME Students and students from Manchester universities.

Mexico Spanish Language Scholarship

We offer a scholarship place for a student to complete our InternMexico programme, based on the opportunity giving them a platform to quickly improve their Spanish language skills.

FROM OUR BASE IN MANCHESTER

WE HAVE A AN AMBITIOUS, INTERNATIONAL MINDSET

We extensively research and carefully pick our destinations based on factors such as strength of culture, common language, economic trajectory, cost of living and range of opportunities for UK students.

MEET THE TEAM

UNRIVALED SUPPORT FOR EVERY STUDENT

Our team is at the heart of everything we do. Our Manchester team work with university and government partners, promote our opportunities to students, screen applications, conduct pre-departure briefings and welcome participants back from their programmes into our alumni network.
Our in-country teams of British and local staff work from our permanent offices to support participants from the moment they land to the moment they return to the UK.

INCLUDED IN EVERY PROGRAMME

  • CONSULTATION
  • PROMOTION ON CAMPUS
  • APPLICATION MANAGEMENT & CANDIDATE SCREENING
  • VISA PROCESSING
  • COMPREHENSIVE TRAVEL & HEALTH INSURANCE
  • AIRPORT PICKUP & TRANSFERS
  • EXTENSIVE ORIENTATION & WELCOME PACK
  • WEEKLY DINNERS, ORGANISED EVENTS, NETWORKING & TRIPS
  • EXPERIENCED ON-SITE TEAMS PROVIDING PASTORAL CARE & 24 HOUR EMERGENCY SUPPORT

WORKING TOGETHER

OUR SHARED VISION WITH DUNDEE UNIVERSITY

“InternChina are our current partners in delivering internships for UK students in China. They have helped British students under the Generation UK programme gain valuable cross-cultural business skills through placements across a range of industries and locations, and provided excellent pastoral care and support for all participants they have worked with.”

Steven Hutt
British Council China

“InternChina are our current partners in delivering internships for UK students in China. They have helped British students under the Generation UK programme gain valuable cross-cultural business skills through placements across a range of industries and locations, and provided excellent pastoral care and support for all participants they have worked with.”

Steven Hutt
British Council China