A group of innovative organisations we’re proud to call our partners
Our partners love working with us because we are communicative, professional and approachable. We’re passionate and values driven and genuinely enjoy working in such a rewarding sector. We are equally happy working with a university to support 2 of their students as we are delivering a government-funded programme for 300 students per year.
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HOW ARE WE FUNDED?
Through partnerships with the British Council, Education New Zealand and projects funded by Australia’s New Colombo Plan, the cost of many of our programmes is covered through government funding. We also work with in-country partners to deliver projects working with local university & government organisations.
We work with numerous high-profile universities from all over the world, whereby our programme is paid for on behalf of a number of students by their university. We manage every element of the programme; promoting the opportunity, screening applications, pre-departure briefing, on-site support and alumni networks.
Particularly for our long-term internship programmes, corporate partners (including internship host organisations) fund our programmes on behalf of the participants. We are always seeking more corporate partners to support our work.
STUDENT SELF FUNDING
Every year a number of students & recent graduates pay us to provide support, internship provision, insurance, visa processing & accommodation in our exciting destinations. We signpost students to external scholarships & bursaries, should they not qualify for our government, university or corporate funding streams.
SELECTION OF OUR CURRENT PARTNERS
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DMU Staff Testimonial
University of St Andrews Staff Testimonial
BRITISH COUNCIL CHINA
"Pagoda Projects are our current partners in delivering internships" / Expand for Full Quote
“Pagoda Projects 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.”
PROF. BILL RUSSELL
UNIVERSITY OF DUNDEE
"Pagoda Projects is spectacular in terms of the care and enthusiasm" / Expand for Full Quote
“Pagoda Projects is spectacular in terms of the care and enthusiasm they exude for looking after our students while on their internships and giving them a series of truly life broadening experiences is magnificent. Jamie Bettles (Managing Director) is special in that he set up Pagoda with a vision that true understanding of cultural differences comes from immersing oneself in a local culture in an everyday work environment – i.e. internships. And this leads to greater tolerance and generosity to different ways of life. Jamie lives by this ethos and it is reflected in all the Pagoda team. It is a great pleasure to work with Jamie and all the ‘team’ at Pagoda.
SWINBURNE UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY
"The students gain valuable industry experience throughout their internship" / Expand for Full Quote
“The students gain valuable industry experience throughout their internship, in an international context. Pagoda Projects are timely, efficient and organised . They are supportive of our administrative processes and make the entire process very easy for the students and the university.”
DE MONTFORT UNIVERSITY
"Pagoda has been a supplier for #DMUglobal since 2014." / Expand for Full Quote
“Pagoda Projects has been a supplier for #DMUglobal since 2014. Pagoda’s role in sourcing internships and providing all the necessary support ensured that our students had the opportunity to work in exciting, international environments whilst expanding their cultural horizons. Their expertise, passion, and professionalism have ensured a successful cooperation that we look forward to developing in the future.”
UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL LANCASHIRE
"Working with Pagoda Projects is an extremely collaborative experience." / Expand for Full Quote
“Working with Pagoda is an extremely collaborative experience. The core programmes are obviously about providing an amazing, value-added student experience but the team also put a lot of their efforts in listening to partners and making the collaboration as straightforward as possible. Our students have loved their placements provided through InternVietnam and gained life-changing experiences which will benefit them both personally and professionally well beyond their graduation. Pagoda Projects are a fantastic team to work with and it’s easy to see why their products and projects are multi-award winning.”
WESTERN SYDNEY UNIVERSITY
"We have been working with Pagoda Projects as a preferred partner since 2017" / Expand for Full Quote
“We have been working with Pagoda Projects as a preferred partner since 2017. The support and services provided by them are top rate and as a result the University is collaborating with them on a number of Australian Government funded projects. Recently many of our students participated in a New Colombo Plan project in China, where Pagoda Projects provided students with valuable international work experience”
"It's genuinely a pleasure working with Pagoda Projects" / Expand for Full Quote
“It’s genuinely a pleasure working with Pagoda Projects, your service levels really do set the standard across the sector, from our experience. Students never have anything other than positive things to say about the team, and the internships are of a consistently high standard. Long may our partnership continue!”
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CONFERENCES WE ATTEND
TOOLKIT OF FREE RESOURCES
We have created a toolkit of free health & safety resources based on our 14 years of experience delivering internship programmes overseas. The documents included cover our Health & Safety and Student Support procedures.