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UWE Bristol – Berlin Study Tour 2022

Pagoda have partnered with the University of the West of England to offer an amazing and fully funded Study Tour to Berlin in summer 2022.

On any Pagoda programme you will increase your cultural understanding and employability skills, whilst gaining a valuable experience for your future employers!

GET A HEAD START IN YOUR CAREER

GAIN INTERNATIONAL WORK EXPERIENCE

TRAVEL THE WORLD

PROGRAMME DETAILS

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7 DAY STUDY TOUR

An intensive short-haul mobility programme to one of Europe’s most important and exciting cities.
Designed to improve your sector knowledge, cultural understanding and networking.

24 HR SUPPORT & ACCOMMODATION

Pre-departure briefing on campus, pick-up on arrival from the Pagoda team, detailed orientation and hands-on support from start to finish from Pagoda’s on-site team, accommodation in a high quality hostel.

JAM PACKED ITINERARY

Students work in teams to complete and present a short project during the week.
Expert insights into contemporary German politics, history, economy and society.
Discover the relevance of German language and culture as part of modern Europe.
Engage with a range of employers in various sectors through formal visits and a networking even.
Plenty of sightseeing, tours and a weekend excursion.

FULLY FUNDED

Funding provided by UWE university for students who are eligible for the Employability Bursary!

Flights, accommodation, access to all the programme events/activities, spending money and transportation in Germany all included.

START DATE: 12th June 2022
END DATE: 19th June 2022

DEADLINE TO APPLY WITH YOUR UNIVERSITY: 7th February 2022

GOT A QUESTION?

DESTINATION

Berlin, the capital city of Germany, is young and cosmopolitan with a rich and completely unique history. Berlin is renowned for its exceptional range of landmarks, vibrant cultural scene and way of life that’s somehow busy, yet relaxed. It is Germany’s political centre and a major hub of trade and technological development, 500 new businesses a year in creative and tech industries, and a reputation for scientific research that makes Berlin a hub for international opportunities.
In the last 20 years, the city has become a giant lab of cultural experimentation thanks to a spirit that nurtures
and encourages new ideas.

HOW IT WORKS

STEP 1

Complete the UWE Infohub Application form by the closing date given on the email invitation you receive from UWE Bristol Go Global or UWE Cares Teams.

STEP 2

The UWE Bristol Go Global Team will review your application and verify your eligibility for the programme. Successful candidates contact details will  then be passed to Pagoda who will contact you directly to confirm you have secured a place on the programme.

STEP 3

Please regularly check your UWE Live email for information from the UWE Bristol Go Global Team as you will receive details of flights and spending money via your UWE live account.
The Pagoda team based up in Manchester will always be on hand throughout to answer any questions about the trip and will accompany you on this activity.

GOT A QUESTION?

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GET IN TOUCH FOR MORE DETAILS ABOUT THE PROGRAMME – DEADLINE TO APPLY 6TH DECEMBER 2021

UCLan MA IBC Placements

PLACEMENT YEAR
STARTS HERE!

Welcome to our placement programme for MA Intercultural Business Communications students from UCLan. We hope that through our guided programme, you will learn vital employability skills and discover placement opportunities as part of your UCLan degree. This page outlines the basics of our programme, schedule and next steps.

When you’re ready to get started, we’d like you to complete our application form.

PROGRAMME DETAILS

During June to August, Pagoda will run 10 pre-placement sessions. 1 hour online coaching seminar per week over a 10-week period. The schedule for these session will be sent to you in May.

During August & September, we will introduce your applications to suitable companies based on your preferences and goals. If companies are interested in your application, we will introduce you to the company for a phone or video interview. Our team are on hand to support you during the application process. You will not be ‘allocated’ or ‘guaranteed’ a placement; you need to work hard and perform well during application process in order to secure a placement.

We aim to finalize your placements by October or November.

The cost of Pagoda Projects’ support throughout the process is covered in full by UCLan.

PROGRAMME STAGES

01

PRE-PLACEMENT

During June to August, you will take part in online sessions delivered by the Pagoda team. These include skills courses, webinars, Q&A sessions, interviews and coaching sessions. Click here to view the itinerary.

02

ON PLACEMENT

After a competitive application process, successful participants will complete their work placements. Our placements can take pace in person in Manchester, or completed remotely with a company based in one of our other global destinations.

03

POST-PLACEMENT

Following your placement, we gather extensive feedback and work with the UCLan team to guide you into the next phase of your graduate career journey.

DESTINATIONS

The majority of our placements are based in Manchester. We have a limited number of placements based in other UK cities and a further selection of placements in our global destinations: Greater China, Vietnam & Mexico.

A full listing of our internships can be found here. Many of the internships are not available as paid placements as part of this programme, but the listings should give you an insight into the kinds of organisations we work with.

APPLICATION FORM


Placement Year

Paid Positions in Taiwan

6-12 MONTH PAID INTERNSHIPS & GRADUATE OPPORTUNITIES

Welcome to our ground-breaking full year paid placement programme in Taipei.

Alongside the minimum working hours required to accredit the placement, Pagoda Projects works to ensure placements fulfill academic requirements and workplace health & safety standards. You would be paid a monthly salary and receive unrivaled pre-departure and on-place support from Pagoda Project’s experienced team.

PROGRAMME DETAILS

CURRENCY APPROXIMATIONS

£2,900 GBP/ $5,500 NZD / $5,000 AUD / $4.500 CAD / $3,500 USD / $5,000 SGD

If travel insurance is required please add

ÂŁ900 GBP/ $1,700 NZD/ $1,500 AUD/ $1,400 CAD/ $1,100 USD/ $1,500 SGD

PROGRAMME TIMELINE

There’s no official deadline to apply by, with the programme running all year-round!

Our programmes start and finish any time of the year, just get in touch with your preference and we can build a the specific around your requirements.

The salary during the role in Taipei depends on the amount you’re able to negotiate with the host company, but a you’re always guaranteed the national minimum wage, which is approximately ÂŁ600 per month.

VISA ELIGIBILITY

Only a select number of countries have an agreement with Taiwan to offer the appropriate visa for our programme
and therefore we can only welcome applications from students & graduates who hold a passport from:

  • Australia 
  • Austria
  • Belgium 
  • Canada 
  • Czech Republic 
  • France
  • Germany
  • Hungary 
  • Ireland 
  • Luxembourg 
  • New Zealand
  • Slovakia 
  • South Korea
  • The Netherlands
  • United Kingdom

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FAQs

Yes. As with all Pagoda Projects programmes, you will know exactly how much you will be paid, interview with the placement company and confirm your placement before committing to the programme. The salary for Taipei placements will easily cover living expenses (rent, food etc).This usually depends on the placement company – Most of our partner companies don’t require any Chinese language skills though.
As you will be living in Taipei for a while, we do encourage you to do some self learning of the basics though to help you settle in.

There is no set application deadline, however, places are limited and will be arranged on a first-come, first-served basis

For the Taipei programme you will be issued a working holiday visa. Pagoda Projects will guide you through the visa application process and help you register in Taipei. The cost of the visa application fee will be refunded upon programme completion.

Please note that the application fee refund does not include any other other costs associated with the visa application. Certain nationalities may be required to pay for health checks, criminal records/background checks, notorization costs, additional costs for expedited services or travel or postage required in order to successfully obtain a Taiwan Visa.

Pagoda Projects can not be held accountable for the outcome of your visa application nor can we cover any fees, visa application or otherwise, should your visa application be unsuccessful and you do not complete a programme with us. If you have any questions about acquiring a Working Holiday Visa please let us know.Yes, this is listed in the table above. The fee includes comprehensive support from Pagoda Projects throughout the placement, all visa fees, travel & health insurance plus much more!

Our Taipei placements are full time, so you will work roughly 40 hours per week. Monday to Friday
We are currently offering placements in the Business, Design, Education, Engineering, Finance, HR, Hospitality, IT, Law, Logistics, Marketing, Media, Sales and Translation sectors.
We’re continually adding new partner companies and looking to increase the diverse range of roles we offer, so look through the listings again in the near future if you feel none of the positions are suitable at this time.

THE DESTINATION

TAIPEI

Taipei is the capital city of Taiwan, located in the north of the island, only a short metro ride away from the beach. The city is home to around 3 million people and one of the tallest buildings in the world (Taipei 101). Free wifi throughout the city, one of the best transportation systems and amazing street food… no wonder Taiwan wIns the top country in the world for best quality of life every year!

PLACEMENT POSITIONS

  • Company Sector

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Bath Spa University – Funded Placement Programme 2022

FROM THE SOUTH WEST TO THE FAR EAST!

Welcome to the programme page for Bath Spa University! We have an exciting funded opportunity in 2022 for up to a total of 8 Bath Spa students to complete their accredited placement year in Taiwan!

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PROGRAMME DETAILS

The Programme: We offer long-term 6-12 month placements in your chosen sector, receive full support from the Pagoda Projects team before, during and after your stay and you even get comprehensive travel insurance to cover your time in China. This is a fantastic opportunity to increase your international employability!

Dates and Cost: We are excited to offer up to a total of 8 funded places in 2022/23 for our Taiwan placement year programme. You would be expected to cover the cost of getting to and from Taiwan, along with any potential required quarantine costs.

Sectors: A wide range of business internships available in sectors such as marketing, sales, media, tech, trade, engineering and sourcing. To view our internships, please check out our internship listings.

Application Deadline: Please complete the short form below by 28th March 2022 and we’ll get back to you with the next steps of the application process.

If you have questions or would like to discuss specific placements with us, please email Catherine Hernandez – catherine.hernandez@pagodaprojects.com. Catherine is based in our Taipei office and will be happy to chat to you about the programme by email or on the phone.

REGISTER YOUR INTEREST

Ready to apply now?

To register your interest in our Bath Spa programmes and to receive more information on how to apply, please complete the form below.

Or to complete the full application form please click here.

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