International Exchange

International Exchange

Stranmillis University College, a university college of Queen's University Belfast, is a recognised leader in educational research, teaching and learning, annually hosting over 100 international students for semester and short programmes. Our International Exchange programme is aimed at student teachers, teaching assistants and those involved in community education, sport, health promotion and youth work.

Study at a world-recognised centre for research excellence in education. Explore one of Lonely Planet's must visit destinations. An international study experience at Stranmillis combines the best of all worlds.

We are delighted to welcome students to Stranmillis where they will quickly become part of the community, experience the Northern Ireland culture, create long lasting friendships and develop both personally and professionally. We offer a range of modules with Teacher Education, Early Childhood Studies and Health, Physical Activity and Sport.

WHO CAN APPLY?

In order to participate in an International exchange, your home institution must have a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for student exchange in a relevant subject area with Stranmillis University College. Check our list of Global Partners to see if we have an agreement with your university. MOU agreements cannot be signed at the request of an individual student.

NOMINATIONS AND APPLICATION

Applications are accepted from students who have been officially nominated by their home university. Once a nomination has been received by the student’s home university by email (international@stran.ac.uk) students will be contacted directly with information about our application process.  See the FAQ’s section for further information.

NOMINATION AND APPLICATION DEADLINES

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis, however the following deadline dates apply:

Semester One (Fall) or full academic year

Nomination Deadline: 1 May
Application Deadline:  1 June (Non-European/International students requiring a visa)

Semester Two (Spring)

Nomination Deadline: 1 October
Application Deadline:  1 November (Non-European/International students requiring a visa)

Why study at Stranmillis

Must visit destination

Must visit destination

Belfast is one of the Top 10 cities on the rise (Lonely Planet) and top 12 world travel destinations (Frommer’s).

STUDENT RETENTION

STUDENT RETENTION

Stranmillis has one the highest student retention rates in the UK at 98%.

Student Satisfaction

Student Satisfaction

Stranmillis is ranked joint first amongst Northern Ireland HEIs for student satisfaction.

Network of partners

Network of partners

Over 750 school, community and business work placement partners

a global community

a global community

The campus attracts students and staff from over 30 partner universities worldwide

Stran Halls

Stran Halls

Affordable student living with over 450 on-campus single occupancy bedrooms

security

security

With 24 hour residential support and security you’re always safe.

budget friendly prices

budget friendly prices

Guaranteed on-site accommodation at competive rates