Author: Go International
Publisher: Go International
Date of Publication: 2018
Improved outcomes for mobile students compared to their non-mobile peers:
- 3.6% of graduates that went abroad were unemployed compared to 4.4% of graduates that didn't,
- Students that go abroad from disadvantaged backgrounds have lower unemployment rates. For example, Asian students were 43.5% less likely to be unemployed than their peers who didn't have an international experience,
- The UK continues a high level of participation in Erasmus+ programme as 44.8% of all placements were through Erasmus+, the UK has received more funding than ever before for Erasmus+ student mobility
- Students from disadvantaged groups are less likely to go abroad than their more advantaged peers. For example, only 5.1%% of students from low-socio-economic backgrounds spent time overseas compared to 8.7% for their more-advantaged peers.