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An intern checks a woman’s blood pressure during an undergraduate medical volunteering opportunity abroad.

By Vicci Parry 06th February, 2019

Our Top 6 Pre-Med Projects for Students in 2020 & 2021

Medical school applications - if these three simple words are enough to send you reeling, you’re probably a pre-med student.

A volunteer works with young children on a high school summer travel programme abroad

By Daryll Williams 30th January, 2019

7 reasons why summer volunteering abroad for high school students is a good idea

Disconnecting has never been more enticing. There’s a big chance that a hectic school schedule, the 24/7 news cycle, and distracting social media is consuming you on a daily basis.

Trained Cambodian staff employed by Projects Abroad check on a safe volunteer abroad placement.

By Jen Southern 23rd January, 2019

10 Ways we keep you safe when travelling abroad with us

High school students volunteering abroad on Projects Abroad’s programmes for 15 year olds.

By Vicci Parry 16th January, 2019

Volunteer opportunities abroad for high school students: What’s the journey really like?

Are you ready to take a step out of your comfort zone, push your boundaries, and do something extraordinary over your summer holidays? Then our High School Specials are for you!

An older Projects Abroad volunteer reads to a child in Africa.

By Stephanie Klink 09th January, 2019

Our Best Volunteer Abroad Programmes for Adults over 50 in 2020 & 2021

Millennials and Gen-Z aren't the only ones challenging themselves to explore the world and do something different. A rapidly growing number of people in their 50s and 60s (and older) are opting for adventure and seizing the opportunity to give back through their travels.

A high school special volunteer helps a child with a task in the classroom

By Nadia Moore 08th January, 2019

Our Best Volunteer Abroad Programmes for Teenagers in 2020 & 2021

This year, thousands of teenage volunteers will pack their bags, say goodbye to their folks, hop on a plane, and enter the world of volunteering abroad. Sounds easy enough, right?

Do I need experience to volunteer abroad?

By Vicci Parry 24th October, 2018

Do I need experience to volunteer abroad?

Are you a jack of all trades, but a master of none? Are you passionate about a particular issue, but don’t have any qualifications in the field?

When you encounter an unfamiliar way of life while travelling abroad, you can experience a culture shock.

By Hannah Atkins 28th November, 2017

Coping With Culture Shock: Symptoms & Solutions

Ready for your first (volunteer) adventure abroad? We can only encourage you to get on the plane as soon as possible.

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