Access Student

Challenge yourself this summer - Explore Access 2017

Requirement: to be registered full-time undergraduate student on an Access programme at any Member Institution of The Higher Education Authority (HEA Member). Applicants must not have graduated prior to their application.

Age profile: 18 years or older (1st June 2017)

No. of places available: 5             Duration: Eight weeks

Travel Dates: June - August 2017

Destinations and Project Examples: check out map

What's included:

• 8 week volunteer programme
• Return flights & insurance
• Accommodation and meals during volunteer project
• Pre-departure information and support
• In-country airport transfers, orientation, local co-ordinator & support


“Not only has my trip opened my eyes to whole new world and gave me a another perspective of the world but has also molded me into a new better person as David Mitchell would put it "Travel far enough, You meet yourself" and that is precisely what happened to me. ” - Emmanuel, 2016

EIL are offering fully funded places to five young people enrolled in a University or IT Access Programme and who wish to participate in a two-month summer volunteer programme abroad.

It is possible to choose from a wide range of volunteer projects: Teaching, Welfare, Health, Conservation, Community Development, Human Rights or Business Development. 


Volunteering abroad can challenge you in many ways - Read more about what challenging can mean

Other resources: Tips for Volunteering Abroad and Responsible Volunteering