Access Student

Challenge yourself this summer - Explore Access 2018

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 2018)

No. of places available: 5             Duration: Eight weeks

Travel Dates: June - August 2018

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

“This is the best thing happened to me in my life. It was absolutely amazing experience. I have learned and gained many things which made me a better person now.”   Mansur - 2017 Access Student Explorer

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