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1 Erasmus Work Placements Dominic Prosser Erasmus Work Placements

2 The Erasmus programme is a European Commission funded programme designed to support the European activities of Higher Education institutions, including the mobility and exchange of students. This includes work abroad & study abroad.

3 Erasmus Work Placements Applying for a Work Placement Grant You must complete the following:  EWA001: Student mobility agreement / Student application form – signed by hand

4 Erasmus Work Placements Before commencing your work placement  EWA002-A Placement offer form: (by 3/5/12)  EWA002: Placement Agreement with Employer (GET)  EWA003: Risk assessment (GET)  EWA004: Insurance cover form (You must arrange your own insurance which should cover you for working in Europe) Forms at: tinyurl.com/1213ewa

5 Erasmus Work Placements On arrival at placement (in the first week)  EWA005: Certificate of arrival & Induction checklist Forms at: tinyurl.com/1213ewa

6 Erasmus Work Placements  If you have submitted all the above paperwork you will qualify for your 1 st grant payment. This payment is made as a single lump sum once the University has received the grant from the UK National Agency (normally mid/late November).  In 2011/12 it was 225 euros/month  Paid as a lump sum  For 2012/13 all payments will be made in sterling to your nominated UK bank account. Contact IT helpdesk on with problems on this. The Erasmus Timeline

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11 Forms at: tinyurl.com/1213ewa During placement You must complete and submit the following:  EWA006: Receipt of 1 st grant payment (which will be sent once payment has been made)  Student report (which is now on-line via UK National Agency)

12 Erasmus Work Placements Forms at: tinyurl.com/1213ewa At the end of your placement (before leaving!): You must complete and submit the following:  EWA007: Certificate of attendance & Transcript of work (completed by employer) This will then qualify you to receive a second payment (if sanctioned by the National Agency) In 2011/12 this is an additional 147 euros per month.  And finally: EWA008: Receipt of 2 nd grant payment

13 Erasmus Work Placements  If you do not send in all Erasmus paperwork by the required deadlines you will be asked to refund all or part of your grant.  Failure to do so will ◦ make you liable to pay 50% tuition fee for the year abroad  You will need to submit paperwork for each placement you do  All required signatures to be in ink by hand  All paperwork is preferably submitted as a scanned attachment to  it can also be submitted by post but postal services can be unreliable so if using this method keep a copy.  Any issues or queries: Forms at: tinyurl.com/1213ewa

14 Erasmus Work Placements Before commencing your work placement  You should read the Erasmus work abroad handbook as well as your course/module handbook. Available on-line at: tinyurl.com/1213ewa  Pre-departure Checklist for Erasmus Outgoing Work Placement Students  Timeline of requirements  Logistics: passports and other documents, accommodation, insurance, travel, etc.,  Information About The Erasmus Grant  Erasmus Student Charter  Erasmus General Conditions  Student Safety, Security And Health  Coping with Culture Shock  Money Matters  British Embassy: what they can do to help and when  Important Contacts While You Are Abroad Handbook at: tinyurl.com/1213ewa

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