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University of Aberdeen Opportunity

Embark on a transformative journey with Challenges Abroad, specially crafted for students at University of Aberdeen. Our Programmes go beyond just travel; they cultivate profound connections, personal growth and indelible memories. Join us to explore the world, make positive change and shape your own remarkable story!

Bespoke Challenges for University of Aberdeen

At Challenges Abroad, in close collaboration with University of Aberdeen, we’ve crafted a collection of programmes that empower University of Aberdeen students to make a meaningful impact on the world. Our focus is not just on travel, but on overcoming challenge, creating positive change and adventure with a purpose.  Together we’ve designed challenges that blend education, service and adventure, allowing University of Aberdeen students to contribute to communities worldwide while gaining invaluable life experiences. Join us in this journey of self-discovery and global-impact as we work together to create a brighter, more compassionate world.

Challenge Leader (Thailand: Elephant and Hill Tribe):

Emma Tinley (@emmatinley_ on Instagram)


Interested in becoming a Challenge Leader for Peru: Machu Pichu and the Sacred Valley, let us know!

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Weekly Drop-In Session:

Every Thursday 15:00-16:00 (Microsoft Teams)

Top tips to fund your trip!: 

Tuesday 16th January 17:00-17:30 (Microsoft Teams)

University of Aberdeen Programs

Elephants and Hill Tribes

Travel off the beaten track to rural northern Thailand where you’ll facilitate workshops in a beautiful hill tribe village school, support rescued elephants and explore the land of smiles… and perhaps even extend your trip with a week of island hopping around Koh Samui.

Machu Picchu and the Sacred Valley