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For Students

At Challenges Abroad we believe that one student, one team and one programme can be a catalyst for change.

By participating on a Challenges Abroad programme, you will combine adventure with community development whilst making a long lasting impact overseas. This is a fundraising journey where you will develop your personal skill set and capabilities both in the UK and whilst on your challenge. You will meet like minded people from all over the globe who are driven by the same passion and vision as yourself to make a difference to the world we live in, and who believe that  ‘Together we can’  make a difference.


Why take on a Challenge?

Whether you’re seeking your next adventure, or looking to volunteer overseas for the first time, each programme will benefit your development in a number of ways: 

  • Develop a wider understanding of a global issues
  • Experience a global work space  
  • Grow in confidence, patience and independence
  • Develop team working skills
  • Understand personal capabilities
  • Build communication and critical thinking skills
  • Push yourself outside of your comfort zone

Why Fundraise?

Fundraising is a great opportunity to build and develop skills that will really benefit you in the work place. It gives you the opportunity to be innovative and creative, all whilst raising money for a fantastic cause! The benefits of fundraising include:

  • Creative skills
  • Marketing skills 
  • Promotional experience 
  • Public Speaking 
  • Being able to show Motivation and Enthusiasm 
  • Ability to meet deadlines

Fundraising Support

We know fundraising can be daunting, so together with our partner charity, The Futuresense Foundation, we have a team on hand to support you throughout your fundraising journey. When registered onto a Challenges Abroad programme, you will receive a comprehensive fundraising guide from the Futuresense Foundation including fundraising tools to get you started. You will also receive help creating a tailor made fundraising plan and the team are on hand to assist you.

So what are you waiting for….

Challenge the way you see yourself 

Challenge the way you see the world 

Challenge inequalities 

Challenge perceptions 

Challenge your boundaries

And together we can make a difference and inspire others to join us on our journey.