ERASMUS+ in BFEI
BFEI is funded by the European Union's Erasmus+ program to send students on work placements within the European Union.
To date 37 BFEI students have completed an Erasmus+ work placement in Europe:
- In March 2018 BFEI sent six students from the Beauty Department to Tenerife for work placement in salons.
- In February 2019 five students from the IT department travelled to Utrecht in the Netherlands to complete work placements with a digital media company.
- In March 2019 six beauty students travelled to Tenerife to complete a three week work placement.
- In February 2020 five Business and five IT students travelled to Utrecht in the Netherlands to complete their two week QQI work experience placement and six Make Up and four Design students travelled to Tenerife to complete a three week work experience placement.
Students on Erasmus+ placements have their flights, travel insurance and accommodation costs paid for, they also receive an allowance for day to day living expenses (food, bus/train fare etc) while on their placement.
Click on the video link below to check our Eramus+ journey so far!