Five students arriving through Science Without Borders in September

science-without-bordersDepartments in the Faculty of Science will be welcoming a group of students from Brazil as part of the Science Without Borders study scheme.

In September, two students will be joining Animal and Plant Sciences and three will be joining Molecular Biology and Biotechnology. They will spend nine months on the second or third year of one their department’s undergraduate degree courses, followed by a three month research placement.

Science without Borders is a Brazilian Government scholarship programme which aims to send 101,000 Brazilian students on undergraduate sandwich courses, PhD sandwich courses and full PhDs to study in science, technology, engineering, mathematics and creative industries at top global universities.

Students arriving through the scheme should be signed up for modules in the same way as other students. They can be invited to events for new students, assigned a personal tutor, sent any pre-arrival messages or useful publications such as handbooks, and be included on any mailing lists.

Research projects will be carried out between June and September, for around 20-to-35 hour per week, on a subject to be agreed with the students’ personal tutor or an assigned academic.

For more information, a fact sheet with frequently asked questions is available from the International Office – email

Find out more about Science Without Borders

Science Without Borders at the University of Sheffield