We love to hear about what students do in their spare time when you are overseas; from tea drinking between shifts with the local staff in Nepal to attending loud and lively weddings in Ghana…This week we asked the students “What is the most interesting and positive encounter you’ve had with a local outside of your placement?”Read more
Welcome to the Work the World blog — here you'll find articles to help you make a more informed decision about your overseas healthcare placement. You'll learn about things like how a placement can boost your career, how you can spread the cost of your trip, the benefits of travelling overseas versus staying at home, why a Work the World placement presents such great value, and more.
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In Asia Ayurvedic treatment is often used as a replacement to modern medicine. With such strong beliefs in it's power on one side of the world, why do westerners continue to believe it is just a massage treatment? Are we missing something?Read more
In February, the Work the World house in Kandy welcomed the arrival of our very first nursing students from the UK!Read more
There has been a huge amount written about the Global Health Initiative recently so we decided to ask our healthcare students overseas what they thought about this and how an overseas elective has provided more of an insight into this?Read more
Work the World launches Radiography and Radiotherapy placements.Read more