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Valuing the Year Abroad                            Lizzie Fane                            27th March                      ...
Social Media:        Valuing the Year Abroad
3 benefits of using social media…1. People who are not part of an email database can   still find out about and get involv...
The questions we asked graduates…                  …and the answers they gave!
1. “Please give us a thumbnail sketch of your year abroad(where you went, type of placement, duration), and tell uswhat yo...
2. “When you landed your first long-term job aftergraduating, what role did your year abroad play in helpingyou get the jo...
3. “In any subsequent job move, estimate the role played byyour year abroad in helping you to get the job.”
4. “In your career since graduation, have there been timeswhen the experience of residence abroad helped youperform your j...
5. “Is the year abroad a good investment?”
6. “Was your year abroad the most valuable part of yourdegree?”
Analysing the case studies…
“Flights: £500. Accommodation:£2,000. Tuition fees: £1,500. Valueof the third year abroad: Priceless.”Aimee, BA Hons Moder...
For more information, and to read the    best case studies, please visit:thirdyearabroad.com/graduates                • fb...
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  1. 1. Valuing the Year Abroad Lizzie Fane 27th March 2012Collecting Graduate Case Studies
  2. 2. Social Media: Valuing the Year Abroad
  3. 3. 3 benefits of using social media…1. People who are not part of an email database can still find out about and get involved in the campaign.3. Social media users have an average of 100 fans or followers: one Tweet or Facebook post can be seen by a lot of people very quickly.5. By plugging into social networks you can target particular groups of people: Language Assistant alumni, translators, graduate networks, etc.
  4. 4. The questions we asked graduates… …and the answers they gave!
  5. 5. 1. “Please give us a thumbnail sketch of your year abroad(where you went, type of placement, duration), and tell uswhat you got out of it, what your job was on graduation andyour subsequent career path. Were also interested to knowhow else you have used the skills gained during your yearabroad, and how it has enhanced your life (not just in termsof employment).”
  6. 6. 2. “When you landed your first long-term job aftergraduating, what role did your year abroad play in helpingyou get the job?”
  7. 7. 3. “In any subsequent job move, estimate the role played byyour year abroad in helping you to get the job.”
  8. 8. 4. “In your career since graduation, have there been timeswhen the experience of residence abroad helped youperform your job?”
  9. 9. 5. “Is the year abroad a good investment?”
  10. 10. 6. “Was your year abroad the most valuable part of yourdegree?”
  11. 11. Analysing the case studies…
  12. 12. “Flights: £500. Accommodation:£2,000. Tuition fees: £1,500. Valueof the third year abroad: Priceless.”Aimee, BA Hons Modern Languages, Nottingham Trent University, 2003. Studied in France and Spain, now a Planner for a Construction Company.
  13. 13. For more information, and to read the best case studies, please visit:thirdyearabroad.com/graduates • fb.com/thirdyearabroad • twitter.com/thirdyearabroad • lizzie@thirdyearabroad.com

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