Location: Europe
Dates: 12 weeks, May 29 to August 15, 2019
Setting: Urban
Religion: Islam, Sikhism, Buddhism
Cost: TBD
Internship category: Intercultural Studies, TESOL

Manchester lies within the United Kingdom’s second-most populous urban area, with a population of 2.8 million.

This city boasts of having up to 200 languages spoken, making it one of the most linguistically diverse city in Western Europe.

Manchester’s most widely spoken non-English language remains Urdu. But other languages are catching up. Arabic, Cantonese, Polish, Bengali and Somali are all widely spoken and dozens of others are in everyday use, including Yoruba, Igbo, Lingala, and Pashto.

Manchester is also one of the most popular student cities in the world, popular both for international students and students from the UK. More than 80,000 students every year choose Manchester for their studies. With a large proportion of international students making up that number, you’ll have many opportunities to befriend people from every nation.

Manchester is one of the most exciting places to visit in the UK. Everybody is warmly welcomed and this offers an open door to share the Good News with people who never heard before.

You will come and initiate relationships with international students, asylum seekers and other immigrants. Manchester is a place of opportunity where you can get involved in the lives of people who come from diverse religious and social backgrounds.

Field Activities (subject to change

  • Participate in conversational English groups at university
  • Teach English to asylum seekers and refugees
  • Lead Bible studies in homes
  • Use sports, music and creative arts to build relationships with students
  • Prayerwalking
  • Hiking

* Destination is subject to visa approval through this country’s embassy.