Study Tours for UK FE Colleges

Specialised Study Tour to the Fiji Islands
Transformational Experiences For Students

Are you an FE, VET or 6th Form college staff member exploring third-party providers for your next short-term global mobility opportunity, in line with Turing Scheme funding?

Think Pacific works in collaboration with education providers across the world to offer outbound mobility projects to the Fiji Islands that align with specific work experience and employability outcomes.

For over a decade we have utilised our unrivalled Fijian staff team, local knowledge, extensive local network and depth of understanding to create credit bearing programs that expand students’ international experience. We do this through our extensive partnerships with the Fijian Government, the University of the South Pacific, Fiji National University and over 90 Fijian organisations.

As a registered Fijian charity, Think Pacific is a specialist provider for study tours in Fiji, you can choose a ready made itinerary or we can tailor a program to your unique experiential requirements and learning outcomes.

All of our study tours are designed to meet academic requirements and are eligible for Turing Scheme funding.

At a Glance
  • UK & Fijian registered organisation with offices in Leeds, UK & Suva, Fiji
  • Approved Turing funded programmes for FE & HE.
  • 10+ years partnerships with Fijian Government Ministries
  • Formal partners with The University of the South Pacific and Fiji National University
  • Gold standards of health and safety to BS8848 Standards
  • All projects support the Fiji National Development Plan & UN Sustainable Development Goals.
  • Trusted by over 80 universities globally
  • 6000+ student participants, since 2009
  • From design to delivery, expert end-to-end mobility service
  • Over $10m invested into Fiji’s sustainable development
Trusted by Over 80 Universities
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See Our Range of Study Tours...
90+ Fijian Partners to Collaborate With

Below are a few example itineraries of 16-day Study Tours that have been designed and delivered alongside FE & HE partners. If you can’t see a programme that works for you and the needs of your institutions, we would be delighted to design a bespoke program for you.

 

Business & Enterprise
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Environment & Climate
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Engineering
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Public Health
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Global Education
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Global Psychology (Mental Health)
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Cultural Immersion
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Sport Development
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What Can Be Included?
When Designing Your Study Tour
Cultural Immersion

Immerse into Fijian culture by spending time visiting or living at the heart of a traditional and remote village. See Fiji through the eyes of the local people and experience age-old customs and traditions.

Study Abroad

Learn from academics in the South Pacific. Complete workshops, short-courses or study sessions at the University of the South Pacific.

Action Challenge

Complete a group social action challenge supporting community-based development initiatives in Fiji. Student can present their work to experts and sector leaders.

Field Visits

Students can spend time learning from local leaders and implementers in their relevant field of study. Visit organisations and businesses to engage with entrepreneurs, policy makers and thought leaders.

Team Activities

Visit local attractions such as waterfall rainforests, and museums or sail a traditional Polynesian Sailing Canoe on a castaway island resort. Participate in team activities hosted by the University of the South Pacific.

Local Group Leaders

All of our Study Tours are managed and guided by our in-country operations team. You will be assigned local group leaders that shall provide 24/7 support and be by your side each day, with further assistance from our Regional Manager and Programs Manager.

Why Choose Think Pacific?
Our Unique Services

We provide a wide range of services for both staff and students. Whether that is pre-departure, during program delivery and after students return home.

Pre-departure
Itinerary creation, grant application support, promotional assistance, management of applications, care of enquiries, visa processing and flight support
Fiji Briefings
Briefing webinars, live online Q&A, extensive resources and personal support to ensure students are fully prepared
Cultural Orientation
In depth introductions in Fijian history, culture, etiquette and traditional practices by our Fijian team
BS8848 Standards
We operate to strict British industry regulations for running overseas projects
Local Leadership
Think Pacific's experienced and highly professional local leader team guiding programs from start to finish
24/7 Support
HQ in Suva, Fiji and experienced management team to provide complete logistical and back up support
Crisis Management
Proactive and professional planning for any situation and regular reviews and scenario training
Health Care
Our #1 priority for every program. Planning logistics to ensure access to the best medical care is always available.
Risk Assessment
Comprehensive and tailored risk assessments for every tour, created to international standards
Local Knowledge
Unrivalled local knowledge, local partnerships and national connections to provide the most unique Fijian experience
Academic insight
Formal partnerships with Fiji's two universities, providing academic speakers, courses and student collaboration
Trusted partners
A network of over 90 organisations, forged over a decade, connecting your students with extraordinary local leaders

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Our Fijian Partner Organisations
See a Selection of our 90+ In-Country Partners
Long Term Positive Outcomes
Cultural Exchange, which Benefits Fiji Sustainably

Our aim is for every student to build an understanding and connection with Fiji, whilst being part of a study tour program, which has long term positive impact for Fiji’s future.

Investing in Fiji's Future

Our programs are built upon sustainable partnerships with organisations in Fiji and are designed under our formal agreements with Fijian Ministries.

As a registered local organisation, we invest in local staff, job creation and training; we add capacity to our partner organisations and expand the skills of Fijian university students and unemployed youth through global collaboration, courses and professional experience.

Through the Think Pacific Foundation, we support local Fijian charities and communities to achieve sustainable development goals under the guidance of Fiji’s National Development Plan.