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Application ProcessOutside Insight Poster [PDF]

Applications open 20 October - 20 November 2019

What is it?

Outside Insight is a London Inter-institution work shadowing scheme that gives you the opportunity to engage with practical career and professional development in a way that allows you to have a wider appreciation, share and bring back knowledge, of work practices from other institutions.

How does it work?

With the permission of your line manager, you can spend up to two days visiting another HEI in the London area. Just complete the application form and send it to:

Why should I do it?

Benefits of participating in the scheme include: refreshed perspective and greater insight into other roles, departments, ways of working and institutions; both parties (person doing the shadowing and the person being shadowed) and their institutions benefit from sharing knowledge and good practice; reflecting on your own work practices and highlighting areas for change; enhanced networks and career progression.

Which universities are part of the scheme?

There are currently 15 universities participating in the scheme.  They are:

  • Anglia Ruskin University
  • City, University of London
  • Imperial College
  • London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
  • London South Bank University
  • Queen Mary, University of London
  • Regent's University London
  • Royal Holloway, University of London
  • Royal Veterinary College, University of London
  • St. George's, University of London
  • SOAS, University of London
  • University of East London
  • University of Greenwich
  • University of London
  • University of Roehampton