University

UNIVERSITY GROUPS

GVI is recognised as the leader in the field for running critical conservation and community development programmes across the globe. Our staff, who are experts in their field, are based year round and full time in 19 bases across 14 countries . In addition we work with some very high profile partners, including Save The Children, SAN Parks and other government organisations, which gives our work great credibility and enables us to access areas other companies are simply unable to reach. This enables us to offer exciting, relevant and career enhancing opportunities for your University Students.

We’ve worked with a number of top universities across the globe including: Columbia University, Western Washington University, New York University, Duke University, University of Oregon, Texas A&M University, Northeastern University, Central Institute Technology Perth, Queens University Belfast, University of Melbourne, University of Glasgow, University of Lisbon and NACURH.

The benefits of working alongside GVI as a university group...

Marine Protection
This is a wonderful opportunity for students to discover and learn about the world’s barrier reef and/or earn a PADI diving certificate.
Animal Conservation
Students can enhance their knowledge of wildlife conservation and make a difference on our award winning programme in Africa.
Environmental
Support our efforts to conserve a key environmental area in Southern Thailand by getting involved in our holisitic conservation programme.
International Development
Students can develop their international experience by supporting our long term community development programmes in Costa Rica or South Africa.
Tailor Made Experiences
Our projects are tailor-made to suit each group's requirements. Our Group Travel Expert will design an experience to suit your interests and goals. Contact Tim on +44 (0)1727 250 250 to start planning your journey.
The Global Initiative
Join us on this global education drive across three countries simultaneously, improving educational facilities and infrastructure for hundreds of children. View Global Initiative

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Marine Protection
Animal Conservation
Environmental
International Development
Tailor Made Experiences
Working with Children

Cape Town Community Development

- Cape Town, South Africa
Develop your International Development experience by contributing to vital community development initiatives in Cape Town, South Africa by working to improve infrastructure and the general learning environment for local disadvantaged children.

Program Type

International Development

Price from

£940.00

"GVI have looked after us from the very beginning, but most importantly for me they ensured that our trip was an exact fit to what we were looking for. I thoroughly recommend GVI to anyone; whether you are an educator looking to take a group away, or an individual looking for a career break or some volunteering experience, GVI will cater for you."

- Newton International
Volunteer with Children

Sustainable Development Studies in Costa Rica

- Costa Rica, Manuel Antonio
Travel to Costa Rica, a resource-rich, wonderfully biodiverse country that is rapidly developing and increasingly recognised for its efforts to ensure conservation and the protection of natural resources. It is home to beautiful cloud forests, dry forests, volcanoes, lowland rainforests, and plantation.

Program Type

International Development

Price from

£1,745.00

"The holistic approach of our programs in Quepos allows us to contribute to the education of the children where and when our work is needed the most. "

- Ex-Costa Rica Country Director
Marine Conservation

Environmental Studies in Thailand

- Phang Nga, Thailand
Get immersed in Thai culture and get involved on a community project with children. We have been working in the Phang Nga region since 2004 when it was hugely affected by the Tsunami so both our conservation projects and community projects work with on dealing with the aftermath of that tragedy to support the community.

Program Type

Environmental

Price from

£899.00

"It was fantastic.  Well organised, safe and good content that matches with what we are doing at college."

- Central Institute Technology, Perth
Marine Conservation

Marine Diving Conservation in Mexico

- Mexico, Yucatan
Travel to the turquoise waters of the Caribbean Sea and join forces with GVI’s marine conservation expedition, earn a PADI diving certificate while working on and monitoring the Mesoamerican Barrier Reef, the second largest barrier reef in the world.

Program Type

Marine Protection

Price from

£1,365.00

"GVI is formally recognised as high quality dive training establishment."

- Mexico
Wildlife Conservation

Wildlife Management Studies in South Africa

- Limpopo, South Africa
Discover the Big Five when you travel to iconic South Africa and gain insight into both wildlife research and conservation activities as well as critical community development initiatives.

Program Type

Animal Conservation

Price from

£1,305.00

"We choose GVI to help us run our volunteer program due to their field structure and excellent reputation."

- South Africa