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The Students’ Work and Travel Programme (SWAT) was developed by Mark Foster (Askia Moses Toure) who was a beneficiary of a Work and Travel Programme and have shared the wonderful and enlightening experience of learning about cultures, languages and customs of other countries through international education and work exchange programmes. SWAT was henceforth established as a collective effort to provide the most affordable opportunity for university students to embark on an adventure to experience life and culture in the US, earn money and internationalise their resumes.

SWAT collaborates with various American companies to help university students in Jamaica travel easier to the US and benefit from cultural exchange experience. Students are able to work in the US for up to four months during the summer period (May – September). They are currently looking to expand their work and travel programme to send Jamaican students to other places around the world, in particular Europe and South America.

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