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Final call for applications to the Sister Cities Student Exchange Programme 2023!

Posted By:
Antrim & Newtownabbey Borough Council

9th Jan 2023

Students aged 16-17, (Year 13 or equivalent) who reside in the Borough of Antrim and Newtownabbey are reminded that applications close for the Sister Cities Student Exchange Programme on Friday 13 January 2023!

Two young people will be chosen to travel to Gilbert Arizona, USA and be home hosted for three weeks by their matched exchange partner. They then return to Antrim and Newtownabbey and home host their exchange partner for a further three weeks.

Mayor of Antrim and Newtownabbey, Alderman Stephen Ross said “This is a fantastic opportunity for local students to travel and develop an understanding of a different country, its people and their way of life. The programme has been running for many years now and has provided a life changing and unforgettable experience for many students.”

If you or someone you know is aged 16-17, live in Antrim and Newtownabbey and would love to take part in this once in a lifetime opportunity, then apply now online at

Applications close Friday 13 January 2023.