Why choose TravelGrad?

Hey, we’re Travel Grad, your post-uni work and travel experts here to connect you with exciting alternatives to the typical ‘grad job’ route at home.

We’re here to make leaving your comfort zone comfortable. Because there’s so much more to the world than what’s on your doorstep, and you deserve to experience it. But how do you overcome the bureaucratic barriers and bag of nerves standing between you and your adventure? Where do you find legit opportunities you can count on? It all comes down to having the right support — and supporting you is what we do best.

We're all about making your move abroad hassle-free and exciting. Through our fully-supported opportunities, we create a soft landing in your new home so you can arrive with the friends, confidence and support to make a success of it from day one.

Since 2014, we’ve helped hundreds of grads start eye-opening overseas adventures and kickstart their graduate lives. And now, it’s your turn.



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A Game-Changer for Career Exploration!

I had the most incredible experience with TravelGrad - from the moment I decided to explore this unique path, it opened up a world of opportunities that I wouldn't have otherwise considered! Instead of following the traditional 'grad job' route, I decided to explore the China Teaching Experience and go to Nanning, and I'm so grateful I did.

TravelGrad provided invaluable guidance and support throughout the entire process. They understood that my interests and skills, and they tailored their approach to fit my individual needs and give me options for where and what type of school I wanted to go to. The level of personalization was truly impressive.

Thanks to the experiences I had in China and the people that I met while there, I am now pursuing a career that I am truly passionate about. I feel confident in my abilities, and I am excited about the path that I'm on. If you are a recent graduate or someone looking for an alternative to the traditional job market, I highly recommend working with TravelGrad!

  • Loads of support, especially through the visa process and settling in
  • Have new experiences
  • Real Chinese food is so good that it comes close to ruining Chinese takeaway forever
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Review after 3 months in Vietnam

The Job itself is pretty easy going as you can work as little as 16 hours a week if you want but there is extra work available if you would like to earn more which is nice. There is a 2 -3 hour lunch break daily so you're never working more than a few hours at a time without an extensive break.

School is closed for the summer from June until September so you also have a 3 month period which you could use for travelling in Vietnam or abroad.

Overall, I would 100% recommend going with TravelGrad If you're thinking of teaching in Vietnam!

  • Consistent 24/7 support throughout
  • Travel opportunities
  • Salary
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TravelGrad Vietnam

TravelGrad have been amazing all throughout the whole process of moving to Vietnam and continue to support me now 3 months in, they are the most trustworthy company you will find! Vietnam itself is a great place to come as the teaching is very fun but relaxed which allows you to have a good social life with plenty of time to explore all around Vietnam as well as gain the valuable experience of teaching. The cost of living here is very low so you can live very comfortably and have a very good social life.

  • Amazing support
  • Excellent service
  • Great experience
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Travel Grad Australia

Helloooo from sunny Australia, February 7th 2022! My name is Alex. I’ve come to Australia through TravelGrad and can honestly say that so far, it has been the best experience of my life! It has been so much less worrying that I thought it would be, everything has fallen into place, likely due to the amount of help and guidance we’ve been given from TravelGrad. Andrew and the team at TravelGrad squashed all my fears pre-departure due to the sheer amount of guidance and knowledge they have about the country. The arrival was flawless, so smooth, a transfer from the airport to the hostel, where we had a week long induction with tours and activities. Most importantly we were in a big group of 20-30 people, which really is the foundation for the best year ahead! The week of activities was very varied, and included chilled parts, beach walks, as well as nights out in bars and clubs, and an overnight coach ride 2 hours out of Sydney to do sand boarding and hiking. It was the most varied and incredible week of my life! As well as all the social stuff, we also had our bank accounts, sim cards and tax numbers set up in order to start working! Everything was basically put in place for me to start enjoying my year of work and travel ahead. The team also advised on the best routes to take to move around the country, as well as long term accommodation advice etc. I could not recommend this opportunity anymore. I am blown away by how good this whole experience is, and by how much Im enjoying it. You have incredible weather, wildlife, food, surfing, City vibes, life by the beach, rainforests, coastal road trips - this place literally has everything! Anybody feeling apprehensive about it, my advise would be just go for it! Talk to TravelGrad or feel free to follow or contact me on InstaGram (hajialexandroz) with any questions about it all. See you all in Australia!

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Life Changing Experience

I had a fantastic experience with Andrew from TravelGrad. I applied while at university and travelgrad organized the application of my visa and found a job for me. I signed a contract directly with the school and didn't have to pay any further fees or commission.

The support was excellent and Andrew went above and beyond to support myself and the other applicants. The job that I got through his company was well paid and a great place to work. TravelGrad have remained in contact with me and are always willing to help with any problems I have. I couldn't be happier with the service provided by Andrew.

  • Excellent support throughout
  • Well paid and comfortable job
  • Great value for money


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Alumni Interviews

These are in-depth Q&A sessions with verified alumni.


Why did you choose this program?

I chose TravelGrad because I had a friend who had already worked with them, and because they were so easy to communicate with. Every question I had was answered really quickly, and they helped with literally every step of the process, from choosing where I wanted to go to getting my visa.

What did your program provider (or university) assist you with, and what did you have to organize on your own?

I honestly barely organized anything on my own. TravelGrad found several options that suited me so that I had choices, and kept me updated on next steps throughout the whole process. It was great having them stay in contact even despite the time difference.

What is one piece of advice you'd give to someone going on your program?

Go explore as much as you can!! Do anything that sounds like it might be even remotely interesting, and invite people to come with you (or go with them whenever they have ideas)! Honestly China is such an amazing place and there are more amazing things there than you would even know to look for - you really have to just go wherever you can and find them as you go.

What does an average day/week look like as a participant of this program?

Where I was, we worked basically from 9-5, although our lunch breaks were 2-3 hours every day. Breakfast and lunch were both provided by the school (the breakfast was pretty good, but the lunch varied a lot, so usually I would have something in my flat & then take a nap, or go explore the city and get something while I was out).

After work, I would almost always go out and meet up with friends and do something fun. There are a lot of expat bars in Nanning, as well as public parks, night markets, and absolutely amazing restaurants.

Over weekends I would try to travel a little further afield, which I'd really recommend doing too! Genuinely, you will see things you can't see anywhere else.

Going into your experience abroad, what was your biggest fear, and how did you overcome it? How did your views on the issue change?

My biggest fear was that I wouldn't be able to handle culture shock, and basically just feel lost and overwhelmed the whole time I was in China.

I got over this by (luckily) making friends really quickly, and constantly staying on the look out for things that I was excited to try. When you have a bucket list with a million things on it, there basically isn't time to feel overwhelmed, so I got over that pretty quickly, and also got to try a lot of great food and meet people I would never have met without this program.

Any additional advice for future travelers?

- Get on wechat as soon as you can!
- Also download papago - it's really convenient for translation
- Make sure you have comfortable walking shoes
- Practice using chopsticks (I was really bad at them when I first got there, and I had a very hungry first week)
- Get a VPN ahead of time
- Bring hand sanitizer/ tissues with you to the restroom
- Don't be afraid to talk to people! Genuinely almost everyone is so nice and helpful