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Events

UGA International Photo and Video Contest – Winner Announced at International Coffee Hour (top)
Join us for the International Coffee Hour and the Photo and Video Contest Award Ceremony on Friday, November 21st, 2014 at International Coffee Hour at the Tate Center, 11:30 am - 1:30 pm. This event will include door prizes, food and a chance to cast your vote in the People's Choice photo award! Potential winning photos and videos will be displayed on the 4th Floor of Tate Center. Please come to see your or your friends' picture and vote for them!

Study Abroad IEW Event: Love Stories from Abroad 
Still on the fence about going abroad? Join us as students from various international backgrounds share their most memorable experiences of falling in love with the culture, food, and location abroad! Be prepared to laugh, cry, and get inspired to explore the world around you!  

Time: Tuesday, November 18th, 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Location: Room #214, Miller Learning Center

International Education Week 2014 at the University of Georgia (top)
International Education Week (IEW) is this week! Mark it on your calendars: November 17-21, 2014.

Visit the IEWatUGA website and check the calendar of events, add your own events, apply for the photo and video contest, and more! 

Please contact [log in to unmask] or [log in to unmask] for more information.


Information Session for Students Interested in Spring and Summer Programs in France
Time: 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM,  Thursday, November 20th 
Location: Room 267, MLC
  • French Language and Culture
  • Nutritional Sciences
  • Culinary Arts
  • Intern in a French Restaurant
FREE Firehouse Subs and T-Shirt Giveaways
For more information
 
Find a Program
Explore Financial Aid
Attend an Info Session
Meet with an Advisor
Work or Volunteer Abroad
  • Photo and Video Contest Award Ceremony
  • International Education Week 2014 at UGA
  • Love Stories from Abroad
  • Information Session of France Programs
  • Walk-in Hours and Weekly Options Abroad Sessions
  • Scholarship Due in November
  • Maymester China Information Session
  • Scholarship for USAC Programs
  • CCRC Asia Scholarship Application
  • Franklin College Summer Program 2015
  • Join the Language Partner Program
  • Register Online with the U.S. Embassy
  • Send Final Transcript to Education Abroad
  • Certificate Program for Returnees
  • Study Abroad Program Evaluations
  • Student Forms and Docs
    Arrange a Speaker for Your Group
    2014 Fall Advising: Walk-in Hours and Weekly Options Abroad Sessions (top)
    We offer walk-in advising and “Options Abroad” sessions. For individual attention, we recommend visiting a peer advisor during walk-in hours for quick questions. For a general overview, we recommend attending the weekly Options Abroad sessions.
    Step 1: Attend a weekly Options Abroad Session for general information.
    Step 2: If you have questions or need to consult an advisor
    • walk-in hours: for quick questions with a peer advisor
    • individual appointment with an education abroad advisor: please contact [log in to unmask] to make an appointment (available daily based on advisors’ schedules)
    WEEKLY OPTIONS ABROAD SESSIONS
    Monday 10:00-10:50 AM OIE
    Tuesday 10:00-10:50 AM OIE
    Wednesday 2:00-3:00 PM Tate 472
    Thursday 1:00-1:50 PM OIE

    WEEKLY WALK IN ADVISING HOURS
    Monday 1:30-3:00 PM OIE
    Tuesday 11:00-12:00 PM OIE
    Thursday 1:00-3:00 PM MLC Jittery Joe’s
    Programs 

    Scholarships Due in November (top)
    Scholarship Due Date Application Information
    Foundation for Global Scholars November 30th, 2014 Apply Now

    More scholarship information
     

    Maymester China Information Session (top)
    The Department of Political Science will hold our annual Maymester China information session on Tuesday, November 18th in Candler Hall room 201 at 3:30. If you are interested in studying abroad, please come and learn more about this experience of a lifetime.

    For More Information


    New Scholarships Available for USAC Programs (top)
    New Shanghai Scholarships
    Students who apply for the spring 2015 program will be eligible to apply for scholarships in the amount of $750.  The scholarship deadline is: November 20, 2014 (the program deadline is November 1). Multiple awards will be given.  More information can be found on the USAC blog and the USAC website.
     
    Spring 2015 Program Capacity and Deadlines
    The deadlines for spring 2015 programs are nearly upon us and many of our programs have reached or are close to capacity. For a quick reference of what programs are open, you can always check the website.

     

    CRCC Asia Scholarship Now Open for Application (top)
    Are you interested in gaining international work experience and building your post-graduation job prospects? Consider doing an internship in China! During the month of November, CRCC Asia is running its annual Scholarship Program and we are giving away 6 scholarships, totaling more than $10,000 for students who wish to take part in our programs in 2015. The application is open until November 23rd 2014 and applicants will be judged on the strength of their application and phone interview, with a final decision made in the first week of December 2014.
     
    Online applications are now live online and will close at midnight (PST) on November 23, 2014.

     
    Franklin College Study Abroad Scholarships for the Summer, 2015 (top)
    Multiple scholarships are now open for application. The deadline is January 9, 2015. Please view website for detail information. 

    Join the Language Partner Program (top)
    What? : A volunteer program designed to build cross cultural relationships and support international students who wish to improve their confidence and fluency in spoken English. The Language Partner Program pairs international students with a partner student from the United States to meet 2-3 hrs. per month and converse in English.

    Who? : All are welcome! International students will improve their English, and U.S. students will learn about a new culture and form a new friendship.

    When? : You will be matched with a Language Partner in January and expected to meet for the duration for Spring 2015. Apply today using the links on our website

    **Note: There are separate applications for international and domestic students!

    Why? : The Language Partner Program promotes intercultural communication and understanding between international students and U.S. students through the sharing of language and culture. Join the
    fun and connect with a colleague from a different part of the world!


     
     
    Abroad Now
     
    Register Online with a U.S. Embassy – Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (top)
    The Office of International Education strongly recommends that all current study abroad students register with the local U.S. Embassy in their host country. Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) is a free service provided by the U.S. Government to U.S. citizens who are traveling to, or living in, a foreign country. STEP allows you to enter information about your upcoming trip abroad so the U.S. Department of State can better assist you in an emergency. STEP also allows Americans residing abroad to get routine information from the nearest U.S. embassy or consulate. Please do take the responsibility to register your stay abroad with the U.S. State Department while on your study abroad program. 
     

    Register Now
     
    Please Send Final Transcript to Education Abroad
     (top)
    If you are on a Fall 2014 non-UGA/external Education abroad program, please check-in with your program sponsor and make a request for your final transcript. 
    Your program transcript should be mailed to University of Georgia C/O Education Abroad, 1324 South Lumpkin Street, Athens, GA 30602.
    Returnees
    Study Abroad Certificate Program: Marketing Your Study Abroad Experience– Tues., Nov. 18th, 5:30 PM, MLC #201 (top)
    By attending a certain number of these workshops, students will receive a study abroad certificate. This certificate program is designed to provide students with a complete study abroad experience.
    Visit the website
    GOING
    Study Abroad Essentials Before You Leave Tues., Dec. 2nd
    5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
    MLC #214
    RETURNED
    Marketing Your Study Abroad Experience Tues., Nov 18th
    5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
    MLC #201

    Study Abroad Program Evaluations (top)
    Did you attend a non-UGA study abroad program? We’d like to hear about your experience! Please take our online survey.

    1324 South Lumpkin Street
    Athens, GA 30602
    Phone 001-706-542-2900
    Fax 001-706-583-0106

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    **Thank you for visiting the Study Abroad Office- We would enjoy feedback from you since your recent visit to our office. Please take a moment to fill out our online evaluation at this link: http://www.uga.edu/oie/sa_eva.html