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UGA STUDY ABROAD WORKSHOPS FOR SPRING 2015

 

Study Abroad 101: Summer Study Abroad Options

Date: Thursday, January 15th

Time: 5:30- 6:30pm

Location: MLC#213

Description: This workshop will examine the summer study abroad options for the 2015 Summer session. We'll look at options across all majors and show you how to search for programs on your own. 

 

Intern in Asia: Freeman Asia Grant   

Date: Thursday, January 22nd

Time: 6:00- 7:00pm

Location: MLC#268

Description: Current undergraduate or graduate students and recent graduates (within one year) are eligible. The award amount for this grant is up to $5000 per student. Come to this workshop to learn more!  

 

Study Abroad 101: Gilman Scholarship Workshop 

Date: Thursday, February 5th

Time: 5:30- 6:30pm

Location: MLC#268

Description: If you are planning to study abroad in the Summer or Fall 2015 semester and have the Federal Pell Grant please apply to the Gilman Scholarship (Due March 3rd) and attend our Gilman Writing Lab. This scholarship awards up to $5000 for your study abroad experience  Gilman Scholarship Link: http://www.iie.org/Programs/Gilman-Scholarship-Program   

 

Study Abroad 101: Writing for Study Abroad Scholarships

Date: Thursday, February 12th

Time:  5:30- 7:00pm

Location: MLC#214

Description: Applying for study abroad scholarships? The Office of International Education and the Writing Center are teaming up to bring you a workshop which highlight the best practices for writing study abroad scholarships.

 

Study Abroad 201: Careers in Working Abroad

Date:  Wednesday, February 18th                                                                            

Time: 6:00-7:30pm

Location: MLC#248

Description: Learn about the various career opportunities available abroad and how to take advantage of these great programs. Get advice from professionals and ask your questions about how to launch your own international career.

 

Study Abroad 101: Packing, Apps, and Budgeting

Date: Thursday, March 19th

Time: 5:30 – 6:30pm

Location: MLC#214

Description: In this workshop, returned study abroad students will give you tips on how to pack, budget, and navigate the city around you while abroad. Take notes!

 

Study Abroad 101: Getting Immersed Into Your Surroundings

Date: Thursday, March 26th

Time: 5:30 -6:30pm

Location: MLC#350

Description: In this workshop, we’ll discuss ways in which you can get to know the culture and people of your host country while abroad. This workshop is essential for those planning to go abroad with the year.

 

Study Abroad 101: Pre-Departure Orientation

Date: Thursday, April 9th

Time: 5:30- 7:00pm

Location: MLC#214

Description: This session will be for students going on all external programs. It will be a great way to get the last helpful tips and tools you'll need before you go abroad. Some of the OIE peer advisors will be attending this session as well, so if you are any questions about your program/location, they will be more than happy to help you!

 

 

William Smith II

Education Abroad Advisor/PhD Student within College of Education

Office Of International Education

1324 S.Lumpkin Street

Athens, GA 30602

Phone-(706)-542-2900

Email- [log in to unmask]

Connect- http://www.linkedin.com/pub/william-s-smith-ii/74/85b/942

 

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