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Spring Photo Contest 2017
Submission have opened for the Spring 2017 #SeeBlueAbroad Photo Contest. Submissions can be sent to educationabroad@uky.edu starting January 27, 2017. More information and how to enter the contest see below. Disclaimer: If you submit...
UKIC Statement on Executive Order on Immigration
As most people know, late on Friday afternoon President Trump signed an Executive Order titled “Protecting the Nation From Foreign Terrorist Entry Into the United States.” The Executive Order was almost immediately put into force by Customs and...
Miko McFarland Named UK Executive Director of Education Abroad, Exchanges
Miko McFarland, former assistant director and acting director of University of Kentucky’s Education Abroad and Exchanges office, will be the university's new executive director for Education Abroad and Exchanges. McFarland, a Missouri native,...
Get to Know One of UK’s Most Popular Exchange Programs at Maynooth University
Students can learn more about one of University of Kentucky’s most popular exchange programs at Maynooth University, just 15 miles west of Dublin, Ireland, at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 25, in 207 Bradley Hall. “No student has ever come back from...
GoinGlobal Helps UK Students With Local, International Job, Internship Searches
University of Kentucky has partnered with GoinGlobal to help job- and internship-seekers find opportunities at home and abroad. The addition of this expert-created career resource strengthens UK’s investment in student career development and its...
Students Find Home Away from Home at Maynooth University, Ireland
University of Kentucky students, Alli Robic and Claire Johnson, began their education abroad experience abroad as strangers, but after meeting each other in the Dublin airport, they have been inseparable. Both students found a home at UK’s exchange...
Funding Education Abroad Workshop Helps Students with Money Matters
UK Education Abroad (UK EA) will host its bi-annual Funding Education Abroad Workshop 12 p.m.-3 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 26 at The Hub, W.T. Young Library. Students will be able to learn the ins and outs of budgeting for experiences abroad, how to find...
Education Abroad Spring Fair to Highlight Summer Study Abroad Programs
University of Kentucky Education Abroad (UK EA) will host its Spring Fair from 4-7 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 8 in the Hub of the William T. Young Library. This event is open to all students and faculty who are interested in learning more about...
Ongoing Orientation
Re-Entry Sessions
UK Education Abroad will hold six Re-Entry (Welcome Back) sessions on campus. All students enrolled in EAP 599 are required ONE of the following sessions, all of which will take place in Whitehall Classroom Building at the below specified...
UK Student Interest Prompts Return of Free Passports Campaign
Until Friday , Dec. 16, University of Kentucky Education Abroad (UK EA) is accepting applications from students who are interested in applying to receive their first passport, free of charge. UKEA will randomly select 50 winners who can submit their...
Registration now open for Free Passports - Round 2
In October, 2016, in cooperation with our affiliated education abroad partner, CIEE (Council on International Educational Exchange), UK Education Abroad launched a new initiative to provide free passports for UK students. As part of its...
Night of Service Impacts Communities Worldwide
  University of Kentucky Education Abroad (UK EA) and International Studies Abroad (ISA) will host their annual service event, Night of Service, 2-6 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 15. This year, UK students will have the opportunity to donate their time...
UK Celebrates International Education Week
Every year, the week before Thanksgiving is transformed from just another week in the year to one that celebrates the benefits of international education and exchange, known across universities in the United States as “International Education Week...
Five UK Students Awarded Education Abroad’s Diversity Scholarship
Five students were selected to receive the Education Abroad Diversity Scholarship for the 2015-2016 year. The scholarship is awarded to students who contribute to UK’s diverse community. Diversity can manifest itself in a variety of ways....
Travel Writer Andy Steves Speaks Oct. 11
University of Kentucky Education Abroad welcomes influencer and travel writer Andy Steves, son of author and TV personality Rick Steves, at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 11, at the Kincaid Auditorium in the Gatton College of Business and Economics.The theme...