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German exchange program connects UK student with global firms
When Adam Hilton, a junior at UK, heard about an exchange program in Germany that catered to business students, he found himself months later packing his bags to attend Germany’s top-ranked business school for the fall semester of 2014.  ...
College of Education Offers Wide Array of Programs Abroad
The College of Education has a growing number of faculty directed programs abroad. These programs help undergraduate and graduate students progress towards graduation through international experience and adds a competitive advantage in the job...
Education Abroad Grant Supports UK Faculty-Directed Programs
Lexington, Ky. (April 2, 2015) — Education Abroad at the University of Kentucky awarded Program Development Grants to four UK faculty members to support their international travels for the purpose of establishing faculty-directed...
UKIC Launches Communities of Global Specialists to Build UK's International Presence
Lexington, Ky. (March 31, 2015) — The University of Kentucky International Center is creating Communities of Global Specialists (CGS) for seven geographic regions to establish complex interdisciplinary teams that will allow UK to have a...
UK Sponsored Program Deadlines extended
Hurry! There are only a few spots left and you can still study abroad this summer on 6 of UK’s Sponsored programs! The UK Sponsored: First Adventures in a Global Marketplace Summer 2015 application deadline has been extended to April 1st. Students...
UK Engineering Senior Helps Design a Future for Ugandan Students
Lexington, Ky. (March 13, 2015) — "Despite how challenging of a major or career it is, it's worth it to me because I know it's going to make other people's lives better," said Jonathan Kellogg, a senior at the University of Kentucky....
Experience in Ecuador Motivates Student to Pursue Career in Renewable Energy
Josh Crabtree, a senior at UK, recently spent the Fall 2014 semester studying international business in Quito, Ecuador, through the University of San Francisco de Quito exchange program.   “I did not have any stories or expectations to bring...
CCSA summer deadline EXTENDED TO MARCH 6
The CCSA Summer 2015 application deadline has been extended! Students interested in a CCSA program now have through Friday, March 6th to complete their summer application. CCSA offers faculty-directed programs in Belize, Ireland and Britain taught...
UK Woman's Club Sponsors Education Abroad Scholarship
The UK Woman’s Club (UKWC) collaborated with University of Kentucky Education Abroad to create an education abroad scholarship for full-time undergraduate and graduate students at UK.   Students must be Kentucky residents with a minimum GPA of...
Spanish immersion prepares UK student for career in Journalism
Ashtin Morgan, a Junior at UK, has just returned to the U.S. after a fall semester spent in Spain through the Carlos III University of Madrid program.   “When I found a program that had courses for both of my majors, there I was,” said Morgan...