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Education Abroad: In the News

Students in Manchester and Nearby All Accounted For
The University of Kentucky International Center (UKIC) has been in contact with all registered UK students studying in the United Kingdom after the appalling bombing that took place yesterday at a concert in Manchester. All those studying in...
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...
Pre-departure Sessions
All students participating in a for-credit Education Abroad program are required to attend a Pre-Departure Orientation as part of the EAP 599 course. Students will receive email invite to the orientations that are being offered for based on...
University of Kentucky Education Abroad & Confucius Institute Gives Students the Opportunity to Travel to China
Being able to apply what is learned in the classroom in a real-world setting is one of the most valuable experiences that a student will have during their college career. The University of Kentucky Confucius Institute and Education Abroad encourages...
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...
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...