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Over $450,000 in Education Abroad Scholarships Are Available to UK Students
LEXINGTON, KY. (Feb. 12, 2016) — University of Kentucky Education Abroad (UK EA) invites all internationally interested students to attend the Scholarship Workshop from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 16, in the Hub of the William T. Young...
Spring Photo Contest 2016
Submission have opened for the Spring 2016 #seeblueabroad Photo Contest. Submissions can be sent to rachel.walker1@uky.edu starting January 14th, 2016.  More information and how to enter the contest see below. Disclaimer: If you...
Education Abroad Scholarship Workshop
The Education Abroad Office will host the Scholarship Workshop on Tuesday, February 16th from 4:30 to 7:00 pm in The Hub (basement of William T. Young Library). This workshop features four different rotating sessions: General info...
Media Arts and Studies Student Awarded $5,000 ISA Diversity Scholarship
The University of Kentucky Education Abroad (UK EA) Diversity Scholarship Committee awarded Elias Conwell its $5,000 Diversity Scholarship for the fall 2015. UK EA and partner organization International Studies Abroad (ISA) collaborate to award this...
UK Education Abroad Launches Leap Day Challenge!
February is the month when students at the University of Kentucky begin solidifying their summer plans. For many, those plans will take them abroad to earn UK credit from a university faculty member, complete an internship or service-learning...
A Night of Service
University of Kentucky Education Abroad and International Studies Abroad (ISA) are working together on a collaborative service-learning project at the International Book Project in Lexington.   Volunteers will have the opportunity to serve...
First-Year Programs in London
First-Year Seminar Still missing a few UK Core credits? Earn them in London this summer on the First-Year Seminar program!   UK Education Abroad, in collaboration with Arcadia University, has designed the First Year Seminar in London to be...
Language Immersion Programs
Education Abroad is an ideal way to learn or become more comfortable with a foreign language. To truly be immersed in the language UK EA generally recommends sesmester-length or academic year programs. Some summer programs may be applicable but...
UK’s International Enrollment and Study Abroad Growth Rates Exceed National Averages
The University of Kentucky continues to exceed national growth rates for both international student enrollment and education abroad participation, compared to the 2015 Open Doors Report on International Education Exchange released last week. In...
Winter Intersession
The winter intersession is a great time to study abroad. UK Education Abroad is pleased to offer a variety of winter programs that run over winter break that have a wide range of topics   UK Sponsored: Exploring Brass In Greece program, ...
Major Advising Pages
UK Education Abroad is collaborating with academic units across campus to develop discipline-specific advising guides to assist students in finding education abroad programs that most closely align with their program of study at UK.   Students...
UK Faculty and Staff Travel to China to Expand Education Abroad Opportunities
Representatives from 15 University of Kentucky colleges traveled to China during the summer to learn about Chinese higher education and expand education abroad opportunities in China for UK students. The collaboration between UK Education...
ACE Peer Review Team “Admires” UK’s Progress in Comprehensive Internationalization
A team of American Council on Education (ACE) representatives visited the University of Kentucky to conduct a peer review in early September, as part of UK’s participation in the ACE Internationalization Lab 2.0. “The internationalization...
Year of Europe
Year of Europe
What is Year of Europe? The continent of Europe has a fascinating past, but it is also a vital part of the contemporary world and will undoubtedly play a considerable role in shaping the future.  This year, the College of Arts and Sciences’...
“One of the fastest growing offices in the U.S.,” EA Enrollment Up 184 Percent Since 2010
The number of University of Kentucky students participating in Education Abroad programming increased to 1,098 in 2014-2105, accounting for a 184 percent total enrollment increase during the last five years.  “We are one of the fastest, if...