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Education Abroad: In the News

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.   The path he...
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 along,...
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 3.2...
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.   She...
KIIS Study Abroad Celebrates Its 40th Anniversary
The Kentucky Institute for International Studies (KIIS) will mark its 40th anniversary by awarding one student a KIIS program scholarship at the KIIS student orientation on April 11, 2015 in Bowling Green, KY. In addition, KIIS will host an...
Office Hours with Ernest Yanarella and Anthony Ogden
This week, we continue our theme of education abroad opportunities and speak to Ernest Yanarella, Professor and Chair of the Department of Political Science, and Anthony Ogden, Director of Education Abroad. Join us as we talk with Yanarella about...
Office Hours with Peter Berres and Stan Brunn
The College of Arts and Sciences latest Office Hours episode brings you a new host along with a hot topic -- Cuba! Listen here. In this episode,Sarah Shuetze interviews Peter Berres, former Assistant Dean in the College of Health Sciences and...
UK Education Abroad Announces Winners of Spring 2015 Diversity Scholarship
LEXINGTON, Ky. (Dec. 17, 2014) — Two University of Kentucky students are the first to have been awarded the UK International Studies Abroad Diversity Scholarship for Spring 2015 to help each of them pursue their education abroad endeavors.   Johnson...