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Ongoing Orientation
Re-Entry Sessions
UK Education Abroad will hold six Re-Entry (Welcome Back) sessions on campus. All students enrolled in ISP/EAP 599 are required ONE of the following sessions, all of which will take place in Whitehall Classroom Building at the below...
Winter Intersession 2016-17
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: Hunger, Food Behavior &...
Students Share Experiences Abroad Live on UK Education Abroad’s Snapchat
University of Kentucky Education Abroad (UK EA) is collaborating with UK students to share firsthand experiences abroad via Snapchat in a #TakeoverTuesday campaign this summer. Beginning May 10, a student will takeover the UK EA Snapchat account...
UK Student Teaches about Kentucky during Internship for Paraguay’s State Department
Mason King, a senior double major in Spanish and political science, spent fall 2015 in Asunción, Paraguay. This wasn’t a typical education abroad program. King interned at the Department of State’s Office of Public Diplomacy in the Paraguayan...
Application Deadlines Extended
This may be the first time you're hearing of it, but studies show that some college students are procrastinators. Luckily for those students who are more....deliberate... there are still several programs accepting applications for summer and fall of...
Pre-Departure Orientation
Students participating on Education Abroad programs must attend one Pre-Departure Orientation Session as required by ISP/EAP 599. If there is a class conflict with attendance at the mandatory orientation, please contact the appropriate Education...
Confucius Institute and Education Abroad Launch New China Seminar Grant
In collaboration with UK Education Abroad, the UK Confucius Institute will provide annual funding to support the development and implementation of a summer, UK faculty-directed education abroad program in China.   The program should be at...
UK Students work with Education Abroad to send books to international, developing communities
University of Kentucky Education Abroad (UK EA) and International Studies Abroad (ISA) hosted the first “Night of Service” on Feb. 9 at the International Book Project. Students were offered the opportunity to participate in a local service...
What are you doing with your summer?
Really, what are you doing with your summer? Sure, you could work at a "coffee and copies" internship or eternally binge shows on Netflix. But why not spend your summer abroad, earning UK credit, getting ahead in your major and making unforgettable...
International Service Learning
What is service-learning? Service-learning is defined as an integrative experience through which learners engage in thoughtfully organized service in response to a community identified need.  Experiences are designed to be a mutually-...
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...
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...
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...