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Two UK students are awarded Diversity Scholarships to study abroad
UK International Studies Abroad Diversity Scholarship has been awarded to two students to help them further their studies through a program abroad.   Derrick Quarles, a kinesiology major, and Miyana Sarver, a human communications major, will...
UK Confucius Institute and Education Abroad support UK faculty travel to China
Lexington, Ky. (April 22, 2015) — With the goal of establishing and enhancing education abroad programming and learning about international higher education opportunities in China, the University of Kentucky Confucius Institute (UKCI) and...
UK Has First Faculty-directed Full Semester Program Abroad
Lexington, Ky. (April 20, 2014) — The College of Education has launched the University of Kentucky’s first ever faculty-directed semester-length program, Kinesiology and Health Promotion in Valencia, Spain, which is directed by...
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 4 of UK’s Sponsored programs! The UK Sponsored: Mountains to Coast, Field Studies in Costa Rica Summer 2015 application deadline has been extended to April...
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...