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UK Confucius Institute 2013 Spring Chinese Language and Culture Camp

UK Confucius Institute 2013 Spring Chinese Language and Culture Camp This is a one-week Chinese language and culture camp taking place during the spring break. Simple Chinese language and a variety of cultural activities will be the focus of...

College of Arts and Sciences' Podcast Features an A&S Education Abroad Course

The College of Arts and Sciences produces podcasts that demonstrate work being done by the faculty and students in the college. Each week, UKNow will highlight a podcast. This week focuses on an A&S education abroad course.   In May 2013,...

Education Abroad Prepares Students for International Experiences

Culture shock is the disorientation one feels when immersed in an entirely different cultural setting, such as an education abroad setting. Though it often leads to discomfort, it is actually seen as  a vital component of international experience...

UK Faculty China Short-Term Teaching Program

The UK Confucius Institute is pleased to announce its new UK Faculty China Short-Term Teaching Program. Eligibility:  UK faculty in various disciplines Chinese University:  Shanghai University Teaching Responsibility:  Length:  one to...

ISSS Brown Bag Workshop Series - advising international students

The International Student and Scholars Services (ISSS), in the UK international Center, is offering three Brown Bag Lunch Workshops to help UK’s academic advisors understand the process of working with international undergraduate students. “We...

Scholarships for UK Chinese Language Summer Program in China

The UK Confucius Institute is pleased to announce the UK Chinese Language Program Summer Language in China Scholarship. The scholarship, made possible by the 2012 Confucius Institute of the Year award, will strengthen UKCI’s support of the...

UK Education Abroad Peer Ambassadors Help Students "see blue." Abroad

After returning from an education abroad program, many students want to prolong their international experiences and stay connected to the country they temporarily called home.  Many also want to help their peers attain similar education abroad...

2013 Summer China Educator's Trip

The UK Confucius Institute is pleased to announce the 2013 Summer China Trip  — a 12 day education trip hosted by the UK Confucius Institute and designed to help education decision-makers start and expand their Chinese language and culture...

UKIC supports cultural understanding at Julius Marks Elementary

Kay Roberts, community liaison for the UK International Center, was the subject of a Lexington Herald-Leader letter to the editor about her work promoting cultural understanding in K-12 education: A big thank you to Kay Roberts and the...

Education Abroad hosts #blueabroad week

To promote international education opportunities to UK’s entire student population Education Abroad at UK is hosting a weeklong series of events throughout campus titled, “#blueabroad week." The events will take place during the week of...

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