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K Week International Orientation

Welcome to the University of Kentucky! We are so excited you’re here and we hope enjoy your Wildcat experience! During the weeks before classes start, adjust to life on campus and in Lexington by attending various events hosted by the UK...

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UK Hosts Chinese High School Summer Camp

The University of Kentucky Confucius Institute recently hosted a group of students from Xi’an Gaoxin No. 1 High School in Shanghai, China. The students were participants in an annual camp hosted by the UK Confucius Institute in which Chinese...

Former EA Ambassadors Join the Peace Corps

By: Zachary Dodson Two University of Kentucky graduates will join the Peace Corps this year to pursue service opportunities across the world. Gwendolyn Schaefer (pictured right) and Olivia Brown (pictured left) will leave the U.S. for 27 months...

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New Study Shows Economic Benefits of International Students

A new economic tool created by the National Association of Foreign Student Advisors (NAFSA) and the Indiana University Office of International Services shows the positive impact international students have on the national and state economies. In...

Two UK Students Awarded Prestigious Heidelberg Scholarship

Two University of Kentucky students were awarded the Heidelberg Scholarship to support their Education Abroad experiences at the University of Heidelberg, Germany during the 2013-2014 academic year. Juniors Parker Britton and Jessica Ankenman...

Students from Saudi Arabia visit UK College of Pharmacy

Six students from Jazan University, in Saudi Arabia, spent four weeks studying clinical pharmacy at UK’s top-ranked College of Pharmacy. Jazan University, a public research university based in the city of Jazan, which rests by the Red Sea on the...

Sri Lanka's Ambassador Explores Affiliations with UK

As our world continues to become increasingly interconnected via technology, opportunities for universities to collaborate across the globe also are increasing. On Friday, July 12, the University of Kentucky is hosting a visit by the Sri Lankan...

From UK to the UK: Student to Study at Fulbright Summer Institute

University of Kentucky junior Mary Kate Elliott, from Elizabethtown, Ky., has been selected for a place at a Fulbright Summer Institute to study at Nottingham-Trent University in Nottinghamshire, England, on one of the most prestigious and...

Recent International Alumni Learns Music in Another Language

For one University of Kentucky (UK) alumni, distance was no object when pursuing his dreams of becoming an opera singer. Francisco Bedoy, a 24-year-old UK graduate, grew up in Ayutla, Jalisco, Mexico, where he developed a strong interest in...

Three UK Students Receive Scholarships to Study Abroad

Thee University of Kentucky students have been awarded the fall 2013 Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship by the Institute of International Education to support their study abroad experiences. The Gilman Scholarship is a congressionally...

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