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Record-breaking International Student Enrollment Enriches UK

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Sept. 15, 2014) — A record number of international undergraduate students from 107 different countries are enriching UK's campus with diversity, culture and innovation.

Currently, 807 international undergraduate students are on campus, which is a record-breaking 32 percent increase over last year.  In 2007 there were only 185 international undergraduate students on UK's campus, which means enrollment has grown 336 percent since then.

International Tent/Tailgate Party

All international alumni, Education Abroad alumni, IHP families, faculty, staff and students are invited to a celebration of UK’s international family.

The International Tent/Tailgate Party will take place on Saturday, October 11, at 10 a.m., two hours before UK's football game against the University of Louisiana Monroe. The tent will be located near the corner of University Drive and Cooper Drive, see map below.

UK Students Named Fulbright Recipients

LEXINGTON, Ky. (May 27, 2014) — University of Kentucky Office of External Scholarships has announced that four UK students have been selected as recipients of Fulbright U.S. Student Program scholarships. The UK recipients are among approximately 1,800 U.S. citizens who will travel abroad for the 2014-2015 academic year through the prestigious program.

Practitioner-Scholars are Leading UKIC

Practitioners lead professions, while scholars conduct research. There is often a clear division between these two roles, but not at the University of Kentucky International Center (UKIC).

Anthony Ogden, executive director of Education Abroad & Exchanges, actively publishes, presents, teaches and consults while leading UK’s very successful Education Abroad office

Kentucky Students Down Under

An experience abroad is a life changing and extraordinarily rewarding adventure. University of Kentucky seniors Kendall Mallory and Courtney Crume are encountering their own adventure at Charles Sturt University and their pilot program, The Scots School in Bathurst, Austrailia.

The duo was featured in Bathurst's Western Advocate newspaper, which highlighted their experience in various programs at Charles Sturt University.

Economic Development Forum hosted by ONE

Join us for an exciting event Wednesday, April 2 at William T. Young Library. The University of Kentucky's ONE organization will host the Economic Development Forum to discuss global poverty, developing economically, and the role of advocacy.

The ONE organization is a student, faculty, and alumni alliance that joins together to take meaningful advocacy actions. This incredible organization urges political leaders to support programs that save lives and create sustainable futures in the developing world through action-oriented challenges.

Cross Cultural Workshop

On Saturday, March 29th the International Center and Diversity Education & Community Building have partnered to host 2014's Cross Cultural Workshop. Join us for an excursion designed to promote positive interaction between international and domestic students at Natural Bridge State Resort Park.

The Cultural Diversity Festival Returns to Celebrate the Richness of UK’s Campus

The Cultural Diversity Festival will celebrate UK and Lexington's global community through several events throughout the month of March.

Taste of Our World


In its 25th year, Taste of Our World is one of the most popular Cultural Diversity Festival events.

Wednesday, February 26, 2014
11am – 1:30pm
Student Center Grand Ballroom
$5 for all you care to eat! Cash or FLEX dollars accepted

UK Live at the Lyric...A Talent Showcase

In its fourth year, UK Live at the Lyric...A Talent Showcase brings together both the University of Kentucky and Lexington communities for a variety of culturally diverse performances at the Lyric Theatre. Last year, this event featured several dance acts, a spoken word artist, and stunning vocal performances. The event is open and free to the public.

Friday, March 28, 7:00 p.m.
Lyric Theatre
300 E Third St, Lexington, KY

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