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UK, Georgetown College and BCTC Host International Advisers

Educational advisers from 18 countries (e.g., Peru, Kazakhstan, Bosnia, Malawi and Argentina) traveled to Lexington on April 29 to attend a weeklong Training Institute where they learned to navigate the complex process of applying to U.S. colleges and universities.

President’s Blog: Immigration Reform Reflects the American Dream

Last year, I had the opportunity to travel to China with a delegation from the University of Kentucky to advance several partnerships growing between UK's colleges and departments and universities and industries in a country growing in economic importance.

International Students Graduation Reception

In honor and celebration of your accomplishments, the University of Kentucky Alumni Association, UK International Center, and International Hospitality Program cordially invite you and your family to the International Students Graduation Reception.

Saturday, April 27, 2013

10 a.m. – Noon

King Alumni House

Stop by for complimentary brunch while mingling with fellow graduates.

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.

Asia Center Scholarship Recipient's Kyrgyzstan Experience

After receiving a scholarship from UKIC’s Asia Center, Holsapple spent the summer of 2011 studying at the London School, a language institute in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan’s capital.  

“Central Asia always stood out to me as an area fascinating in terms of its sundry blend of cultures, languages and spheres of interest.  Without a doubt the most democratic Central Asian state, Kyrgyzstan struck me as the perfect place to study,” she said.  

In Kyrgyzstan, Holsapple lived with a local host family while she studied Russian. 

UK Students Experience the World Without Leaving Campus

Sophomore Joe Papp grew up in Nicholasville ― just down the road from UK's campus.  At first, he thought he needed to look at universities further away from his hometown because he had an itch to travel and discover other cultures. 

UK Partners with Brazilian Universities

Brazil, “B” in the “BRIC economies,” just overtook the United Kingdom to become the world’s 6th largest economy, establishing itself as a global leader. The University of Kentucky is doing its part to work with this new economic powerhouse through institutional partnerships, working groups and student exchanges.

UK Professor Leads Water Research Project for Egyptian and Moroccan Students

Eleven students from the arid Middle East and North Africa convened in drought-stricken San Angelo, Texas, over the summer — to learn about water.

ESL Partnerships Internationalize UK's Campus

Mansoor Sultan is a UK student from Iraq,  pursuing a master's degree in electrical engineering. Like many of the other 1,788 international students at UK from more than 117 countries, a daunting challenge for Sultan when he arrived in Lexington was his English proficiency — a challenge which the Center for English as a Second Language (CESL) strives to help students overcome.

UK at the Half' Explores International Education Week

Susan Carvalho, associate provost for international programs at the University of Kentucky, and Ben Stow, international student and member of UK's golf team, were guests on yesterday's "UK at the Half," which aired during the UK vs. Duke game that was broadcast on radio.

"UK at the Half" airs during halftime of each UK football and basketball game broadcast on radio and is hosted by Carl Nathe of UK Public Relations and Marketing.


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