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“One of the fastest growing offices in the U.S.,” EA Enrollment Up 184 Percent Since 2010

The number of University of Kentucky students participating in Education Abroad programming increased to 1,098 in 2014-2105, accounting for a 184 percent total enrollment increase during the last five years. 

UK and China earthquake institutes mark 10 years of scholar and research exchange

In May 2005, three earthquake scientists from the Lanzhou Institute of Seismology, part of China’s Earthquake Administration, visited the UK campus, starting a decade-long research exchange between UK and the Lanzhou Institute of Seismology, and other organizations of the China Earthquake Administration. 

UKIC Hires Manager for New International Health, Safety & Security Office

After University of Kentucky’s year-long audit of the protections it offers to UK’s faculty, staff, and students traveling abroad, the UKIC, in cooperation with the provost and the executive vice president for finance and administration, has created the International Health, Safety & Security (IHSS) office. Jason Hope, manager of IHSS, oversees UK’s international travel health, safety and security as well as risk management related to overseas travel and natural disasters.

Free Passports to UK Students with EA and CIEE Partnership, Fall 2016

The Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE) has selected the University of Kentucky as one of the few universities across the U.S. to host its Passport Caravan initiative in fall 2016.  CIEE’s Passport Caravan will enable UK students who are first-time passport-seekers to have the opportunity to obtain a passport on campus, free of charge. 

Top 5 Scholarships

Here at UK EA we always tell you there are plenty of scholarships that can help with program costs. That is definitely true. So true, in fact, it can be overwhelming. In order to help you with your search we’ve highlighted five scholarships to look into!

  1. KIIS Winter Scholarship

2015 Moon Festival Artwork and Essay Competition

Welcome to the fifth moon festival art work & essay  competition presented by Confucius Institute. please hit the link below for the application form and fill out it online.

Education Abroad Fall Fair


UK Education Abroad will be hosting the annual Fall Fair on Thursday, September 17th from 10 am to 2 pm in the Buell Armory.

If Education Abroad seems overwhelming or confusing, then the fair is the place for you. The event will feature representatives from various colleges highlighting the programs tailored to their students, as well as partner providers that offer even more abroad opportunities.

So stop by, eat some snacks, grab some giveaways and you'll be one step closer to Seeing Blue Abroad!

Passport to the World Takes UK Faculty to Middle East

In support of the College of Arts & Sciences’ Passport to the World Initiative and the 2015 Year of the Middle East campaign, UK Education Abroad partnered with the College to sponsor a faculty development seminar in the Middle East focusing on contemporary issues pertinent to the region.


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