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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.

UK Students Receive Scholarships to Study Critical Languages

Two University of Kentucky students have been awarded Critical Language Scholarships to study the Arabic and Turkish languages. Marketing and media arts and studies sophomore and Global Scholar Jordie Gamble will travel to Morocco for her Arabic language studies, while anthropology doctor

Summer Intern Abroad Information Session


On Wednesday, February 12 at 4:00 p.m. UK Education Abroad will host an information session on summer intern abroad programs in 207 Bradley Hall.

Sol Information Session


On Thursday, February 13 at 4:00 p.m. UK Education Abroad will host an information session on Sol Education Abroad programs in The Hub of William T. Young Library.

UK Education Abroad Expands Opportunities in Mexico

Although it is Viva México in the University of Kentucky’s College of Arts and Sciences’ Passport to the World initiative, very few students choose to study there.

Student's Passions Lead to Internship in Africa

Many of us have had big holiday meals over the last few weeks, often times bringing a dish to share to the host’s house, but if you are ever invited to Sydney Dobson’s table you should probably arrive empty-handed.

“Since I was around 14, I’ve cooked Thanksgiving and Christmas dinners. I don’t want anyone else to cook; if I’m hosting dinner, you’re getting my food,” the Hodgenville native and University of Kentucky junior said.

And when people do ask what they can bring, her response is about as frank as you can get.

UK Student-Athletes Discover New Ambitions After Service Trip to Africa

As 11 student-athletes leave campus and spend the holiday season with family and friends, reflect on the past year, the highlight for many will undoubtedly be the week they spent in Africa working on homes, giving aid and forming relationships with the Ethiopian people. 

"I had never been out of the country before so I thought it was really going to be a fun experience," said Williamson. "I was kind of nervous, too."

UK Ranked First in Kentucky for Sending Students Abroad

The University of Kentucky has more students participating in Education Abroad (EA) programs than any other higher education institution in Kentucky, according to recently released data by the Institute of International Education. The 2013 Open Doors Report revealed that UK sent 845 students abroad in the 2011-12 academic year.

The report also showed that UK enrolls more international students (nearly 1,900 in 2011-12) than any other institution in the state, a lead the university has maintained for many years.

Global Scholars Community Helps Train 'World-Ready' Business Leaders

In today's increasingly interconnected world, future business leaders need to become world-ready in order to succeed in a truly global marketplace.

The Global Scholars Program at the University of Kentucky Gatton College of Business and Economics combines immersive learning, leadership development opportunities, and a global perspective that cultivate self-discovery in an international business context.

UK's Appalachian Ties, Land Grant Mission Transforms Indonesian Community

Indonesia looks nothing like Kentucky.

While the Commonwealth yields tobacco, corn and soybeans, the Southeast Asian islands grow rice, pineapples and coffee. But the obstacles the two regions face are eminently similar: namely, economic and agricultural underdevelopment. Sixty percent of the poorest Indonesians live on small farms. Indonesian farmers use cows to plow their rice paddies. They plant their pineapples and harvest coffee beans by hand.

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