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UK’s International Enrollment and Study Abroad Growth Rates Exceed National Averages

The University of Kentucky continues to exceed national growth rates for both international student enrollment and education abroad participation, compared to the 2015 Open Doors Report on International Education Exchange released last week.

Major Advising Pages

UK Education Abroad is collaborating with academic units across campus to develop discipline-specific advising guides to assist students in finding education abroad programs that most closely align with their program of study at UK.
 
Students have access to Major Advising Pages, or MAPs, that feature programs relevant to their major, as well as advising guides for minors, pre-professional tracks and certificate programs!
 

ACE Peer Review Team “Admires” UK’s Progress in Comprehensive Internationalization

A team of American Council on Education (ACE) representatives visited the University of Kentucky to conduct a peer review in early September, as part of UK’s participation in the ACE Internationalization Lab 2.0.

Year of Europe

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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. 

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

Bluegrass Down Under: Spring 2016

Info sessions September 30rd at 12pm (free pizza!) and 5pm in the Niles Gallery in the Fine Arts Library!

Honors and Education Abroad Presentation

Participation in a UK Education Abroad program can not only be a life-changing opportunity, it can significantly broaden global awareness and perspectives. It is also a great way to challenge yourself personally, professionally and academically. 
 

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