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Winter Intersession 2016-17

The winter intersession is a great time to study abroad! UK Education Abroad is pleased to offer a variety of winter programs that run over winter break that have a wide range of topics.
 

Education Abroad Scholarship Workshop


The Education Abroad Office will host the Scholarship Workshop on Tuesday, September 13th from 5:00 to 7:00 pm in The 90.

This workshop features four different rotating sessions:

  • General info session led by Education Abroad Peer Ambassadors (EAPAs)
  • How to search for scholarships
  • What not to write in an essay
  • Review your essay with staff from the Writing Center

There will be free food!
 

Fall Fair Sept. 8 brings education abroad opportunities to students

Education Abroad (EA) will hold its annual Fall Fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 8 in the Buell Armory.

Fall 2016 Photo Contest

Submission have opened for the Fall 2016 #seeblueabroad Photo Contest. Submissions can be sent to sofia.ey@uky.edu starting August 29th, 2016. More information and how to enter the contest see below.

Students Share Experiences Abroad Live on UK Education Abroad’s Snapchat

University of Kentucky Education Abroad (UK EA) is collaborating with UK students to share firsthand experiences abroad via Snapchat in a #TakeoverTuesday campaign this summer. Beginning May 10, a student will takeover the UK EA Snapchat account each Tuesday to share videos and pictures from their program. The takeovers will feature education abroad programs from Peru to Singapore.

UK Student Teaches about Kentucky during Internship for Paraguay’s State Department

Mason King, a senior double major in Spanish and political science, spent fall 2015 in Asunción, Paraguay. This wasn’t a typical education abroad program. King interned at the Department of State’s Office of Public Diplomacy in the Paraguayan capital.

King describes the Office of Public Diplomacy as the “public relations group for democracy and American ideals.” As an intern, he said he was very surprised with the range and amount of opportunities that were extended to him.

Application Deadlines Extended

This may be the first time you're hearing of it, but studies show that some college students are procrastinators. Luckily for those students who are more....deliberate... there are still several programs accepting applications for summer and fall of this year and many that have extended deadlines. Apply today!

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Confucius Institute and Education Abroad Launch New China Seminar Grant


In collaboration with UK Education Abroad, the UK Confucius Institute will provide annual funding to support the development and implementation of a summer, UK faculty-directed education abroad program in China.
 

What are you doing with your summer?

Really, what are you doing with your summer? Sure, you could work at a "coffee and copies" internship or eternally binge shows on Netflix. But why not spend your summer abroad, earning UK credit, getting ahead in your major and making unforgettable memories? 

UK Education Abroad offers several faculty-led summer programs, and their deadlines are quickly approaching. Many of these deadlines are on March 1st. 

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