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International Education Celebration!

The OIE is celebrating International Education Week with a UWGB International Education Celebration (November 3rd-15th)!

Check out the State Department’s website for links to videos, articles, etc. about what people are doing nation wide to celebrate:

What are we doing at UWGB?  Check out daily events on our Facebook and Twitter page or download the event poster:

Intl Education Celebration

We hope to see you at our events!

Scotland Programs Information Sessions

We have representatives from our three locations in Scotland (Aberdeen, Glasgow, and Stirling) coming to campus the week of October 6th!

Come meet our partners and learn more about what each program offers at an information session:

Monday, October 6th- 12:00pm-1:00pm  (Office of International Education– CL 207)

-Glasgow (Dumfries campus)

Friday, October 10th- 11:00am-12:00pm   (Office of International Education– CL 207)

-Aberdeen & Stirling


Scotland info

Hope to see you there!



Scholarships and Grants Available for Study Abroad

There are a lot of opportunities to help fund your study abroad experience and there are TWO new opportunities!

Please visit the website:  to learn more about the options offered by both the OIE and other campus departments.  Some scholarships or grants include:

Travel Grant

Wochinske Scholarship

OIE Foundation Scholarship

Global Citizen Scholarship

Anne C. Kok Scholarship

Phi Kappa Phi Study Abroad Grant

Look to see which ones you are eligible for and apply now!  Deadlines are coming up quickly!




First Steps to Study Abroad

Interested in Study Abroad?  Not sure where to start or have specific questions?  Stop by a First Steps to Study Abroad Information Session!

They are held:

Every Tuesday  @ 2:00

Every Wednesday @ 12:00

In the Office of International Education (CL 207) during the semester.  Stop by!

Deadline Approaching!


The deadline for winter travel courses, student teaching,  and spring 2015 semester programs is THIS WEDNESDAY -October 1st!  Finish your application today at:

Fall Study Abroad Fair!

The Fall Study Abroad Fair will be held Tuesday, September 17th from 10:00 – 2:00, in Phoenix Ball Room C

Students will have the opportunity to attend the Fall Study Abroad Fair and learn about the 200+ domestic and international study programs available.  Study abroad advisors and program representatives will be on site to answer questions and assist students in learning about these amazing opportunities!  Whether you wish to study abroad for a few weeks, a semester, or a full year we have a program that will fit your needs – come check it out!

Winter Travel Courses (Over Winter Break):

  • Costa Rica
  • Cuernavaca, Mexico
  • Argentina
  • Ecuador
  • Kassel, Germany – International Winter University


  • Denmark
  • France
  • Germany
  • Netherlands
  • New Zealand
  • Mexico
  • Scotland
  • National Student Exchange (locations in the U.S., Canada, Puerto Rico, Guam, and the Virgin Islands)

Study Abroad Info Sessions

Want to learn more about certain programs?  Not sure if there is a program right for you?  Come find out more at one of our fall information sessions:

Communication:  Tues. Sept. 10th @ 2:00 in  the Office of International Education (CL 207)

Business: Tues. Sept. 10th @ 3:30pm in UU 103

Winter Travel Courses: Wed. Sept. 11th @ 2:00 in  the Office of International Education (CL 207)

German Language: Thurs. Sept. 12th @ 3:30pm in UU 103

Spanish Language: Tues. Sept. 17th @ 3:30pm in UU 103

Political Science & Global Studies: Thurs. Sept. 19th @ 3:30pm in UU 103

Get the Scoop on Study Abroad!

Get the Scoop:

FREE Ice Cream!  Who doesn’t want it?!?  Come to GET THE SCOOP on Study Abroad learn about Study Abroad Programs on campus AND get a free sundae.  When?  TOMORROW (Sept. 4th) from 10:30-1:30 (or until supplies last) in the University Union by the Bookstore.  See you there!

It’s not too early to think about Winter Travel Courses!

Check out our website (Destinations, then search for Winter courses) to see what is being offered this coming winter!  More information regarding costs, dates, and specific itineraries will come over the summer.  The courses offered (with focus) are:

Argentina (Spanish)
Costa Rica (Env. Sci./Biology)
Cuernavaca, Mexico (Education, Business, Nursing & Social Work)
Ecuador (First Nations Studies)
St. Kitts & Nevis, Caribbean Islands (Nursing)

All deadlines for applications are October 1st

The Office of International Education is open ALL summer, so call, email, or stop in with questions!

Alicante Deadline Extended!

For those of you kicking yourselves that you missed the application deadline, the study abroad gods are smiling down on you today!  The application deadline for our summer travel course to beautiful Alicante, Spain has been extended to NEXT Friday, March 15th!!  This 6 credit program is the perfect venue to improve your Spanish language skills while experiencing Spain for 5 weeks!

See the full program brochure here: UWGB in Alicante