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Welcome New International Students!

A big welcome to all of our new international students!  In addition to the 11 summer ESL students from Brazil and China, we will have about 40 other students from China, Denmark, Germany, Mexico, France, Netherlands, Rwanda, and many other countries!

Keep an eye out for information about events and the big International Dinner in the spring!

Study Abroad Student Spotlight: Sara

We have another study abroad student who has offered to share her blog with you!  Sara is a Spanish major at UWGB and is studying in Bilbao, Spain for a semester.  Her photos are gorgeous and we are very jealous – take a look for yourself!

http://journey2spain.weebly.com/

Applications Open for Winter and Spring 2015!

Now is the time to start thinking about studying abroad over Winter break or for the Spring semester!  Begin your application right from our website – simply click on the individual program link and click “Apply Now”!

DEADLINES:

International Student Teaching: SEPTEMBER 15th

All other programs: OCTOBER 1st

(But earlier is always better!)

http://uwgb.studioabroad.com/index.cfm?FuseAction=Programs.ListAll

 

Phuture Phoenix Graduates

This is a great article about two UWGB graduates who were part of the first Phuture Phoenix class.  These girls also happen to be former study abroad students!  Pursue your dreams and make it happen!

http://news.uwgb.edu/log-news/news/05/16/from-fifth-grade-tour-to-grad-day-stage-uw-green-bay-graduates-first-phuture-phoenix-students/?utm_source=logextra&utm_medium=email&utm_content=subfeature&utm_campaign=2014May16

Travel Course Deadlines Extended

The following program deadlines are extended:

Slovakia – THURSDAY, March 6th, 4:30pm

Ireland, Tena, and Alicante – FRIDAY, March 7th, 4:30pm

Complete your applications today!

Scholarships and Grants Available!

There are a lot of opportunities to help fund your study abroad experience, like the Anne C. Kok Scholarship!

Criteria:

  • Enrolled as a full-time undergraduate student with at least two semesters of coursework completed at UW-Green Bay and pursuing an academic-sponsored international learning experience (e.g., study abroad, student exchange, international certificate program, etc.)
    OR Enrolled or seeking enrollment at UW-Green Bay as an exchange student from the University of Jordan to earn credit for classes in the social work major
  • Applicants must complete the scholarship application that documents their interest in social change and/or social justice field
  • Minimum cumulative earned undergraduate grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent)
  • Pursuing a major in social work or in a related social justice field
  • Consideration shall be given to social work/social justice applicants (when qualified) with limited or no travel experience, either within their home country and/or abroad (as detailed in the written application)

The Deadline for this 2014-2015 scholarship is March 28th.  For more information and the application, please click here.

To see our FULL LIST of scholarships and grants for study abroad students, please go here.

 

 

Deadlines Extended!

DEADLINES EXTENDED!

Think you missed out on the opportunity to study in Germany or the National Student Exchange?? The deadline for the HESSEN EXCHANGE and SUMMER UNIVERSITY(ISU) as well as the NATIONAL STUDENT EXCHANGE has been extended! The new deadline is FRIDAY, FEB. 21st at 4:30pm!

Study Abroad Student Spotlight: Krysta Goes to France

Yet another one of our study abroad students is keeping a blog of her experiences, this time in Bordeaux, France!  She has invited us to share her blog, so we encourage you to check out her stories and photos during her semester abroad – she has done a great job of explaining what school is really like in France, and posted some beautiful pics!

Krysta Goes to France

International Students Selected for Chancellor’s Medallion

We wish to recognize not one, but TWO of our international students who were selected to receive the Chancellor’s Leadership Medallion based on their outstanding contributions to the community and campus.  Congratulations to Jo from Great Britain and Zona from China!!  They have enriched our campus in so many ways, and we are very proud of their accomplishments!

Study Abroad Student Spotlight: Stephanie

Another one of our study abroad students is keeping a blog of her experiences, this time in Auckland, New Zealand!  She has invited us to share her blog, so we encourage you to check out her stories and photos during her semester abroad!

Stephanie’s New Zealand Blog