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Winter Travel Course Info Session

Interested in going abroad for a few weeks right over your Winter Break while earning credits at the SAME TIME?  Look no further, come check out our Winter Travel Course Info Session happening today at 2:00pm in the OIE (Cofrin Library 207).  We’ll be able to answer all your questions and give you more details about our awesome destinations!

New Study Abroad Programs to Scotland!

Your life just got better – we now have study abroad programs to Scotland!!  Beginning this Spring semester, you can travel to 3 new universities, each with their own unique feel and opportunities.  Choose from Aberdeen, Glasgow, or Stirling…you can’t go wrong on this one :)   Check out our Study Abroad Fair to learn more, or attend a “First Steps” Meeting in our Office (CL 207) on Tuesdays at 2pm and  Wednesdays at noon!

Check out other awesome destinations at: http://www.uwgb.edu/international/studyabroad/

Glasgow University

Study Abroad First Steps Meetings

Find out how YOU can study abroad!  Attend a Study Abroad “First Steps” meeting scheduled every Tuesday at 2:00 and Wednesday at Noon in the Office of International Education (CL 207).  Meetings begin September 4th.

Spirit of adventure remains with Study Abroad students, post-graduation

Inside recently featured a story on the impact study abroad has had on some UW-Green Bay students.  For a good read, click here.

Travel Alert!

The U.S. Department of State has issued a Travel Alert for Europe.  The alert recommends travelers take particular actions, but does not suggest suspending or cancelling travel in Europe.  For questions about safety in study abroad, contact Brent Blahnik at 001-1-920-465-2889 or blahnikb@uwgb.edu.

Study Abroad Application Deadline Approaching!

The application deadline for winter interim and spring semester studyabroad programs is October 1st.  Get your application in soon, and get out of town when the weather turns cold.  Complete your application now.

Sights and Sounds of Italy

Missed the trip to Italy? Here’s the next best thing. Senior Art Major Tyler Gajewski captured HD video of some of the sights and sound of places like Venice, Florence, Siena, and Rome. Enjoy the videos!

View More on YouTube:

Train Ride to Venice

Venice Fish Market

Fonte Gaia – Siena Italy

Rome Subway

Wet Train Ride

Train Arrival at Pisa

Lucca Bike Ride

Research Shows Outcomes of Study Abroad

The University System of Georgia recently published research findings on the academic outcomes of study abroad.  The research has interesting data on graduation rates, GPA, intercultural understanding, and disciplinary understanding.  A brief overview of the findings is posted online at: http://www.insidehighered.com/news/2010/07/13/abroad

They’re Here…..almost

UW-Green Bay will welcome more than 30 new international students to campus the week of August 23rd.  The students will be arriving from Kuwait, Germany, France, Spain, Denmark, Trinidad and Tobago, China, Canada, South Korea, Brazil, India, Vietnam, Japan, and Taiwan.

Green Bay will host WAIE Conference

UW-Green Bay will host the Wisconsin Association of International Educators (WAIE) conference on April  4 & 5.  This is a great opportunity to highlight UWGB, develop a network of associates, and learn about the exciting field of international education.  To learn more about the conference please contact the Office of International Education.