As a heads up, our website will be down tomorrow, February 16th at 5:00AM for approximately 30 minutes. During this time you will not be able to access your applications.
Now is the time to complete your study abroad applications for this Summer and Fall!!
Important deadlines to remember:
THIS FRIDAY (Feb. 15th)
Hessen Summer ISU programs
Hessen/German Exchange (Fall 2013/Academic Year)
National Student Exchange (Fall 2013, Spring 2014, Academic Year)
MONDAY, Feb. 18th
URS Internship to Tena, Ecuador
FRIDAY, Mar. 1st
All other Summer, Fall 2013/Academic Year Programs!
Jumpin’ Kangaroos!! The deadline for the Australia Travel Course has been extended to February 1st! Students will have the opportunity to visit ancient cloud forests, vast outback deserts, tropical rainforests, and the Great Barrier Reef on this travel course that focuses on ecology and biodiversity. You can complete your application on our website! UWGB Australia Application
Now is the time to think about study abroad plans for next year! Choose from our exciting, short-term summer destinations such as Brazil, Germany, Australia, Ghana, Ireland, London, Russia, Jordan, Spain, Ecuador, as well as our many semester/year-long programs for the Fall. Most application deadlines for these programs will be in February and the very beginning of March. Keep an eye on our website for more details! http://uwgb.studioabroad.com/index.cfm?FuseAction=Programs.ListAll
A lot of cool things have been happening around campus as part of our International Celebration, and there are still more events coming up!
- Nov. 8th: “Behind My Veil”, 7pm, Mauthe Center — an event that promotes understanding of Islam
- Nov. 9th: Mosque Open Day, 11am, Islamic Center of Green Bay — an opportunity to understand what actually happens in a Muslim place of worship
- Nov. 13th: International – Dinner for a Cause, 5:30pm, Mauthe Center — a truly (FREE) international dinner; all donations and proceeds go towards building a well in Africa
- Nov. 29th: Muslim Images in the American Media, 7pm, Mauthe Center — a panel discussion about portrayals of Muslims in the media
- Study Abroad First Steps Meetings: Every Tuesday at 2pm and Wednesday at noon, OIE (CL 207) — learn all the basics of study abroad including destinations, financial aid, scholarships and more!
One of our study abroad students has been keeping a blog of her unique experiences over the past month in Merida, Mexico. She has invited us to share her blog, and we encourage you to see what it’s really like to study in another country! She has some awesome pictures and stories – so check it out!
UW-Green Bay has partnered with the Universities of Stirling, Aberdeen and Glasgow to provide students with semester-long opportunities to study in Scotland. Representatives from the Scottish universities and the Office of International Education will be stationed outside of the Phoenix Bookstore from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday (Oct. 9) to provide additional information and answer questions.
Interested in going to Germany? You don’t have to be a German major or minor to go! While there are courses taught in German, many courses are also taught in English! Come check out our German Programs Information Session this Thursday, Sept. 20th at 3:00pm in the 1965 Room – Hope to see you there!
Attention Business Majors! Study Abroad is a GREAT opportunity to set yourself apart from the rest of the applicants when you begin job-hunting! Come check out the opportunities that you have as a Business Major, from short-term, to semester and year-long programs in France, Germany, Denmark, Mexico, Spain, The Netherlands, New Zealand, Canada, Puerto Rico, The Virgin Islands, Guam and even other Universities in the U.S.! Come to the OIE this Tuesday, Sept. 18th at 3:30pm, or Wednesday, Sept 19th at 2:30pm to learn more!
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!