Study Abroad 101
How to Apply for a Passport
Applying for a passport can be easy – watch this short clip to learn how!
Study Abroad Planning in COVID Era
The last seven months have been a challenging time for everyone, but especially when it comes to planning ahead. This session will address common concerns students have regarding planning future study abroad during the COVID pandemic, providing tips for the best path forward and the current state of study abroad for UCI students.
How Global Experiences Foster Career Readiness
Have you thought about studying abroad or away? Want to know why global learning experiences can be a valuable part of your career development? If so, watch this video to learn how global experiences help foster career readiness! In it, you will discover the professional benefits of global experiences, the top qualities employers are looking for, top skills gained from global learning, and much more!
Fund for Education Abroad
The mission of the Fund for Education Abroad (FEA) is to provide scholarships and ongoing support to students who are underrepresented among the U.S. study abroad population. FEA makes life-changing, international experiences accessible to all by supporting minority, community college, and first-generation college students before, during, and after they participate in education abroad programs. Watch this video to learn more about the FEA scholarship and how to apply.
How to Find and Apply to Scholarships for Study Abroad
A variety of organizations and institutions offer scholarships for study abroad. Attend this session to learn about different types of scholarships, how to find them, how to decide which ones you should apply for and how to write an award winning essay.
Being Black Abroad
Do you identify as an ABC student (African/African-American/Afro Latinx/Black/Caribbean)? Want to know more about the ABC student experience abroad? If so, please tune in to the Being Black Abroad information session. During the video, we will explore what it’s like to experience Blackness in different cultural contexts through the lived experiences of ABC study abroad alumni who studied in Barbados, Spain, and France. Important issues like shifting identities and privilege abroad, discrimination abroad, and being abroad during the onset of COVID-19 will be discussed so come ready to learn!
Understanding the Experiences of Students with Disabilities and Different Abilities Abroad
Hear from travelers with disabilities who have studied and volunteered abroad about their interactions and experiences in getting around. This video series is provided by Mobility International USA. Founded in 1981, Mobility International USA (MIUSA) is a disability-led non-profit organization headquartered in Eugene, Oregon, USA advancing disability rights and leadership globally. By implementing innovative programs, MIUSA builds bridges to create a new era where people with disabilities will take their rightful place in the world community. MIUSA is a cross-disability organization serving people with a broad range of disabilities. See more: https://www.miusa.org/about
Study Abroad and Social Identities
Within the context of dual pandemics of Covid19 and racial injustice, fostering spaces of inclusion and belonging has never been more important – both at home and abroad. Experiences abroad can be different; some aspects of your identity can shape your experience and contribute to your interactions and perceptions of the culture, language, politics, society. In this session, we’ll share real stories and strategies for all students to promote safe and supportive environments abroad.
Berkeley Summer Abroad Programs
Are you interested in studying abroad with Berkeley Professors while taking a UC Berkeley class and earning Berkeley credits? UC Berkeley Summer Abroad courses are open to students from ALL UC campuses and Financial Aid applies! This session will explore our Summer 2021 programs and beyond!
If you’d like to chat with our Summer Abroad Program Coordinator directly, please join our virtual drop-in advising via Zoom on Friday, October 30th, from 1-3pm here: https://berkeley.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJwocOmorTMoGdBH6xEKr7WGLTIMbtNkYDfN
UC Santa Cruz Global Seminars in Summer 2022
At UC Santa Cruz we offer dynamic learning opportunities for students from any UC campus to participate in a short term summer study abroad program led by UCSC faculty. This overview video shares exciting opportunities that will be offered in Summer 2022 for a range of majors including: dance, studio art, writing, marine and evolutionary biology, Latin American studies, anthropology, film and digital media, language studies, environmental sciences, agroecology and more. For more information, please visit our website here, or consider joining our drop in advising on Friday. We look forward to meeting you!
UC San Diego Global Seminars 2021
UC San Diego Global Seminars are high impact programs designed to give students a deeper understanding of the course content through experiential learning. These five-week long summer study abroad or study away experiences are led by a UCSD professor and are open to undergraduates from any campus. Students enroll in a package of two courses for a total of eight UCSD quarter units. Class sizes are intentionally kept small to create opportunities for one-on-one interaction with some of the best faculty at UCSD, and each program contains site visits that give students a deeper understanding of the course content. This year we are offering new domestic, hybrid, and virtual options for the first time to make sure that these educational opportunities remain accessible despite potential restrictions on international travel. To learn more, watch our video, find out about specific programs and our rolling application process on the Global Seminars website, or Zoom into our drop-in advising hours to meet us on Friday.
UCLA Travel Study Programs
Explore this session to learn about summer study abroad programs led by UCLA professors! UCLA Travel Study (TS) offers experiential learning opportunities, where instruction is not limited to the classroom. Learn on-the-go through performances, walking tours, or even global health site visits, among others! TS is open to all UC students and eligible participants can use their UC financial aid. If you’d like to chat with TS coordinators, join their virtual drop-in advising on Friday, October 30th from 10am-12pm at bit.ly/TravelStudyAdvising.