This week, a number of representatives from various study abroad programs will be on campus to discuss with students the study abroad programs, the benefits of studying abroad, the unique benefits of each country and more. In addition, there will be opportunities to learn more about other study abroad opportunities.
On Tuesday, Feb. 26, from 2 to 3 p.m., Will Tregida from the University of Otago in New Zealand will be on campus to meet with any students interested in New Zealand as well as the Institute for Studying Abroad (IFSA). Refreshments will be provided. Students are encouraged to stop by the Tomlinson Hall small conference room any time between 2 and 3 p.m. For more information, visit the program’s website.
Also on Feb. 26, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., a representative from the Tokyo study abroad program will host a table in Nord Hall atrium. The program’s strengths include Japanese language, sociology, anthropology, communications, gender studies and more. The IES Abroad Tokyo Language Intensive Program: A comprehensive Japanese language program, the IES Abroad Tokyo Language Intensive program requires a minimum of three semesters of college-level Japanese or the equivalent. The program is held on the campus of Meikai University in Urayasu. For more information, visit the program’s website.
On Wednesday, Feb. 27, from, 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., The Office of Education Abroad will host a table in the Nord Hall atrium. A representative will be available to discuss currently available study abroad options including May term (deadline March 1) as well as summer, fall and academic-year options (deadline April 1).
Finally, on Friday, March 1, from 12:45 p.m. to 1:30 p.m., the Office of Education Abroad will host an informational session for pre-med and pre-health students on study abroad programs. The session will be held in the Inamori International Center for Ethics and Excellence.