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Info Sessions & Events

Calendar of Events: 

Below is our calendar of events for spring 2019. Click on the event title to learn more about what will be covered.
 
 Event  Date + Time  Location
 First Steps to Study Abroad  February 26 at 3:30pm  Centennial 1704
 Funding Study Abroad  February 27 at 1pm  Centennial 1108 (OMA Resource Room)
 Funding Study Abroad  March 6 at 12pm  Centennial 1704
 First Steps to Study Abroad  March 7 at 3:30pm  Centennial 1704
 Funding Study Abroad  March 12 at 12:30pm  Centennial 1704
 First Steps to Study Abroad  March 13 at 12pm  Centennial 1704
 First Steps to Study Abroad  March 15 at 12pm  Centennial 1102 (OMA Conference Room)
 Deadline for winter 2020, spring 2020, calendar year 2020: April 1st at 11:59pm
 Applying for Scholarships  April 12 at 12pm  Centennial 1108 (OMA Resource Room)

Can't make an event?! No worries, our general advisors can meet with you to cover the content. Schedule an appointment with them by calling 715-836-4411 or stop in during their office hours. General advising hours can be found here. 
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More information about each event/info session can be found below:

Get the Scoop

Learn more about study abroad and get free ice cream while you do! Returnees from a variety of programs will be on hand to help answer some of your study abroad questions. In case of rain, the event will be held right inside the front doors of Davies. (fall only)

First Steps to Study Abroad Info Session

Learn how to research and apply to a UWEC program. You'll learn about things to consider when selecting a program, program opportunities, how to start an application, application deadlines, etc. Each session covers the same content, so find the one that works best for you! Each session will last 30-40 minutes.

Attend the Study Abroad Fair

Find out more about EVERY program UWEC has to offer! Meet students who have experiences with the programs you are interested in. We'll also have some visiting staff from our international partner universities and faculty who lead some programs. Free popcorn and lemonade will be available. This is our largest event of the year so you won't want to miss it! (fall only)

Funding Study Abroad Info Session

Discover ways to fund your study abroad experience. This session will cover what type of scholarships are out there, financial aid, saving ideas, etc. All sessions cover the same content, so find the one that works best for you! Each session lasts about 30-40 minutes.

Finding Classes Abroad

Learn how to find what courses are being offered at study abroad locations and how they transfer back to UWEC. Items to be covered: navigating our website, academic pages and learning how to effectively use the transfer wizard. Each session covers the same content, so find the one that works best for you! Each session will last 30-40 minutes.

Applying for Scholarships

Learn how to navigate the Gold for Blugolds site to find out more about UWEC Foundation scholarships. You'll also learn about nation-wide scholarships and to write a competitive/ well thought out essay for your applications. Each session covers the same content, so find the one that works best for you! Each session will last 30-40 minutes. 

New Program Info Sessions

We are happy to announce some new programs this year and these info sessions will go into more detail about that certain program. Come learn how you can be one of the first from UWEC to study on these programs! Each session will only cover that specific program mentioned. 

Eau the Places You'll Go

We have collaborated with the Office of Multicultural Affairs (OMA) to offer a series of info sessions that are relevant to a certain region of the world. Spring 2019 will hold a session about the programs in Africa (February) and a session about programs in Asia (May).