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Info Sessions & Events

Calendar of Events: 

Below is our calendar of events for fall 2019 (more coming soon!). Click on the event title to learn more about what will be covered.
 
Event Day + Time Location
First Steps to Study Abroad 1pm, Friday, Oct. 11 Centennial 1108 (OMA Resource Center)
Funding Study Abroad 2pm, Tuesday, Oct. 15 Centennial 1108 (OMA Resource Center)
First Steps to Study Abroad 12pm, Friday, Oct. 25 Centennial 1108 (OMA Resource Center)
Applying for Scholarships 2pm, Tuesday, Oct. 29 Centennial 1108 (OMA Resource Center)
Funding Study Abroad 4pm, Tuesday, Oct. 29 Centennial 1704
First Steps to Study Abroad 12pm, Wednesday, Nov. 6 Phillips 281
Funding Study Abroad 3:30pm, Thursday, Nov. 7 Nursing 114
Funding Study Abroad 12pm, Friday, Nov. 8 Centennial 1108 (OMA Resource Center)
Application Deadline 11:59pm, Friday, Nov. 15 For summer + fall 2020 applications! 
First Steps to Study Abroad 2pm, Tuesday, Nov. 19 Centennial 1108 (OMA Resource Center)
First Time Travelers 3:30pm, Thursday, Nov. 21 Centennial 1704
Applying for Scholarships 12pm, Thursday, Dec. 5 Centennial 1704
Applying for Scholarships 12pm, Friday, Dec. 6 Centennial 1108 (OMA Resource Center)
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.

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. 

First Time Travelers

This session is intended for students applying for/accepted to UWEC study abroad programs who have limited to no travel experience but all are welcome as you may learn something new! Each session covers the same content, so find the one that works best for you! Each session will last 30-40 minutes. 

Use that Spanish - Returnee Panel

In honor of Latinx Heritage Month, the study abroad office will have a panel of returnees to talk about programs based in Latin American and Spain. This session will focus on programs that fulfill the Spanish or LAS immersion requirement. Bring your lunch if you need to!