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More information about each event/info session can be found below:
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)
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.
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)
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.
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.
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.
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!