If you talk to anyone who has studied abroad, chances are they will tell you their experience was life-changing and well worth any of the obstacles they may have faced. In case you need any more convincing, here are our top five reasons why you should study abroad. Build your resume and develop valuable skills
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Seven UT students are among the more than 850 American undergraduate students from 359 colleges and universities across the country selected to receive the prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship. The scholarship, sponsored by the US Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, allows students to study or intern abroad during the spring
Students at UT will have the chance to learn about study, intern, research, and service-learning opportunities during the Study Abroad Fair from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday, October 5, on the ground, first, and second floors of John C. Hodges Library.
Studying, interning, or researching abroad is one of the most life changing experiences you can have as a student. The opportunity to learn, grow and live in a different country and experience a different culture is incredibly eye-opening.
A member of the Programs Abroad Office and an International Student Exchange Programs representative will host walk-in sessions to answer questions about the program and walk through the application process from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. Thursday, January 28.
The Study Abroad Fair will be held 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Wednesday, January 27, in Hodges Library.
UT senior Lauren Wurth spent the fall 2010 semester studying at Swansea University in Wales and came home completely enamored with the United Kingdom and all the things she experienced across the pond. When she heard about the Friendship Program through the International House, she thought it might give her the opportunity to befriend international students about to have the same experience she had.
UT Knoxville’s Study Abroad Fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 29 in the University Center ballroom. The fair will provide a one-stop shop for students to learn about the study abroad process, study abroad programs and financial aid options offered through UT and the Programs Abroad Office.
For UT Knoxville students, and hundreds of others, study abroad is a challenging, exciting — often life-changing — experience. Students interested in studying abroad are invited to attend the Study Abroad Fair from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sept. 30 in the University Center ballroom. Those attending the fair will find information on summer, semester and yearlong programs.