A GUIDE TO THE SPRING 2013 GLOBAL OPPORTUNITIES EXPO
WHAT IS DIFFERENT ABOUT THE "STUDY ABROAD +" EVENT?
Only at the "Study Abroad +" event from 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 13th, will you be able to talk to representatives from the following organizations and offices, in addition to our study abroad partners:
* Peace Corps
Serve in a developing country with the possibility of also earning a graduate degree
* Consulate of Japan in Anchorage and the JET (Japan Exchange & Teaching) Program
An opportunity to teach ESL in Japan for a year or more!
* Alaska World Affairs Council
Great speakers (lunch is FREE for UAA students!)
* UAA Office of Student Financial Assistance
How do financial aid and scholarships work for study abroad?
What has changed with the new financial aid regulations?
* UAA Department of Languages
What if I want to study a language abroad that UAA does not offer?
What can I do with a minor or major in languages?
How do I know what level I should take?
* UAA Confucius Institute & Chinese Club
Many interesting programs, events, and opportunities related to Chinese language and culture!
* UAA Office of International & Intercultural Affairs
Education abroad, scholarships, upcoming speakers, and more!
* Heifer International Club
Learn about the Heifer's model of sustainable development
* UAA College of Business & Public Policy
Learn how you can take your business degree (majors in Accounting, Finance, Economics, Logistics,
Management, & Marketing) international!
* Refugee Assistance & Immigration Services
Learn about RAIS and its many community support services. Learn how to volunteer, become involved
WHICH UAA STUDY ABROAD PARTNERS WILL BE THERE?
Representatives from the following UAA study abroad affiliates will be at all of the Global Opportunities Expo events:
AIFS Study Abroad
Academic Programs International (API)
Institute for Study Abroad at Butler University (IFSA-Butler)
To get a complete list of countries and which of UAA's partners offer programs at those destinations:
-> Go to the study abroad and exchange page of our website
-> Scroll down to "Study Abroad & Exchange Opportunities" and
-> Click on "UAA Education Abroad Links"
Knowing which partners offer programs at the destinations that interest you can make it easier to determine which program representatives you want to talk to during the "Study Abroad +" or the "Just Study Abroad" events. Scroll farther down the same web page for links to UAA's exchange and study abroad partners' websites.
You can also walk up to each representative's table and say, "I'm majoring in ______. Where do you have programs that might be a good fit for my major? What scholarships do you offer? Why do you think it is important to study abroad?"
Bring a friend and join us at the Expo!