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Seeking New Faculty-Led Learning Abroad Program Proposals

What is a Faculty-led Learning Abroad Program? Faculty-led programs represent just one of the many avenues available to University of Utah students who want to study abroad. These programs integrate the academic expertise of faculty with immersive, hands-on education in foreign locations. Students earn University of Utah credits while participating in these faculty-led learning abroad […]

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Global LEAP Growing Strong

In the early days of 2020, the Office for Global Engagement was making final preparations to establish the Global LEAP program—a distinctive, early-career learning abroad opportunity that would enable Freshmen spend their second semester at the University Asia Campus in South Korea. But when the project was blanketed in the uncertainty that became the hallmark […]

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Learning Abroad Fall Fair Draws Nearly 300 Students

The University of Utah Learning Abroad Office’s first outdoor Fall Fair Thursday, September 21 garnered great attention. Nearly 300 students stopped by to learn about the myriad international study options available at the U.On display were 32 programs, including faculty-led fan favorites like Wilderness Medicine in the Alps, Global Public Health research opportunities, and the […]

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U Helps Prepare Pakistani Higher Ed to Meet Market Needs

A group of eight university Vice Chancellors from Pakistan recently spent a week training at the University of Utah as part of the Higher Education Systems Strengthening Activity (HESSA)–a USAID-funded, U-led project. During their one-week visit in July, the education leaders toured U facilities and learned more about U.S. university management. Pakistan’s population is the […]

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FLAS Scholarships Support Language Study

University of Utah students can apply by January 28, 2022, for awards up to $18,000 in tuition funding, plus stipends, for studying an underrepresented language. The Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) scholarship, a program of the U.S. Department of Education, provides financial support toward tuition and fees to eligible undergraduate students interested in studying […]

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Successful Fall Learning Abroad Fair Hints at Strong Enrollment Numbers for the Academic Year

On October 4-8, with students back on campus for the fall 2021 semester, Learning Abroad held its first large-scale, in-person outreach event. The Fall Learning Abroad Fair featured information sessions by University of Utah Faculty Directors, meetings with Affiliate provider reps, scholarship workshop sessions, and an in-person event on Wednesday, October 6 highlighting Learning Abroad […]

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Building Post-Pandemic Resilience in International Higher Education

Dr. Sabine C. Klahr, Associate Chief Global Officer, recently had the article below published in the fall 2021 issue of IIENetworker–a professional magazine published by the Institute of International Education.⁠ The pandemic has presented many challenges and shifts in priorities for leaders in international education (IE). Even as COVID-19 regulations have eased, countries are opening […]

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U signs agreements with the University of Aberdeen

The University of Utah and University of Aberdeen in Scotland recently signed a memorandum of understanding for universitywide collaboration and a joint exchange agreement opening learning abroad opportunities to students from both campuses. “This agreement creates an opportunity for our students to study at one of the top universities in the U.K. and experience an […]

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5 Ways to Integrate Global Learning in the Classroom

As the world becomes increasingly complex, universities are seeking to help students better understand the interconnection of global political, economic, social, and health systems. While not every student may have the chance to experience these complexities first-hand, as educators we can craft our curriculum and classroom experiences in ways that encourage an appreciation of cultural […]

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