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Over $250,000 Available to Help U Students Learn Abroad

Photo courtesy Melissa Lira, who participated in an affiliate program in Costa Rica. “How can I afford the expenses associated with a study or internship abroad program?” It’s a smart question, and one most students have. Beyond tuition and direct program costs, students must also anticipate the cost of flights, meals, personal expenses, passport and […]

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How debating helps refugees find success in Utah

Debating is one of the oldest traditions at the University of Utah, older even than football, dating back to the 1860s. For decades, the university’s John R. Park Debate Society has nurtured generations of young debaters as they squared off in contests of rhetorical skill and verbal jousting. Now the society is providing a forensics venue for […]

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U leaders experience U Asia Campus

President Taylor Randall visited the University of Utah Asia Campus in Incheon, South Korea to identify further development opportunities in the region. He also heard from students about their experience at the international campus. The Nov. 9, visit was Randall’s first to the campus as U president. Randall noted his desire to see the U Asia Campus […]

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University of Utah Games Program Expands to South Korea

With market interest in game-related development and employment on the rise, an increase in the establishment of academic programs related to gaming has followed. The University of Utah has followed this trend by expanding its renowned undergraduate Gaming program from Salt Lake City to its University of Utah Asia Campus in Incheon.  The University of […]

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Master of Communication Program Launches at University of Utah Asia Campus

The University of Utah is excited to announce the launch of a new Master of Communication program at its U Asia Campus in Incheon, South Korea. Applications are now open for the professional program, and the first cohort of students is scheduled to begin studying at the extended campus in Fall 2024. The Department of […]

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Celebrating a Decade of Global U

As the Office for Global Engagement celebrates ten years of “Connecting U to the World,” we invite you to join us in reminiscing on some of the most memorable moments of the last Global U decade: Bringing the University of Utah to South Korea In 2014, the University of Utah opened its extended campus in […]

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Going Global at the U

Humans are hardwired for curiosity, a trait that has driven exploration for millennia. This innate wanderlust has led to remarkable journeys, from Pacific Islanders traversing the ocean to early hu­mans leaving Africa some 70,000 years ago. “We want to push out. We need to explore,” says Rick Batchelor, associate director of Learning Abroad. As the U expands global opportunities […]

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U Seeing Impacts in HESSA Year Three

University of Utah faculty and staff are making an impact on Pakistan’s educational ecosystem through the USAID’s Higher Education System Strengthening Activity (HESSA). Now in its third year, the project’s trainings, exchanges, and networking are proving to be successful. “It’s so rewarding to witness the impact of our collective efforts. We have a great team […]

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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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A First-Hand Look at the Prosperity U Summer Program

What better way to get a feel for what the Prosperity U Global Summer experience is like than a first-hand account from a student who recently participated in the program. Meet Stephanie Dutson, a master’s student studying International Affairs and Global Enterprise. Hear what Stephanie has to say about her experience and why you should […]

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