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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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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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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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Pakistani university presidents visit U Asia Campus, South Korea

As part of USAID’s Higher Education System Strengthening Activity (HESSA), the University of Utah Asia Campus hosted eleven Pakistani university presidents on a study tour of South Korea from March 13-17. The week-long visit was designed to help the Vice Chancellors learn more about the academic practices of Korean universities and public institutions and explore […]

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Bennion Center offers community engagement experience in Cuba

The University of Utah offers several avenues for students to “Go Global,” including international service-learning trips through the Bennion Center. In Summer 2023, Professor Dean McGovern will again lead students to the dynamic and historic city of Havana, Cuba through his course “Cuba: Complexity, Community, and Change.” The experience presents a unique opportunity for students […]

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Eccles School of Business expands IS and Accounting programs to U Asia Campus

Undergraduate business students at the University of Utah Salt Lake City campus are now able to take their required Pre-Business Core and some upper-division courses while staying on track to graduation – all while enjoying an exceptional international experience at the U Asia Campus in Incheon, South Korea. The University of Utah Asia Campus (UAC) […]

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Finding ‘Pura Vida’ via a Gilman Scholarship

Melissa Lira had always wanted to travel. “My parents immigrated to the United States before I was born. I always admired their desire to step out into an unfamiliar world to build a better life for their children, so studying abroad was important to me,” said Lira, a senior pursuing a degree in International Studies […]

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