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Knightly News on Study Abroad

Posted on April 27th, 2015

UCF’s own Knightly News recently did a segment on Study Abroad, take a look!

Summer Gilman Award Winners!

Posted on April 24th, 2015

The Office of International Studies is proud to announce that two University of Central Florida students who will be going abroad this summer have been awarded the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship! The Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program offers grants for U.S. citizen undergraduate students of limited financial means to pursue academic studies or […]

Fulbright U.S.-Korea International Education Administrators

Posted on April 3rd, 2015

Congratulations to Katie DeGuzman! Our very own Short-Term Programs Coordinator in the Office of International Studies, Katie DeGuzman, has received a prestigious US-Korea International Education Administrators grant to travel to Korea. The International Education Administrators (IEA) seminars help U.S. international education professionals and senior higher education officials create empowering connections with the societal, cultural and […]

UCF Student on Life in Singapore

Posted on March 20th, 2015

The author Amber Hair of Central Florida Future, talks about a UCF student who is in Singapore to work for a multinational company called Bosch. She found out about this opportunity through the UCF Nicholson School of Communication. She discusses how her parents initial fear of going abroad like persecution, trafficking, and stolen passports. The […]

Record-Setting International Cohort Begins Disney Undergraduate Program

Posted on March 2nd, 2015

The University of Central Florida’s Rosen College entered in the largest number of international students for the Disney Undergraduate Program on January 20th. The number of students were 51 and they came from six partner universities in China and South Korea. The students will be living and working at Disney World. They will also be […]

UCF grad to lead volunteer trip to South Africa

Posted on March 2nd, 2015

“In the International Student Volunteers’ abroad program you can travel, make an impact, bolster your résumé and possibly get college credit. Tania Rodrigues will be leading a trip to South Africa. The trip will focus on community development and is from July 10 to Aug. 7. Rodrigues is looking to recruit 12 students for the […]

Spring 2015 Gilman Awards

Posted on November 21st, 2014

The Gilman Scholarship program is proud to announce the Spring 2015 scholarships for UCF students.   Congratulations to:   Lily Nguyen -United Kingdom Daniil Kozin- Morocco Nelia Castro –  Austria Taynah Oliveira – Hong Kong Welsonne Renoir – Hong Kong Jose Cotelo – United Kingdom Sheila Greene – Austria Yahsiel Torres – Brazil   The […]

Tropical Marine Biology Students Enrich Their Academics Through Study Abroad

Posted on July 21st, 2014

Biology Professor and Study Abroad Program Leader, Linda Walters, took 13 UCF students to Belize this summer to enrich their academics. This hands-on experience in Marine Biology will be an asset for these students in their future and help them towards their career goals. Students learned important skills, like working as a team and conducting […]

World Cup Broadcast at the Barbara Ying Center

Posted on June 17th, 2014

The International Services Center is broadcasting the 2014 FIFA World Cup in our Barbara Ying Center. This event is open to everyone. Come on over and cheer on your favorite teams!

Knights Study, Volunteer, Teach in Foreign Countries

Posted on May 5th, 2014

“Many students hang maps in their dorms as reminders of the places they want to go, while a few adventurous Knights are trading in pushpins on maps for stamps on their passports…Travel is not in everyone’s plans, but it has enhanced these college students’ lives forever.” Some of our UCF Knights talk about their time […]