It is entirely possible to live abroad in a country where we hardly speak the language and not improve in fluency at all. Even in regard to language-oriented programs, the research is inconclusive about how much proficiency learners can be expected to gain and what factors will lead to those gains. Nevertheless, we firmly believe… Read More »
Co-sponsored by Office for Education Abroad, the Office for International Students and Scholars, and the Academic Advancement Network, the Learning Abroad Conference features presentations from students returned from international learning experiences and international students currently studying abroad here in East Lansing. Presentations include a variety of formats such as poetry, journal entries, music compositions, video and more. The… Read More »
Do you want to participate in an education abroad program but are not sure how to pay for it? The Office for Education Abroad and the Office of Financial Aid have teamed up to offer you a workshop on finding funding for education abroad. Come learn about scholarships, financial aid and creative ways of financing! … Read More »
The Education Abroad Expo is a comprehensive information event for anyone interested in learning more about the many exciting education abroad opportunities available at Michigan State University. Close to 200 exhibits displaying information about MSU’s wide variety of programs and support services will be available for students to browse and ask questions. If you’ve ever… Read More »
“Equity & Learning While Abroad: Being Mindful of the Local Global Dynamics” Global and intercultural learning is an essential component of education abroad; however, educators must also attend to intragroup diversity. Creating an inclusive study abroad program is more than having a diverse group of participants; it is about ensuring that the program environment provides… Read More »
This event will be a panel discussion focusing on the before, during and after experiences of first generation education abroad returnees. Spartans Abroad Global Ambassadors (SAGA) will also provide resources to encourage more first generation students to study abroad.
This event will be a panel discussion focusing on the before, during and after experiences of education abroad returnees regarding their mental health. We will also discuss resources that are provided both on campus and abroad. Spartans Abroad Global Ambassadors (SAGA) has partnered with MSU’s student Mental Health Awareness Club and ASMSU to host this… Read More »
Spartans Abroad Global Ambassadors (SAGA) has partnered with MSU Career Services for this workshop that will focus on showing education abroad returnees how to articulate their international experiences on their resumes and in job interviews.
The EA workshop series continues in February with a session on “Creating Inclusive Communities to Enhance Intercultural Learning.” Creating an inclusive community among your Education Abroad participants can maximize the learning potential of your EA program, and can also help to diffuse contentious “hot topic” conversations into opportunities for intercultural growth and understanding. This workshop… Read More »
Join the Office of International Health and Safety and the Department of Student Life for an interactive workshop that will introduce you to the principles of restorative justice and offer practical strategies for using RJ to address student conduct issues on education abroad programs. Lunch will be provided so please register in advance. Registration is available… Read More »