Category: Info Sessions

University College Dublin meeting March 17th!

University College Dublin, Ireland

Thursday, March 17th   9:30-11:00am  Wallace 328

Meet with Dr. Tara Magdalinski from University College Dublin.  She would like to talk about the possibility of an exchange as well as summer study abroad programs.  Virginia Tech and UCD have an active student exchange agreement but it is specific to only Biosystems Engineering and Architecture.  We are exploring the possibilities of expanding the agreement.  She will also be meeting with students at 4:00pm in Wallace 328.

Undergraduate education programs:

  • Agriculture, Food & Nutrition
  • Business and Management
  • Engineering and Technology
  • Health and Medicine
  • Science
  • Veterinary Medicine and Animal Science
  • Architecture, Planning and Urban Studies
  • Law and Criminal Justice
  • Sports & Performance
  • Social Science

UCD also has short-term summer programs:

  • Architecture, Art & Design
  • Nursing
  • Sport and Exercise
  • Summer Internship Programme
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International Safe Zone and Mental Health First Aid Training

Global Education is collaborating with the Office of International Research, Education, and Development for an International Safe Zone 101 session and with Cook Counseling Center for a Mental Health First Aid session for faculty program leaders, bilateral exchange coordinators, college international liaisons and those involved in international education and/or student advising.

The curriculum for these sessions will be very resource-focused and scenario driven. We’d like your input as to whether you’d be interested in attending, which times are best suited, and what questions or concerns you may have.

If interested, please provide input through the following survey:

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Fall Program Leader Pre-Departure Workshop

The GEO will be holding the Fall Program Leader Pre-Departure Workshop focused on health, safety and risk management on Friday, Dec. 5 from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m., in the Graduate Life Center at Donaldson Brown, Meeting Room B.

All are welcome to attend, but the training event is designed specifically for those leading programs during the upcoming Winter, Spring, or Spring Break sessions. Please register by Thursday, December 4.

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Nepal Informational Meeting Tuesday, August 28 6pm

We will be having our first informational class meeting for the study abroad in Nepal planned for Nepal during the winter break (Dec. – Jan.) this Tuesday August 28 at 6:00 pm in 246a Smyth Hall.  If you are interested in joining this study abroad course please attend as we will be presenting information about Nepal, and some of the planned itinerary and logistics associated with the course.

The course is designed form students in the College of Natural Resources, and the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, but if you have friends from other colleges that may be interested in the course, please bring them along.

Namaste and hope to see you on Tuesday!

For more information please contact Dr. Mathew Eick 231-8943 or or
Dr. Tom Hammett 231-2716 or

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Is going abroad right for you? Explore your options!

Find out Thursday, March 22, 2012 3:45 to 5:45p

“Great Room” Honors Residential College (East AJ)

Free pizza and refreshments!

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True Tales About Study Abroad, Thursday, Feb 16, 7:30pm

Location: the Great Room of the Honors Residential College of East Ambler-Johnston

Come learn about German students’ experiences studying and working in Hamburg, Berlin, Stuttgart, Braunschweig and Leipzig and see what you need to do to go abroad!!

There will be homemade Kartoffelpuffer and Apfelmus (potato pancakes and applesauce)!

See you then!!

Sponsored by the VT German Culture Club

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