STUDY ABROAD AT INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION WEEK

The UCA Office of Study Abroad will participate in this year’s International Education Week hosted by the UCA Office of International Engagement. The annual event is a national program sponsored by the U.S. Department of State to highlight the contributions made by international education and exchange. UCA hosts over 500 students from 73 countries. International […]

UCA STUDENT RECRUITS FIRST BRITISH EXCHANGE STUDENT

  Callum Dootson, a music major at Edge Hill University in Ormskirk, England, showed little interest in studying abroad. It wasn’t until he met UCA junior Caleb Patton that he decided to spend a year studying in the United States. Patton, a junior creative writing major at UCA, spent last spring as a semester exchange […]

DEXTER REFLECTS ON SEMESTER ABROAD

  Students decide to study abroad for a variety of reasons.  Maybe they are studying a language and want to immerse themselves in the culture.  Or they could simply be interested in traveling and seeing as much of the world as possible.  Whatever the motivation, UCA students have the opportunity to study abroad through one […]

STUDY ABROAD OFFICE TO HOST ITS SECOND PASSPORT FAIR

The U.S. Post Office will process passport applications in the Study Abroad office on Tuesday, Feb. 6 from noon to 3 p.m. Students will be able to apply for a passport or renew an expired one. Applicants will need both the original and a copy of their birth certificate and driver’s license. Students should check […]

GLOBAL EXPO CONNECTS INTERNATIONAL, UCA STUDENTS

  Global Expo, an event to celebrate International Education Week, was held in the UCA amphitheater on Nov. 14, from 1-3 p.m. The event, hosted by International Engagement, drew a crowd of around 300 students. Many different countries were represented at the event, including Canada, France, Germany, Spain, Belgium, Niger, South Korea and Morocco, among others. International […]

FORMER DEAN, PROFESSOR TEACHES LAST UCA COURSE ABROAD

Dr. Rick Scott, former Honors professor and dean, retired after leading his last UCA Study Abroad program in summer 2017. Twelve students participated in his trip, UCA in the UK: the Beatles and Pop Culture, which he co-taught with Chad Terrell, a visiting instructor with the UCA Honors College. Over the course of his 34-year […]

UCA SIGNS AGREEMENT WITH ITS FIRST SCANDINAVIAN PARTNER SCHOOL

The University of Central Arkansas Office of International Engagement established a partnership agreement with Centria University of Applied Sciences in western Finland. The partnership allows UCA students to spend a semester abroad while paying UCA tuition and earning UCA credit. “Students will be able to take courses at Centria UAS in English in areas such […]

STUDY ABROAD OFFICE TO HOST PASSPORT FAIR

The U.S. Post Office will process passport applications in the Study Abroad office on Thursday, Nov. 16 from noon to 3 p.m. The Office of Study Abroad is located in the Torreyson Library, room 109. Students will be able to apply for a passport or renew an expired one. Applicants will need both the original […]