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Annual Global Fair

Friday, October 27, 2017
1 - 4 p.m.
Douglass Commons, Feldman Ballroom

The annual Education Abroad Global Fair is designed to help students learn more about education abroad opportunities available to them.

The fair features education abroad programs with which the University of Rochester has formal affiliations and exchange agreements. There are information tables for all UR education abroad programs, as well as other semester, year, and summer international opportunities. Representatives from the following programs will be present: the Institute for the International Education of Students (IES), the Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE), and Internships in Europe (EPA). University of Rochester faculty will also be present with information on their summer programs including: Historical Archaeology Field School in Smith's Island, Bermuda (summer), French Sign Language and Deaf Culture in France (summer), Malawi Immersion Seminar (summer), and San Martino Archaeological Field School.

Representatives from the Financial Aid Office will be on hand to advise students and a travel agent will be present to provide information about transportation and International Student ID Cards. Other offices that will be present to answer questions and provide information include: the Office for Minority Student Affairs, the Hajim School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, the College Center for Advising Services, the dean of freshmen, and the dean of sophomores and many other departments.

Finally, education abroad returnees provide peer advising as they share stories and advice based on their own experiences abroad.


Guide to the Global Fair

What is availableDescription
Information packsContains a study abroad info meeting schedule and a basic study abroad information flyer.
Program TablesStaffed by students, faculty and staff, with at least one person representing a program.
UR Office TablesStaffed by representatives from: Career Center, Advising Services, Fellowships, Financial Aid, Kearns Center, OMSA, Dean of Freshmen, Sophomore Committee.

How to navigate the Global Fair

Global Fair Navigation Chart

Questions you should consider asking:

  • Why should you go abroad?
  • What particular locations/programs are of interest to you?
  • What should you know before going abroad?
  • How can you go abroad as a(n) ____ major?
  • What are some courses to take to prepare you for going abroad?
  • How can your education abroad program meet your academic needs?
  • How can you go abroad as part of the Take Five Scholars Program?
  • What are the advantages of doing an internship abroad?
  • How will going abroad affect your résumé, job or graduate school applications?

Programs and Offices Represented in the January 2016 Global Fair

  • Summer and Exchange Programs:
    • Arezzo, Italy
    • Archaeological Excavation in Italy
    • Religion Studies Pilgrimage Program
    • French Sign Language in France
    • Malawi
    • York University Exchange
    • Bristol University Exchange
    • Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Peru Exchange
    • Hebrew University
    • University of Macau
  • General Information and Exchange Programs:
    • University of Sydney
    • Australian National University
    • University of Western Australia
    • Seoul National University
    • Nanyang Technological University
    • Chinese University Hong Kong
    • Hong Kong University Science Tech.
    • Internships in Europe
    • Copenhagen, Denmark
    • College Year in Athens
    • Advanced Studies in England
    • Jaggielonian University Exchange
    • Jaggielonian University Summer
    • Council on International Educational Exchange
    • Institute for the International Education of Students
  • UR Offices:
    • College Center for Advising Services
    • Take Five Scholars
    • Health Professions
    • Office of Minority Student Affairs
    • Financial Aid Office
    • Scholarships
    • Fellowships Office
    • UR Libraries
    • Warner School of Education
    • TESOL Program
    • Hajim School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
    • Natural Science Division
    • Humanities Division
    • Social Sciences Division
    • Multidisciplinary Studies Center
    • University Health Services
    • Career Center
    • Modern Languages and Cultures
    • Religion Studies
  • Passport and Travel Information
  • Education Abroad Photo Contest