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Xchanged Life Buddy Program

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The Xchanged Life Buddy Program fall 2021 application is now open! Be part of an exciting program that pairs UGA students with exchange students from around the world. Apply today!


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Global Dawgs Podcast Episode 5 Now Available!

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Join Global Education Advisors Amanda & Alyssa as they interview the Peace Corps regional representative Harrison Welshimer, Peace Corps Prep Certificate advisor and UGA Faculty Member Paul Duncan, and returned Peace Corps Volunteer Sarah Quinn as they discuss how to join and apply to the Peace Corps!


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Global Dawgs Podcast Episode 2 Now Available!

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The University of Georgia's Office of Global Engagement is excited to share study abroad information and stories from our students, alumni, and program directors with our community.

Join us as we discuss the UGA at Oxford program!


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Global Dawgs Podcast Episode 1 Now Available!

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The University of Georgia's Office of Global Engagement is excited to share study abroad information and stories from our students, alumni, and program directors with our community.

Join us for our first full episode as we talk with our student staff to hear about their experiences studying abroad in Italy, Japan, and England! February 2021.


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Global Dawgs Podcast Coming Soon!

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Global Dawgs podcast is coming soon! To listen to the teaser trailer, click here.

Join Education Abroad Ambassadors (EAA)

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If you loved your study abroad program(s) and want a medium to share your experiences, consider joining Education Abroad Ambassadors! This organization joins students of diverse backgrounds and allows one another to learn the several study abroad programs UGA offers. We host fundraisers within the local Athens community and conduct socials for ambassadors to grow closer beyond meetings. In addition, we hold educational workshops for prospective study abroad students, where ambassadors are encouraged to share their personal experiences, the lessons they learned, and how to best prepare for the program. If you are seeking to obtain the Global Education and Leadership Certificate, Education Abroad Ambassadors easily offers volunteer hours and aids potential students throughout the process! If you are interested, please fill out the member registration form.


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Join AIESEC Student Group

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AIESEC at the University of Georgia is now starting recruitment for the Spring 2021 semester! AIESEC is the world's largest youth-led non-profit organization working towards peace and fulfilment of humankind's potential. In our local chapter, we are focused on facilitating cross cultural exchanges for other UGA students in efforts to complete the United Nation's 17 Sustainable Development Goals. AIESEC is represented in over 120 countries, including 25+ other local chapters right here in the United States. We are partnered with over 7,000 organizations worldwide and promise to provide our members with opportunities to grow personally and professionally. AIESEC is a great opportunity to educate yourself on global affairs and become a world citizen! 


Interested in learning more? Check out our website https://www.aiesecus.org/lc/uga or visit us on Instagram @ugalocalcommittee for more information regarding upcoming information sessions. 

Applications are due on January 30, 2021 at 11:59 PM EST and can be found on https://www.aiesecus.org/join


Questions? Please feel free to email vptm-uga@aiesecus.org anytime!

UGA Ranks 6th in the Nation for Study Abroad Participation

The University of Georgia moved up eight spaces to rank 6th in the nation for the number of students who study abroad, according to the latest Open Doors ranking from the Institute of International Education. UGA is the top-ranked institution in the Southeastern Conference and the only institution in the state of Georgia among the top 10.

To read the press release, click here (PDF) (PDF).