Study Abroad Alumna Named Dartmouth Post-Doc Fellow in Afro-Latinx Studies

Vanessa Castañeda reflects on how study abroad affected her personally and professionally
   September 13, 2021


“I never knew study abroad was an option,” Vanessa Castañeda, Ph.D., told me. 

As a daughter of immigrant parents and the first person in her family to go to a four-year university, Vanessa had not heard that study abroad was a possibility at...

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Education Abroad Launches New Workshop Series

UNC Charlotte students of all levels and majors invited to take part
   August 19, 2021

Going abroad as a UNC Charlotte student is an exciting opportunity, and there are lots of practical items to consider before departure - getting a passport, figuring out which classes to take, and more.  But there are other considerations too, ones which may not show up on many students' packing lists!  For example: 

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Applications Now Open for Fall 2021 Internship & Ambassador Positions

Share Your Experience with the UNC Charlotte Community
   August 2, 2021

The Office of Education Abroad is excited to announce that applications are now open for fall 2021 OEA Internship and Study Abroad Ambassador positions!  If you are a study abroad alum interested in sharing your experience and promoting education abroad to the UNC Charlotte community, we invite you to apply now!  Applications are due by August 13.

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Fund for Education Abroad Scholarship Applications Now Open

Students Planning to Study Abroad in Spring 2022 Encouraged to Apply!
   July 1, 2021

The Fund for Education Abroad is now accepting scholarship applications for students planning to study abroad in spring 2022.  You could be awarded up to $5,000 for your semester abroad!  If you are considering studying abroad next year, you should definitely look into this scholarship.



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Passport Processing Times Significantly Delayed

Thinking About Studying Abroad in Spring 2022? Apply for a Passport Now!
   June 28, 2021

Are you thinking about studying abroad in spring 2022?  Do you have a passport yet?  If not, start your planning process by applying for a passport ASAP! 

Current passport processing times are significantly delayed; routine processing can now take up to 18 weeks.  Everyone applying for a study abroad program in spring 2022 is encouraged to apply for a passport...

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Access for Exchange Summer Institute Announcement

Students with Disabilities Invited to Apply to Three-Week Program
   June 15, 2021

Are you a UNC Charlotte student with a disability, interested in studying or volunteering abroad?  Consider applying to the Access to Exchange Summer Institute (AESI), a course designed to prepare you for whatever challenges you might find in your international journey. 

Program overview

The three-week...

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Study Abroad, Sustainability, and You

Celebrate Earth Day 2021 with Tips for Sustainable Study Abroad
   April 22, 2021

As part of the 51st Annual Earth Day celebration, the Office of Education Abroad invites you to consider how we can all work together to create a more sustainable global society.  This requires efforts in every aspect of our lives - and that includes study abroad!  

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OEA Congratulates Fund for Education Abroad Scholarship Recipient Shaneice Board

International Studies/Computer Science Major Plans to Study Abroad in Thailand
   April 12, 2021

The Office of Education Abroad would like to congratulate Shaneice Board on being awarded a scholarship through the Fund for Education Abroad (FEA)!  Shaneice is an...

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Faculty-Led Study Abroad Program Proposals for 2022 Now Open

UNC Charlotte faculty are invited to propose programs for spring break and summer
   April 5, 2021

The Office of Education Abroad is excited to announce that faculty-led study abroad program proposals are officially open for spring break and summer 2022!  If you are a UNC Charlotte faculty member, read on to discover why you should consider proposing a faculty-led study abroad program.

What are faculty-led programs?

Faculty-led programs are overseas academic experiences...

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OEA Recognizes the International Transgender Day of Visibility

Explore Articles and Resources for Studying Abroad While Transgender
   March 31, 2021

The Office of Education Abroad (OEA) recognizes the International Transgender Day of Visibility and affirms our commitment to providing high-quality, safe, and academically rigorous study abroad experiences to all UNC Charlotte students...

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