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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 many programs and exchange universities will be present.

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 guide to education abroad, info meeting schedules, and other basic information.
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, and other offices.

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?

Click here to view a table map and a list of programs and offices that were represented in the 2016 Global Fair.