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Listen to our New Podcast And So The Story Goes

December 21, 2023

podcast logoAnd So The Story Goes is a podcast aimed at celebrating world cultures and storytelling. We will be listening to the experiences of current students abroad, study abroad returnees, international and exchange students, faculty, and more. Hear about local recommendations, why studying abroad is an integral experience, the reality of studying abroad, the lived versus tourist experience, and much more. Please sit back, relax, and explore the world with us. Intro music credited to Will Gibson from Orange County, CA.

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Graduate Scholarship Opportunity at Waseda University

January 10, 2023

The Center for Education Abroad would like to share this Graduate student opportunity from the Graduate School of Asia-pacific Studies (GSAPS), Waseda University. This program is sponsored by the Japanese government and awards a full scholarship including round trip air fare, tuition, entrance fee, and monthly stipend for 2 years for a MA program and 3 years for a Ph.D programs in Japan.

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ROC Your Global Future Conference: Jo Franco Keynote Speaker

November 9, 2022

International Education Week is just around the corner. Join virtually for this year’s Roc Your Global Future conference from Monday November 14 through Thursday November 17. This year's Keynote Speaker is Jo Franco, a well-known Travel & Language Content Creator, Polyglot, Writer, and TV Host and so much more. You can register for her webinar on Tuesday November 15 at 6 p.m., and the rest of the sessions at the ROC Your Global Future website

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Jousting, One Italian Village's Medieval Rite

August 29, 2022

The city of Arezzo preserves it's history by hosting a biannually jousting competition. The citizens of Arezzo partake in festivities by dressing up in medieval colors and knight's uniforms to partake in the competition. Check out CBS Sunday Morning for the full segment on the annual Arezzo jousting festivities that happen twice a year and learn more about the Arezzo Lisio Italian Studies Program offered at the University of Rochester. 

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Language Fair

April 5, 2022

Spring 2022 Language FairJoin us this Tuesday, April 5th from Noon to 2:00 PM and meet Faculty and Students enrolled in language classes. Discover new ways to learn a language while studying at the University; Explore offices that offer you unique opportunities to expand your language proficiency; learn more about the language courses you can take next fall semester. Explore the different Language Programs and how to combine your interests with a skill that will boost your resumé.

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In Solidarity with Ukraine

March 17, 2022

The University of Rochester stands in solidarity with Ukraine and the Center for Education Abroad shares our great concern for all students and families affected by recent events in Ukraine.  The University’s full statement by President Sarah C. Mangelsdorf can be read here. 

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