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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
For more information contact:
Myla Edmond, Director of Marketing and Communications
(805) 893-2394
medmond@eap.ucop.edu​

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UC Students Invited to Attend Study Abroad Fairs
DATE: 9/10/2013
 
Attendees will receive practical guidance on ways to integrate study abroad into their UC studies from advisors who have helped thousands of UC students study abroad through UCEAP programs worldwide.

Santa Barbara, CA (September 10, 2013)  – University of California students can explore options for integrating study abroad into their undergraduate education at the Study Abroad Fairs this fall. Each UC campus hosts an event dedicated to providing resources and information about global work, study, internships, and research opportunities available to students.

Knowledgeable advisors and recent returnees from the University of California Education Abroad Program (UCEAP) will be present to discuss how study abroad can work with their academic plans and budget, and answer questions about financial aid, scholarships, interning abroad, academic planning by major, travel destinations, and more.

UCEAP has a presence in 42 countries with 140 academically developed programs at 115 top-ranked partner universities, offering a vast array of options for students. Helpful advisors at the Study Abroad Fairs are equipped to help students identify the right program for their majors and individual priorities.

“Our expert staff is available to proactively advise students on ways to integrate study abroad into their academic and financial planning—a process critical for successful participation,” said Jean-Xavier Guinard, Associate Vice Provost and Executive Director of the University of California Education Abroad Program. “In addition to being a worthwhile academic program to pursue, UCEAP prepares students for professional work in a global economy by encouraging them to take advantage of unique internships, laboratory research, independent research projects, and community service opportunities around the world.”

UC students who attend the Study Abroad Fair at their campus will find get their questions answered, win great prizes, and get free travel gear to take on their adventures abroad.

See schedule of upcoming study abroad events:


UC Berkeley
Friday, September 27, 11am to 4pm
Berkeley International House
UC Merced
Thursday, October 3, 10am to 2pm
Outside Kolligian Library
UC Davis
Thursday, October 10, 11am to 2pm
West Quad
UC Santa Cruz
Friday, October 11, 10am to 2pm
Quarry Plaza
UCLA
Tuesday, October 15, 11am to 3pm
Ackerman Union Grand Ballroom
UC Riverside
Monday, October 21, 10 am to 2pm
Rivera Walkway
UC Irvine
Thursday, October 24. 11am to 3pm
UCI's Ring Road
UC San Diego
Monday, October 28, 11am to 3pm
Price Center Ballroom West

 The University of California Education Abroad Program (UCEAP) 
Through international academic experiences, the University of California Education Abroad Program inspires students to explore and transform their lives, UC and the world. UCEAP is the only study abroad provider representing the entire University of California system. Its partner universities span more than 40 countries worldwide, and its UC-approved programs are fully integrated to offer UC credit, grades and financial aid.

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