Listen: Changing Lives through Education Abroad ft. Val

WorldStrides’ podcast Changing Lives through Education Abroad features one of UConn Experiential Global Learning’s advisors and community liaison specialist, Valerie Jenkelunas, this week! On this podcast, Zac Macinnes, Senior Director of Campus Partnerships, WorldStrides, sits down each week with experts from the study abroad field. This week, Zac and Val (the guest of the week) […]

The Tandem Project: An Exchange Before Your Exchange

What is the Tandem Project? – UConn student perspective At its most basic level, Tandem connects university students from Connecticut and Baden-Württemberg for regular online conversation sessions. After an initial kick-off meeting, students get the opportunity to meet their partner(s) and make their first introductions. From there, the entire process is in the students’ hands […]

EGL Tuition Model Announcement

To our Student Community, We hope your semester is off to a great start! We are reaching out to inform you of some exciting changes on the horizon for Experiential Global Learning opportunities at UConn. Starting in Fall 2023, all UConn Semester EGL programs will transition to tuition-based programs. Students will be able to leverage […]

Spring 2022 International Student Programs in China

EGL Options for Spring 2022 Even though the University’s ultimate goal is to see all international students back on campus for Spring 2022 semester, UConn Experiential Global Learning (EGL) is also exploring opportunities for international undergraduate students who are unable to arrive on campus  due to extenuating circumstances. Below is an overview of the programs […]

Virtual Global Internship Opportunities

Experiential Global Learning is excited to announce Virtual Global Internships in six different cities! Learn more on October 27 & 28th about the programs and the value behind a global internship! In collaboration with our partners abroad and across campus, we will introduce students to internship opportunities available to students and share more details about the application process, value […]

Name Change – Education Abroad Office to Office of Experiential Global Learning

To our Campus Community, As of May 7, 2021, we will transition our name and function from Education Abroad Office to Office of Experiential Global Learning (EGL). Our new identity under the direction of the Global Affairs Office better reflects the work and programming we offer to UConn students. Specifically, this includes expanding our portfolio […]

FAQs for Fall 2021 International Student Programming  

Program Options & Brochures Newly Admitted/Freshman Programs for Chinese Citizens:  UConn First Year at East China Normal University UConn First Year at University of Nottingham Ningbo UConn First Year in London Webinar Recording: General Programs Overview  Newly Admitted/Freshman Programs for Non-Chinese Citizens:   UConn First Year in London Webinar Recording: General Programs Overview  HOW TO APPLY […]

Summer Global Program Showcase

Experiential Global Learning is excited to host our first Summer Global Program Showcase! Join us February 17th & 18th to learn more about the value of a global experience, including: – Summer virtual program options – Internship opportunities, placements & academic credit – Gain insight into the virtual experience from our Faculty & Program Managers […]

Announcing our Summer Virtual Programs

In light of the pandemic, and our continued efforts to create experiential, accessible, and life-transformative programming for all of our students, we would like to announce the 2021 summer virtual programs portfolio. 2021 Summer Virtual Programs List Summer virtual programs: Summer Virtual Internship in Dublin Summer Virtual Internship in Paris Summer Virtual Internship in Madrid […]

Summer In-person Program Cancellation

As a result of the ongoing global pandemic, and restrictions on foreign travel, the University of Connecticut is cancelling all Summer 2021 Experiential Global Learning programs that require international travel. Instead, Virtual Programs will be offered for this term. This is extremely disappointing news, and students may have questions about their specific program or situation. […]