Cancellation of Spring 2021 Education Abroad Travel Programs

The University of Connecticut has decided to cancel all Spring 2021 Experiential Global Learning programs that require international travel. Instead, UConn will offer virtual Experiential Global Learning programs for that term. The U.S. Department of State provides Travel Advisories for all countries, the majority of which caution against travel on account of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Many […]

New Program in Ras Al Khaimah, UAE

In collaboration with our partners at the Knowledge Exchange Institute (KEI), we are now offering a semester and academic year program in Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emriates! Program Highlights Courses Offered: Arabic Language Biology Chemistry Communication Computer Science Journalism Linguistics Literature Mathematics Physics Public Relations And more! Internship Opportunities in the Following Fields: Communications Computer […]

Virtual Expo Week – September 14-18, 2020

Experiential Global Learning is excited to be working on a Virtual Expo Week (ViEW) for this fall! In collaboration with our partners abroad and across campus, we will introduce students to all the international education opportunities available to them and share more details about the application process, how it can fit into their plan of study, scholarships, […]

FAQs – Fall 2020 – International Programming in China

FAQs for Fall 2020 International Programming in China Program Brochure Freshmen Programs:  UConn First Year Program at East China Normal UConn First Year Program at University of Nottingham Ningbo General Programs Overview – Webinar (Recorded June 29, 2020) Upperclassmen Programs: East China Normal University (UConn Program) University of Nottingham Ningbo (UConn Program) General Programs Overview […]

Pass/Fail Policy for Spring 2020 Students

On April 27th, 2020, the University Senate changed the Pass/Fail Request deadline for Spring 2020 students. Students who were abroad can now place a course on pass/fail up until seven days after they receive their final grades. Once Experiential Global Learning receives a student’s foreign transcript from a host program or institution, we will e-mail […]

Fall 2020 Education Abroad Programs

The University of Connecticut has decided to cancel all Experiential Global Learning programs for the Fall 2020 semester based on the continued Global Level 4 Advisory (Do Not Travel) from the U.S. Department of State and how many countries around the world have not announced when foreign nationals may legally enter. Flights to many countries are restricted […]

Returning Students

Re-Entry Challenges Congratulations on completing an unforgettable adventure!  Welcome back!  Some of you have already shared with us your stories, photographs and travel adventures. We know that you have had exciting, wonderful, sad, funny, unforgettable and -most of all- enriching experiences. We also know that there can be challenges to readjusting to life at home. […]

Thoughts on Home by Laura Jones

Morning light. Drops of sunlight pour through my window, warming my face as I blink my sleep away. I hear a distant rumble of morning traffic, the din of a thousand ambitious souls marching to another 14-hour work day. It’s a hopeful sound, fueled by promises of wealth and prestige, dripping with determination and valour, […]