Announcements

  • Spring 2017 deadline for WFU awarded scholarships is October 19, 2016.
  • Summer 2017 Access Summer Scholarship deadline is February 15, 2017.
  • Summer 2017 and Fall 2017 Wake Forest Summer and Semester Scholarships deadline is March 15, 2017.
    Please visit our Funding page for instructions and applications.

Upcoming Events

Study Abroad Info Session: Getting Started

09/07/2017 - 5:00 PM

Interested in studying abroad, but not sure where to start? Join the Center for Global Programs & Studies for an information session geared toward first year students. We look forward to seeing you there!

Questions? Send us an email at studyabroad@wfu.edu.

Study Abroad Info Session @ the Intercultural Center

09/12/2017 - 1:00 PM

Interested in studying abroad, but not sure where to start? Join the Center for Global Programs & Studies for an information session at the intercultural center. We look forward to seeing you there!

Questions? Send us an email at studyabroad@wfu.edu.

Study Abroad Panel: Pre-Med, Pre-Health, & Science Majors

09/18/2017 - 3:30 PM

Are you a Pre-Med, Pre-Health or Science major interested in studying abroad?

Attend the Study Abroad Panel for Pre-Med, Pre-Health, & Science Majors to hear from WFU students who have recenlty returned from abroad! In this session we will discuss how to earn major/minor credit abroad, the best time for pre-med and science students to study abroad, internships abroad, and scholarship opportunities. 

Study Abroad Panel: Business Majors

09/20/2017 - 3:30 PM

Are you a Business major interested in studying abroad?

Attend the Study Abroad Panel for Business Students and hear from WFU Business students who have recenlty returned from abroad! In this session we will discuss how to earn major/minor credit abroad, the best time for business students to study abroad, internships abroad, and scholarship opportunities. 

Fall 2017 Study Abroad Fair

09/26/2017 - 11:00 AM

Don't miss your chance to learn about our 400+ study abroad opportunities! While you're there, you can:

  • Meet representatives from our programs
  • Talk with student alumni
  • Enter to win up to $2,000 in scholarships toward your abroad program
  • Schedule an appointment to meet one-on-one with an advisor
  • Registration is appreciated but not required. We look forward to seeing you there!

    LGBTQ Center Coffee Hour with GPS

    10/05/2017 - 3:00 PM

    GPS is excited to join the LGBTQ Center for their weekly coffee hour. Come by to talk to our Study Abroad Advisors and grab a snack!

    Study Abroad Pre-Departure Series: Travel Seminar

    11/09/2017 - 4:00 PM

    Study Abroad Alumni will provide advice and tips regarding personal travel with studying abroad. The session will include the following:

  •  Region-specific travel resource packet
  •  Detailed packing list
  •  Information on booking flights, train tickets, and bus tickets
  •  Finding hotels/hostels
  •  Where to find the best deal
  •  Fun and interesting locations to travel to, and more!
  • This session is intended for students studying abroad for the Spring 2018 semester.

    Summer Abroad Info Session

    11/14/2017 - 4:00 PM

    Join us to learn more about opportunities to study and intern abroad over the summer.

    International Trivia @ Shorty's

    11/14/2017 - 8:00 PM

    We're celebrating International Education Week with a global night of trivia at Shorty's! Join GPS and Student Union for a guaranteed night of fun.

    Study Abroad Pre-Departure Series: Budgeting Workshop

    11/15/2017 - 4:00 PM

    Concerned about budgeting for your Spring 2018 semester abroad? 

    Attend the Study Abroad Budgeting Workshop! In this session we will discuss how to plan your budget and provide tips to stay on track. Hear from WFU Global Abroad Ambassadors who have returned from their own semester abroad with helpful advice.

    Please RSVP to reserve your space!

    All Program Pre-Departure Orientation

    11/29/2017 - 5:00 PM

    All students must attend one of the Pre-departure Orientations offered prior to going abroad.

    Join the Center for Global Programs & Studies and WFU Global Abroad Ambassadors for your mandatory Study Abroad Pre-departure Orientation.

    Pre-Departure Orientations will cover the following topics:

  • Receiving Academic Credit Abroad
  • Billing and Financial Aid
  • Accessing Money Abroad
  • Budgeting
  • Visas & Immigration
  • Cell Phones & Communication Abroad
  • Medications & Insurance
  • Health & Safety
  • Adjusting to your Host Country
  • If you cannot attend this session, please email Anna Marter at martera@wfu.edu to discuss your options.

    All Program Pre-Departure Orientation

    11/30/2017 - 5:00 PM

    All students must attend one of the Pre-departure Orientations offered prior to going abroad.

    Join the Center for Global Programs & Studies and WFU Global Abroad Ambassadors for your mandatory Study Abroad Pre-departure Orientation.

    Pre-Departure Orientations will cover the following topics:

  • Receiving Academic Credit Abroad
  • Billing and Financial Aid
  • Accessing Money Abroad
  • Budgeting
  • Visas & Immigration
  • Cell Phones & Communication Abroad
  • Medications & Insurance
  • Health & Safety
  • Adjusting to your Host Country
  • If you cannot attend this session, please email Anna Marter at martera@wfu.edu to discuss your options.

    Study Abroad Pre-Departure Series: Cooking Lesson

    12/05/2017 - 5:00 PM

    Studying abroad without a meal plan? Take a cooking lesson with Global Programs and Studies!

    Session will include:

  • Tips for shopping at international stores and markets
  • Cookbook with a variety of student-friendly recipes
  • Cooking demonstration with GPS staff
  • Sample tasting of all recipes demonstrated
  • Space is limited. 

    Lesson is for students intending to study abroad Spring 2018.