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

Feb20

Students of Color Abroad Panel

3:30 - 4:30 PM
Zick's

Join the Center for Global Programs and Studies and the Intercultural Center for a panel discussion about studying abroad as a student of color. Returning study abroad students will share their experiences and answer your questions about studying abroad. Pizza will also be provided. 

**Please RVSP so we know how much Pizza to order. 

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Apr4

Study Abroad Pre-Departure Series: Budgeting Workshop

4:00 - 5:00 PM
Wake Forest University

Concerned about budgeting for your Fall 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!

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Apr4

Study Abroad Pre-Departure Series: Travel Seminar

4:00 - 5:00 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!

Seminar is for students intending to study abroad Fall 2018.

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Apr25

All Program Pre-Departure Orientation (Semester)

5:00 - 6:30 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, martera@wfu.edu, to discuss your options. 
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Apr26

All Program Pre-Departure Orientation (Semester)

5:00 - 6:30 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, martera@wfu.edu, to discuss your options. 
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Apr30

Study Abroad Pre-Departure Series: Cooking Lesson

5:00 - 6:00 PM
Wake Forest University

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 Fall 2018.

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