Announcements

  • Spring 2019 deadline for WFU awarded scholarships is October 15, 2018.
  • Summer 2019 Access Scholarship and Summer 2019 Study Abroad Scholarship deadline is February 15, 2019.
  • Fall 2019 Wake Forest Summer and Semester Scholarships deadline is March 15, 2019.
    Please visit our Funding page for instructions and applications.

Upcoming Events

Feb27

Being a Student of Color Abroad: A Panel and Q&A

12:00 - 1:00 PM
The Intercultural Center

Join the Center for Global Programs and Studies and the Intercultural Center for a panel discussion about studying abroad as a student of color. Students will share their experiences abroad and answer questions about study abroad.

This session is intended for Wake Forest Students and Community Members. 

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Apr23

General Pre-Departure Orientation for Affiliate Programs

5:00 - 6:30 PM
Pugh Auditorium (Benson Center)

Mandatory Pre-departure orientation for all Wake Forest students attending affiliate (non-WFU) programs Fall 2019. Students can choose from one of the two dates or a program specific orientation. If you cannot attend either session or your program sepecific orientaion, please email Anna Marter at martera@wfu.edu to discuss your options.

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

This event is only for WFU students. 

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Apr24

Study Abroad Pre-Departure Series: Budgeting Workshop

4:00 - 5:00 PM
Wake Forest University

Concerned about budgeting for your Fall 2019 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! This sessions is for WFU students planning to go abroad Fall 2019 or Summer 2019. If you cannot make it and would like an individual meeting please call 336 758 5938 to schedule an appointment.

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Apr24

General Pre-Departure Orientation for Affiliate Programs

5:00 - 6:30 PM
Pugh Auditorium (Benson Center)

Mandatory Pre-departure orientation for all Wake Forest students attending affiliate (non-WFU) programs Fall 2019. Students can choose from one of the two dates or a program specific orientation. If you cannot attend either session or your program sepecific orientaion, please email Anna Marter at martera@wfu.edu to discuss your options.

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

This event is only for WFU students. 

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Apr29

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
  • A chance to ask study abroad alumni questions about studying abroad

Space is limited. 

Please RSVP to reserve your space! This seminar is for WFU students planning to study abroad Fall 2019 or Summer 2019.  If you cannot make it and would like an individual meeting please call 336 758 5938 to schedule an appointment.

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