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Whether you want to spend a year, a semester, or a few weeks becoming a global citizen, we have programs that will provide you with amazing opportunities to learn about different cultures and perspectives. Start your adventure today by visiting our Weeks of Welcome Events Calendar below. Join a presentation, visit our Virtual Study Abroad and Away Office, explore programs, view resources, and connect with study abroad advisors!

Register for each event to receive dial-in instructions or join if advised.
 
Date/Time Events Link
on-demand Study Abroad & Away 101
View the Study Abroad & Away 101 video to learn essential information about study abroad and away. All students should watch the video before applying for a program.  
View
Feb. 2
2:30 - 4 pm
Q & A: Ask an Advisor 
Do you have questions about studying abroad or away? Drop in to our virtual office and click on an advisor's door to chat and ask them anything!
Join
Feb. 3
2 - 3 pm
Study Abroad Scholarships Information Session: Gilman and Gilman-McCain Scholarships 
Are you planning to study abroad this year or next? (Yes, we have 2021 programs available, check them out!) Whether you're still considering options or have already applied to a program, there are several scholarship opportunities that we wanted to let you know about that have upcoming deadlines. Come learn about the Gilman and Gilman-McCain Scholarships, which provide awards of up to $5,000 for students receiving Pell Grants to study abroad on credit-bearing programs that are at least 3 weeks in length. During this session, we will review eligibility, how to apply, deadlines, and tips to make a strong application!
Register
Feb. 9
9:30 - 11 am
Q & A: Ask an Advisor 
Do you have questions about studying abroad or away? Drop in to our virtual office and click on an advisor's door to chat and ask them anything!
Join
Feb. 9
12 - 1 pm
Lucas College of Business - Study Abroad Info Session
Are you a student in the Lucas College of Business and curious about studying abroad or away? Wondering how and where you can fulfill your graduation requirement? Come join Vid Raatior from the Study Abroad & Away office and Lin Sao, advisor from the Jack Holland Student Success Center to learn about unique program opportunities for CoB students and important things to keep in mind when planning to study abroad or away!
Register
Feb. 11
12-1 pm
College of Social Sciences Info Session
Are you in the College of Social Sciences and curious about studying abroad or away? Come join advisors from the Study Abroad & Away office and the ACCESS Success Center to learn about unique program opportunities for CoSS students and important things to keep in mind when planning to study abroad or away!
Register
Feb. 12
12 - 1 pm
Study Abroad Scholarships Information Session: Gilman and Gilman-McCain Scholarships 
Are you planning to study abroad this year or next? (Yes, we have 2021 programs available, check them out!) Whether you're still considering options or have already applied to a program, there are several scholarship opportunities that we wanted to let you know about that have upcoming deadlines. Come learn about the Gilman and Gilman-McCain Scholarships, which provide awards of up to $5,000 for students receiving Pell Grants to study abroad on credit-bearing programs that are at least 3 weeks in length. During this session, we will review eligibility, how to apply, deadlines, and tips to make a strong application!
Register
Feb. 12
1:30 - 3 pm
Q & A: Ask an Advisor 
Do you have questions about studying abroad or away? Drop in to our virtual office and click on an advisor's door to chat and ask them anything!
Join
Feb. 15
9-10 am
Virtual International Partners Info Session: Become a VIP this spring!
Feeling a little isolated this semester? Want to make a friend and learn about another place in the world at the same time? Join us to learn about the Virtual International Partners (VIP) program! The VIP program connects SJSU students with college students from different countries for a spring semester virtual cultural exchange (March-May 2021). Come learn about this FREE, extracurricular opportunity to make a new friend this semester! We promise that you will have a great time meeting someone new!
Register
Feb. 15
12 - 1 pm
Virtual International Partners Info Session: Become a VIP this spring!
Feeling a little isolated this semester? Want to make a friend and learn about another place in the world at the same time? Join us to learn about the Virtual International Partners (VIP) program! The VIP program connects SJSU students with college students from different countries for a spring semester virtual cultural exchange (March-May 2021). Come learn about this FREE, extracurricular opportunity to make a new friend this semester! We promise that you will have a great time meeting someone new!
Register
Feb. 15
4 - 5 pm
Virtual International Partners Info Session: Become a VIP this spring!
Feeling a little isolated this semester? Want to make a friend and learn about another place in the world at the same time? Join us to learn about the Virtual International Partners (VIP) program! The VIP program connects SJSU students with college students from different countries for a spring semester virtual cultural exchange (March-May 2021). Come learn about this FREE, extracurricular opportunity to make a new friend this semester! We promise that you will have a great time meeting someone new!
Register
Feb. 16
12 - 1 pm
College of Engineering Info Session
Are you in the College of Engineering and curious about studying abroad or away? Come join advisors from the Study Abroad & Away office and the Engineering Student Success Center to learn about unique program opportunities for Engineering students and important things to keep in mind when planning to study abroad or away!
Register
Feb. 16
3:30 - 4:30
Study Abroad Scholarships Information Session: Gilman Scholarships
Are you planning to study abroad this year or next? Come learn about the Gilman Scholarship, which provides awards of up to $5,000 for students receiving Pell Grants to study abroad on credit-bearing programs that are at least 3 weeks in length. During this session, Gilman alum Christine Nguyen will provide an overview of the scholarship along with tips to make a strong application!
Register
Feb. 17
11 - 12:30
Q & A: Ask an Advisor 
Do you have questions about studying abroad or away? Drop in to our virtual office and click on an adyesvisor's door to chat and ask them anything!
Join
Feb. 17
2-3 pm
Finding the Best Study Abroad Program for You! 
Are you interested in studying abroad or away but not sure where to begin? Tune in to learn about how to search for a study abroad program and start your adventure today!
Register
Feb. 22
1-2 pm
Money Matters: Financing Your Study Abroad 
Are you interested in studying abroad but not sure how much it costs or how to pay for it? Come join staff from the Study Abroad and Away office and the Financial Aid office, as we break down different program costs, explain how you can use financial aid and scholarships to fund your program, and give valuable tips on budgeting and more!
Register
Feb. 24
12-1pm
College of Health & Human Sciences (CHHS) Info Session
Are you a student in the College of Health & Human Sciences and curious about studying abroad or away? Wondering how you can fulfill your International Experience requirement? Come join advisors from the Study Abroad & Away office and the CHHS Student Success Center to learn about unique program opportunities for CHHS students and important things to keep in mind when planning to study abroad or away!
Register

More Events

We have more information sessions, workshops, and activities on our Study Abroad Events Calendar.  

 

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Global Spartan Month

March 2021

Date/Time Event Description Link
on-demand Study Abroad & Away 101
View the Study Abroad & Away 101 video to learn essential information about study abroad and away. All students should watch the video before applying for a program.  
View Here
March 3
3-4 pm
Summer and Winter Short-Term Programs: What is on the Horizon?
What is on the horizon for short term study abroad and away programs? In this session we will highlight the programs being offered in summer 2021 and what we are planning for winter 2022. Join us!
Register
March 4
12 - 1 pm
Finding the Best Study Abroad Program for You! 
Are you interested in studying abroad or away but not sure where to begin? Tune in to learn about how to search for a study abroad program and start your adventure today!
Register
March 5
3-4 pm
ISSS x SAA x GSN Social Mixer
Make global connections and learn more about opportunities abroad! In this event, people from all around the world will gather together to play a few ice breaker games while also learning about different cultures.
Register
March 11
12-1 pm
Study Abroad for World Languages & Literatures and Linguistics Majors
Do you have a major or minor in the World Languages & Literatures or Linguistics departments? Are you interested in studying languages in another country? Come join advisors from the Study Abroad & Away office and the WLL and Linguistics Departments to hear about exciting program options, ask questions and learn what you need to know about participating in study abroad and away as a World Languages & Literatures or Linguistics student.
Register
March 12
3:30 - 4:30 pm
Study Abroad and Away - Town Hall for Sophomores
Are you a Sophomore at SJSU? This is the perfect time to explore Study Abroad programs! Join our webinar to learn about how to explore our programs and find the best fit for you! We will talk about how to build study abroad into your academic plan, how to explore what is out there for you, and how to get more information to start your journey. Study abroad is for all Spartans, let's find a program for you!
Register
March 16
3-4 pm
Fulbright Info Session: Study, Research, or Teach Abroad
Have you ever thought about studying, researching, or teaching abroad? Join us to learn how you can receive a Fulbright grant while you immerse yourself in another community, gain valuable professional skills, and explore the world.
Register
March 19
3:30 - 4:30 pm
Study Abroad and Away - Town Hall for Freshmen
Are you a Freshman at SJSU? Have you always dreamt of studying abroad while in college? Have you thought about it and didn't know where to begin? This is a webinar for you. We will talk about how to build study abroad into your academic plan, how to explore what is out there for you, and how to get more information to start your journey. Study Abroad is for all Spartans, let's find a program for you!
Register
March 25
12-1 pm
Money Matters: Financing Your Study Abroad 
Are you interested in studying abroad but not sure how much it costs or how to pay for it? Come join staff from the Study Abroad and Away office and the Financial Aid office, as we break down different program costs, explain how you can use financial aid and scholarships to fund your program, and give valuable tips on budgeting and more!
Register
More Events

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