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Study Abroad Fair

November 2 | 10-2 | Burney Center

Join the Office of Education Abroad for our Study Abroad Fair! Discover all the places where you can take classes, intern, participate in service-learning, or conduct research abroad. With programs around the globe, there is something to fit everyone's academic, financial, linguistic, cultural, logistical, and personal needs. Stop by for information on programs, speak with the study abroad alumni and advisors, and find the right program for you!  

International Education Week

International Education Week (IEW), will be held Nov. 12-18. IEW is a celebration of the benefits of international education and global exchange. Events are offered throughout campus to engage students, faculty, staff, and alumni with this mission. You can find UNCW's IEW events linked here.  

Information Sessions

Education Abroad Information Sessions are held virtually on Tuesdays at 3:30 p.m. and Fridays at 11:00 a.m. during the academic year. You can also complete a self-paced Information Session at any time. To request an information session outside these times, please email

Global Citizen Student Award 

The Office of Global Partnerships and International Education has created a Global Citizen Student Award to recognize students who demonstrate a commitment to internationalization and global engagement at UNCW. The recipient will receive $750, as well as an invitation to receive the glass art award at the Cornerstone Awards at the end of the year.  

 2020-21 Recipient & Winning Project/Essay: Marissa Vincent