Winter Olympics Special: Athletics and Global UGRAD

Winter Olympics Special: Athletics and Global UGRAD

As the world’s attention turns toward the 23rd Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea, we asked current and former Global UGRAD participants to reflect on the importance of sports in their lives. The following are short paragraphs written by students who excel not only in the classroom, but in stadiums and gymnasiums around the world. In shining a spotlight …

Turkmenistan Alumni Update: Aleksandr Kinyakin

Turkmenistan Alumni Update: Aleksandr Kinyakin

Much time hadn’t passed between my unforgettable international experience as a Global UGRADer, and when I was granted a new scholarship for an exchange year in Austria. The organization that I’m thankful to is similar to that of World Learning, but it’s called OeAD and operates in Austria. OeAD is Austria’s main organization for international mobility and cooperation programs in …