Host Institution Application Deadline: February 24, 2017

The deadline for colleges and universities to apply to World Learning to host students during the 2017-18 academic year is fast approaching! To all colleges and universities interested in partnering with us, please have your application submitted by February 24, 2017. To apply, please follow this link.  Once you have registered at the link, you will receive an email with a …

Winter Break Tales

Of the 252 2016-17 Global UGRAD students, 33 remained in the United States over the winter holiday break at their host universities. Some stayed on campus and took the opportunity to volunteer in their host communities. For others, the break was an opportunity to travel to other cities and to visit family and/or friends not on campus. Here is a …

Alumni Update – Venezuela: Peace and Conflict Resolution

Emmanuel Davalillo Hidalgo, Global UGRAD 2013-2014, Venezuela After heading back home and finishing my degree in Political Science at the Universidad del Zulia in western Venezuela, I faced that burning question so many of us recent graduates face: “Well… Now what?” Only one thing seemed certain: I was not done learning. I first discovered the field of peace and conflict …

End-of-Program Workshop speeches

Christine Grace Catindig, Utica College A blessed evening to all of you! I’m Christine Grace, a Communication student at University of the Philippines and Utica College, New York, and it’s a pleasure to be one of the student speakers this evening. Even my most heartfelt words cannot express how thankful I am to the representatives of the U.S. Department of …