Tag: Office of Study Abroad

International Education Week Events Nov. 13-21

International Education Week Events Nov. 13-21

| November 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

International Education Week (IEW) provides an opportunity to celebrate the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide. This joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education promotes programs that prepare Americans for a global environment and attract future leaders from abroad to study, learn, and exchange experiences in the […]

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Webster University Study Abroad Programs Ranked Among Best in Nation

Webster University Study Abroad Programs Ranked Among Best in Nation

| October 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Webster University’s study abroad programs were recognized as among the best in the country by U.S. News and World Report in its “America’s Best Colleges” 2015 edition. The ranking was established through a survey of higher education administrators in the United States. U.S. News and World Report also listed Webster as a regional Midwestern University […]

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Snapshot: Austrian Society Heuriger Showcases Music from Student, Faculty Harpists

Snapshot: Austrian Society Heuriger Showcases Music from Student, Faculty Harpists

| September 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Austrian Society of St. Louis held its annual Heuriger event on Sunday, Sept. 28 at the H. Sam Priest House on the Webster Groves campus. For the last few years, Webster University has been hosting the annual event that showcases Austrian culture, wine and food, customs, and this year its folk music. A heuriger […]

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Study Abroad (Spring 2015) Application Deadline Sept. 15

Study Abroad (Spring 2015) Application Deadline Sept. 15

| September 10, 2014 | 2 Comments

The Spring 2015 study abroad application deadline is on Monday, Sept. 15. Undergraduate and graduate students can choose from one of our international campuses in London, U.K.; Geneva, Switzerland; Hua-Hin or Bangkok, Thailand; Leiden, Netherlands; Vienna, Austria; and for the first time, the “Odyssey in Athens” program in Greece. We also offer exchange programs in […]

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Webster Introduces Greek Study Abroad Program in Athens Beginning Spring 2015

Webster Introduces Greek Study Abroad Program in Athens Beginning Spring 2015

| September 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

Webster University students have a new option for study-abroad opportunities. “Odyssey in Athens” will offer students the opportunity to explore and study historic sites in Greece while introducing them to the region’s rich history and culture. The program starts in the spring of 2015. At a Glance The program is open to all Webster University […]

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Application Deadline Extended to Sept. 15 for Summer 2015 Short-Term Study Abroad

Application Deadline Extended to Sept. 15 for Summer 2015 Short-Term Study Abroad

| August 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

The application deadline for Summer 2015 faculty-led short-term study abroad programs has been extended to Sept. 15. Faculty led short-term study abroad programs enrich the curriculum by taking learning to new dimensions outside the classroom and the country.  These programs are designed to promote cross cultural competence, disciplinary scholarship and/or foreign language acquisition. They allow participants […]

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Webster Staff in Lead Roles at Missouri Consortium on International Education

Webster Staff in Lead Roles at Missouri Consortium on International Education

| July 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

Webster staff and students recently joined international educators from across Missouri for a daylong conference at the University of Missouri Columbia on June 20. Organized by Study Missouri Consortium and supported by NAFSA member colleges and universities, attendees work in international student and scholar services, international enrollment management, education abroad and international education administration. Over […]

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Webster Hosts Study Abroad Partners at Annual NAFSA Conference in San Diego

Webster Hosts Study Abroad Partners at Annual NAFSA Conference in San Diego

| June 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

During the last week of May, staff members from the St. Louis campus represented Webster University at the annual NAFSA (Association of International Educators) Conference in San Diego. The NAFSA conference brings individuals from around the globe to participate in discussions about global awareness and connection through international education. (You might remember that the conference […]

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Students Experience Multiple Eras of Photography on Tuscany Study Trip

Students Experience Multiple Eras of Photography on Tuscany Study Trip

| May 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

For the eighth consecutive year, students at Webster University are engaged in a for-credit photography course involving travel to Italy’s Tuscany region. The class, offered through Webster University Geneva, usually consists of four students from the Webster University Geneva campus and four students from the Webster St. Louis campus. The students are accompanied by Webster […]

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Around Webster: Rodriguez, Callan, Ervin, Col. Liddy Speeches; Scharf on Critical Evaluation

Around Webster: Rodriguez, Callan, Ervin, Col. Liddy Speeches; Scharf on Critical Evaluation

| May 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Recent professional news and honors for Webster University community members include: Rodriguez Emcees International Trade Night Guillermo Rodriguez, director of International Projects and Study Abroad at Webster University served as master of ceremonies for the 6th annual International Trade Night sponsored by the St. Louis International Partnership on Wednesday, May 7, 2014. The St. Louis […]

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