Published on March 26, 2008
A World of Possibilities: A World of Possibilities UCLA Education Abroad Program strives to develop world citizens who understand, appreciate, and contribute positively to our rapidly changing world. : UCLA Education Abroad Program strives to develop world citizens who understand, appreciate, and contribute positively to our rapidly changing world. Education Abroad Program: Education Abroad Program Through institutional partnerships with distinguished international universities EAP expands the context and content of learning by exposing students to diverse traditions, languages and other approaches to acquiring knowledge. In other words EAP will… : In other words EAP will… Slide6: Take you to new highs… …and to new lows! : …and to new lows! Why study abroad through EAP?: Why study abroad through EAP? Education Abroad Program is the official UC Study Abroad program. Travel the world and make progress toward your degree! EAP Financial Aid Still Applies 34 Countries 150 Programs Units and Grades Transfer automatically Why not?: Why not? EAP Offers:: EAP Offers: Year-long Programs Short-term Language and Culture Programs Short-term Specialty Programs Academic Year Programs: Academic Year Programs Short Term Language and CulturePrograms: Short Term Language and Culture Programs Short TermSpecialty Programs: Short Term Specialty Programs EAP is Cost Effective: : EAP is Cost Effective: UCLA tuition is included in EAP Fees. All EAP students are covered by our comprehensive health insurance policy. The cost of living may be lower in host country than in LA. Financial Aid: Financial Aid Students on financial aid will continue to receive scholarships, grants, and loans while abroad on EAP. Not all financial aid may transfer if you study abroad through a non-EAP program. Scholarships Available: Scholarships Available UCLA EAP offers a range of scholarships to help finance study abroad including EAP Scholarships and new Asia Scholarships. Pick up a flyer today and plan to visit one of our upcoming Scholarship Workshops to learn more. Benefits of Study Abroad Experience: Benefits of Study Abroad Experience Fosters cross-cultural understanding and global awareness Challenges students to seek new perspectives and experiences Adds new dimensions to your academic curriculum and enhances your resume Gives a unique opportunity to become fluent in another language But the best reason to study abroad… is really quite simple. : But the best reason to study abroad… is really quite simple. We live in a beautiful world!: We live in a beautiful world! Explore it for yourself!(like these UC students did): Explore it for yourself! (like these UC students did) —Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe: —Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe Slide22: Traditional Chinese “bamboo boating” in China St. Basil's Cathedral in Red SquareMoscow, Russia: St. Basil's Cathedral in Red Square Moscow, Russia Slide24: Dutch Renaissance style castle, in Denmark, from the reign of Frederik II The Great Wall of China, truly one of the world’s most impressive sights: The Great Wall of China, truly one of the world’s most impressive sights Peak District National Park in the English countryside : Peak District National Park in the English countryside The Perfume RiverHa Noi, Vietnam: The Perfume River Ha Noi, Vietnam One thing is certain… EAP will be the trip of your life!: One thing is certain… EAP will be the trip of your life! In the words of UCLA students…: In the words of UCLA students… Slide30: "EAP changed my life and the way I look at myself. It helped me find a direction in life that I could not see until I went abroad." - Jeff, Japan Slide31: “I would never trade this experience of studying and living in Italy for anything.” - Amy, Italy “You would not think traveling thousands of miles to a different country would teach you so much. I returned with a little piece of Brazil in my heart, and it will remain as part of me forever.” - Norma, Brazil: “You would not think traveling thousands of miles to a different country would teach you so much. I returned with a little piece of Brazil in my heart, and it will remain as part of me forever.” - Norma, Brazil Next Steps to Study Abroad through EAP: Next Steps to Study Abroad through EAP Research your options through our printed literature and web site: www.international.ucla.edu/eap Consider how these options will work with your course of study here at UCLA Complete an online EAP Interest Profile and set up an appointment to meet with an EAP counselor who will help you plan out a realistic set of goals. See the half-page green handout for more details. But first, enjoy the Explore EAP Fair!: But first, enjoy the Explore EAP Fair! Visit Country Tables and talk with students about their EAP experiences Check out the Resource Tables Stop by the EAP Counseling Tables View the EAP Photo Contest This overview presentation will repeat in 1-2 minutes. Please have a seat.: This overview presentation will repeat in 1-2 minutes. Please have a seat.