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  • Call for Statements of Interest | Develop a Global Classroom

    “Just Connect” Across Cultures, Across Disciplines Please submit your Statement of Interest as soon as possible, but no later than the deadline: extended to Monday, May 20, 2024. The Division of Global Engagement (GE), in collaboration with the Teaching and Learning Center (TLC), invites Statements of Interest from UCSC instructional faculty (Senate and Unit 18) who wish…

    Call for Statements of Interest | Develop a Global Classroom

  • New staff enhance initiatives, outreach, and support services

    The Division of Global Engagement welcomes three staff positions during the winter quarter of 2024: International Student Advisor, Global Learning Advising and Outreach Specialist, and Partnership and Program Manager. Chunling Hu joins the division as International Student Advisor in the International Student Services and Programs (ISSP) unit. In this role, Chunling will focus on advising…

    New staff enhance initiatives, outreach, and support services

  • Summer Opportunities Fair showcases on-campus and global opportunities for students

    Each year, as summer approaches, students at UC Santa Cruz eagerly anticipate a break from lectures and textbooks. However, for those looking to make the most of their summer, the Summer Opportunities Fair, co-hosted by Global Learning and Summer Session, introduces enriching and engaging academic programs that are available to all. The Summer Opportunities Fair…

    Summer Opportunities Fair showcases on-campus and global opportunities for students

  • UC Campuses Travel Advisory – Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Region

    Advisory Summary The University of California Office of the President has issued a travel advisory for all UC campuses, effective October 20, 2023, regarding travel to the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. Due to escalating security risks from increased civil unrest and violence in the MENA region, the UC Office of the President…

    UC Campuses Travel Advisory – Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Region

  • Japan Society for the Promotion of Science – Summer Program (FY 2024)

    Deadline: January 4, 2024 The Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) Summer Program provides opportunities for pre- and post-doctoral researchers from the US, Canada and Europe to receive an online orientation and Japanese lessons, and to pursue research under the guidance of host researchers at Japanese universities and research institutes over a period of two…

    Japan Society for the Promotion of Science – Summer Program (FY 2024)

  • Call for Statements of Interest: FUNDED Faculty Seminar Away – UK (England/N.Ireland) – April 2024

    Extended Deadline: Wednesday, January 31, 2024, 11:59 p.m. The Division of Global Engagement (GE) invites statements of interest from UCSC Senate faculty who are interested in participating in the pilot year of the Faculty Seminar Away which will provide a one-week fully funded trip to engage with two existing institutional partners in the United Kingdom…

    Call for Statements of Interest: FUNDED Faculty Seminar Away – UK (England/N.Ireland) – April 2024

  • Fall delegation visits set the tone for partnership growth

    UC Santa Cruz has been honored to host international delegations from Universidad Autónoma de Baja California (UABC), Ashoka University, and the University of Melbourne. The delegation from UABC, led by Rectór Luis Maestre, included Alejandra Zubikarai, Consul General of Mexico, San Jose and Samuel Stanford, Consul for Economic Affairs, San Jose. The visit was aimed…

    Fall delegation visits set the tone for partnership growth

  • International students experience collaborative research at UC Santa Cruz through the ISRP

    To expand and enhance globally-focused research and engagement at UC Santa Cruz, the Division of Global Engagement in collaboration with faculty hosts welcomed a cohort of eight international student interns during the summer of 2023. These enthusiastic undergraduate students embarked on a transformative journey as they participated in the International Summer Research Program (ISRP). The…

    International students experience collaborative research at UC Santa Cruz through the ISRP

  • Bicentennial Ambassadors program advances engagement with Mexico through hybrid STEM instruction

    The Division of Global Engagement, in collaboration with the Center of Innovation and Entrepreneurial Development (CIED), hosted a group of 24 students from the state of Querétaro for a hybrid 4-week course that ran from October 23 through November 17, with the first two weeks of the program delivered virtually and the last two weeks…

    Bicentennial Ambassadors program advances engagement with Mexico through hybrid STEM instruction

  • Info Session – Japan Research Fellowships – JSPS

    Are you interested in funding for research, collaboration, and travel opportunities in Japan? The Division of Global Engagement will host the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) for an in-person information session about fellowship opportunities in Japan. More information on the UCSC Events Calendar.

    Info Session – Japan Research Fellowships – JSPS

  • UCSC Students explore Southern Africa’s biodiversity in faculty-led program with Dr. Giacomo Bernardi

    In summer 2023, 18 students embarked on a life-changing faculty-led study abroad program – Evolution and Fish Biology in Southern Africa. Led by UC Santa Cruz Professor Dr. Giacomo Bernardi of the Environmental Studies Department, the students traveled to Southern Africa to explore the fascinating realms of Ichthyology and evolution. The program was designed to…

    UCSC Students explore Southern Africa’s biodiversity in faculty-led program with Dr. Giacomo Bernardi

  • SEVP COVID-19 Flexibilities Terminated

    The Student and Visitor Exchange Program (SEVP) ended its COVID-19 guidance on May 11, 2023, following the end of the Public Health Emergency. The guidance allowed active F-1 students to take online and hybrid courses during the pandemic in excess of normal regulatory limits. With the end of the COVID-19 accommodations, the following restrictions apply: Rules for Enrollment…

    SEVP COVID-19 Flexibilities Terminated