News & Events

  • 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

  • Global Classrooms cohort awarded for course implementation in AY 2023-24

    Three UCSC faculty and their partners abroad were selected in spring 2023 for a Global Classrooms award. 

    Global Classrooms cohort awarded for course implementation in AY 2023-24

  • Students receive Gilman Scholarship to help fund global learning opportunities

    The Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program offers awards of up to $5,000 for Pell Grant recipients to study or intern abroad. A supplemental award of up to $3,000 is available to students who will study a critical need language for a combined total of $8,000.

    Students receive Gilman Scholarship to help fund global learning opportunities

  • International students selected to receive Sara Matthews Scholarship

    From the estate of Sara E. Matthews, scholarships are awarded annually to international students. Administered by the Division of Global Engagement, this scholarship is granted to deserving undergraduate international degree-seeking students of Sophomore or Junior standing at UC Santa Cruz to help with educational costs.  The 2023 Sara Matthews Scholarship recipients are Neo Peng, Julio…

    International students selected to receive Sara Matthews Scholarship

  • UCSC delegation visits partner universities in the UK

    A faculty and staff delegation from UC Santa Cruz, consisting of Professor of Politics and Chair of Committee on International Education (CIE) Kent Eaton, Professor of Politics Matt Sparke, and Senior International Officer Becky George, traveled to the United Kingdom (UK) in April to deepen relationships with current international partners. The delegation visited Queen’s University…

    UCSC delegation visits partner universities in the UK

  • Increasing experiential learning opportunities through Faculty-led Global Seminars

    The faculty-led summer Global Seminar portfolio has grown from one program in 2017 to 16 programs currently, with 8 programs expected to run this summer 2023. Some programs run every other year. In such a short timeframe, programs have spanned a wide range of disciplines including Agroecology, Art, Biology, Film & Digital Media, Literature, Writing, and more.…

    Increasing experiential learning opportunities through Faculty-led Global Seminars

  • Honoring cultures through Lunar New Year events

    Many international students and scholars at UC Santa Cruz celebrate Lunar New Year each year. Global Programming, within the Division of Global Engagement, created the Lunar New Year webpage to be a space where the campus community can honor and showcase events celebrating the holiday. For Lunar New Year in 2023, the webpage featured events from groups and…

    Honoring cultures through Lunar New Year events

  • Return to in-person fall orientation for new international students

    In September of 2022, the Division of Global Engagement returned to offering in-person International Student Orientation for international frosh, transfer, and exchange students at UC Santa Cruz. The orientation consists of a three-day program for frosh and a one-day program for transfer and exchange students. During orientation, staff introduced students to meaningful topics including U.S.…

    Return to in-person fall orientation for new international students

  • Increasing opportunity and access to global internships with Latin American and Latino Studies

    New for summer 2023, Latin American and Latino Studies (LALS) Global Internship program adds to a growing selection of Global Internships that allow UCSC students to explore career goals, expand their professional network and skills, and gain real work experience by participating in an internship for an organization abroad. Through the program, students have the opportunity to participate in…

    Increasing opportunity and access to global internships with Latin American and Latino Studies

  • Summer Opportunities Fair introduces students to a wide range of opportunities

    The 2023 Summer Opportunities Fair, co-hosted by Global Learning and Summer Session, took place on Tuesday, January 24 in the Quarry Plaza. Students flowed continuously through the Quarry Plaza from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. allowing staff from across campus to answer questions in real-time, develop relationships with students, and share opportunities ranging from internships,…

    Summer Opportunities Fair introduces students to a wide range of opportunities

Last modified: Nov 30, 2023