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Events & Outreach

Each semester, the Global Education Office offers many ways to learn about study abroad across campus, including information sessions, open houses, and information fairs. Scroll down to see what we have coming up!

GEO also sends both student and staff representatives to other organizations’ events to talk about opportunities for study abroad. If you’d like us to come to your event, email us at geo@vanderbilt.edu. Please submit your request at least 7 days prior to your event. You can expect a response from us within 3 business days.

If you’d like to meet up with us during our regular office hours, or make an appointment with one of our advisors, check out our Advising page.

 

BCC Pop Up Advising

Every 2nd & 4th Monday of the month, 1 – 3pm, BCC Resource Room

GEO staff will be hosting pop-up advising hours twice per month at the BCC throughout the semester. If you are at the BCC, stop by the Resource Room every second and fourth Monday to get your study abroad questions answered!

VUSE Study Abroad Info Session

29 January, 5 – 6pm, Featheringill 138

Attend this info session to learn about study abroad opportunities for Engineers.

International Immersion Showcase

20 February, 12:15 – 1pm, Sarratt 216/220

Curious how you can satisfy Immersion while studying abroad? Come to this event to hear study abroad alumni present their international immersion projects and experiences. You will also learn which study abroad programs will help you satisfy Immersion, and get your questions about international immersion answered by staff from the Office of Immersion Resources.

Study Abroad and Heritage

25 February, 3:30 – 4:30pm, Sarratt 335  

Part of the “Study Abroad Voices” series, this event will feature a panel of study abroad alumni who explored their own heritage while studying abroad. Come learn how study abroad can help you gain insights to facets of your own identity and heritage.

Financing your Study Abroad

19 March, 3 – 4pm & 4 – 5pm, Commons 320

Interested in studying abroad but not sure how to afford the experience? Join GEO and the Office of Financial Aid for a collaborative session on financing your study abroad.  Learn more about program costs and how your financial aid or scholarship package will travel with you.

Pop Up Advising at K. C. Potter Center

20 March, 12:30 – 3pm, K.C. Potter Center

Meet your GEO advisor for an in-depth one-on-one advising at the cozy KCPC. No appointments necessary, just stop by!

Study Abroad and Career Workshop

24 March, 5 – 6pm, Career Center lobby

Did you know study abroad is a great opportunity for professional and career development? Do you know how to draw from your study abroad experience and discuss skills learned at interviews? Both prospective students and study abroad alumni are invited to attend this workshop to learn how best to leverage study abroad for job search and interviews.

Study Abroad 101

1 April, 3:30 – 4:30pm, Commons 320

Learn the basics of studying abroad. Hear from study abroad alums about the benefits of studying overseas, how study abroad works at VU, etc.

Pop Up Advising at K. C. Potter Center

3 April, 12:30 – 3pm, K.C. Potter Center

Meet your GEO advisor for an in-depth one-on-one advising at the cozy KCPC. No appointments necessary, just stop by!

Study Abroad 101

7 April, 12:30 – 1:30pm, Commons 320

Learn the basics of studying abroad. Hear from study abroad alums about the benefits of studying overseas, how study abroad works at VU, etc.