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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.

All events are virtual during Spring 2021, unless otherwise noted.

Past Events

BCC Pop Up Advising

First Monday Every Month 1-3pm, via Zoom
GEO is partnering with the BCC to host advising hours for students. Drop in to meet with an advisor and get your study abroad questions answered!

Engineering Study Abroad Info Session (General interests)

7 April, 5pm, via Zoom
Are you an engineering student interested in pursuing a study abroad experience while at Vanderbilt? Come to this info session led by VUSE and GEO to learn more about engineering program options and get your questions answered.

Engineering Study Abroad Info Session (Fall 2021 interests only)

6 April, 5pm, via Zoom
Are you an engineering student interested in study abroad during Fall 2021? Come to this info session led by VUSE and GEO to learn more about engineering program options and get your questions answered.

Study Abroad OverVU

7 April, 2-3pm, via Zoom
Are you a first or second year student interested in pursuing a study abroad experience? This session is where you can get started! Join the Global Education Office for this virtual Study Abroad OverVU to learn about the benefits of studying overseas and how study abroad works at VU!

Fall 2021 Study Abroad Info Session

29 March, 12pm
Join GEO to learn about study abroad options this fall, safety and COVID-related guidance, and get your questions answered!

View recording here.

Fall 2021 Study Abroad Info Session

30 March, 2pm
Join GEO to learn about study abroad options this fall, safety and COVID-related guidance, and get your questions answered!

View recording here.

Study Abroad OverVU

23 March, 12-1pm
Are you a first or second year student interested in pursuing a study abroad experience? This session is where you can get started! Join the Global Education Office for this virtual Study Abroad OverVU to learn about the benefits of studying overseas and how study abroad works at VU!

Narrative 4 Internatioanl Story Exchange

27 March, 12pm; RSVP by March 24
Please join Narrative 4 for an international story exchange between students at Nile University (Nigeria) and Vanderbilt University (USA). This story exchange is an opportunity for you to make a new friend from across the world during a time when forming connections can be difficult. Come and share a 5-minute story from your life based on a prompt of your choice, and listen deeply to a story that is shared with you. Here is a short video on how the story exchange works. If you would like to participate, please fill out the RSVP form by Wednesday, 24th March.

Global Summer Fellows Info Session

3 March, 12pm, via Zoom

The Global Education Office is offering need-based scholarships up to $5,000 this summer for students participating in a Remote Global Internship, available through GEO, or working on an internationally focused Immersion plan! Come learn about these funding opportunities, including eligibility, application process, and more!

Photo Credt: Amira Vivrette

Global Summer Fellows Info Session

4 March, 2pm, via Zoom

The Global Education Office is offering need-based scholarships up to $5,000 this summer for students participating in a Remote Global Internship, available through GEO, or working on an internationally focused Immersion plan! Come learn about these funding opportunities, including eligibility, application process, and more!

Photo Credt: Amira Vivrette

Summer Remote Global Internships Info Session

22 February, 12 - 1pm, via Zoom
Join the Global Education Office and our partners to learn more about Remote Global Internships opportunities this summer, including application, course credit, and funding!

View recording here.

Summer Remote Global Internships Info Session

26 February, 2-3pm, via Zoom
Join the Global Education Office and our partners to learn more about Remote Global Internships opportunities this summer, including application, course credit, and funding!

View recording here

Summer Remote Global Internships Info Session

1 March, 12-1pm, via Zoom
Join the Global Education Office and our partners to learn more about Remote Global Internships opportunities this summer, including application, course credit, and funding!

View recording here.

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GEO advisors are available to meet with students individually if the International Immersion Month schedule of events does not align with their time zone. Where possible, International Immersion presentations will also be recorded and posted below following the event.

International Perspectives on Mental Health

13 January, 1 - 2pm
Join mental health experts from DIS Stockholm and the University Counseling Center for a session exploring international perspectives on mental health, and practices you can incorporate into your own self-care.

View recording here.

International Immersion with the Wond’ry

14 January, 1 - 2pm
Join the Global Education Office and the Wond’ry to explore exciting opportunities for your own international immersion project.

View recording here.

International Immersion Drop-In Advising

15 January, 10am - 12pm, via Zoom
Meet with a Global Education Office advisor to brainstorm international immersion opportunities based on your goals and interests. Drop in anytime between 12 - 2pm, no appointment necessary.

Missed this session? Scheduled an advising appointment here.

Study Abroad OverVU

8 January, 12-1pm
Join the Global Education Office for this virtual Study Abroad OverVU to learn about the benefits of studying overseas and how study abroad works at VU!

View recording here.

Finding Your Faculty

11 January, 2pm
Do you need help locating your faculty adviser for your Immersion project? Join the OIR in this interactive session! We will hear from a faculty member and a student about their success in partnering for an Immersion project, discuss ways to find a faculty adviser, and offer time to answer your questions!

View recording here.

Study Abroad & Immersion

5 January, 1-2pm
Join the Global Education Office and the Office of Immersion Resources to learn how you can use experiences abroad as building blocks for Immersion Vanderbilt.

View recording here.

International Immersion Drop-In Advising

6 January, 12 - 2pm
Meet with a Global Education Office advisor to brainstorm international immersion opportunities based on your goals and interests. Drop in anytime between 12 - 2pm, no appointment necessary.

Missed this session? Scheduled an advising appointment here.

Financing Your Study Abroad

4 November, noon-1pm CT, via Zoom
Curious how the financial aspects of your study abroad work? Join this info session to learn more about financial aid, budget sheets, and summer scholarships.

Pre-Med Study Abroad Info Session

18 November, 5-6pm CT, via Zoom
Information and Q&A for pre-med students

Study Abroad and Immersion

15 October, 5-6pm CT, via Zoom
Learn how you can use study abroad experiences as building blocks for Immersion Vanderbilt.

Study Abroad OverVU

7 October, Noon-1pm CT, via Zoom
Join GEO for this virtual Study Abroad OverVU to learn about the benefits of studying overseas and how study abroad works at VU!

Study Abroad Virtual Fair Preview

Beginning 19 Aug here
Prior to the Study Abroad Virtual Fair going live, you can browse videos that introduce you to GEO's program partners, campus partners, and frequently asked questions about study abroad. Winning photos from GEO's Annual Photo Contest will also be featured.

VUSE Study Abroad Info Sessions

31 Aug, 5pm CDT, via Zoom here
& 1 Sep, 5pm CDT, via Zoom here
Attend these info session to learn about study abroad opportunities for Engineers.

Study Abroad Virtual Fair

2 Sep, 12-3pm CST
Join GEO for a live virtual fair where you can Zoom-chat with study abroad program-partners, GEO advisors, and Vanderbilt campus partners!

Enter live fair here.

Study Abroad and Your Career During COVID-19

6 May, 1pm CST via Zoom
A special session jointly offered by GEO and the Career Center for Spring 2020 study abroad students. We'll discuss how to navigate the unexpected re-entry, ways to reframe and articulate your study abroad stories, and share career resources relevant for COVID-19. Register your attendance on DoreWays.

Watch the Zoom recording here.

International Immersion Showcase

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 OIR.

Study Abroad and Heritage

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.

Pop Up Advising at 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!