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EDITORIAL: Re-Evaluate Study Abroad Fees

Under the current system, Georgetown University students who study abroad are often paying exorbitant fees for insufficient support. Foreign students who matriculated directly into the London School of Economics’ one-year exchange program for the 2017-18 academic cycle were charged an annual tuition fee slightly above $25,000 at the beginning of[Read More…]

by December 1, 2017 0 comments Editorial

Study Abroad Sees Steady Increase in Participation

The number of students studying abroad has increased from 561 in the 2012-13 year to 684 students in the 2015-16 year, marking a 21.9 percent increase and the highest overall enrollment in the past three years. Georgetown currently offers study abroad options in 40 countries ranging from Botswana and Cameroon[Read More…]

by October 21, 2016 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top

University Issues Zika Warning to Community

Georgetown’s Interim Chief Public Health Officer Ranit Mishori recommended precautionary measures for students traveling in Latin America and the Caribbean as a result of the outbreak of the mosquito-born Zika virus, in a campus-wide email sent February 2, as well as for students studying abroad in affected countries. “I am[Read More…]

by February 9, 2016 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

Despite Policy, Abroad Apps Rise

The Office of Global Education received a slightly higher number of study abroad applications for fall 2015 and the full academic year, marking an upward trend in applications since 2011. The OGE has 499 active study abroad applications for fall 2015 and the full year, and applicants must accept their[Read More…]

by March 6, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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After the dissolution of the Office of International Programs this summer, the newly created Office of Global Education and the Office of Global Services share their predecessor’s rooms in the Car Barn.

OIP Dissolves Into Offices for Education, Services

The Office of International Programs split into two offices this summer — the Office of Global Education, which will manage study abroad and international education, and the Office of Global Services, which will oversee the university’s global engagement and provide services for international students. “This reorganization is the outcome of[Read More…]

by September 12, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Amid Regional Instability, Jordan Remains Secure

Amid Regional Instability, Jordan Remains Secure

AMMAN, Jordan — As tensions mounted in the Levant this summer, 14 Georgetown students participated in the Office of Global Education’s inaugural Summer in Amman, Jordan, program. Shortly after the program’s start on June 6, turmoil began to escalate dramatically in the neighboring countries of Iraq and Israel and in[Read More…]

by August 6, 2014 0 comments City News, News