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Programs and Events

Whether you're interested in pursuing an education abroad or just in learning more about other cultures on campus, we encourage you to participate in the various programs and events that Education Abroad hosts throughout the year.

Workshops and Webinars

Every semester, you can take advantage of various workshops and informational sessions to learn more about studying abroad.

Would you like an Education Abroad and Scholar Services (EA&SS) representative to speak at your class or event? 

Speaker Request Form

Pre-Departure Orientation

Registration is required to attend. Students only need to attend one session per program.

Upcoming Pre-Departure Orientation Sessions

Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program 2024 Webinars

Webinars are a valuable resource for prospective applicants to learn more about Fulbright U.S. Scholar opportunities. Hear directly from program staff as they share details about awards by region, discipline or program, as well as offer general application advice.

Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program Webinar Registration


Past Webinars

Education Abroad Gilman Scholarship: Online Student Writing Workshop
The Gilman Scholarship Program offers scholarships up to $5,000 to undergraduate students to study abroad who might not otherwise participate due to financial means to study or intern abroad.

U.S. Department of State - Asian-American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander Heritage
In honor of Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander Heritage Month we celebrate the accomplishments of U.S. Department of State diplomats. Please join Diplomat in Residence Katelyn Choe and a distinguished panel of guests as they discuss their impressive careers.

La Rioja, Spain Spanish Language and Culture Information Session
Join us to learn how you can enjoy your summer in La Rioja, Spain while improving your knowledge of the Spanish language with students from all over the world.

Education Abroad "App-y Hour" Application Party
Do you have questions about your application or program? Need time to finish your application? Want some snacks? If you’re working on an app for a program starting summer or fall 2023, join us for App-y Hour and get your questions answered.

Education Abroad Financial Aid Information Session

First UHCL-Japan exchange makes students' study abroad dreams come true

Accessibility Abroad Information Session
Learn how to plan your education abroad journey with accessibility needs from a representative of Mobility International USA (MIUSA).

Take Me to Japan
During this session, Yulia Trujillo, UHCL student and alumna of the Council on International Education Exchange (CIEE) education abroad program, speaks about her e-education abroad experience in Japan.

International Internships: Your Professional Development Kickoff!
Together with Brooke Beland, Senior Program Manager in the CIEE Custom Programs Division we explore the options for International Internships for grad students and working professionals. Locations include: Barcelona, Berlin, Copenhagen, Dublin, London, Prague, Seville, Shanghai, Singapore, Sydney, and Tokyo!

Fulbright Alumni Discussion With Education Abroad and Scholar Services and the World Affairs Council
In celebration of the Fulbright Program's 75th anniversary, a Fulbright alumni panel is brought together to share stories of their experiences, challenges, and surprises! The panel demonstrates Fulbright's impact on individuals, institutions, and communities.

Education Abroad destinations in Latin America
In this webinar we discuss with Zoe Crowe-Barnes (ISA) options for those who is interested in exploring Latin America.

Short Term Programs for Working Adults and Professionals
UHCL Education Abroad and Scholar Services discuss with American Institute for Foreign Study (AIF) education abroad program options for working professionals.

UHCL Education Abroad in Oman
Join UHCL Education Abroad for a discussion with CEO of Panorama Travels Badar Al Yazeedi. Yazeedi is also a professional photographer, and world traveler. For years he has been leading students on educational travels of Oman. If you haven’t heard of our Oman faculty-led program, this is the video for you!

Study in Europe: Scholarships and Other Creative Ways to Raise Money
Courtney Bauman with University Studies Abroad Consortium (USAC) will join UHCL Education Abroad to discuss how to select a location and creative ways to raise money for your education abroad program!

Focus Asia: South Korea, Japan, Vietnam, and Other Great Destinations!
This webinar highlights education abroad in Asia. Together with The Education Abroad Network we discuss what destinations like Vietnam, Japan, Singapore, South Korea, and China have to offer.

Innovative Programs for Business, Marketing, and Management
Join us for a meeting with Institute for Study Abroad (FSA), covering the programs they offer for students interested in business, marketing, and management degrees.

Scholarships for Education Abroad in Western Europe
Hey Hawks! Want to learn how to study in Barcelona, Berlin, London, or Paris without breaking a bank? Learn how to fund your education abroad in Western Europe!

Education Abroad & Scholar Services Celebrates Pride Month With Fulbright
In celebration of Pride Month, the Fulbright Program hosted a conversation with Sasha Velour, winner of RuPaul’s Drag Race (Season 9) and 2009 Fulbright U.S. Student to Russia. Sasha discussed her Fulbright experience and shared the behind-the-scenes influences that have shaped her celebrated career. She also addressed the important contributions the LGBTQIA+ community has made on art, culture, and history in the United States and abroad.

UHCL Fulbright Scholar Program Information Session
The Institute of International Education offers sessions on the Fulbright Scholar Program for UHCL administrators, faculty members, and professionals. View the Fulbright Scholar Program Webinar Archive.

Peace Corps Virtual Information Session: UHCL Education Abroad by Vanessa Villa
Learn about Ms. Vanessa Villa's journey through federal service in Ukraine and how her past, present, and future all tie back to her answering the call to service in the Peace Corps. Learn how to become a competitive applicant and learn more about the application process and federal benefits. 

Boren Awards
Immerse yourself in another culture. Boren Scholars and Fellows from diverse fields of study immerse themselves in the cultures in world regions critical to U.S. interests and underrepresented in study abroad, including Africa, Asia, Eurasia, Latin America, the Middle East. Scholarships and Fellowships available up to $30,000.

Fulbright Faculty Workshop
Faculty discover how they can make an impact abroad. Outreach and Recruitment Specialist, Sarah Causer from the Institute of International Education discusses teaching and research opportunities abroad, tips on crafting a competitive application, and much more!

Fulbright Student Workshop
Students discover how they can make an impact abroad with the Fulbright U.S. Student Program in this workshop, presented by Lee Rivers and Dr. Bianca Schonberg, both Fulbright Alums.

Education Abroad in Africa Webinar
Zambian Professor Roberta Muchangwe debunks myths about Africa and explores its cultural diversity, extraordinary beauty, and opportunity. Muchangwe travels all around the world and has helped hundreds of students with their decisions to study abroad.


Special Accommodations

Any person needing an accommodation for a disability in order to participate should contact Education Abroad at 281-283-2740 or at least one week prior to the event to arrange for the accommodation.


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