Study abroad: Come to a First Step information session

Study abroad: Come to a First Step information session

Come to the International Education Center for a First Step information session to learn about study abroad options for all majors in countries all over the world. You also will learn about financial aid availability, St. Thomas policies, IEC resources and study abroad applications.

Here is the schedule of upcoming sessions, all held at the IEC, 44 N. Cleveland Ave., across from O'Shaughnessy Frey Library Center:

  • 12:15 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 6
  • 12:15 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 13
  • 3 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 14
  • 12:15 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 20
  • 12:15 p.m. Thursday, March 1
  • 12:15 p.m. Tuesday, March 13
  • 3 p.m. Wednesday, March 28
  • 12:15 p.m. Thursday, April 5
  • 12:15 p.m. Tuesday, April 17

Be sure to check the IEC Web site for more dates throughout the semester.

If you can't make a scheduled First Step session, you may schedule an appointment with a peer adviser by contacting the IEC at (651) 962-6450.

Apply for UMAIE summer study in Russia

Interested in applying for a summer study abroad program? Check out the UMAIE program in Russia. St. Thomas undergraduate students are invited to apply for the following UMAIE May-June 2007 program by Feb. 15.

"From White Nights to the Red Square: The Artistic and Cultural Legacy of Russia" – Russia is a country with a long, deep and passionate commitment to the arts. Most Russians take great pride in their country's artistic heritage and seem eager to share that heritage with others. This UMAIE course is designed to help students understand and appreciate the artistic and cultural life of Russia and how this life has impacted our western traditions. These goals will be accomplished through course readings, lectures, site visits to key centers of artistic achievement and attendance at various performances in St. Petersburg and Moscow.

The program runs from May 28 to June 18, 2007. For more information, visit the Study Abroad Web page for this course.

Check out the Study Abroad Web site for more information on international study.