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Education Abroad Visas for France

During this one-hour live chat three members of the NAFSA Consular Affairs Liaison (CAL) subcommittee will answer your questions about new VFS and Campus France procedures.

Apr 26, 2018
Strengthening Connections with Families to Expand Student Learning Abroad

Parents can oftentimes make or break a student’s decision to study abroad. How can you engage parents in the study abroad process without overwhelming the students? It’s important to strike a balance between parent involvement and support and the student’s

Dec 19, 2017
Government Connection: Improved Consular Safety and Security Messaging

International safety and security for students, faculty, and staff traveling abroad is a top priority for all U.S. colleges and universities many of whom base their programming and travel policies on safety information issued by the U.S. Department of State. With the announcement of a new leveled Travel Advisory system, institutions across the United States may need to review and revise their travel policies.

Dec 12, 2017
Athletic Department Collaboration to Expand Student-Athlete Education Abroad

On many campuses, student-athletes are an underserved population within the realm of education abroad. Understanding your athletic department’s philosophy and goals as well as the rules governing them is important to determine appropriate study abroad program models for student-athletes. These

Oct 17, 2017
Invisible Identities Abroad

The prevalence of students participating in education abroad programs who have learning disabilities, food allergies, and other invisible identities has increased sharply in recent years. Review this presentation to learn more about advising students with invisible identities. These resources will

Oct 04, 2017
Requesting a Second Passport

This document outlines the steps required to obtain a second U.S. passport if it is needed due to restrictive entry requirements of one country, or, if a passport is needed for immediate travel but is unavailable due to the original

Oct 03, 2017
Building a Strong Relationship Between Study Abroad & Financial Aid

Financial aid can be a make or break factor for many prospective study abroad students. Therefore, it’s very important that the Study Abroad Office and the Financial Aid Office on campus work together well to ensure the best outcomes for

Sep 08, 2017
Supporting Students Abroad in a World of Microaggressions

A microaggression is defined as a subtle but offensive comment or action directed at a minority or other nondominant group that is often unintentional or unconsciously reinforces a stereotype. In recent years, many universities have sought to raise awareness among

Aug 15, 2017
LGBTQ+ Student Advising Guide for Education Abroad Professionals

By NAFSA: Association of International Educators Diversity and Inclusion in Education Abroad Subcommittee, LGBTQ+ Working Group: Margaret McCullers, Matt Free, Darren Gallant, Conrad Zeutenhorst, Ashlee Finn and Aby Parsons  This resource is designed to help Education Abroad professionals prepare

Jul 10, 2017
Work, Intern, Volunteer & Research Abroad: Funding Resources for Students

Funding Resources for Students Interning Abroad Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship The Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program offers grants for U.S. citizen undergraduate students of limited financial means to pursue academic studies or credit-bearing, career-oriented internships abroad. To be

Jun 12, 2017
French Visas for Education Abroad Programs

France remains a top destination for U.S. students studying abroad, but visa requirements vary by consulate causing some confusion among students and advisers. Members of NAFSA’s Consular Affairs Liaison Subcommittee will answer your questions and provide tips on preparing

May 23, 2017
Student Visas for the United Kingdom

Does your student need a Tier 4 or a Student Visitor Visa? Do you have the CAS number? Can a student visa be expedited? Get your student visa questions for the UK answered in this live Collegial Conversation on July

May 23, 2017
Federal Financial Aid for Education Abroad

May 11, 2017 Financial aid is a top area of concern for U.S. students considering study abroad, and yet there are differences in institutional interpretation of the regulations regarding disbursement and portability of federal funds. Join NAFSA for a live,

May 17, 2017
Visas For Education Abroad

The following information is designed to assist education abroad advisers as they guide their students to obtain a student visa to study abroad. NAFSA's EA Consular Affairs Liaison Subcommittee members review these pages regularly for accuracy, but the consulate to which the student applies for a visa may change its procedures.

May 04, 2017
Creating an Academic Framework for International Internships

According to the 2015 Institute for International Education Open Doors report, 19,000 students participated in for-credit international internships, while another 22,181 students reported participating in "non-credit work, internships, and volunteering abroad". As the number of students taking part in experiential

Mar 24, 2017
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