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COVID-19 Resources from Organizations Serving International Education

NAFSA’s Global Partners work to improve the field of international education in many ways. In these challenging times, several Global Partners have provided links to resources surrounding the COVID-19 outbreak. NAFSA will make these available as we receive them from our Global Partners. Cambridge
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Questions for Responding to Emergencies

"Questions for Responding to Emergencies" is an excerpt from Chapter 12 of NAFSA's Guide to Education Abroad. Universal Concerns What is the current physical and psychological condition of affected participant(s)? Is the lead on-site staff member now in close contact with all affected participants
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Coronavirus Critical Resources

COVID-19 Update from Esther D. Brimmer, NAFSA CEO & Executive Director Recorded March 12, 2020 Following the release of this video the U.S. travel ban was extended to include the United Kingdom and Ireland. NAFSA has assembled these resource links to help you navigate issues arising from the 2019
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NAFSA Education Abroad Regulatory Summit

July 30, 2018
July 30, 2018 | 9:00 a.m-5:00 p.m. (EDT) Washington, DC One of the biggest issues facing students and administrators is understanding the applicability of federal regulations to the education abroad experience. Amid all the details and challenges of sending students abroad, it can be easy to
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Responsible Study Abroad: Good Practices for Health and Safety

The Interassociational Advisory Committee on Safety and Responsibility in Study Abroad (formerly the Interorganizational Task Force on Safety and Responsibility in Study Abroad) was formed as a joint venture a number of professional organizations and study abroad providers. One outcome of this task
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The Risk Landscape in Education Abroad

March 23, 2020
As students choose from a wide variety of education abroad models, concern grows that study abroad is an uncertain endeavor, especially in locations where internal support structures are lacking. Risk management is a crucial aspect for education abroad professionals. What education abroad issues
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