From Where I Stand part I | The Global UGRAD Photojournalism Project

One of our favorite sayings is “Once a UGRAD, always a UGRAD”. Even when the U.S. portion of the Global UGRAD experience is over, alumni are always a part of this big and talented family of impact. The lessons learned and knowledge gained during the exchange live on as alumni share their stories and dedicate efforts to shine brightly in …

Around the World with Erasmus

Around the World with Erasmus

Dania Castillo (Honduras), Minnesota State University-Mankato, Global UGRAD 2012-13 I am currently preparing myself for my international master’s degree as an Erasmus + scholarship recipient. I am going to be undertaking this prestigious program in different countries and universities: my first semester will be in Scotland – where my official sponsor, the University of Glasgow, is located – then University …

OPAL – Summer 2017

The Online Professional and Academic Learning (OPAL) course just concluded it’s pre-arrival modules! OPAL is an eight module course designed and run by World Learning for current Global UGRAD participants. The first four modules, which include ‘Getting to Know Yourself’, ‘What is Leadership?’, ‘Intercultural Competency’, and ‘Research and Academic Writing’, are held before students arrive. This pre-arrival preparation allows the …