The Global UGRAD Booklist – Part II

The Global UGRAD Booklist – Part II

National Book Month may be over, but reading suggestions from our current participants and alumni are not! Check out what the Global UGRADs are into this month:   Sibongile Hokonya (Zimbabwe), Carroll College, Global UGRAD 2017-18 Concrete Economics by J. Bradford DeLong and Stephen S. Cohen My room was very warm today and so I decided to sit outside and enjoy the cool …

Journey to the United States

Journey to the United States

The Journey Begins “When ‘Life is full of surprises’ meets with a ‘Dream comes true’ moment, things simply can’t get any better. Being able to participate in the Global UGRAD Program has been an experience of a lifetime! In Bangladesh, as soon as I completed my semester final exams, I was psyched and excited to prepare myself to board my flight to head …

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 …

Alumni Update: Uganda

Brenda Lamwaka (Uganda), NESA UGRAD Program, 2014-2015 I got back to my home country and for the first time in a while, could not come up with goals and ideas for the days, months, and years ahead. Time is one of those things that I always have a grip on, but this time I didn’t, and I realized I needed a plan …

Host Institution Application Deadline: February 24, 2017

The deadline for colleges and universities to apply to World Learning to host students during the 2017-18 academic year is fast approaching! To all colleges and universities interested in partnering with us, please have your application submitted by February 24, 2017. To apply, please follow this link.  Once you have registered at the link, you will receive an email with a …