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Staying Connected Abroad

Written by Gem McHaffey ’21 In the fall of 2019 I studied abroad at the University of Edinburgh through the IFSA-Butler program, which means I was lucky enough to study abroad right before the pandemic. As a senior, this has also put me in the strange position of having my last “normal” semester of college…

Fellowship Highlight: Keasbey Scholarship for Class of 2022

The Keasbey Scholarship is an opportunity for students in the Class of 2022 with an outstanding leadership record and high academic achievement. This fully funded program supports two years of postgraduate study in the UK, either for a second undergraduate degree or for a graduate degree at the University of Oxford, University of Cambridge, or University of Edinburgh.  This scholarship…

Russian Politics Class Held Virtual Discussion with Students at Presidential Academy of Public Administration in St. Petersburg

Peter Rutland, the Colin and Nancy Campbell Professor in Global Issues and Democratic Thought, professor of government, is teaching the Spring 2021 course Russian Politics. As a part of the course, students joined a virtual discussion with students from a class in Ethnopolitics taught by Guzel Yusupova, Assistant Professor at the Presidential Academy of Public…

Transnational/Multilingual Responses to the Pandemic, April 22 & 27, 2021

The Institute of Modern Languages Research School of Advanced Study • University of London The Institute of Modern Languages Research has convened two events as part of the School of Advanced Study’s “Open for Discussion” series. Both events draw on the policy recommendations developed as part of the past four years’ research in the context…

Study Abroad Program Info Sessions

The Office of Study Abroad is hosting a series of virtual info sessions in the early Spring 2021 semester. Representatives from various study abroad programs will be present to share program info and answer your questions. Please be aware that some programs have eligibility requirements set by Wesleyan and/or the program. You can learn more…

Pablo Wickham ’21 Wins Rhodes Scholarship for Jamaica

Written by Magdalena Zapędowska, Fries Center for Global Studies We congratulate Fitzroy (Pablo) Wickham ‘21 on being named the 2021 Rhodes Scholar for Jamaica. One of the most prestigious awards, the Rhodes funds two to three years of postgraduate study in any degree program at Oxford University. Applicants are evaluated based on academic excellence, other…

SOC Panel on Applying to Fellowships

Contributed by Inayah Bashir ’20 On Wednesday, February 12, a few students of color gathered at the Resource Center for a panel discussion about the process of applying to fellowships. The event was co-sponsored by the Fries Center for Global Studies. Three women of color who are current fellowship applicants spoke candidly about their experience…

Everything You Need To Know For Fall 2020 Study Abroad Deadlines

As the Fall 2019 semester draws to a close and students eagerly await their seasonal (and well earned) reprieve, the Office of Study Abroad would like to bring students’ attention to early deadlines for some Fall 2020 and full academic year programs.   As students may know, the deadlines for completing Wesleyan’s permission to study abroad for the 2020 Fall/Year are…

Welcome to Wesleyan’s Global Community!

This has been a year of growth and change across all areas “global” at Wesleyan. After several years of modest declines, participation in study abroad went up significantly, enrollments in language classes ticked up, and the volume of international students continued to rise. We saw notable successes by our students applying for fellowships, including the…