On-Demand Sessions

Recordings of all events will be posted here after they air. We encourage you to watch the recordings below to catch up on any events you may have missed.

Study Abroad 101
We encourage Bruins to start their study abroad exploration with this 101 session. Here we address the basics of the application process, credit transfer, program types, general costs, and funding options. This session serves as the foundation to our major-specific or region-specific sessions, where instead we dive into specific programs and conversations with returnees.

How to Apply for a Passport
Applying for a passport can be easy – watch this short clip to learn how!

How Global Experiences Foster Career Readiness
Have you thought about studying abroad or away? Want to know why global learning experiences can be a valuable part of your career development? If so, watch this video to learn how global experiences help foster career readiness! In it, you will discover the professional benefits of global experiences, the top qualities employers are looking for, top skills gained from global learning, and much more!

COVID-19 and Study Abroad Today
As of Fall 2021, study abroad programs at UCLA are running in-person once more! In this brief session, we will address how UCLA and the UC system are managing studying abroad programs in this ongoing pandemic, the support students can expect, how to plan, and student expectations for participation.

First Time Travelers
Are you thinking of traveling within the U.S or overseas for the first time? Are you unsure of what to expect or how to prepare? If you answered yes to any of these questions, this webinar is for you! You’ll learn about required travel documents, purchasing airfare, navigating airports, and more!

Satisfying GEs Abroad
Interested in satisfying some of your General Education (GE) requirements abroad? Come learn about a few programs that automatically satisfy GEs as well as guidance on how to successfully petition study abroad courses for GEs!

Study Abroad for Political Science Majors
Join us to learn how to study abroad as a Political Science majors! We’ll highlight unique programs and you’ll hear from Bruins who already studied abroad. This is a complimentary session to our Study Abroad 101 presentation. Participants should view the 101 session first, where we address more general topics like the application process, credit transfer, types of programs, and funding.

Study Abroad for History Majors
Join us to learn how to study abroad as a History major! We’ll highlight unique programs and you’ll hear from Bruins who already studied abroad. This is a complimentary session to our Study Abroad 101 presentation. Participants should view the 101 session first, where we address more general topics like the application process, credit transfer, types of programs, and funding.

Pre-Med and Public Health Opportunities Abroad
Join us to learn about unique study and intern abroad opportunities focused on pre-med and public health. You’ll also hear from Bruins who already studied abroad. This is a complimentary session to our Study Abroad 101 presentation. Participants should view the 101 session first, where we address more general topics like the application process, credit transfer, types of programs, and funding.

Study Abroad for Psychology, Psychobiology and Cognitive Science Majors
Join us to learn how to study abroad as a Psychology, Psychobiology, and Cognitive Science majors! We’ll highlight unique programs and you’ll hear from Bruins who already studied abroad. This is a complimentary session to our Study Abroad 101 presentation. Participants should view the 101 session first, where we address more general topics like the application process, credit transfer, types of programs, and funding.

Study Abroad for Engineering Majors
Join us to learn how to study abroad as a major in the School of Engineering! We’ll highlight unique programs and you’ll hear from Bruins who already studied abroad. This is a complimentary session to our Study Abroad 101 presentation. Participants should view the 101 session first, where we address more general topics like the application process, credit transfer, types of programs, and funding.

Study Abroad for Economics and Business Economics Majors
Join us to learn how to study abroad as an Economics and Business-Economics major! We’ll highlight unique programs and you’ll hear from Bruins who already studied abroad. This is a complimentary session to our Study Abroad 101 presentation. Participants should view the 101 session first, where we address more general topics like the application process, credit transfer, types of programs, and funding.

Study Abroad for International Institute Majors
Join us to learn how to study abroad as a Global Studies, IAS, and IDS majors! We’ll highlight unique programs and you’ll hear from Bruins who already studied abroad. This is a complimentary session to our Study Abroad 101 presentation. Participants should view the 101 session first, where we address more general topics like the application process, credit transfer, types of programs, and funding.

Organic Chemistry and Linear Algebra Abroad
Come learn more about two amazing study abroad programs for students seeking to satisfy part of UCLA’s Organic Chemistry 30AB/L series in Ireland or Math 33A Linear Algebra in Italy this coming Summer 2022. This is a complimentary session to our Study Abroad 101 presentation. Participants should view the 101 session first, where we address more general topics like the application process, credit transfer, types of programs, and funding.

Study Abroad for Sociology Majors
Join us to learn how to study abroad as a Sociology majors! We’ll highlight unique programs and you’ll hear from Bruins who already studied abroad. This is a complimentary session to our Study Abroad 101 presentation. Participants should view the 101 session first, where we address more general topics like the application process, credit transfer, types of programs, and funding.

Study Abroad for Undocumented Students Study abroad accessibility has come and gone for the undocumented student community. Join the UCLA study abroad office and the in-house immigration attorney at the Undocumented Student Program to learn what study abroad is, which opportunities are accessible, what the current law states, and most importantly what risks and challenges are involved in travelling undocumented

AAPI Abroad: A Student Panel Are you interested in studying abroad and curious about what it’s like identifying as Asian, Asian American, or Pacific Islander in another country? Hear from five study abroad alumni from the AAPI community as they reflect on their time abroad.

Being Black Abroad
Do you identify as an ABC student (African/African-American/Afro Latinx/Black/Caribbean)? Want to know more about the ABC student experience abroad? If so, please tune in to the Being Black Abroad information session. During the video, we will explore what it’s like to experience Blackness in different cultural contexts through the lived experiences of ABC study abroad alumni who studied in Barbados, Spain, and France. Important issues like shifting identities and privilege abroad, discrimination abroad, and being abroad during the onset of COVID-19 will be discussed so come ready to learn!

LGBTQIA+ Identity in a Global Context: Resources and Support for Students
Join us as we explore what it means to engage globally as part of the LGBTQIA+ community. We will explore resources available at your campus, as well as hear from students who have experience navigating their LGBTQIA+ identity while engaging in global learning.

Understanding the Experiences of Students with Disabilities and Different Abilities Abroad
Hear from travelers with disabilities who have studied and volunteered abroad about their interactions and experiences in getting around. This video series is provided by Mobility International USA. Founded in 1981, Mobility International USA (MIUSA) is a disability-led non-profit organization headquartered in Eugene, Oregon, USA advancing disability rights and leadership globally. By implementing innovative programs, MIUSA builds bridges to create a new era where people with disabilities will take their rightful place in the world community. MIUSA is a cross-disability organization serving people with a broad range of disabilities. See more: https://www.miusa.org/about

Study Abroad and Social Identities
Within the context of dual pandemics of Covid19 and racial injustice, fostering spaces of inclusion and belonging has never been more important – both at home and abroad. Experiences abroad can be different; some aspects of your identity can shape your experience and contribute to your interactions and perceptions of the culture, language, politics, society. In this session, we’ll share real stories and strategies for all students to promote safe and supportive environments abroad.

Diversity Abroad: Unlocking the World & Connecting You to Opportunity!
Diversity Abroad’s vision is that the next generation of young people from traditionally marginalized and underrepresented backgrounds be equipped with the skills, experiences and networks to thrive – personally, academically and professionally – in our 21st century interconnected world and global workforce. Join this information session to learn about Diversity Abroad resources and opportunities (including virtual!) available to students at each phase of the global program process.

Latinx Adventures Abroad
Join us for our student panel where Latinx returnees and staff will share their experience studying abroad, challenges encountered and how they overcame them! Learn more about your options, benefits and affordability and how you can be the next student abroad!

UCLA Travel Study
Travel Study programs combine the excitement of study abroad with the academic rigor of classes taught by UCLA faculty. Study on location around the world for three to six weeks on a summer program led by UCLA professors. These programs are highly structured and include excursions, making the city into your classroom. You will earn UCLA credit, facilitating degree progress. Students from other UC campuses and outside universities are welcome!

UCLA Global Cities Program
Maximize your summer! In this session, you will learn about a new program option: how you can study abroad and at UCLA in the same summer and with the same cohort of students. Expand your horizons, make lifelong friendships and earn a quarter’s worth of academic credit!

UCLA Global Internship Program
Don’t just study abroad, work abroad! This session will discuss how you can gain practical work experience in your career field, while earning academic credit. Academic majors and minors currently offering programs include: Biology, Education, Engineering, Global Health, Global Studies, Honors, International Development Studies, International and Area Studies, Political Science, and Public Affairs.

Summer Study Abroad
Curious about studying abroad, but don’t know where to start or when you should go abroad? At this session, you’ll learn about summer programs offered by UCLA and UCEAP. This session will cover the fundamentals of studying abroad including applications, financial aid, scholarships, credit, and more!

UCLA Financial Aid for Study Abroad
Bruins can apply UCLA financial aid to any UC study abroad program! In this session, the UCLA Financial Aid Office will discuss how eligible students can use UCLA financial aid on a study abroad program.

Boren Scholarship
The Boren Scholarship provides awards of up to $25,000 to U.S. undergraduate students to study a foreign language in world regions critical to U.S. interests. Boren Scholars are eligible for exclusive opportunities and preferential consideration for federal government jobs.

How to Make Study Abroad Affordable
This workshop is tailored for all students who are wondering how to finance their study abroad experience and how to make it affordable! The goals of the workshop are to clarify the costs of study abroad, how to select a more affordable program, explain how UCLA financial aid works, and to highlight scholarships opportunities.

Study Abroad Scholarships
UCLA and a variety of external organizations offer scholarships for study abroad. In this session you will learn about available scholarships, how to find them, how to submit a strong application, and how to get the funding you need to study abroad.

Gilman Scholarship for Studying or Interning Abroad
The Benjamin A. Gilman Scholarship provides up to $5,000 for federal Pell grant recipients to participate in study abroad and internship programs throughout the world. A former scholarship recipient will share tips on the application process and how to become a competitive candidate.

Study Abroad in Japan and Korea
Join us to learn about unique programs in Japan and Korea! You’ll also hear from Bruins who have already studied abroad in this part of the world. This is a complimentary session to our Study Abroad 101 presentation. Participants should view the 101 session first, where we address more general topics like the application process, credit transfer, types of programs, and funding.

Study Abroad in Spain and Latin America
Join us to learn about unique programs in Spain and Latin America! You’ll also hear from Bruins who have already studied abroad in this part of the world. This is a complimentary session to our Study Abroad 101 presentation. Participants should view the 101 session first, where we address more general topics like the application process, credit transfer, types of programs, and funding.

Explore the World at UCLA with the Dashew Center! The Dashew Center celebrates the diversity of UCLA’s student body, who represent more than 100 countries, by offering programs and events that provide opportunities for cross-cultural learning, cultural adjustment, language improvement, and friendship building. Our programs and events are a great way to start a cultural exchange or practice a language before you study abroad! And when you come back from studying abroad, the Dashew Center is here to help you explore the world right here at UCLA. Watch our session to find out more about these opportunities!