Global Super Wednesday
- Date: –19:30
- Location: Engelska parken, Gamla Torget och Ångströmlaboratoriet
- Organiser: International Office
- Contact person: Jonathan Schalk
- Phone: 018-4713612
- Studentevenemang, Utbildning, Personalutbildning
Welcome to an inspiring afternoon and evening exploring the theme internationalisation of higher education. Our focus is on explaining the advantages of the internationalisation of higher education to students, researchers and staff. Come, listen, contribute and be inspired.
On campus + University Main Building
In the afternoon, we are planning a number of events in collaboration with departments and student organisations. These will take place on the university’s different campuses in Uppsala. The schedule for the afternoon will be published at the beginning of the semester. In the evening, all students are welcome to join us in the University Main Building for the following presentations:
LECTURE HALL IX University Main Building - FOCUS ON EXCHANGE STUDIES
17.30–18.30 MAXIMISE YOUR CHANCES OF BEING CHOSEN FOR EXCHANGE STUDIES
Tips and tricks for improving your application. The International Office provides advice on preparing your application for exchange studies.
18.30–19.30 DO SOMETHING UNEXPECTED
Make your study abroad unique. The International Office presents a selection of potential studies abroad that offer that “something extra” to your studies.
LECTURE HALL VIII University Main Building - FOCUS ON ERASMUS PLACEMENT & MFS
17.30–19.00 FIELD STUDIES & PLACEMENT INSPIRATION
What can you do during field studies? What do placements in Europe look like? Former students present their projects.
19.30–19.00 FIELD STUDIES & PLACEMENT – HOW TO APPLY?
The International Office talks about how to apply for Minor Field Studies and Erasmus placements.
Students do not need to register to attend but please visit and share the event on Facebook.
FOR UNIVERSITY EMPLOYEES – FOCUS ON PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND TEACHER EXCHANGES ABROAD AND HOSTING INCOMING STAFF
Have you ever wondered what funds UU staff have access to for professional development/training abroad? Come listen to staff that have taken part in professional development or teacher exchanges abroad and learn about their experiences. The International Office will be there to answer your questions about applying.
What does hosting incoming staff from another university involve? How does it contribute to your own department? Staff that have hosted incoming staff share their experiences.
FOR STAFF THAT WORK WITH INTERNATIONALISATION AND RESEARCHERS OF STUDIES OF HIGHER EDUCATION’S INTERNATIONALISATION
Swedish Centre for Studies of the Internationalisation of Higher Education at EDU is organising its second international research conference. All staff working with internationalisation and who want to learn more about the field’s research front are welcome to attend. Why do students choose to study abroad and what and where do they study? Who comes to Sweden? How has the introduction of tuition fees impacted what students come to Sweden? What are the global trends within internationalisation of higher education? What are the differences between the Nordic countries?
The complete programme for the conference will be published shortly.
We request that researchers and staff register their interest in participating in the conference. Registration is open between 5 October - 5 November 2018.