Record Number of Students Studying Abroad through St. Edward’s
More than 180 students at St. Edward’s University studied abroad during the 2006–2007 school year, an all-time record for the Office of International Education, or OIE, which advises and assists students who want to study in a foreign country as part of their educational experience at St. Edward’s.
Along with one-on-one counseling for students, the OIE also arranges for study abroad programs and works closely with the Office of Student Financial Services to help students finance their study abroad experience. And, there are lots of funding sources out there for study abroad programs. Just ask Jennifer Walden, ’07, a Latin American Studies major who spent 2006 in Valparaiso, Chile, through a one-year, $25,000 Rotary International Ambassadorial Scholarship from the Rotary chapter in her hometown of Corpus Christi, Texas.
But there’s no need to commit to a full year to realize the benefits of studying abroad — students can take advantage of various opportunities through the three types of experiences offered by St. Edward’s:
- Semester and full-year exchange programs, which are
available through three university partnerships in Germany, Argentina and Mexico
- Faculty-led trips, lasting up to six weeks and including one or
- Independent programs to nearly 80 different universities in 34 countries through a partnership with the International Student Exchange Program
Learn more about study abroad opportunities at St. Edward’s. Has your student recently been accepted to a study broad program? Check out resources just for accepted students.