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GlobalEd is now a member of the Forum on Education Abroad

Global Education and Career Development Abroad (GlobalEd) is proud to be an institutional member of the Forum on Education Abroad, an organization focused on developing and implementing standards of good practice, encouraging and supporting research initiatives, and offering educational programs and resources to its members. This organization establishes quality assurance programs, improves education abroad curricula, […]

GlobalEd faculty-led team wins Auburn University’s costume contest

Auburn University held a study abroad fair on Halloween and asked all the tables to dress up announcing that there will be a costume contest. Two of our faculty leaders that will be participating in the 2018 Summer Auburn Public Relations program for the first time showed up dressed in flamenco and as Sancho Panza. […]

Seville, Spain is the Lonely Planet’s #1 destination recommendation for 2018

In an article published by CNN, The Lonely Planet has announced Seville, Spain to be the world’s number one destination choice for 2018. We are so excited that Seville has received the international recognition it deserves. As a U.S. citizen and resident of Seville, Spain for nearly 20 years, I have always known of the […]

Can I Afford to Study Abroad?

If you’re looking into studying abroad but have concerns about being able to afford it, you’re not alone. But relief is on the way! The vast majority of schools offer both scholarships and grants to students interested in going abroad and internationalizing their academic discipline. GlobalEd also awards scholarships to affiliate universities ranging from $300 […]

When is the best time to go abroad?

Congratulations on your decision to go abroad! Regardless of the duration of the program you participate on, immersing yourself in another culture, learning a foreign language and spending time outside your comfort zone will prove to be a worthwhile experience that is sure to be the centerpiece of your resume for years to come. When […]

Benjamin A. Gilman Scholarship

  The Benjamin A. Gilman Scholarship Program offers grants for U.S. citizens pursuing undergraduate degrees with limited financial means to facilitate their participation in international study abroad, language and internship programs.  The purpose of this initiative is to better prepare U.S. students to assume significant roles in an increasingly global economy and interdependent world. All eligible […]

Can I request a 1098-T form for my study abroad program?

Can I request a 1098-T form for my study abroad program? – 1098-T Form (Definition) The 1098-T form reports information on what you were billed in tuition expenses at a U.S. college or university. All U.S. colleges and universities are required by the Internal Revenue Service to provide you with this information. GlobalEd is a […]

Getting Credit for Spanish Class

If you’re planning on taking a Spanish course with GlobalEd, on a summer or custom program, and would like to receive academic credit for Spanish class, you will need to speak with your university to confirm the transferability of credit PRIOR to participating on the program. It’s important to note that the Spanish courses, during […]

Getting credit for your internship

If you are seeking to obtain academic credit for your internship with GlobalEd, you will will need the approval of your academic, study abroad or internship advisor at your home university PRIOR to participating in the program. It is NEVER advisable to postpone credit approval until after an internship has been performed. The credit approval process […]

TEFL vs CELTA: What’s the difference?

If you’re interested in gaining some English language teaching experience, it’s a good idea to participate in a program that awards you a teaching certificate. A certificate basically gives you the credentials or qualifications to be able to teach. Many schools or businesses will look for such qualifications as a way of filtering down the candidates […]

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