Returned Students

Be a buddy to an incoming international student during GSU’s Summer Institute. To learn more about this program and apply, visit international.gsu.edu/globalambassador. Navigating Reverse Culture Shock. If you received a scholarship from the Study Abroad Programs Office, a Study Abroad Advisor will be in touch with you about completing your scholarship service requirements.
We’ve collected a list of resources about incorporating study abroad on your resume, cover letter & interview. You’ll also find materials from our workshop Beyond “It was Awesome”: Study Abroad & Your Career. Volunteering with the international community here on campus is a great way to “extend” your study abroad experience while gaining leadership experience, volunteer hours, and making connections with your international peers. There are tons of opportunities here on campus! Attend the annual Lessons from Abroad Georgia Conference to help make sense of your study abroad experience. LFA is typically held in the fall, so check back at the beginning of the fall semester to find out the specifics for this year’s conference!
The 2019 Study Abroad Photo Contest is not yet accepting entries, but we’ll post the deadline info here as soon as it is! The Global Living LLC is specially designed for International Students, Global Studies students, Study Abroad participants and students who just love to travel and learn about the world in which we live. This cross-cultural experience offers special programs, social activities and interactions through which residents can make friends with people from all over the world while learning about their cultures. The challenges, joys and opportunities of becoming a global citizen are explored and celebrated. Learn more about living in an LLC and apply via the University Housing website.