Personal GainsCultural ExperiencesLong-lasting Friendships/ RelationshipsExcuse to go on a vacation/ visit another country
Cultural Gain3• Opens new channels ofCommunication beyond yourown culture• New Languages• Broaden viewpoints of theworld• Give students new ideas onthe Country they areexploring
Long-lastingFriendships/Relationships3• American Students• International Students• People in the local community• These friendships willdevelop into Connections!
Excuse to go onVacation/ visit adifferent country3• Departure from the familiar,such as campus• Travel to countries that areexotic and culturally diverse• Creates lasting memories• World Traveler!
Study Abroad ProgramsItaly- Communications InternshipEngland/ Wales- Field Studies CourseScotland- Communication, Culture and Identity
Italy6• 12 week course in Florence• Learn how to speak Italian• Develop skills in MediaCommunication• Radio• Film• Televison
England/ Wales7• International Field StudiesCourse• 10 days in London• Tour the BBC and BFIHeadquarters• Work on Individual Researchwith guidance of Professors
Scotland1/4• 16 days in Scotland• Stay in the beautiful City ofEdinburgh!• Tours of Edinburgh Castle, St.Giles Cathedral and MaryKing’s Close• Work on projects in Media,Journalism and more!
Professional GainsFinancial Aid is providedOpportunities offer college creditReferences/ qualifications on ResumesProvides gateways to job opportunities
Financial Aid/College Credit8• College Credit for any SU-sponsored program!• FASFA can be applied towardsany Study Abroad program• Pell Grant• State Aid/ State Grants• Private loans through banks oragencies• Private/ SU scholarships• SO MANY OPTIONS!!
JobOpportunities/References2/3• Rounded in other cultures• Make you stand-out in jobs ifyou have references in othercountries• Show future employers thatyou are knowledgeable ofother areas in the World• You would get the job, basedon experience, over someonewho hasn’t studied abroad
Let’s recap!Personal GainsCulture, friendships and excuses to go on vacations!ProgramsItaly, England/ Wales and ScotlandProfessional GainsFinancial Aid/ College Credit, References and JobOpportunities
Where to Apply?Go right to the Salisbury University Study Abroadpage at: http://www.salisbury.edu/intled/studyabroad/Find your programClick ApplyFill out the information requiredBe contacted by the program advisor!ENJOY!
References1. http://www.salisbury.edu/intled/studyabroad/winter/scotland/2. http://www.nafsa.org/_/file/_/why_study_abroad_reasons.pdf3. http://www.vistawide.com/studyabroad/why_study_abroad.htm4. Dr. Cox of the Salisbury University Communications Department5. Katie Turner- Study Abroad student at Salisbury University6. http://www.salisbury.edu/intled/StudyAbroad/programs/single.asp?pid=2157. http://www.salisbury.edu/intled/StudyAbroad/programs/single.asp?pid=1798. Juliet Murawski- Assistant Director of Financial Aid at Salisbury University