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When someone says they spent the winter holidays in Jamaica, I envision palm trees, a warm blue ocean and cold drinks sipped out of a pineapple probably come to mind. On UST’s study abroad trip for the SOE, I learned far more than how to get a great tan. Read more
UST Commits to Boost Study Abroad
The University of St. Thomas-Houston has pledged to join the Generation Study Abroad initiative to double the number of American students who study abroad by the end of the decade. New UST programs will target freshman students, add nontraditional destinations and include different programs such as nursing and sciences. Read more
UST Joins Generation Study Abroad Initiative
The University of St Thomas-Houston has pledged to join the Institute of International Education (IIE)’s Generation Study Abroad initiative to double the number of American students who study abroad by the end of the decade. The University of St. Thomas-Houston will implement new programs targeting freshmen, add nontraditional destinations and include different programs such as nursing and the sciences. Read more
UST Student Delegation Meets Taiwan’s President
To meet with a nation’s president is a great honor. This is an honor 14 students from the University of St. Thomas Center for International Studies experienced when they met with Taiwan's president, Mr. Ma Ying-jeou on Jan. 9 in recognition of the successful educational and cultural exchanges between UST and Taiwan. Read more
Pre-Health, Biology and Education Students Study in Costa Rica
The Study Abroad program at University of St. Thomas is offering two different study abroad programs in Costa Rica for summer 2014, one for pre-health and biology students and a second for education students. Join us for information meetings on Friday, Nov. 15 to learn about the courses and meet with the faculty. There also will be a representative from Costa Rica to answer questions about housing, transportation and tours that will be offered during the summer session.
University of St. Thomas derives many advantages from being located in a city with a strong international focus. The University is constantly increasing opportunities for its students to develop a global perspective. Knowledge of different peoples and cultures through study and internships in foreign countries is valuable preparation for participating in the emerging global economy and culture.
As many as 10 percent of UST’s full-time undergraduate students study abroad annually. UST offers students a variety of ways to study outside of the United States on an individual, semester-long basis. This may be done through student exchange with sister universities or on a non-exchange basis elsewhere.
UST also offers faculty-led (group) study abroad programs by UST faculty during winter break and the summer session. Popular past locations include the following countries: Ireland, England, Italy, Spain, France, China, Taiwan, Greece, Israel, Czech Republic, Hungary, Chile and Jamaica. Part-time and graduate students are also eligible to participate in these programs.
View study abroad locations to learn more about upcoming programs, or contact Diana Speaks, program coordinator, at 713 525-3530 or firstname.lastname@example.org