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2018 Conference Sponsors
Across The Pond-www.studyacrossthepond.com
Since 2004, Across The Pond has been providing free personalized advising to US students interested in studying in the UK. Our student advisors have studied in both Britain and the US to provide each student with information about programs/majors, applications, finance, scholarships, visas, entry requirements and more. With expert guidance every step of the way, we will help you with everything that needs to be done from now until you are safely in Britain.
AIFS Study Abroad- www.aifsabroad.com
AIFS is recognized as a leading provider of study abroad programs. Since 1964, over 1.5 million students have traveled abroad with AIFS. With more than 50 years of experience, we have the resources and experience to provide what our students want and need in a study abroad program, and to safeguard their welfare around the globe. AIFS offers a wide range of unique programs in Asia, Australia, Europe, South Africa and the Americas.
IES Abroad- www.iesabroad.org
Founded in 1950, IES Abroad is a global, not-for-profit academic consortium of more than 250 top-tier American colleges and universities. IES Abroad provides premier study abroad and internship programs around the world through IES Abroad, IES Internships, and IES Customized & Faculty-Led Programs. With more than 140 study abroad programs in 34 locations worldwide, the organization creates authentic global education opportunities for more than 7,000 students annually. IES Abroad has more than 130,000+ alumni who have benefited from studying in IES Abroad programs since its inception, and offers $5 million in scholarships and financial aid.
A nonprofit, nongovernmental organization, CIEE is the country’s oldest and largest nonprofit study abroad and intercultural exchange organization. Since 1947, CIEE has helped thousands of people gain the knowledge and skills necessary to live and work in a globally interdependent and culturally diverse world. Their mission driven organization offers students over 175 programs, in over 40 countries worldwide.
STA Travel- www.statravel.com
As the world’s largest student and youth travel company, we’ve been booking affordable adventures for awesome humans since 1979. Experts in Round the World flights, tours, study abroad & group travel, accommodation and good vibes – whatever your adventure, it starts right here.
CET Academic Programs is a study abroad organization that has been developing and delivering innovative educational programs abroad since 1982. Today, CET offers a varied portfolio of semester, summer, and short-term customized programs around the world for college, high school, pre-college and gap year students. CET is known for high program standards, strong academics, a nimble and collaborative approach to partnerships, and supportive student services.
United Nations Associations of Rochester-
The United Nations Association of Rochester endeavors to promote awareness of the mission of the United Nations and especially of human rights and global peace.
The mission of Rochester Global Connections (RGC) is to promote international understanding and cultural exchange by connecting international students and international visitors with members of the Greater Rochester community.
Performing Arts Abroad-
International opportunities in music, dance, theatre, and film. All the World’s a Stage!
CISabroad is an education abroad organization run by people whose lives were transformed by international experiences. Since our founding in 1999, we’ve sent more than 20,000 students abroad on life-changing study and intern programs. With more than 120 programs that cover 80 academic majors in 22 countries, we create a more connected and compassionate world, one person at a time.
IPSL Institute for Global Learning– www.IPSL.org
Undergraduate and Graduate Academic Study Abroad, Advocacy Research and Service in 10 countries. IPSL teaches you the skills of community organizing and empowers you to create sustainable change in your own communities. You won’t just “visit” on an IPSL program, you will engage in communities in Colombia, Peru, Ecuador, Guatemala, Vietnam, Cambodia, Tanzania, Greece, France, and Ireland. Learn practical skills to work for social justice. IPSL IS real-world, hands-on service, cultural immersion, and academic study. Engage in service to marginalized and vulnerable populations, earn academic credits and see the world with fresh eyes.
Our focus on Global Cities creates a world of possibilities. You’ll live and learn surrounded by new ideas and innovation. We offer exceptional and exciting opportunities for academic study and personal and professional growth. Our centers enable us to deliver courses that are engaging, fun, and relevant to the Global City where you’re studying. My Global City events, activities, and excursions get you out of the classroom and make the city your learning environment. Develop real world skills and competencies that will give you a competitive edge in your future employment and graduate school applications. Our passionate and expert teams are there for you on every step of your journey.
International TEFL Academy- www.internationalteflacademy.com
We are excited to announce International TEFL Academy as a Global Sponsor of Lessons From Abroad. They were founded on the premise that language education offers English speakers the opportunity a lifetime to experience other cultures and build relationships abroad while providing a worthy service to others. Their commitment is to provide students with the training and guidance that will enable them to travel the world while teaching English and providing a quality educational experience abroad as a trained English teacher.
International Studies Abroad- www.studiesabroad.com
ISA is a proud Global Sponsor of Lessons From Abroad conferences for the 2018-2019 season. Since 1987, International Studies Abroad (ISA) has provided college students in the United States and Canada the opportunity to explore the world. ISA is committed to providing students with educational opportunities that promote learning in and out of the classroom. ISA offers students a wide range of academic settings, campus cultures and extracurricular options through an established network of reputable host institutions.
For the 2018 Lessons From Abroad conferences, we are pleased to announce GoAbroad.com is a In-Kind Global Sponsor. Launched and conceptualized in 1997, GoAbroad first set out to fill the information gap between students with a desire to travel abroad and companies offering international programs. As the travel industry has evolved and access to opportunities to see the world has grown, their mission has transformed into something much greater than building a bridge between travelers and organizations: they’ve developed and evolved over the past two decades to meet the ever-changing needs of travelers, positioning ourselves as the resource for meaningful travel around the world.
The Institute for Study Abroad (IFSA) was founded in 1988 on the campus of Butler University as a provider of study abroad programming for U.S. undergraduates. IFSA operates independently as a non-profit organization and maintains a close connection with Butler University. We are committed to providing the best study abroad programs with integrated academic guidance and individualized support to ensure student success.
The Education Abroad Network (TEAN) – www.teanabroad.org
TEAN is a full-service international education provider specializing in immersive study and internship programs throughout Asia Pacific that provide unforgettable experiences and unbeatable value. They offer students meaningful journeys abroad that not only meet high academic standards, but are culturally engaging, tailored to individual students’ interests and, of course, full of adventure!
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