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Opportunities Abroad for Biology & Environmental Studies Majors. Education Abroad Program. http://www.oie.ucsc.edu. What can I expect on EAP?. Academic challenge and reward Increased personal growth, language proficiency, cultural awareness Meet new people, make new friends

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Opportunities Abroad for Biology & Environmental Studies Majors

Education Abroad Program



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What can I expect on EAP?

  • Academic challenge and reward

  • Increased personal growth, language proficiency, cultural awareness

  • Meet new people, make new friends

  • Career and resume enhancement

  • Travel opportunities


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Will I get credit for EAP?

Yes!

  • With planning, course work can apply toward your Biology or Environmental Studies major.

  • All course work abroad on EAP earns UC credit, not transfer credit.

  • Courses are recorded on your UC transcript.


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Can I afford it?

You can’t afford not to!

  • Students pay the SAME UC fees!

  • UCSC financial aid goes with you abroad!

  • Your financial aid is recalculated based on the budget for your program (includes airfare, pre-departure expenses, etc.)

  • Special EAP scholarships help offset any higher cost.


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Is there support abroad?

Definitely!

  • A Study Center Director (or designated UC liaison officer) administers the program and is responsible for the academic and personal well-being of EAP students


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EAP Selection Criteria

  • Most programs require a 2.5 or 3.0 GPA

  • Most require at least sophomore or junior standing

  • Some have language prerequisites, but most DO NOT!

  • Personal motivation, maturity, flexibility, seriousness of academic purpose


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EAP Options?

  • Study in your major by taking regular host university courses

  • Participate in a special focus biology program

  • Add breadth to your studies with non-biology related study (e.g., a language and culture program)


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Study options are available at 150+ universities in 35 countries

in English or in a foreign language!

University of York, England


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Biology Field Work Programs countries

What are my options?


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University of Queensland, Australia countries

  • Field study at Heron Island Research Station on the Great Barrier Reef

  • Moreton Bay Research Station

  • Live with an Australian family

  • Work with scientists at research stations

Fall Semester Marine Biology and Terrestrial Ecology


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James Cook University, Australia countries

  • Marine, Rainforest, & Conservation Biology

  • Tropical Ecology

  • Field Work on the Great Barrier Reef

  • Study in the inland forest of Paluma

Fall or Spring Tropical Ecology and Marine Biology


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University of Tasmania countries

  • Marine/Freshwater/Antarctic Biology

  • Natural Environment & Wilderness

Fall or Spring Environmental Science and Biology


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Monteverde Institute, countriesCosta Rica

Tropical Biology and Conservation Program on the Monteverde Biological Field Station in the Cloud Forest


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University of British Columbia, Canada countries

Study ecology, introductory vertebrates, and/or nonvascular plants

Research at the open coast Bamfield Marine Sciences Center on Vancouver Island

Marine field excursions major component of course work.

Fall Marine Science on Vancouver Island


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University of Cape Town, South Africa countries

Choose courses in:

Biodiversity, evolutionary biology, botany, ecology, environmental science, marine biology, oceanography, and zoology.

Study in:

A forest, savanna, arid land, kelp bed, coral reef, and aboard a research vessel!

Spring Science Semester


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Want a program with a broader curriculum? countries

Take biology classes (and much more!) in:

  • Barbados

  • Denmark

  • Germany

  • Hong Kong

  • Italy

  • Mexico

  • New Zealand

  • Singapore

  • Sweden

  • United Kingdom


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Other Programs for Breadth countries

Summer Programs

China, Denmark, Italy,

Korea, Mexico, Sweden,

United Kingdom

Language and Culture Programs

China, Denmark, France,

Germany, Italy, Japan, Korea,

Mexico, Spain, Sweden


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How and when do I apply? countries

  • Call 459-2858 or come to the Office of International Education (OIE), 107 Classroom Unit or visit us online at oie.ucsc.edu.

  • Be aware of the deadline for your program. Application deadlines are listed in the EAP office and on our web site at: http://oie.ucsc.edu.


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More Information? countries

  • Check out OIE’s website at: http://oie.ucsc.edu

  • Check out EAP’s website at:www.eap.ucop.edu

  • Talk with the EAP staff and returned students


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What do returnees say? countries

Let’s hear from some now!!!

Office of International Education

107 Classroom Unit

831.459.2858

[email protected]

http://oie.ucsc.edu


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