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Uncertainty Looms Over Spring Study Abroad as COVID-19 Remains Global Threat

Uncertainty Looms Over Spring Study Abroad as COVID-19 Remains Global Threat

By Kelly Anderson October 22, 2020

Georgetown University students who hope to study abroad spring 2021 face uncertainty about whether their study abroad plans will be complicated by coronavirus-related travel restrictions.  Although...


TIMELINE: COVID-19 Developments and Effects on the Georgetown Community

By Jaime Moore-Carrillo and Harrison McBride March 10, 2020

This article was updated at 8:25 p.m. EST on November 17 to reflect the latest developments. After claiming its first life in Wuhan, China, in mid-January, COVID-19, a respiratory disease caused by...

EDITORIAL BOARD CITY USU/FACEBOOK | Fifteen students at Georgetown Universitys study abroad programs at the Chinese University of Hong Kong and City University of Hong Kong must leave the city after the cancellation of their programs on Nov. 13.

GU Students To Leave Hong Kong After Programs Cut Short

By Amy Li and Katrina Schmidt November 15, 2019

Fifteen Georgetown students studying abroad in Hong Kong this semester have been told to leave the city after announcements Nov. 13 that the programs would end early because of ongoing political unrest...

VIEWPOINT: ‘Perpetrators Are Being Found Innocent’: How Georgetown Continues to Fail Survivors

By Anonymous April 12, 2019

This Viewpoint discusses sexual assault on campus. Please refer to the end of the article for on- and off-campus resources. The author of this Viewpoint chose to remain anonymous and wrote with assistance...

OSMAN: Elevate Study Abroad

By Youssef Osman March 13, 2018

Georgetown University is one of the United States’ premier schools for international affairs, but the university’s study abroad opportunities are limited. The university must strengthen its programs...

EDITORIAL: Re-Evaluate Study Abroad Fees

By Editorial Board December 1, 2017

Under the current system, Georgetown University students who study abroad are often paying exorbitant fees for insufficient support. Foreign students who matriculated directly into the London School...

Study Abroad Sees Steady Increase in Participation

By Yasmine Salam October 20, 2016

The number of students studying abroad has increased from 561 in the 2012-13 year to 684 students in the 2015-16 year, marking a 21.9 percent increase and the highest overall enrollment in the past three...

University Issues Zika Warning to Community

By Lisa Burgoa February 9, 2016

Georgetown’s Interim Chief Public Health Officer Ranit Mishori recommended precautionary measures for students traveling in Latin America and the Caribbean as a result of the outbreak of the mosquito-born...

Despite Policy, Abroad Apps Rise

By Deirdre Collins and Sarah Fisher March 6, 2015

The Office of Global Education received a slightly higher number of study abroad applications for fall 2015 and the full academic year, marking an upward trend in applications since 2011. The OGE has...

After the dissolution of the Office of International Programs this summer, the newly created Office of Global Education and the Office of Global Services share their predecessor’s rooms in the Car Barn.

OIP Dissolves Into Offices for Education, Services

By Katherine Richardson September 12, 2014

The Office of International Programs split into two offices this summer — the Office of Global Education, which will manage study abroad and international education, and the Office of Global Services,...

Amid Regional Instability, Jordan Remains Secure

By Molly Simio August 6, 2014

AMMAN, Jordan — As tensions mounted in the Levant this summer, 14 Georgetown students participated in the Office of Global Education’s inaugural Summer in Amman, Jordan, program. Shortly after...

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