Study Abroad Information Session

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Interested in studying abroad? Completing an info session is your first step in the application process

Students are required to complete the Study Abroad Info Session to apply for the current application period. The session provides information about your study abroad options, academic considerations, finances, and will help you with your decision-making process. Once you have completed the Study Abroad Info Session you will receive access to the online study abroad application (in December). 

Current Application Period: info sessions are currently closed and will open in mid-September for the S25, F25, and W26 application period
Application Due Date: Friday, January 26th, 2024 - for most programs (find a full list of application due dates here)

Info Session Options

You have three options when it comes to completing the info session, choose what best fits your schedule, then follow the appropriate instructions for that option. You are only required to complete ONE of these Study Abroad Info Session Options.

1. Weekly Info Session

Each week CIP will offer one in-person and one virtual info session. At these sessions, peer helpers will present the info session content and there will be time at the end for attendees to ask questions.

Registration Details:

  • In-person: attendance will be collected during the info session
  • Virtual: please sign in using your uoguelph account, if you sign in as a guest use both your first and last name
Date Time Session Information
Mon., Sept. 11 11:00am-12:00pm  
Thurs., Sept. 14 2:30pm-3:30pm  
Mon., Sept. 18 11:00am-12:00pm  
Thurs., Sept. 21 2:30pm-3:30pm  
Mon., Sept. 25 11:00am-12:00pm  
Thurs., Sept. 28 2:30pm-3:30pm  
Mon., Oct. 2 11:00am-12:00pm  
Thurs., Oct. 5 2:30pm-3:30pm  
Thurs., Oct. 12 2:30pm-3:30pm  
Mon., Oct. 16 11:00am-12:00pm  
Thurs., Oct. 19 2:30pm-3:30pm  
Mon., Oct. 23 11:00am-12:00pm  
Thurs., Oct. 26 2:30pm-3:30pm  
Mon., Oct. 30 11:00am-12:00pm  
Thurs., Nov. 2 2:30pm-3:30pm  
Mon., Nov. 6 11:00am-12:00pm  
Thurs., Nov. 9 2:30pm-3:30pm  
Mon., Nov. 13 11:00am-12:00pm  
Thurs., Nov. 16 2:30pm-3:30pm  
Mon., Nov. 20 11:00am-12:00pm  
Thurs., Nov. 23 2:30pm-3:30pm  
Mon., Nov. 27 11:00am-12:00pm  
Thurs., Nov. 30 2:30pm-3:30pm  
Mon., Dec. 4 11:00am-12:00pm  
- 2024 -
Mon., Jan. 8 11:00am-12:00pm  
Thurs., Jan. 11 2:30pm-3:30pm  
Mon., Jan. 15 11:00am-12:00pm  
Thurs., Jan. 18 2:30pm-3:30pm  
Mon., Jan. 22 11:00am-12:00pm  
Thurs., Jan 25 2:30pm-3:30pm  


2. CourseLink Info Session

If you have a busy schedule or would like to work through the information at your own pace, please register for our online CourseLink Info Session.

Register Here

3. Program-Specific Info Session

It is not required that you attend the program-specific info session, however, you will be able to hear from past participants in your area of study, and the session will be provided by your Education Abroad Advisor.

Date Time Program How to Join
Monday, Sept. 25 12:30-1:30pm BLA LA Pit (main foyer of Landscape Architecture building)
Monday, Oct. 2 11:00am-12:00pm BBRM Alex 265
Monday, Oct. 2 1:30-2:30pm BSES and BIESP Alex 265
Tuesday, Oct. 3 11:30am-12:30pm BSAG OAC Boardroom JH 104
Thursday, Oct. 19 12:00-1:00pm BAS Click here to join the virtual meeting
Thursday, Oct. 26 12:00-1:00pm IDEV Click here to join the virtual meeting
Monday, Oct. 30 3:00-4:00pm CSAHS MINS 129
Monday, Oct. 30 5:30-7:30pm BComm Peter Clark Hall, UC Basement
Thursday, Nov. 2 5:30-7:00pm Research Abroad UC441

Partner University Presentations

Some of our partner universities offer presentations throughout the semester for prospective study abroad participants. We will post information about any upcoming presentations we know about below. Some presentations may require you to register beforehand, some may just provide a link for you to join the call. Follow the specific directions for the presentation you are interested in attending. 

*Note: Attending these presentations is not equivalent to completing the info session. This is an optional presentation for those who are interested in these schools

Host University Date Time (EST) Presentation Details
University of East Anglia

Mon. Sept. 11
Wed. Sept. 13
Mon. Sept 16
Wed. Sept. 18

6:00 am
3:00 pm
3:00 pm
6:00 am
Join the 09/11 presentation
Join the 09/13 presentation
Join the 09/16 presentation
Join the 09/18 presentation
University of Southampton Thurs. Oct. 5 3:00 pm UC 390 (take the south elevators)
RISE (Germany Research) Scholarship Info Wed. Oct. 18 10:30 am Join the virtual session here
RISE Graduate (Germany Research) Scholarship Info Thurs. Oct. 19 10:30 am Join the virtual session here
Ontario/Rhone Alpes (ORA) Thurs. Oct. 19 10:00 - 11:00 am Register for the session on the ORA website
Ontario/Baden-Württemberg (OBW) Tues. Oct. 24 10:00 - 11:00 am Register for the sessions on the OBW website
Kwansei Gakuin University Mon. Nov 6
Tues. Nov 7
8:00 pm
3:00 am
Register for the event here
Ontario/Rhone Alpes (ORA) Tues. Nov. 14 10:00 - 11:00 am Register for the session on the ORA website
Ontario/Baden-Württemberg (OBW) Wed. Nov. 22 10:00 - 11:00 am Register for the sessions on the OBW website
Nottingham Trent University Fri. Nov. 24 10:00 am Join the virtual session here
Nottingham Trent University Tues. Feb. 6 4:00-5:00 pm Join the virtual session here
University of Southampton International Summer School Thurs. Feb. 22 5:00 am Register for the session here
KGU, Japan Mon. Mar. 11 9:00 pm Register for the session here

Still have Questions

If you still have questions about studying abroad after completing the info session, or if you want to hear from some past participants, CIP will have various options available for you to get your questions answered.

Date Time Meeting Info
Tuesday, January 23 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Two ways to join:

- Join virtually here
- Join in-person, UC 303 (take the south elevators)

Completing the Information Session is your first step toward studying abroad!
Find the full application instructions here.