Go Global Fair 2020

Tuesday 20 - Thursday 22 October, Online Events via Zoom and Microsoft Teams

This event is a great opportunity for you to learn more about study abroad opportunities and what it is like to live and learn in the many countries and universities we offer exchanges to. In addition, you will be able to explore other international opportunities: summer schools, volunteering, work experience and internships.

  • Meet people with first-hand experiences of studying, working and living in a great variety of countries and cultures across the world
  • Discover amazing Study and Work Abroad opportunities

Who Will Be There

  • Staff from partner universities
  • Final year UoB students returning from their Year Abroad experiences
  • The Guild of Students with the UoB Exchange Society
  • The Careers Network
  • The Study Abroad and Exchanges Team

This year we have Staff representatives from Australia, Belgium, China, France, Germany, Ghana, Hong Kong, Ireland, Israel, Romania, Russia, and the USA. Dont miss out!

What we recommend:

  • Attend a few University presentations
  • Attend a student panel and an information session
  • Use our online Microsoft Teams chat to ask your questions to universities and to our UoB Global Ambassadors

1. Online presentations delivered by our partner universities worldwide.

Each partner university will give a 10-minute presentation followed by some questions 

Tuesday 20 October

10:00 till 11:00 : Australia – Hong Kong – Germany

Presented by Queensland University of Technology, Hong Kong Baptist University and University of Stuttgart

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11:00 till 12:00: Belgium – France – Germany

Presented by University of Liege, EM Strasbourg Business School, and Katholisce Universitat Eichstatt-Ingolstadt

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13:00 till 14:00: Netherlands – France – USA

Presented by Radboud University, Poitiers University and Bryant University.

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15:00 till 15:40: Chile – USA

Presented by Pontificia Universidad Catolica and San Francisco State University

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Wednesday 21 October

10:00 till 11:00: Japan – Sweden – China

Presented by Kwansei Gakuin University, Linköping University, Shanghai Jiao Tong University

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11:20 till 11:40: Germany

Presented by University of Bayreuth

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14:00 till 14:40: Netherlands and USA

Presented by Amsterdam University College, Iowa State University

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15:20 till 16:00: USA, Canada

Presented by University of Wyoming and University of New Brunswick

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16:00 till 17:00: Mexico, Canada, USA

Presented by Universidad Veracruzana, University of Guelph and University of Maryland.

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Thursday 22 October

10:00 till 11:00: Australia, Hong Kong and Italy

Presented by University of Adelaide, The Chinese Hong Kong University and IULM University.

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15:00 – 16:00: Mexico – France – Canada

Presented by Tecnológico de Monterrey, Université de Toulouse - Jean Jaurès, Wilfrid Laurier University.

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16:00 – 16:40: USA

Presented by Loyola University New Orleans, North Central College.

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2. Hear from our Global ambassadors and returning students.

Come join returning students to discuss their year abroad experience on the following days.

Wednesday 21 October: COSS and EPS Student Panel

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Thursday 22 October: CAL and LES Student Panel

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3. Ask questions to partner universities and returning UoB students on our online chat.

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Further instructions on how to use the chat will be displayed when you join.

As our partners are in different timezones, bear in mind that their response might not be immediate. You are free to contact our Global Ambassadors at any point during the three days. 

Tuesday 20 October

10:00 till 12:00: Japan- Australia – China

12:00 till 14:00: Italy – Sweden

14:00 till 16:00: Chile – Spain – Uruguay – Mexico – Argentina

Wednesday 21 October

12:00 till 14:00: Ireland – Israel – Russia

14:00 till 16:00: Canada – France – Belgium

Thursday 22 October

10:00 till 12:00: Germany – Switzerland – Austria – Hong Kong

12:00 till 14:00: Norway – Denmark – Sweden - Netherlands

14:00 till 16:00: Brazil – USA - Ghana

4. Learn more about the application process and other opportunities.

Wednesday 21 October:

Virtual internships and Volunteering information sessions - presented by Think Pacific and Pagoda Projects - 12:00 till 13:00

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Thursday 22 October:

Morning Application information session and Going abroad in a Covid world - 11:00 till 12:00

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Afternoon Application information session and Going abroad in a Covid world - 14:00 till 15:00

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Virtual internships and U21 opportunities information session - presented by Careers Network and U21 - 12:00 till 13:00

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