Education Abroad, U.Va.

Education Abroad

A Division of the International Studies Office

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Make an Advising Appointment

Once you have completed the Education Abroad Workshop, you are encouraged to meet with an Education Abroad Advisor. Advisors are specialists in the field of international education with regional expertise. They can help you evaluate program options in order to meet your goals, answer specific questions, and guide you throughout the process of applying and preparing to study abroad.

When requesting an appointment, please specify your class year, major, academic goals for your international experience, program(s) and term you are interested in, and a list of specific questions you would like to discuss.

Ryan Hathaway
• East Asia: China, Hong Kong, Japan, Korea; South Asia: India, Bhutan; South East Asia: Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia, etc.
• Appointments: Mondays 2 - 4 pm, Tuesdays 10 am -12 pm, Wednesdays 2 - 4 pm, Thursdays 10 am - 12 pm
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Abby Leake
• Russia and NIS, Eastern Europe, Scandinavia, Continental Western Europe (EXCEPT Spain, Portugal, and Francophone countries)
• Appointments: Mondays 1:20 pm – 3:20 pm, Tuesdays 10 am – 12 pm, Wednesdays 1 - 3 pm, Thursdays 1:20 – 3:20 pm
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Kathleen McLaren-Hawking
• UK, Ireland, and Semester at Sea
• Appointments: Mondays 2 – 4 pm, Tuesdays 10 am – 12 pm, Wednesdays 1 – 3 pm, Thursdays 10 am – 12 pm
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Martha Sadler
• Francophone Europe (France, Belgium, Switzerland), Canada, Central and South America, Mexico, Caribbean, Multi-Country (except Semester at Sea)
• Appointments: Mondays 2 – 4 pm, Tuesdays 10 am – 12 pm, Wednesdays 1 – 3 pm, Thursdays 2 – 4 pm
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Margaret Walter
• Africa, the Middle East (including Turkey), Australia, New Zealand
• Appointments: Mondays 9 – 11 am, Tuesdays 9 – 11 am, Wednesdays 2 – 4 pm, Thursdays 2 – 4 pm
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Liz Wellbeloved-Stone
• UVA in Valencia, Spain, Portugal
• Appointments: Mondays 10 am – 12 pm and 2 pm - 4 pm, Tuesdays 10 am – 12 pm, Wednesdays 2 – 4 pm, Thursdays 1 - 4 pm.
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You should also meet with your Academic Advisor and your Director of Undergraduate Programs (DUP) or Department Chair (for students in the Schools) to discuss course options and their application toward your degree requirements.