Learning Abroad Fair

What It Is

Interested in learning abroad? Come to the Learning Abroad Fair to learn more about the international opportunities available to you!

This annual event brings together representatives from U of T, partner institutions and student volunteers to showcase the learning abroad opportunities available to U of T students.

This year, the Learning Abroad Fair is going Virtual!

We will be hosting a series of online events to learn more about partner universities, learning abroad programs, student experience and next steps for your application!

Looking forward to connecting with you!

Fair Details

Date: October 25-29th, 2021

Location: Virtual!

Registration instructions: Registration for the virtual events is mandatory. You will be able to register for the fair events starting October 6th, 2021 using links on the fair schedule below. Please note: the events are open to UofT students & staff only and you will need to use your UofT log in to access the events. Please ensure you use your UofT email to register.  If you encounter a registration issue, first, please check whether you activated your zoom account at https://utoronto.zoom.us/

If you have any questions, please email us at learning.abroad@utoronto.ca

Events Schedule

Monday October 25, 2021

10am-10:30am: Partner Spotlight- Tecnológico de Monterrey

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Interested in studying abroad in Mexico? A representative from our partner institution, Tec de Monterrey, will be joining us virtually! Learn more about our exchange partner and ask any questions you may have about the exchange!

11am-12noon: Student Stories Panel (Asia & Americas)

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Join in to explore student stories of global engagement! Global learning experiences provide students with insights into the real world, and help to develop interpersonal and communication skills, as well as enhance future employment opportunities.

2pm-3pm: Summer Research Abroad

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Interested in participating in an international research opportunity? Join us to learn more about the Summer Research Exchange Program!

4pm-5pm: Learning Abroad 101- How to Apply for Exchange

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Interested in applying for exchange and not sure where to start? Join this session to learn how to choose your host university and create an application that will help you stand out from the crowd.

8pm-8:30pm: Partner Spotlight- Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK)

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Interested in studying abroad in Hong Kong? A representative from our partner institution, Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) will be joining us virtually! Learn more about our exchange partner and ask any questions you may have about the exchange!

Tuesday October 26, 2021

9am-9:30am: Partner Spotlight- Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore

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Interested in studying abroad in Italy? A representative from our partner institution, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, will be joining us virtually! Learn more about our exchange partner and ask any questions you may have about the exchange!

10am-10:30am: Partner Spotlight- University of Helsinki

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Interested in studying abroad in Finland? A representative from our partner institution, University of Helsinki, will be joining us virtually! Learn more about our exchange partner and ask any questions you may have about the exchange!

11am-12noon: Student Stories Panel (Europe)

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Join in to explore student stories of global engagement! Global learning experiences provide students with insights into the real world, and help to develop interpersonal and communication skills, as well as enhance future employment opportunities.  

2pm-3pm: Explore and Odyssey Program

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Explore and Odyssey seek to promote the learning of Canada’s two official languages. More information about the programs can be found at http://www.myexplore.ca/en/ and http://www.myodyssey.ca/en/.

4pm-5pm: Learning Abroad Professional & Experiential Opportunities 

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Interested in gaining professional experience abroad? We will be showcasing Learning Abroad programs that provide the opportunity to gain practical & professional experience to compliment your studies.

Wednesday October 27, 2021

9am-9:30am: Partner spotlight- The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

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Interested in studying abroad in Israel? A representative from our partner institution, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, will be joining us virtually! Learn more about our exchange partner and ask any questions you may have about the exchange!

10am-10:30am: Partner spotlight- Queen Mary University of London

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Interested in studying abroad in England? A representative from our partner institution, Queen Mary University of London, will be joining us virtually! Learn more about our exchange partner and ask any questions you may have about the exchange!

11am-12noon: Student Stories Panel (UK & Middle East) 

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Join in to explore student stories of global engagement! Global learning experiences provide students with insights into the real world, and help to develop interpersonal and communication skills, as well as enhance future employment opportunities.

1pm-2pm: Summer Abroad

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Interested in a study abroad experience next Summer? Complete a full-year U of T credit in 3 to 6 weeks? Come to the U of T Summer Abroad information session to learn more about the opportunities available to you!

4pm-5pm: Dispelling Learning Abroad Myths

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It’s too expensive. I’ll have to repeat the semester when I come back. Attend this session to learn the truth behind these common exchange myths and see how an exchange can help set you apart from your peers – and maybe even change your life.

6pm-7pm: Identities Abroad Workshop

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In this workshop, we will explore the ways our identities and our intersections can impact and influence our study abroad journeys. Join us to reflect upon how you can best prepare for the perception of your identities in new cultural contexts.

Thursday October 28, 2021

11am-12noon: Student Stories Panel (Australia & New Zealand)

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Join in to explore student stories of global engagement! Global learning experiences provide students with insights into the real world, and help to develop interpersonal and communication skills, as well as enhance future employment opportunities.

2pm-3pm: Funding your Learning Abroad Experience

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Come learn about the different funding opportunities available to support your learning abroad experience as well as budgeting tips!

4pm-5pm: Learning Abroad 101- How to Apply

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Interested in applying for exchange and not sure where to start? Join this session to learn how to choose your host university and create an application that will help you stand out from the crowd.

7pm-7:30pm: Partner spotlight- University of New South Wales

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Interested in studying abroad in Australia? A representative from our partner institution, University of New South Wales, will be joining us virtually! Learn more about our exchange partner and ask any questions you may have about the exchange!

Friday October 29, 2021

9am-9:30am: Partner Spotlight- École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL)

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Interested in studying abroad in Switzerland? A representative from our partner institution, École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), will be joining us virtually! Learn more about our exchange partner and ask any questions you may have about the exchange!

10am-10:30am: Partner Spotlight- ETH Zurich

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Interested in studying abroad in Switzerland? A representative from our partner institution, ETH Zurich, will be joining us virtually! Learn more about our exchange partner and ask any questions you may have about the exchange!

11am-12noon: Learning Abroad Student Panel (Co-op Focus)

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Join in to explore student stories of global engagement! Global learning experiences provide students with insights into the real world, and help to develop interpersonal and communication skills, as well as enhance future employment opportunities.

All-day drop in appointments

Meet *virtually* with an advisor on your campus to start planning your learning abroad journey!

UTSG: Book an appointment on CLNx –  Go to Appointments and look for the Centre for International Experience > Learning Abroad Outbound.

UTSC:  Appointments can be booked on CLNx. Not sure how to book an appointment via CLNx? Check out our guide! (PDF)

UTM: Book a ‘Global Learning Advising’ appointment following the instructions on the following page – https://www.utm.utoronto.ca/international/about-us/contact-us