Study Abroad Video Resources

Welcome to our video library!  Here you can find recordings of past webinars and virtual information sessions.

For upcoming events, be sure to check out our calendar.  To schedule a meeting with a study abroad advisor, click here.

 

Study Abroad at Purdue (VSTAR) (6/10/2021)

About This Session

Curious about study abroad at Purdue?  This session will give you an overview of what we offer and how to get started!

Presentation slides are available here.

 

How to Afford Study Abroad (4/13/2021)

About This Session

Interested in studying abroad but not sure how to pay for it?  Join us for this session where we'll talk about how to understand the costs of a program, scholarships, financial aid, opportunities to work abroad, and more!  Also hear first-hand from students who made study abroad a reality despite financial challenges.  Study abroad may be more affordable than you think!

Presentation slides are available here.

 

How to Pick a Study Abroad Program (3/18/2021)

About This Session

Want to study abroad but not sure how to pick the right program for you?  Join us as the study abroad advisors go over what to look for in a program, what you should think about when picking a program, and answers to all of your questions during the Q&A portion.

Presentation slides are available here.

 

Academic Year or Semester in Madrid (WIP Program) Info Session (3/8/2021)

About This Session

For over 50 years, the Programas Wisconsin, Indiana y Purdue (WIP Program) at the prestigious Universidad Complutense de Madrid, has successfully hosted thousands of students.  In this information session, we will give an overview of the academic program, projected costs for the upcoming academic year, courses and credits students will earn, accommodations options, onsite services, and other program features.

Presentation slides are available here.

 

Study Abroad Application Process: Explained (2/17/2021)

About This Session

Interested in studying abroad at some point in your career at Purdue but wondering how to apply and what the application process is like? Join us for a short webinar where we will give an overview of what the application process entails, what we look for in an application, and how we select students. We will also answer your questions about applying.

Presentation slides are available here.

A transcript of the Q&A chat is available here.

 

Study Abroad in Asia (2/8/2021)

About This Session

There are many reasons why you should consider Asia as a study abroad destination. The region is an economic powerhouse, the host universities are among the best in the world, courses are taught in English, and you will be joining students from all over the world who realize that an international experience in Asia can give them more of a leg-up in the job market.

Purdue has summer, semester, and academic year programs in China (including Hong Kong), India, Japan, Singapore, South Korea, and Taiwan. We realize that international travel is still fraught with uncertainty. However, we are hopeful that studying abroad will resume in Fall 2021, and it will be worth your while to get a head start in considering which program will work with your academic needs, career aspirations, and personal and cultural interests.

Presentation slides are available here.

 

Purdue Remote Global Internship Callout (1/26/2021)

About This Session

This callout will introduce you to the Purdue Remote Global Internship Program being offered in Summer 2021.

 

Study Abroad 101 & COVID-19 Updates (1/13/2021)

About This Session

Join us for an introduction to study abroad at Purdue!  In this session, we'll explain why study abroad is for everyone and share some essential information for any student considering making it part of their Purdue experience.  We'll also discuss the latest updates on how COVID-19 may affect study abroad plans.

Presentation slides are available here.


Study Abroad Info Session for Parents & Families (12/2/2020)

About This Session

Join us for a virtual study abroad information session! Great for students or family members who would like to learn a bit more about how study abroad works to decide if it is right for them.

This session includes:

1) Updates on how COVID-19 may affect study abroad plans

2) Benefits of Study Abroad

3) How to start planning for your experience

Presentation slides are available here.

 

Culture Talk Coffee Break #2: Tasting Cultures (11/11/2020)

About This Session

Tasting local cuisine is one of the most exciting aspects of travel or studying abroad.  More than just experiencing new flavors, textures, and aromas, you can also learn a lot about a country or region by eating the way locals eat.  In this session, we will explore the idea of food as an expression of cultural identity.

Presentation slides are available here.

 

Culture Talk Coffee Break #1: Weird, or Just Different? (10/21/2020)

About This Session

Join us for the first episode in a series of short virtual information sessions called “Culture Talk Coffee Breaks.”  Each 30-minute session will introduce a topic related to culture and offer opportunities for participants to reflect and ask questions.  These sessions are a great way to get a taste of culture without leaving home and prepare for future study abroad or travel experiences. 

Inspired by a TED Talk of the same name by Derek Sivers, this session titled “Weird, or Just Different?” will explore how to shift your perspective when encountering the new-to-you, whether that happens to be abroad or at home.  Grab a coffee (or tea, or whatever you like) and join us!

Presentation slides are available here.

 

The Truth About Study Abroad (8/20/2020)

About This Session

Watch the BGR information session on study abroad - we'll go over four myths about studying abroad and why they shouldn't stop you from exploring your options!  You will also hear from a panel of students who have already studied abroad and what they thought about their experience.

 

Marketing Your Study Abroad Experience (8/13/2020)

About This Session

Wondering how to put your study abroad experience on a resume? Or how to talk about it in an interview effectively? Join this session to learn tips and tricks for incorporating study abroad in your resume and cover letter as well as interview techniques to help you ace that interview!

We know for Spring 2020 students, this will be as challenging as ever given the unique circumstances surrounding your semester so we will offer some advice on how to make the most of this when participating in interviews.

Presentation slides are available here.

 

BGR Welcome Video (8/11/2020) 



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