A very common tradition amongst colleges and universities in America is Homecoming, and it is something everyone should experience at least once while they are in college. On UCF’s campus, Homecoming is one of the most eventful and fun times throughout the whole school year! This year, Homecoming is October 9th through October 15th, and... Continue reading An in Depth Look at UCF Homecoming
You’re going to fail. A lot. And that’s awesome. Failure isn’t something to fear. It’s something to embrace. Just ask Bill Gates. A Google search for “Microsoft failures” returns 28 million results. Yet according to Forbes, Gates is worth USD $79.7 billion. And as the world’s richest man, he’s also worth listening to when it... Continue reading Entrepreneurial Series: Failure as a Road to Success
Did you just begin your awesome journey at UCF? You are probably excited about everything, but at the same time might feel lost and confused with all the options that are offered here for you. Don’t worry, we will guide you through each and every step, so you don’t miss any of the important parts... Continue reading Top 3 Things to Know During Your First Few Weeks
Global UCF’s Global Ambassador Program (GAP) is a voluntary leadership position open to current Global UCF students. GAP allows our students to work with their fellow peers to create meaningful and impactful cultural and social programs for the semester. During the Spring 2018 semester, these students planned the 1st Global UCF International Food Festival. This... Continue reading Did you get a taste of the world?
Student success is at the heart of everything we do here at Global UCF and with that in mind, we have implemented many resources for students to access when they need help. In this post, we'll focus on the central point of contact for students: the Student Services Advisors (SSA). Students meet with their advisors... Continue reading Meet Your Advisors!
So, you’ve attended the UCF Career Expo, great! We hope you got a chance to collect some business cards and hand out your resumes but you aren’t done yet! What happens after the Career Expo is just as important as preparing for it beforehand. In case you missed it, we created a checklist to help... Continue reading Next steps after attending the UCF Career Expo
The University of Central Florida hosts its semi-annual Career Expo during the fall and spring semesters. Students and alumni get the opportunity to talk to over 250 local, national, and international companies and recruiters in hopes of landing a job or internship. This event is also a great way for students to expand their professional... Continue reading Your Pre-Career Expo Checklist
Ismail Albalushi is a Global UCF student from Oman who shared his experiences from orientation week with us! If you'd like to read more about orientation, check out one of our previous blog posts. Tell me a little bit about how orientation was for you. Was it everything you expected it to be? Was there... Continue reading Student Spotlight: Orientation Week – Ismail Albalushi
We couldn’t be more excited to welcome the newest addition to our team, Darald Stubbs, as Global UCF’s Student Services Director. Stubbs brings a wealth of experience in higher education to the Global UCF team, having had roles such as Director of Student Life and Director of the Recreational and Wellness Center at the University... Continue reading Global UCF adds new Student Services Director to its team
The University of Central Florida (UCF) has selected Alina Siddiqui, Global UCF’s student services advisor, as the recipient of the Dr. Judith Sindlinger Outstanding New Advisor award. Siddiqui will also serve as UCF’s nominee for the National Academic Advising Association (NACADA) New Advisor award in both the regional and national categories. This will not be... Continue reading Global UCF advisor receives UCF’s 2017 Outstanding New Advisor award
During the Fall 2017 semester, Global UCF introduced a new series of events for Global UCF staff, students, and alumni. These events were called Fishbowl Fridays and were held in the Global Commons area, which is also referred to as the fishbowl. Our Fishbowl Friday events brought students together and helped them engage with staff... Continue reading Fall 2017 Fishbowl Friday RECAP!
Every year, the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education pair together to celebrate the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide in a week-long event known as International Education Week (IEW). UCF, along with many other schools across the nation, follows this initiative closely and holds several events, discussions, panels, and... Continue reading International Education Week 2017!