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
“When you meet people from all over the world, you realize that we all have much more in common than we think. I believe that building those connections with people from other countries, makes people feel like they are a part of a bigger community – global community.” I want to use the power of... Continue reading Student Spotlight: Daria Kudryasheva
CAREER CORNER The University of Central Florida hosts a career fair in the fall and spring to connect UCF Knights with potential employers. The Spring 2017 UCF Career Expo welcomed 240 employers including Facebook, PepsiCo, Deloitte & Touche and many other local, national and international companies with branches worldwide (the full list of employers present can be... Continue reading UCF Spring 2017 Career Expo and Internship and Co-op Fair
Chinese New Year is upon us! Also known as Lunar New Year or Spring Festival and celebrated in many countries, this Chinese festival is celebrated at the turn of the traditional lunisolar Chinese calendar. The New Year usually falls on the new moon between the 21st of January and the 20th of February. This year... Continue reading It’s The Year of the Rooster!
The Spring 2017 semester is officially in full swing, as the first day of classes began on January 9th, 2017. Orientation week began on January 3, 2017 and kept the Global UCF building buzzing with students! This was the first semester we introduced students to the GAA2 – University Integration Program, and overall our Spring 2017... Continue reading Spring 2017 Orientation Week
On Monday, December 5th 2016, Global UCF held its Progression Ceremony for the Spring 2016 cohort. The Progression Ceremony here at Global UCF is meant for international students who have successfully completed their first year at Global UCF and are now progressing onto their second year at the university. These are students that have overcome... Continue reading Global UCF Spring 2016 Progression Ceremony
Not going home for the holidays? Bored during winter break? That’s fine! There is no need to stay in your dorm during the break. There are plenty of things to do in Orlando and in the area to keep you entertained. Grab a friend to come with you or make some new ones at an event!... Continue reading Bored During Winter Break? Here Are Some Events
Congratulations! You’re getting close to the end of the semester! There are only a few weeks left before you’re off for the holidays, but finals week is still in the way. UCF offers plenty of resources for all students to help them study, get last minute tutoring, or attend events to de-stress before a hectic... Continue reading UCF’s Fall 2016 Finals Week Resources
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 follows this initiative closely and holds several events, discussions, panels, an art exhibit, and even a fair to promote... Continue reading International Education Week 2016!
Orlando is a constantly growing and diverse city. People from all over the world come here to do business and go to school so it’s no surprise that the University of Central Florida is just as diverse as the rest of the city. In fact, in 1992 President Hitt came up with five goals for... Continue reading Student Event Highlight: Islam Awareness Month
Here at UCF, students are always able to find an event that interests them, or that allows them to get involved and have fun. October was full of events for our Global UCF students, and we want to highlight some of the top picks for students. Homecoming Tailgate On October 15, our Global UCF faculty... Continue reading October Recap: Global UCF Student Events