Life on Campus, Professional Development

Entrepreneurial Series: Failure as a Road to Success

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
Students at the Orlando soccer stadium
Life in Orlando, Life on Campus

Painting the City Purple – Orlando City Soccer Club Game

Image Credit: Orlando City Soccer Club.  On Sunday, June 14th, Global UCF students took a trip to support the Orlando City Soccer Club in their home match against D.C United. The historic Orlando Citrus Bowl became the home for the Orlando City team when they debuted in their first season of Major League Soccer (MLS)... Continue reading Painting the City Purple – Orlando City Soccer Club Game
Students enjoy a day at Epcot
Life in Orlando, Life on Campus

Showing Our #GlobalDisneySide

This semester, Global UCF’s Live, Learn, and Grow 1: Foundation of American University Life (LLG1) class visited Disney’s EPCOT Center to learn about different cultures around the world and practiced the skills learned in the classroom. EPCOT, one of the main Disney theme parks, showcases 11 different countries and visitors learn about each of them... Continue reading Showing Our #GlobalDisneySide
Happy St. Patrick's Day!
Life in Orlando, Life on Campus

Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day Traditions: New and Old

People all around the world celebrate Saint Patrick’s Day every year.  There are some common traditions in every Saint Patrick’s Day celebration, but each country around the world has their own way of celebrating.  Most countries celebrate with shamrocks, leprechauns and wearing lots of green!  In the United States, the shamrocks represent good luck, leprechauns... Continue reading Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day Traditions: New and Old
Students receive tutoring from Academic Services team
Academic Support, Life on Campus

The Academic Services of Global UCF

The first year at Global UCF can be exciting but also a challenge.  Attending classes in a different language, being away from home and experiencing a new culture can make schoolwork a bit overwhelming!  That is why Global UCF provides academic services to help students like me succeed.  Tutors, supplemental instructors, and homework companions assist... Continue reading The Academic Services of Global UCF
Chinese students celebrate Chinese New Year
Life in Orlando, Life on Campus

Sharing Cultural Traditions with my Global UCF Family

Last week was an important cultural tradition in my home country – China. Although this is my second semester at Global UCF, this is the first major Chinese holiday where I have been away from home. In China, we would celebrate the Chinese New Year, also known as the Spring Festival, surrounded by family.  We... Continue reading Sharing Cultural Traditions with my Global UCF Family