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
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!
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
Global UCF knows every student loves long weekends; when the summer semester is giving you too much homework, holidays seem to appear at the right time. Memorial day is coming, and here are some facts and tips so you can enjoy your long weekend as much as you can! Since 1971, the United States dedicates the last Monday... Continue reading 3 Steps to Enjoy Memorial Day
Pure magic. That is the phrase that was said during the entire basketball game and it was truly fitting. On Februrary 19, 2016, sixteen students and faculty attended the Orlando Magic game at the Amway Center in downtown Orlando to see them face the Dallas Mavericks. Students had to pay a fee of $25 to be... Continue reading Pure Magic. Our trip to the Orlando Magic NBA game.
As part of the Spring ‘15 term, our Global Achievement Academy (GAA) students toured the Center for Great Apes, a great ape sanctuary located in Wauchula, FL, as a continued learning experience outside of the classroom. The excursion was organized by Dr. Lana Williams, an instructor for the ANT 2511 Human Species course, in partnership... Continue reading Bringing the classroom to life: Visit to the Ape Sanctuary
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
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
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