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My experience in Sweden

Filed in Blog, United Kingdom by on January 15, 2019
My experience in Sweden

by Selma Z. Over the weekend before the mad rush of exams, I went to Sweden. I wasn’t really there to visit any cities or go on any excursions. I went for one goal in mind, to meet my biological family for the first time. A little background about me. I was born in Sarajevo, […]

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UPDATE | Info sessions: Summer 2019 faculty-led study abroad programs

Filed in News and announcements by on January 15, 2019

Do something extraordinary this summer and study abroad! Come to the information sessions to learn more about these great opportunities. ITALY: Communication and Culture in Tuscany 4 p.m. Monday, Jan. 28, in 201 Switzler Hall PERU: Spanish Language and Andean Society 4 p.m. Monday, Jan. 28, in N52 Memorial Union GERMANY: World History on the German Stage […]

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International Center closed Monday, Jan. 14; International Student Welcome rescheduled

Filed in News and announcements by on January 13, 2019
International Center closed Monday, Jan. 14; International Student Welcome rescheduled

The International Center, along with the entire MU campus, will remain closed Monday, Jan. 14, due to winter weather. We hope you are all staying safe and warm, and will resume regular office hours on Tuesday, Jan. 15. Information for new international students International Student Welcome will now take place on Tuesday, Jan. 15. New […]

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Applications due Feb. 15 for 2019/20 Bond International Scholars Award

Filed in News and announcements by on January 11, 2019

Want to see the world, gain global skills and accelerate your degree completion? The Bond International Scholars Award is a competitive scholarship opportunity available to all MU students participating in a semester or academic/calendar year MU study abroad program. The award offers five $5,000 scholarships toward the cost of an MU study abroad program to […]

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Rocking with the Beatles in Liverpool

Filed in Blog, United Kingdom by on January 7, 2019
Rocking with the Beatles in Liverpool

by Selma Z. Liverpool is a vibrant town with ridiculously nice people and great music. A lot like Nashville in the U.S. Only a 40 minute train ride away from Manchester, Liverpool felt completely different. With different accents, different history and different types of people. That’s been the most surprising part about studying here – […]

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Advisory notice regarding federal government shutdown

Filed in News and announcements by on January 3, 2019

A partial U.S. government shutdown may affect some immigration related processes; however, most services continue without issues. Airports and Customs and Border Protection will not be affected. However, certain government websites may not be updated during the shutdown. The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service, which handles F-1 OPT and H-1B processing, is not affected by […]

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Sponsored student walk-in advising canceled Dec. 19

Filed in News and announcements by on December 19, 2018

International sponsored student walk-in advising will be canceled Wednesday, Dec. 19. If you need assistance during that time, please contact your adviser.

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International Center closed Dec. 25–Jan. 1

Filed in News and announcements by on December 14, 2018
International Center closed Dec. 25–Jan. 1

The International Center will be closed Dec. 24–Jan. 1. Advisers will not be available during this time (including via email) and document processing will not take place. Passport and photo services will be closed. Regular office hours will resume Wednesday, Jan. 2. If you need help regarding the health and safety of an MU international […]

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The magic of the Northern Quarter

Filed in Blog, United Kingdom by on December 13, 2018
The magic of the Northern Quarter

by Selma Z. For any college student, getting up at 7 a.m. to board a train on a rainy day doesn’t always sound like a great idea, but yesterday I did just that. About two hours north of Manchester, England there is this amazing place called the Lake District. With its rolling green hills and […]

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Walk-in advising

Filed in Feature by on December 12, 2018
Walk-in advising

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