2016 Global Images Photo Contest

Slide1Thank you to all students who submitted their beautiful photos and congratulations to all our winning photos!!  This year we received 36 photos submitted by 24 students.  Photos were judged not only on the picture but also the student’s description/interpretation of the photo based on the category descriptions.  There are 4 categories with 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place for each category.  The 1st place photos are shown below.  To view all photo submissions and to “like” your favorites, check out the Off-Campus Study at Colby College Facebook page. Continue reading “2016 Global Images Photo Contest”

Celebrate International Education Week, November 16-20, 2015

iew_2015_all_logos_0Slide1International Education Week is an opportunity to celebrate the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide.

The Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange is published by the Institute of International Education. Each year IIE conducts an annual statistical survey of campuses regarding the international students in the United States and on U.S. students studying abroad for academic credit.

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2015 Global Images Photo Contest

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Thank you to all students who submitted their beautiful photos and congratulations to all our winners!! This year we received 51 photos submitted by 32 students. Photos were judged not only on the picture but also the student’s description/interpretation of the photo based on the category descriptions. There are 4 categories with 1st, 2nd and 3rd place for each category, 1st place photos are shown below. To view all photo submissions and to “like” your favorites, check out the Off-Campus Study at Colby College Facebook page. Continue reading “2015 Global Images Photo Contest”

8 Things You Need to Know About OCS @ Colby

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When considering Off-Campus Study start by thinking about yourself: your goals for off-campus study (personal, professional & academic goals), your needs (academic or personal), your comfort level, and other considerations or any special needs or physical/mental health needs or conditions. Ask yourself these questions to find which program is right for YOU.

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Welcome to Colby Around The World: The OCS blog!

Slide1storyteller quoteWe in Colby’s Off-Campus study office created this blog as a place to share stories, adventures, discoveries, thoughts relating to the off-campus study experience (especially, but not exclusively study abroad). It is intended as a forum where Colby students, faculty, staff, or parents can express and share the many aspects of the experience with others including other students, faculty, staff as well as friends, family and prospective students. Continue reading “Welcome to Colby Around The World: The OCS blog!”