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Study Abroad Fair - Fall 2017

Students, faculty and staff can meet with the Study Abroad office staff and partners to learn more about 1000+ international opportunities!

Study Abroad Honored at National Innovation Awards

The Study Abroad Office was a finalist in two categories at this year's GoAbroad Innovation Awards at the NAFSA: Association of International Educators Conference in Los Angeles.

USC Columbia Hosts Forum on Education Abroad Standards of Good Practice Workshop

The University of South Carolina, in conjunction with the Study Abroad Office, is honored to host the Forum on Education Abroad Standards of Good Practice Workshop on March 3, 2017.

IPHE Goes to South Africa

The University of South Carolina's 5th annual International Perspectives on Higher Education (IPHE) faculty and staff program, will take place in Johannesburg and Cape Town, South Africa during Spring Break 2017.

Study Abroad Office Hosts Major-Specific Fairs

The USC Study Abroad Office is holding seven major-specific fairs this spring semester. While each fair will focus on programming specific to students from those departments, students from all majors are encouraged to attend.

Four USC Students Receive the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship to Study Abroad

The Study Abroad Office is excited to announce the recipients of the 2017 Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship.

USC Student's Teammates Abroad Fly Him Back for Championship Game

Environmental Science major, Nicholas Smillie, flies back to Australia for championship soccer game.

Study Abroad Fair - Fall 2016

Discover where and how you can study abroad this year, from our staff, student returnees, and our international partners.

Study Abroad Wins Fourth National Innovation Award

The Study Abroad Office received the Innovation in Alumni Engagement award from, recognizing their success in implementing the Graduation with Leadership Distinction Global Learning Pathway, in partnership with USC Connect.

A Chat With Provost Gabel About the Importance of International Education

A chat with Provost Gabel about her experiences abroad, and how students can benefit from such experiences.

Study Abroad Named as Finalist for National Award

The SAO received its sixth consecutive nomination for a GoAbroad Innovation Award.

Faculty-led Global Classroom Program Expands USC's Relationship With Oman

Thirteen USC undergraduate students participate in a Global Classroom Maymester program titled "Media and Culture of the Mideast" in Muscat, Oman.

Students Receive Maxcy Travel Grant for Year-Long Programs

Two undergraduate students are motivated by career and family to study abroad with the help of the Maxcy Travel Grant.

USC Students Spend Summer Abroad

Students participate in global education through 36 Maymester and summer programs in 29 countries

Study Abroad Launches USC in...

The Study Abroad Office is happy to announce the launch of USC in Costa Rica: Global Health as well as the re-launch of USC in Italy: Languages, Arts & Humanities.

USC Professor Selected for Fellowship Abroad

Dr. Qiana Whitted, associate professor of English and African American studies, has been selected as a Summer 2017 Visiting Professor at Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina (UFSC) in Florianópolis, Brazil.

USC Grad Briana Leaman Extends Studies Abroad

School of Music graduate takes undergraduate study abroad experiences further by obtaining master's degree in France.

IPHE Goes to Costa Rica

International Perspectives on Higher Education program takes 15 faculty and staff members abroad.

USC Students Spend Spring Break Abroad

Students gain international experience through 16 programs across 20 countries.

Study Abroad Wins National Marketing Award

The USC SAO won the Innovation in Marketing & Digital Media Award from


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