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Studying Abroad? UFIT Can Help You

After finals week, many students set off to begin internships, travels, or studies. Here are some helpful tips you can use while traveling the world.

Free access to a secure Wi-Fi network is available via Eduroam. Eduroam allows students, faculty, and staff to access the Internet in more than 54 countries and at over 6,000 educational institutions. [...]

Filed under Administrative, Information Tech, Newsletter on April 23, 2017.

Take the SERU

What’s important to you? UF wants to know.

Tell us what you think about your undergraduate experience and you could win cash prizes.
Go to seru.ufl.edu and take the SERU survey today.
The Student Experience in the Research University (SERU) survey is a comprehensive survey administered to all undergraduates. UF wants to know what’s important to you, [...]

Filed under Administrative, Information Tech, Newsletter on April 23, 2017.

Apply to University Committees for Fall 2017

Applications are available for student appointments to University Committees for fall 2017.
The University of Florida encourages student involvement through participation and membership on committees that advise the administration on important issues.  A list of committees can be found on the Provost’s website at http://fora.aa.ufl.edu/University/.
Students eligible to serve on university committees will be selected from this pool [...]

Filed under Leadership, Newsletter, Opportunities on April 23, 2017.

City Year Applications

City Year is working to bridge the gap in high-poverty communities between the support that students actually need, and what their schools are designed and resourced to provide. In doing so, they’re helping to increase graduation rates across the country, and changing the lives of the students they serve. To work with the students directly, [...]

Filed under Internships & Career, Newsletter, Opportunities on April 23, 2017.

Registrar Reminders

Spring 2017 Commencement Information is available at:
http://www.registrar.ufl.edu/commencement/
Spring diplomas will be mailed in 8-10 weeks after graduation to the “permanent home address” on file at MyUFL > My Account > Update My Directory Profile
May 2: Deadline to change permanent home address in anticipation of spring diploma mailing.
Transcripts ordered April 27 (5pm) – May 2 will be [...]

Filed under Administrative, Newsletter, Registrar on April 23, 2017.

Boy and Girls Club Summer Internships

Are you looking for a fun, rewarding way to spend your summer? Boys and Girls Club of Alachua County is looking for interns!
We are looking for dedicated UF students to help with our programs by providing tutors and support for the children to learn in a safe, fun environment.
There are many internship positions available including [...]

Filed under Internships & Career, Newsletter, Opportunities on April 23, 2017.

Be a MUSE! Gain service hours and museum experience during Summer 2017

Explore and activate current exhibitions at YOUR art museum! Become a M.U.S.E (Museum University Student Educator) volunteer to plan tours and activities that transform, surprise and challenge. All majors welcome. Weekly meetings on Thursdays from 3:30 – 5 p.m. Deadline to join is May 10.  Visit harn.ufl.edu/volunteer for the application and details. Contact Elizabeth at [...]

Filed under Newsletter, Opportunities, Service on April 23, 2017.

Travel the World without Leaving Gainesville

Would you like to volunteer with international students this summer? Be a Conversation Volunteer through the English Language Institute (ELI) at UF. The program is designed to help ELI students practice English in a friendly setting while meeting Americans and making friends. Volunteers spend one hour each week with their partner at a time and [...]

Filed under Academic & Research, Newsletter, Opportunities on April 23, 2017.

Warriors in Drag: Ottoman Prisoners of War Camp Theaters in Russia and Egypt, 1914-1921

During the First World War, nearly 250,000 Ottoman soldiers became prisoners of war. With much time on their hands, especially the officer prisoners turned to cultural activities, including theater, to bring some semblance of normality to their lives. This talk examines those theaters the Ottoman prisoners of war organized in captivity. In the homosocial environment [...]

Filed under Academic, Events, Newsletter on February 6, 2017.

Don’t Flunk Your Finals

Preparing For Finals workshop is April 4, 2016 from 4 to 5 p.m. Don’t be that person living in the library during finals week, start studying now! Come to the UF Teaching Center’s new workshop “Preparing For Finals” to learn some new techniques and tricks to help you ace those finals. Sign up today at: [...]

Filed under Academic & Research, Newsletter, Opportunities on March 28, 2016.