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UW Study Abroad Week, Nov. 6-8

Submitted by Tamara Sollinger on October 2, 2018 - 4:41pm

Study Abroad Week consists of multiple events that will help get you excited to study abroad:

  • Study Abroad Mixer – Tuesday, November 6th 5:30-7pm, ECC Unity Suite RSVP
  • “Remixing Your Reality” with Blake Brandes – Wednesday, November 7th 6-8pm wǝɫǝbʔaltxʷ – Intellectual House RSVP
  • Study Abroad Fair – Thursday, November 8th 10am-2pm, HUB Ballroom (no RSVP required)

Read below for more information on each event.

Study Abroad Mixer

Explore programs, speak with advisers, connect with faculty, learn about scholarships to study abroad and have fun with fellow students at our fall social. This is a great event for students who want to learn more about study abroad in a smaller setting with more individualized support. Dinner included! RSVP required. 

“Remixing Your Reality” with Blake Brandes

Freestyle rapper and beatboxer Blake Brandes will deliver a performance that will have you getting creative, reaching higher and writing your own story about your purpose at the UW and beyond. RSVP to attend.

Dr. Blake Brandes is a TEDx speaker, America’s Got Talent performer, and co-founder of the personal development company, Motivational Millennial. With a Ph.D. in hip-hop and global youth cultures, Blake has presented to over 100,000 students to help them “remix their realities” and achieve their dreams. Blake was the recipient of the Marshall Scholarship, one of the most competitive postgraduate awards in the world, and he is also a rapper, beatboxer, and Top 40 music producer who has performed over 200 shows in Europe and the US, including with the creator of Hamilton, Lin-Manuel Miranda.  This event is co-sponsored by the Husky Leadership Initiative, Comparative History of Ideas and Peer2Peer Scholarship.

Study Abroad Fair

Over 2,000 students visit the fair every year. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to connect with program directors, advisers and study abroad alumni. Bring your questions – we’ll help answer them!


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