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Why go abroad? What are the benefits?
Graduation day will be here faster than you know it and soon you will be competing against millions of others graduates for jobs in a tough global economy.  Are you ready for the global economy? Taking your education abroad is a great way to distinguish yourself and your resume’.

Here are just a few of the benefits of taking your education abroad:

  • Enhance your education & learn a foreign language
  • Build your resume & develop soft skills that employers are seeking
  • Establish a global network for future jobs or internships
  • Gain access to unique course offerings that apply to your UW-Stout degree
  • Broaden your intellectual & personal horizons

Don't believe us? Here's what UW-Stout students say:

"My experience abroad helped guide me on a passionate career path and has permanately changed me for the better."
          -Storm Jacko, studied in the Netherlands, Academic Year 2014-2015

"Being abroad taught me more about myself and the world we live in than I could have ever imagined!"
          -Colin Drahos, studied in The Netherlands, Fall 2015

"When you step on that plane you are both going and leaving; leaving your family, friends, and what you know behind. But amazingly, you are also going. Going into the unknown, the adventure, the future. I encourage you to go, live, and see what the world can teach you."
          -Madeleine Bradley, studied in Czech Republic, Spring 2016

"I only have two regrets. First being that I didn't go sooner and second being that I didn't stay longer."
          -Daniel Bodunov, studied in Germany, Spring 2016

"Being abroad taught me more about myself and the world we live in than I could have ever imagined!"
          -Colin Drahos, studied in The Netherlands, Fall 2015

"Studying abroad in London opened my eyes to how many opportunities there are in the world!"
          -Andrew Steinke, studied in London, Spring 2016

"Never before has my mind been so open to new places, people, and experiences, and never again will it close."
         -Valerie Hanson, studied in Germany, Academic Year 2014-2015

"NSE allowed me to take classes and network in destinations I hope to live one day; it’s the best kept secret on campus." 
        -Stacy Springob, National Student Exchange, Academic Year 2013-2014




 
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