Dublin Spring Visit

 

Wednesday, April 5 - Saturday, April 8, 2017

For FIE Current and Prospective Partners

Is there anything better than springtime in Dublin? Explore all that FIE has to offer during an April site visit to the Emerald Isle. FIE invites you to Dublin to learn more about the programming and support services we provide for our students at Dublin Business School, Trinity College Dublin, and University College Dublin.  Hear more about semester and summer internship opportunities, our Irish Life & Cultures class, and two fabulous weekend study tours to the North and West of Ireland. This special opportunity is designed not only to provide you with the chance to see and experience what your students do during their time with us in Dublin, but also the opportunity to meet our staff, tour our partner’s facilities and student residences, learn about FIE programs and initiatives, and experience a bit of Irish hospitality.    

The goal of this site visit is to provide study abroad advisors at FIE partner and prospective partner institutions with an excellent overview of the FIE Dublin semester program through participation in two of FIE’s three Dublin Fall Semester Orientation Programs.

Included in the site visit program are:

  • Hotel accommodation in Dublin for 3 nights
  • Some meals, including a group welcome dinner and lunches with FIE staff
  • Campus tours of Dublin Business School, Trinity College Dublin, University College Dublin
  • Opportunity to meet with students
  • Overview of FIE programs in other locations – London, Amman

We encourage you to share this opportunity with the advisors in your office responsible for advising on FIE Dublin programs and Ireland programs in general.

For more information (without commitment!) please fill out our online Interest Form

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London Orientation Site Visits

 

For FIE Current and Prospective Partners

FIE invites you to London to experience one of our student orientations first hand.  This special opportunity is designed not only to provide you with the chance to see and experience exactly what your students do upon arrival for their program in London but also the opportunity to meet our staff, tour our faculty and student residences, learn about FIE programs and initiatives, and experience a bit of London’s world-famous culture, sights, and food.  FIE will provide your accommodation and a variety of meals, tours, and activities so you will have a robust and packed FIE London experience.

The goal of this site visit is to provide study abroad advisers at FIE partner and prospective partner institutions with an excellent overview of the FIE London semester program through full participation in FIE’s London Fall Semester Orientation Program.

The site visit program typically includes:

  • Hotel accommodation in South Kensington for up to 4 nights
  • Oyster card for Tube travel
  • Some meals as indicated the schedule
  • All student orientation programs and activities
  • FIE Welcome Reception
  • Local Amenities walking tour of South Kensington
  • Guided coach tour of London
  • Parliament Visit and Tour
  • Theater performance
  • Opportunities to meet with key FIE staff and management
  • Overview of FIE programs in other locations – Dublin, Amman

We encourage you to share this opportunity with the advisors in your office responsible for advising on FIE London programs and UK programs in general.

For more information (without commitment!) please fill out our online Interest Form and we will get back to you with more details and dates. 

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Dublin Orientation Site Visits

 

For FIE Current and Prospective Partners

FIE invites you to Dublin to experience one of our student orientations first hand.  Depending on timing, you will have the opportunity to sit in on orientation meetings and activities for some or all of our semester programs: FIE @ Dublin Business School, FIE @ Trinity College Dublin, and FIE @ University College Dublin. These special opportunities are designed not only to provide you with the chance to see and experience exactly what students do upon arrival for their program with FIE in Dublin, but also the opportunity to meet our staff, tour our student residences and partners' facilities, learn about FIE programs and initiatives, and experience a bit of Irish hospitality. 

The goal of these site visits, which take place at the beginning or either the fall or spring semesters, is to provide study abroad advisors at FIE partner and prospective partner institutions with an excellent overview of the FIE Dublin semester program through full participation in an FIE Dublin Fall or Spring semester orientation program.

The site visit program usually includes:

  • Hotel accommodation in Dublin for 3 nights
  • Some meals as indicated in the schedule 
  • Student orientation programs and activities
  • Campus tours of Dublin Business School, Trinity College Dublin, and University College Dublin 
  • Opportunity to meet with students
  • Overview of FIE programs in other locations – London, Amman

We encourage you to share this opportunity with the advisors in your office responsible for advising on FIE Dublin programs and Ireland programs in general.

For more information (without commitment!) please fill out our online Interest Form and we will get back to you with more details and dates.

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London SGLC Visit

 


Friday, April 7 - Sunday, April 9, 2017

For Study Abroad Advisors and Campus Leadership Staff

Are you looking for ways to encourage leadership opportunities for your study abroad students and to enhance leadership among your student returnees once they are back on campus?  If so, FIE welcomes you to attend our 2017 Student Global Leadership Conference (SGLC). This exciting conference for undergraduates features a weekend full of engaging keynote and breakout speakers, hands-on sessions, and real-world takeaways for student leaders. Students will develop a personal leadership action plan and connect with other students from around the world to make their study abroad experience a truly global one.

2017 SGLC Theme: Harnessing the Power of Diversity: Leadership, Inclusion, and Action

 

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Extending far beyond just our visible differences or the ‘flags, food and festivals’ of our nations, diversity yields superior outcomes. Research shows groups that include a range of perspectives and experiences outperform groups of like-minded experts. FIE’s third Student Global Leadership Conference will empower emerging leaders to engage in inclusive leadership, value diverse contributions, challenge bias and build stronger local and global teams, businesses and communities as a result.

The goal of this site visit is to introduce study abroad advisors and campus leadership staff to the opportunities for students to enhance their leadership skills while studying and interning in London through participation in FIE’s Student Global Leadership Conference.

Included in the site visit program are:

  • Hotel accommodation in South Kensington (up to 3 nights)
  • Conference registration, Friday reception, Saturday lunch, breakfast on Saturday and Sunday

We encourage you to share this opportunity your campus staff and possibly travel together to London.

In addition, FIE invites you to arrive early and participate in the Dublin Spring Visit and/or extend your stay to participate in the London GreekConnect Visit.

For more information (without commitment!) please fill out our online Interest Form

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FIE Peace and Conflict Summer Visit

 

For study abroad advisors, academic advisors, and interested faculty responsible for advising on programs related to Peace, Conflict, International Relations, Diplomacy, and related majors.

Visit FIE Dublin to experience how political and cultural resources are used to explore conflict development and transformation, the nature of political leadership in conflict, and the significance of “memory” in conflict.

Meet with Dr. Paul Arthur, Professor of Politics, Emeritus Director of the Graduate Program in Peace and Conflict Studies, and International Conflict Research Institute Honorary Associate at the University of Ulster who teaches the program in Ireland and is the Director of the program.

Visit Dublin historical and political sites with the program participants including the General Post Office Witness Tour, Kilmainham Gaol, Glasnevin Cemetery, and Leinster House, the seat of the Oireachtas, the parliament of Ireland but originally the ducal palace of the Dukes of Leinster. There is also the option to join the Peace and Conflict students on their Study Tour to Northern Ireland after the Dublin site visit.

This special opportunity is designed not only to provide you with the chance to experience part of our amazing Conflict and the Struggle for Peace program, but also the opportunity to meet FIE staff, tour student residences and academic facilities, and experience a bit of Irish hospitality. 

The site visit program usually includes:

  • Hotel accommodation with breakfast in Dublin for 3 nights
  • Some meals as indicated in the schedule
  • Guided tours of Kilmainham Gaol, Glasnevin Cemetery, Leinster House, and the General Post Office Witness Tour
  • Tours of Dublin Business School facilities
  • Tours of student residences
  • Opportunity to meet with program faculty and FIE staff
  • Opportunity to meet with students
  • Discussion on how the three cities and two courses within the program seamlessly interconnect

Site Visit participants have the option to join the program students and experience the Study Tour to Northern Ireland, Wednesday, June 12-Friday, June 14 for an additional cost. Email Dr. Grahaeme Hesp at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information if interested.

We encourage you to share this opportunity with the advisors in your office, academic advisors, and interested faculty responsible for advising on programs related to Peace, Conflict, International Relations, Diplomacy, and related majors.

For more information (without commitment!) please fill out our online Interest Form and we will get back to you with more details and dates.

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