“I went to Australia the spring of my junior year and I think that it was the most beneficial life-changing experience for me as a young woman. When you embark on a journey of that much stature, completely on your own, it really challenges you to grow as a person”

-Sarah Brown, Class of 2020

On September 23rd

OIP will be hosting our annual Study Abroad Fair! With over 75 approved programs, we can help find the right program for you. Whittier sends about 175-200 students abroad each academic year. Don’t miss this opportunity to connect with study abroad advisors, program directors, and current students who have studied abroad previously. Come to the Campus Courtyard, FROM 11AM –2PM, or stop by our early bird tables in the Upper Quad, FROM 8AM-10AM, and find your study abroad dream today!

Study Abroad Fair Checklist: 

Before the Fair: 

  •  Look out for emails from OIP and go check out OIP’s website (goabroad.whittier.domains) to find the programs we offer
  • Draft a list of questions you may have for study abroad representatives (Does your program offer courses within my major? Are there scholarship opportunities available?)
  • Set a list of goals you have for attending the fair

During the Fair: 

  • Meet our OIP team at our booth to learn general information about studying abroad and the approved programs offered at Whittier
  •  Meet our visiting partners and affiliate program coordinators to learn more about their programs
  • Meet students who have studied abroad before and hear their stories about their experiences

After the Fair: 

  • Review the materials and advice you received at our fair
  • Get in contact with our office (located Platner 206 or at OIP@whittier.edu)
  • Discuss the opportunities with your parents and/or family to find the perfect study abroad dream just for you