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  • Student Spotlight: Doha Amer

    Meet Doha. Doha Amer is a current first-year student at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering within the Grainger College of Engineering. During the academic year 2018-2019, Doha was a member of the KAUST KGSP Foundation Year cohort at Illinois. 

  • Student Spotlight: Jiayi Li

    Meet Jiayi. Jiayi Li is a current student at the Harbin Institute of Technology in Shenzhen, China. Jiayi was a 2019 undergraduate summer school student in GET's Engineering Research Academy program. Her hometown is Chengdu, located in the Sichuan province of China. 

  • university selected to host humphrey fellows

    University of Illinois, Intensive English Institute selected to host Humphrey Fellows for long-term English training program

    The Institute for International Education (IIE) has selected the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign as the host institution for the 2023 Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship’s intensive, long-term English training program.

  • Watch: Global Education and Training welcomes students from Beijing University of Agriculture for agricultural management program

    Students from Beijing University of Agriculture share their experiences from Global Education and Training’s 2016 Agriculture Management Program. Developed together with the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign’s College of Agriculture, Consumer, and Environmental Sciences (ACES), students participated in lectures with Illinois professors, site visits to local farms, and corporate visits while immersing themselves in the full American college experience. This program was generously supported by Archer Daniels Midland (ADM).

  • Watch: Summer Heritage Academy at Illinois

    Developed in conjunction with the Collaborative for Cultural Heritage Management and Policy (CHAMP), the Summer Heritage Academy is an intensive, immersive, interdisciplinary program focused on the inter-related areas of cultural heritage, heritage management, historic preservation, cultural tourism, and economic development. Led by University of Illinois professors with expertise in cultural heritage and historic preservation, the Academy has been specifically created for Chinese colleagues. It offers classroom learning, analysis of comparative case studies, practical field research experiences to enrich participants’ professional development and add value to the participants’ home institutions.