Education

Winter Education Abroad Fair

Newcomb Ballroom

Join the International Studies Office for the Winter Education Abroad Fair. Learn more about the many different study abroad programs available for UVA students. Meet with UVA faculty program directors, program providers, and host universities. We hope to see you there!

VISAS (Volunteers with International Students, Staff, and Scholars)

VISAS (Volunteers with International Students, Staff, and Scholars) is a free program that serves the international community at UVA. Through VISAS’ various programs, volunteers and international participants practice English together, meet new people, build meaningful relationships, and learn about other cultures. We invite English learners and English speakers to come join us now! The deadline to join VISAS is Sunday, January 28, 2024, at 11:59 PM!
  
 
Want to practice your English and meet new people? 

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Tents in a field with mountains in the back

Alternative Spring Break Trips

Various Off-Grounds Locations

ASB will conduct our Spring Break trips to Maine, the Florida Keys, San Francisco, Joshua Tree, and Zion during Spring Break. As is our organization's mission, these trips will involve participants conducting service activities for the benefit of the community they are visiting.

Charlottesville Random Hacks of Kindness: Call for Volunteers

We are seeking volunteers to participate in the Charlottesville Random Hacks of Kindness event at the Albemarle Campus Club of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Central VA on January 26, 2024. Funding and organization of this event has been made possible by the UVA/Buford lab school planning grant. We hope this will become an annual lab school event where we share the power of student-driven learning and computing to solve real-world problems with middle school students, industry experience and local nonprofits throughout the region. 

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(Illustration by Emily Faith Morgan, University Communications)

Education Researcher Offers New Strategies for Managing Behavior in Preschool

Challenging behavior helps a child get what they want or need, but translating that behavior and finding the child a more effective way to communicate can better serve both the child and a class, a UVA researcher says.

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(Illustration by Alex Angelich, University Communications)

You’ve Been Studying All Wrong. This Professor Can Help You ‘Outsmart Your Brain’

In his new book, “Outsmart Your Brain: Why Learning Is Hard and How You Can Make It Easy,” University of Virginia psychology professor Daniel Willingham, and member of the Education pathway advisory committee distills complex cognitive psychology into easy-to-digest tips and tricks to make learning, as the title of the book says, easy.

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(Illustration by Tobias Wilbur and Emily Faith Morgan, University Communications)

Course Encourages Students To Incorporate Service Into Life After Grounds

Whether they become attorneys, bankers, teachers or chefs, UVA students are learning the skills required to serve American democracy and their communities.

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Food & Foresight Fridays ft Youth & Social Innovation Program

Food & Foresight Friday ft. Youth & Social Innovation

Multicultural Student Center

Join us this week for Food & Foresight Friday ft. UVA's School of Education! Students will get to learn more about the Youth & Social Innovation program and how to get involved. Come to this event if this is something you might be interested in or just want to learn more!

Become a Mentor with Early Visions

Give back to the community by getting involved with Early Visions! This mentorship and arts program by the Fralin Museum of Art at UVA and the Boys and Girls Club of Central Virginia connects University student mentors and local 3rd–5th graders for weekly art experiences. Mentors and mentees learn about and from one another while making art together! Applications due Nov. 10; decisions made Dec. 15.