Center for Global Education


Building Bridges at UTC

The Center for Global Education includes the Office of International Student and Scholar Services, the Office of Study Abroad, and the English as a Second Language Institute.

We support international students, visiting international scholars, English language learners, and Mocs interested in study abroad. We also promote cultural exchange and international cooperation at UTC through special events and campus initiatives throughout the year.

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Parshwa Patel

Major: Computer science

Hometown: Ahmedabad, India

"The courses are detailed and in-depth, and there are a lot of research opportunities with the professors."


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Yixiang Chen

Major: Master of business administration

Hometown: Guangzhou, China

"I want to always be growing and moving forward."

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Lauren Dunn

Major: Business management

Study Abroad Town: Cape Town, South Africa

"Keep an open mind, and you will get a lot out of it."

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Office of International Student and Scholar Services

The Office of International Student and Scholar Services has welcomed students from more than 45 countries to the UTC campus.

We offer advisement, counseling, and advocacy services for undergraduate and graduate international students.

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Office of Study Abroad

The Office of Study Abroad puts the world within reach through short- and long-term international experiences.

We prepare Mocs to study all over the world, with program options in Africa, Asia, Europe, Central America, South America, and the Middle East.

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English as a Second Language Institute

The ESL Institute serves international students learning English for personal, business and academic reasons.

We offer communicative, content-based courses at six levels of English proficiency.

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Community Outreach

International students and scholars are making an impact in the Scenic City. Through partnerships with local organizations, schools, and businesses, the Center for Global Education makes it easy to make a difference.