Global Learning Alumni

Tiananmen Square, Beijing China

Whether you studied on UCEAP, a UCSC Global Seminar, or even an Independent Program, your journey may not yet be over. If you are looking for ways to contribute, continue your learning, or turn your experience into a new endeavor, explore our website below.

For more information about life after study abroad/away, please see this Life After Study Abroad video produced by UC Riverside or read this article from UCEAP's The Californian Abroad "Reverse Culture Shock: Adjusting to Life at Home After Study Abroad."

Returning Home

Mixed emotions are a normal part of returning home from a global learning program, and we are here to help you with your transition back into life at UCSC and the U.S.

Stay Involved

See how you can further develop your skills or contribute what you learned to UCSC Global Learning and the greater campus community.

Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey: University of California Santa Cruz Study Abroad Programs Scholarship

Alumni of the University of California Santa Cruz (UCSC) global learning programs including UCSC Global Seminars, UCSC Exchanges, and UCEAP are eligible for a $5,000 scholarship toward an on-site Middlebury Institute master’s degree. You may also receive additional merit and need-based scholarships depending on the strength of your application and financial situation.

Internationally-Focused Post-Graduation Opportunities

Have you ever thought about pursuing a career in International Education (IE)? If you are interested in learning more about IE professional pathways, visit Gateway International's Career Resources. This incredible webpage covers an overview of professions in international higher education, how to get established in international higher education, tips for professionals at all career stages, and much more!

Even if you aren't interested in pursuing a career in international education, maybe your experience studying abroad or away sparked a desire to work, live, teach, or volunteer abroad after graduation? If so, check out our post-graduate opportunities resource guide! 

It includes information about:

  • Intern/volunteer/work abroad programs for graduates
  • International education graduate programs
  • Graduate research and fellowship opportunities abroad
  • Teaching English abroad opportunities