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Plug into the Office of Education Abroad, International Student & Scholar Services, and student organizations to stay connected and share your experience. Get involved with some of these opportunities to connect with international students and other UAB students, who either have gone abroad or would like to.

  • Apply to be a Peer Ambassador and share your experience with future study abroad students.
  • Participate in the Education Abroad Club to host events for prospective students and committed study abroad participants, while networking with other UAB Education Abroad alumni.
  • ISSS programs host events for international students and UAB students, such as Orientation, Coffee Hours, and social gatherings.
  • Participate in our Photo Contest for a chance to win prizes! Watch your inbox for details! The photo contest happens each semester. We know you have amazing photographs from your study abroad experience.

Peer Ambassadors

As a UAB study abroad alumni, you have the opportunity to become a Peer Ambassador! As a Peer Ambassador, you can build a legacy of in internationalization and cultural competency at UAB through student recruitment, advisement, pre-departure preparation, and assisting future study abroad students.

This program will offer you an opportunity to share your study abroad experience and perform a role that is fun, challenging, and rewarding.


At the time of application, you must:

  • Have successfully completed an approved Education Abroad program of at least four weeks in length, preferably through UAB
  • Maintain full-time degree-seeking status
  • Have a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA

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