Financial Planning Workshop for UW Study Abroad Programs

Everyone knows traveling can be expensive and that is why UW is offering free Financial Planning Workshop courses. Students are invited to learn some useful tips about paying for a study abroad.  The workshop will cover financial aid, scholarships,  cost comparisons, budgeting and strategies to generate extra cash before going abroad.

Tuesday Jan 23, 3-4:30, MGH 171

Wednesday Jan 31 3-4:30, SMZ 580

Tuesday February 13, 3-4:30 EEB 303

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End of the quarter stressing you out? Check out these free workshops!

End of the quarter stressing you out?! Check out these free resources to help you manage your mental health and pull through this rough time of year!

  • Mindfulness for Daily Living with Ron Ma, 1-2pm on Thursdays 11/30 and 12/7 in 401 Schmitz Hall
    • Mindfulness meditation is a practice that helps reduce stress, anxiety and depression by cultivating greater self-awareness and a sense of inner peace.

 

  • What the (Mental) Health? Workshop at 3-4:30pm on Tuesday, 12/5 in 401 Schmitz Hall. This workshop by Caitlin Stanaway reviews psychological theories related to managing stress and regulating thoughts and emotions. Students can learn about:
    • Optimal stress
    • Mindfulness Skills
    • Acceptance
    • Effective mental health behaviors
    • Assertive communication

 

  • Let’s Talk.  Drop-in consultation with a counselor, a collaboration between the Counseling Center and Hall Health Center.
    • Tuesdays 2-4pm with Iris Song at the Kelly Ethnic Cultural Center
    • Wednesdays 2-4pm with Kate Fredenberg at the Q Center in the HUB

Planning on Studying Abroad? Check UW’s Free Financial Planning Workshop

Students are invited to learn some useful tips about paying for a study abroad.  The workshop will cover financial aid, scholarships,  cost comparisons, budgeting and strategies to generate extra cash before going abroad.   Please encourage any students with financial questions to attend.

 

Tuesday Jan 23, 3-4:30, MGH 171

Wednesday Jan 31 3-4:30, SMZ 580

Tuesday February 13, 3-4:30 EEB 303

Student Success Coach

Everyone struggles with academics and/or personal obstacles at some point in time. Come check out UW’s Student Success Coach service here on campus. Our new Student Success Coach, Madison, will be available to start seeing students this Thursday evening. Students can make an appointment online to meet one on one with her or drop-in if they are here at CLUE. I have attached a flyer for you to post or send out to students. The website below also has all the information.

 

The ASP Success Coach meets with students one-on-one to help them develop skills in:

Effective study strategies

Time management skills

Setting and working towards goals

Finding campus resources

Motivation

 

Hours/Location: Mondays and Thursdays 7-9pm in Mary Gates Hall room 171

 

Make an appointment here: https://meetme.so/UWASPCoach

 

http://webster.uaa.washington.edu/asp/website/get-help/academic-success-coach/

Fall 2017 Scholarship Workshops

SCHOLARSHIP WORKSHOPS

Getting Started with Scholarships

Get started on your scholarship journey!  These sessions will give undergrads a head start into searching and competitively applying for scholarships.  In addition to general tips and guidelines, scholarships with upcoming deadlines will be highlighted each week.  Learn what scholarships can support you right now, or enable you to continue pursuing your education in the future.

November 3 | 3:30pm | Mary Gates Hall 171

December 1 | 3:30pm | Mary Gates Hall 171

RSVP to attend, though drop-ins are welcome: https://expo.uw.edu/expo/rsvp/event/734

 

Scholarships 201

This workshop provides assistance to continuing students looking to fund undergraduate academic years and graduate school. This will include information on discipline specific scholarships, campus funding opportunities, scholarship search sites, and tips to develop competitive applications.

November 8 | 4:00pm | Mary Gates Hall 171

November 28 | 4:00pm | Mary Gates Hall 171

RSVP to attend, though drop-ins are welcome: https://expo.uw.edu/expo/rsvp/event/245

 

Personal Statement Writing

Personal Statement Workshops will provide students with essential information to develop an understanding of not only writing about their interests, eligibility and suitability for applications, but also to learn how their statements provide evidence of their achievements that aren’t reflected in other parts of an application.

November 2 | 3:30pm | Mary Gates Hall 171

November 15 | 4:00pm | Mary Gates Hall 171

RSVP to attend, though drop-ins are welcome: https://expo.uw.edu/expo/rsvp/event/236

 

CV Writing

Develop your undergraduate CV/Resume for use in scholarship, fellowship, research opportunities, and graduate school applications! Bring a working draft, such as an existing resume, and a list of activities including: Honors, Awards & Prizes received no longer than 5 years ago, Academic and Research Activities, Community Service Involvement, Work History, and Activities outside of the Academic Environment. In this workshop you will have the opportunity to work with Office of Merit Scholarships, Fellowships & Awards staff to develop and strengthen a draft of your CV!

November 16 | 4:00pm | Mary Gates Hall 171

November 29 | 2:30pm | Mary Gates Hall 171

RSVP to attend, though drop-ins are welcome: https://expo.uw.edu/expo/rsvp/event/237

Personal Statement Workshops for Graduate School Applicants

Perspective Graduate Students!

The Odegaard Writing and Research Center (OWRC) is hosting a workshop for UW students applying to graduate school. The workshop will focus on personal statements and will consist of presentations by OWRC tutors, peer review sessions, and one-on-one tutoring with OWRC tutors. Attendees are encouraged to please bring a draft of their personal statement.

 

There are two (2) dates for this workshop; students may register for the date that works best for their schedules.

 

When: Sunday, November 5, 1:00-3:00 pm or Saturday, November 18, 1:00-3:00 pm

Where: Odegaard Library, room 220

What:

  • Targeted workshop on the academic and emotional challenges of personal statements
  • Facilitated peer review sessions with guided, substantive feedback
  • Ashort writing consultation with peer tutors from a range of disciplines.
  • An encouraging environment to make progress on your personal statement writing

Please check out the following link for more information (http://bit.ly/2yMxAlX). 

UW Study Abroad Workshops

Financial Planning Workshop Flyer Updated-page-002

UW Study Abroad is launching a new workshop designed to help students make more informed decisions about the financial costs of studying abroad.  Our Financial Planning  workshop will cover the basics of financial aid, scholarships to consider, cost comparisons of different programs, budgeting tips, money generating strategies and important forms and deadlines for students.  We are offering the workshops at three different times to make it convenient for students:

 

Tuesday October 24, 3-4:30, Mary Gates Hall 171

Wednesday November 1, 3-4:30 in Schmitz 450

Wednesday November 15, 3-4:30 Ethnic Cultural Center