The Wildcat Life: It's Global, and There's Plenty of Proof

While the University of Arizona campus slows down during the summer, UA Study Abroad picks up, coordinating trips for more than 800 students from June through August — its biggest rush of the year.

With approximately 60 programs in more than 30 countries, summer programs include Desert Ecology and Conservation Biology in Namibia and an Archeological Excavation in Orvieto, Italy. Regardless of the destination, Wildcats have a history of documenting in images their school spirit during global travels.

Housed within the Office of Global Initiatives, UA Study Abroad hosts an annual photo and video contest to encourage students to creatively catalog their international education and service learning journeys. The contest is now open for UA students who participated in a UA-sponsored study abroad program starting in August 2016.

Winners, to be announced in September, are eligible for $700 and $200 flight vouchers from the sponsor, CEA Global Education.

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Click here for images Wildcats have provided from programs around the world.