Gordon Expands Global Education Offerings

Gordon students—thinking about studying abroad? Your options just increased. Gordon’s Global Education Office (GEO) has introduced three new approved programs, bringing the total for study abroad opportunities above 40.

Linguistics majors can now dive into syntax and lexical functional grammar at New Zealand’s world-ranked University of Auckland, located in the country’s largest commercial hub. At Auckland’s School of Cultures, Languages and Linguistics, students have a unique opportunity to discover New Zealand heritage by studying the language and culture of the indigenous Maori people. Learn more about University of Auckland (New Zealand)’s program for linguistics majors >>

Across the pond in Wales, chemistry majors can now study at another coastal school—Cardiff University, one of the U.K.’s leading universities. Students will learn from world-class researchers and benefit from Cardiff’s state-of-the-art buildings and facilities, while exploring Welsh history and culture through courses like “From King Coal to Cool Cymru: Society and Culture in Wales.” Learn more about University of Cardiff (Wales)’s program for chemistry majors >>

Computer science majors can engage in Hungary’s long tradition of creative computing at Aquincum Institute of Technology (AIT). Taught by globally-acclaimed scholars, the program integrates design, entrepreneurship and humanities with both foundational and advanced application computer science courses. Students also take a two-week Hungarian language course. Learn more about Aquincum Institute of Technology (Hungary)’s program for computer science majors >>

Gordon College’s financial aid applies to any approved study abroad program, allowing students to focus on where to study, not how to make it work.

These new programs underscore GEO’s vision to continue expanding global education opportunities that not only parallel Gordon’s curriculum, but also enhance the academic experience for students in the programs. Want to learn more? Plan to attend the Annual Global Education Convocation and Global Programs Fair on February 12, 2016. Convocation will be held in the A. J. Gordon Memorial Chapel at 10:25 a.m., and the fair will follow in Lane Student Center. You’ll hear from program representatives and alumni.