The Benefits of Booking Group Travel

Benefits of Group Travel
For professors and faculty members bringing a group of students abroad, managing the associated logistics can be a daunting task. From putting together the itinerary to booking air travel and accommodations to finalizing the group size and coordinating payment, the management of all of this can be enough to deter some faculty from signing up to lead the trip. Professors do have resources they can leverage to help manage this; many engage a travel agent to book group travel to help ease the l...
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5 Study Abroad Goals for 2015

With 2014 behind us, now is the time to be firm in the goals of your study abroad programming for 2015. Whether you have already begun this process, finalized it, and/or are in the midst of international travel at this very moment, here are 5 considerations and examples of explicit goals that will help you to prepare for 2015: 1. Your Mission What do you want your students to get out of your study abroad program? Have you been explicit in determining exactly what your group travel should ...
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The Impact of Local Current Events on Your Study Abroad Program

We all know that study abroad programs can be extremely rewarding, both for students and for faculty. There is so much to be said for the distinctive quality of immersing oneself in the actual surroundings where an historic event took place, or to take part in a cultural celebration firsthand; the connection is deeper once we ourselves journey outside of the textbook (or tablet), and directly into the context. It is important to remember, as we prepare to take on such a journey, that e...
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Facultyled.com becomes FacultyAbroad.com

Dear Colleagues, Greetings! I'm writing to let you know that this past April, the domain Facultyled.com was acquired by another company. If you linked to Facultyled.com, please adjust the domain to facultyabroad.com; the rest of the URL should be the same. We urge you to check your website and make this change as soon as possible since many colleges and universities did have links in. It would be nice if we could automate this process, but unfortunately, that's not possible even in 2014. F...
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