Southern Hospitality at EducationUSA Academy

An Interview with Emma Runacres By EducationUSA Adviser Elisabeth Bloxam The American South is known for its hospitality: the friendly, welcoming attitude with which Southerners greet visitors. When Belgian student Emma Runacres traveled to Georgia as the recipient of a 2019 EducationUSA Academy Scholarship, she discovered this Southern hospitality firsthand. “I would never describe Belgium […]

ETS Workshop

Liana Berkowitz, an academic relations specialist, greeted her workshop’s participants with a cheery smile that belied the morning’s gray skies and wasted no time in launching into her material for the day leading the Propell® workshop. This workshop is a one day, professional development program designed to help English-language teachers meet the challenges of teaching […]

Being a First-Generation College Student

Being first-gen is simply another part of the college experience; in the same way that some students come from across the country (or world) or some students speak another language, each component only adds to the complexity that makes up a person’s life at university.

Volunteering at Brussels College Night

What is it like to attend one of EducationUSA Belgium’s annual undergraduate recruitment fairs? Karen Williams, a 2019-20 Fulbright student researcher to Belgium, volunteered to help out at Brussels College Night 2019. Below, she shares her experience at the event, including what she learned about the differences in Belgian and American higher education systems and her surprise encounter with a special guest!

EducationUSA LL.M. Fair

On the evening of 12 November 2019, the Fulbright Commission in Brussels is proud to welcome representatives of 25 American law schools as part of their LLM Tour across Europe. Join us! Now in its fifth year, the LL.M. Fair provides law students and young lawyers in Belgium the opportunity to meet and network with […]