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SFS Webinars

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Visit theschoolforfieldstudiesevents.webex.com for a list of upcoming SFS webinars.

 

The School for Field Studies: An Overview

PREMIERED: May 20, 2014

DURATION: 30 minutes

SPEAKERS: Dr. Mark Seifert, Dean of Academic Programs, and Ellen Reid, Admissions Manager

This webinar provides an overview of the SFS student experience. We describe the SFS program model including our academic goals and how we engage students in applied undergraduate research projects that have been developed in collaboration with local stakeholders. The webinar also covers student life at our field stations and community engagement.

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Admissions, Pre-Departure, and Financial Aid

PREMIERED: January 14, 2016

DURATION: 23 minutes

SPEAKERS: Amy Sullivan, Admissions Manager

This webinar goes through the SFS admissions process, from the time that students apply for a program to the time they step off the plane and into the field. We explain the application steps, what we look for to ensure that students will be successful with SFS, what students are responsible for submitting post-acceptance, and how we get them ready (and excited!) to head to the field with confidence. We also touch on financial aid and how SFS works closely with students to make studying abroad affordable.

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Advising for Costa Rica

PREMIERED: January 21, 2016

DURATION: 25 minutes

SPEAKERS: Amber Glass, Admissions Counselor

This webinar provides an overview of the SFS Sustainable Development Studies program in Costa Rica. The webinar covers the following topics: description of the field station; academic courses, research topics and Directed Research; student life and community engagement opportunities; and specific program advising tips.

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Advising for Panama

PREMIERED: January 28, 2016

DURATION: 20 minutes

SPEAKERS: Amber Glass, Admissions Counselor

This webinar provides an overview of the SFS Tropical Island Biodiversity Studies program in Panama. The webinar covers the following topics: description of the field station; academic courses, research topics and Directed Research; student life and community engagement opportunities; and specific program advising tips.

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Advising for Turks & Caicos Islands (TCI)

PREMIERED: February 26, 2015

DURATION: 30 minutes

SPEAKERS: Amy Sullivan, Admissions Counselor

This webinar provides an overview of the SFS Marine Resource Studies program in the Turks & Caicos Islands (TCI). The webinar covers the following topics: description of the field station; academic courses, research topics and Directed Research deliverables; student life and community engagement opportunities; students who will be best suited for the program; and specific program advising tips.

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Advising for Australia

PREMIERED: June 5, 2014

DURATION: 45 minutes (includes Q&A)

SPEAKERS: Ellen Reid, Admissions Manager and former Student Affairs Manager in Australia

This webinar provides an overview of the SFS Rainforest Studies program in Australia. The webinar covers the following topics: description of the field station; academic courses, research topics, and Directed Research deliverables; student life and community engagement opportunities; students who will be best suited for the program; and specific program advising tips.

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Advising for Tanzania

PREMIERED: August 27, 2015

DURATION: 20 minutes

SPEAKERS: Amy Sullivan, Admissions Manager

This webinar provides an overview of the SFS Wildlife Management Studies program in Tanzania. The webinar covers the following topics: description of the field station; academic courses, research topics and Directed Research deliverables; student life and community engagement opportunities; students who will be best suited for the program; and specific program advising tips.

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Advising for Cambodia: Center for Mekong Studies

PREMIERED: February 18, 2016

DURATION: 30 minutes

SPEAKERS: Leslie Granese, Vice President of Enrollment and Institutional Relations

This webinar covers the following topics: environmental and historical landscape of Cambodia and Vietnam, and the lenses through which students examine environmental issues; academic and programmatic objectives, itineraries, courses, field station, research topics, and community engagement opportunities; students and majors who will be best suited for the program; and student advising information.

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