Coming Up on #IESabroad: Our Social Media Channels for February & March 2017

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We have a lot to share with you on our IES Abroad Facebook, Instagram, and Snapchat accounts this month and next, and we want to help you keep track of it all.

Mark your calendars and check out the Facebook Live videos, Snapchat takeovers, Photo Contest, and so much more that we have planned!

February 7th | Facebook Live: Finding Your Perfect Study Abroad Match

We went live on our Facebook page this morning to help you find your perfect study abroad match, just in time for Valentine's Day.

February 10th | Facebook Live with Thamine Nayeem, 2016 Study Abroad Film Festival Finalist

​Hear from Thamine Nayeem (IES Abroad Rabat | University of Richmond), our 2016 Study Abroad Film Festival Finalist, as she talks about her film, I Choose Openness.

February 17th: Photo Contest Voting Begins on Facebook

​Do you like seeing study abroad photos from around the world? Us, too. That’s why you’ll love seeing study abroad through our students’ eyes with our Photo Contest! From February 17-24, visit our Facebook page to vote for your favorites in our Study Abroad Photo Contest. Voting ends Friday, February 24th, at 12 p.m. CT.

February 17th: Tokyo Snapchat Takeover

​IES Abroad Tokyo is taking over our Snapchat, and giving you the inside scoop on all things study abroad Japan. (Psst: Follow us on Snapchat!)

March 3rd: Barcelona Snapchat Takeover

​Say ‘hola’ to Spain and follow along as IES Abroad Barcelona takes you through the study abroad Spain experience. Be sure to follow our Barcelona students on the Center’s Instagram account, too!

Can’t get enough of #IESabroad? Hit that follow button! Keep up with us on our Snapchat, Facebook and Twitter.

To get started, here are all of our Centers abroad with Instagram accounts:

AMSTERDAM - @IESabroadamsterdam

BARCELONA - @IESabroad_barcelona

DUBLIN - @IESabroaddublin

GRANADA - @IESabroadgranada

NANTES - @IESabroadnantes

TOKYO - @IESabroadtokyo

VIENNA - @IESabroadvienna

Recent news & press

Feb 20 11:40am

Check Out Our Fall 2017 Photo Contest Winners

by Victoria Bruick

Hanging out with sea lion pups in the Galapágos Islands, taking in the view of Lake Como, jumping into the waters off the Italian coastline - our Fall 2017 study abroad students had some unforgettable moments, and they have the photos to prove it!

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Feb 16 10:38am

Happy Chinese New Year: Kicking Off the Year of the Dog

by Victoria Bruick

Today marks the beginning of the Year of the Dog. According to the Chinese zodiac, the dog is a steadfast, independent dream chaser.

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Feb 15 10:05am

Study Abroad Packing List for the Career-Minded Student

by Abby Baric

Add the following items to your suitcase before you study abroad to take full advantage of opportunities that come your way to advance your career.

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Feb 14 2:34pm

How to Practice Self-Care While Studying Abroad

by Victoria Bruick

We asked our IES Abroad Ambassadors what advice they have for self-care while abroad. Find out what they suggest and take time to figure out what loving yourself looks like for you.

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Feb 13 4:41pm

Alumni Advice: Being in a Relationship While Studying Abroad

by Victoria Bruick

Does “distance makes the heart grow fonder” or is it more accurate to say “out of sight, out of mind”? We asked our IES Abroad Ambassadors to share their advice on being in a relationship while studying abroad.

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Feb 13 2:09pm

Unexpected Love While Studying Abroad: IES Abroad Santiago Alumni Justin & Mónica Hicks

by Victoria Bruick

When two IES Abroad Santiago students arrived in Chile, they weren't looking for love. However, a semester of sharing adventures and building a relationship paved the way for a study abroad love story.

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