Below you will find a variety of live sessions focused on trending topics relevant to going abroad as a CSU student. These sessions are hosted by our Affiliated Partner organizations. To learn more about these partner organizations, visit our Affiliated Partners page. To attend one a Trending Topics sessions, please use the registration link provided to register. You must register for each individual session you wish to attend.

If you are interested in Trending Topics session but unable to attend, please register for that session to receive the recording. The recording of each session will be sent to all those who registered for that session. Recordings will also be available on this page following each session and on YouTube!

Trending Topics Sessions
Content Creation: Telling Your Abroad StoryHosted by DIS.Tuesday, September 710:30-10:50Watch
Multi-Country ProgrammingHosted by AIFS.Tuesday, September 711:00-11:20Watch
Environmental Research AbroadThis session will explore the benefits and opportunities of conducting hands-on field research during your study abroad program with SFS. Tuesday, September 711:30-11:50Watch
Budgeting for Education AbroadHosted by USAC.Tuesday, September 712:30-12:50Watch
Navigating the Obstacles - A Guide for First Generation Students AbroadSpend some time with Rod Harris, the Director of Strategic Initiatives for SAI Programs, as he reviews the experiences of past first generation students and lays out a workable plan to get yourself abroad. Topics will include overcoming uncertainty, finding the right location, dealing with the logistics and finding funding.Tuesday, September 71:00-1:20Watch
Integrating Undergraduate Research & Study AbroadAre you interested in stepping beyond the classroom and engaging with communities and organizations abroad in a meaningful way? Hosted by SIT, this session will discuss opportunities to acquire the tools, knowledge, and contacts to complete primary research while studying abroad.Tuesday, September 71:30-1:50Watch
STEM AbroadHosted by CEA.Tuesday, September 73:00-3:20Watch
First-Time International TravelersHosted by ISA.Wednesday, September 82:00-2:20Watch
Semester at Sea Info SessionThis session will provide an overview of the Semester at Sea program. Wednesday, September 83:30-3:50Watch
Peace Corps Coffee ChatStop by our virtual cafe to chat with a returned Peace Corps Volunteer who can answer your questions about what it's like to live, learn, and work with a community overseas after graduation. Plus, you can gain tips to guide you through the application process.Thursday, September 910:00-10:20Watch
The World is Your Classroom: How to Choose the Right SeatHosted by CIEE, this session will discuss strategies for finding the right program for your study abroad experience and what to expect abroad!Friday, September 1011:00-11:20Watch
Social Justice in a Global ContextSocial justice is one of the most pressing topics of this generation. Discover programs that API has created to address social justice both here in the U.S. and abroad.Friday, September 1011:30-11:50Watch