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Faculty, Staff & Administrators

Faculty, Staff, Administrators

The following resources are available for Faculty, Staff & Administrators.

Global Certificate Program

As we compete in a global economy, individuals who understand international issues will possess valuable skills needed in current and future employment opportunities.

OGE offers year round certificate training Global Certificate Program in conjunction with UGA Training and Development. The certificate series is designed to foster understanding of and appreciation for the importance of our international relationships, including
  • International students visiting UGA
  • UGA students studying, interning, working, or volunteering abroad
  • International scholars sharing knowledge and expertise with the UGA community
  • International Partnerships
Participants who attend the General Global Competencies workshop plus four additional workshops in the series will receive a certificate of completion.

The workshop series will benefit:
  • Faculty members who recruit, hire, and work with international scholars and researchers.
  • Advisors that work closely with international students and assist students interested in global experiences.
  • Business and office managers who handle paperwork and interact with international students and scholars.
  • Faculty and Staff who run, or are starting, a study abroad program.
  • Anyone who desires to encourage understanding of other cultures within the UGA community.
Workshop examples:
  • General global competencies (introductory program)
  • F-1 students
  • J-1 scholars
  • H-1B scholars
  • EA 101
  • Any session that’s a part of the Global Advisor Series
  • Hiring international students
  • Permanent residency issues
  • Advising International Students
  • Study Abroad Risk Management
  • Study abroad financial training
  • UGA services for international students
  • Study abroad risk management
  • From Service to Service Learning
  • "Hot Topics" in international payroll and personnel issues
  • Study abroad nuts and bolts
  • Initiating bi-lateral cooperative agreements
  • Meaningful International Partnerships

To sign up for courses go to the Training and Development website.


FACSA-L Newsletter

FACSA-L is a listserv newsletter through which OGE shares information with those involved in global education programs, as well as become familiar with critical policies and procedures that govern global education at UGA. To join the list, please contact Sarah Quinn, Global Education Advisor, via email or by phone: 706-542-2900.

Every FACSA-L newsletter dating back to February 1999 is archived and available in the FACSA-L Listserv Archives. Only members of the listserv may view the archives.

StudyAway Portal Help

Step-by-step guides and video tutorials for common tasks can be found online at the StudyAway Portal Help Website.

In addition, personalized assistance is available Monday-Friday from 8am to 5pm EST by contacting OGE: or 706-542-2900.