We invite you to join SAA for our

Global Learning Festival

February 26 – March 1, 2024

Come celebrate international education with us! February 26th is International Study Abroad Day, and we’ve decided to celebrate all week long by combining it with our annual Global Learning Fest (GL Fest). Join us from February 26 through March 1, 2024 as we commemorate each day with fun, informative, and cultural programs.

Follow us as we virtually travel the world through live streaming events, learn about new trends in global education, and connect with colleagues and students around the world.

This year SAA is celebrating GL Fest with a planned event each day Monday through Friday:

  • Live streaming sessions from around the world
  • Free access to our premium interactive 360 GLE™ (Global Learning Experiences) content
  • Faculty Development workshops

We’re excited to bring together students, IE professionals, and faculty in support of SAA’s mission to make global education accessible to all!


Please Register for Free Below

Interested in becoming a 360 GLE™ subscriber? Email philip@studyabroadassociation.com. Learn more here.


Register above to be sent the links to the live sessions below!


To access the Zoom call for each event, please click the pictures below.

Rome’s Trident District: From Augustus’ Mausoleum to Picasso’s Neighborhood

Explore Rome’s Trident district, from the grand Mausoleum of Augustus to the iconic Spanish Steps and the vibrant streets of Via del Corso. Dive into Picasso’s neighborhood, where artistic history unfolds in every corner. Conclude your virtual journey in the tranquil Villa Borghese Gardens, where ancient and modern Rome converge in a captivating blend of art and culture. Experience the essence of this historic district in a concise and immersive live walking tour!

Professional Workshop: Official Launch of SAA Flights

Flights can be the most stressful part of preparing for your faculty-led programs. Did you know that we can handle the entire flight process for you? Join us for a discussion and Q&A as we officially launch SAA Flights! If you have ever wondered about the benefits of arranging your flights through a provider, come learn about topics such as the delayed payment schedule, how to ensure the best flight prices for your programs, the state of flights in this current booming travel economy, and more!

Passeig de Gracia: Art and History of Barcelona’s Most Luxurious Street

This is the most luxurious and fancy street in Barcelona. During the second half of the 19th century, while the city grew rapidly, this became the street where the richest bourgeois families wanted to move. This is the reason why we can find here a lot of “modernist” buildings, some of them designed by the great architect Antoni Gaudí. This art style today is one of the most important attractions in Barcelona, with Gaudí being its genius.

Professional Workshop: 360 GLE™ Best Practices in Campus and Classroom Implementation

Welcome to the 360 GLE™ Workshop! Discover best practices for using the platform to supplement courses, recruit students for study abroad, and achieve internationalization and DEI goals. Explore live examples from partner institutions and learn how 360 GLE™ shapes globally competent students, expanding their career opportunities. Join us for a transformative learning experience!

Costa Rica’s Arenal Volcano: The Change for a Whole Community

Embark on a virtual exploration of the transformative impact of Arenal Volcano on an entire community. Witness the awe-inspiring presence of the volcano, a powerful force shaping both the landscape and the lives of those residing in its shadow. Discover how the community has adapted and thrived amidst the dynamic changes brought about by this natural wonder. Join us for a brief yet insightful live walking tour, where the Arenal Volcano becomes a symbol of resilience, adaptation, and the profound connection between nature and humanity

Be sure to register above to get access to all the links, updates, and events. 

Explore the World at Your Own Pace!


360 GLE™ (Global Learning Experiences)

During GLF, we are excited to share our interactive 360 GLE™ with IE professionals, faculty, and students, so you can see how this innovative and interactive platform and content can assist with:

  • internationalizing the curriculum
  • developing global competency certificates and initiatives
  • recruitment for study abroad programs
  • bringing global education to those who cannot study abroad
  • and so much more!

Once you register above, we’ll send you the details on how to access the 360 GLE™ during GLF, so you can explore some of our:

  • 2,100 global infused educational videos
  • 80 global locations
  • 12 countries
  • 180 multidisciplinary topics
  • 80 professional guest speakers
  • 20 hours of interactive 360 videos

Want to set up institution-specific live streaming sessions for your own Study Abroad Day or GLF events?

Browse our live global learning experiences here.

Contact us at philip@studyabroadassociation.com for more information.

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