Laptop and Smartphone Security

It is easy to carry a laptop or smartphone around; but, unfortunately, it is just as easy for thieves to steal one. In the seconds it takes you to turn around to greet a friend in a coffee shop, a thief can pick up and make off with your valuables. Bottom line: You need to guard your laptop and phone as closely as you guard your wallet.

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Health & Wellness Topics You Probably Forgot About

This checklist will help you think about your health-related needs and take care of what needs attention before you depart. Things like what to pack, what to do if your routine medical visits falls during your time away, glasses and contacts, prescription medications, and immunizations, to name a few.

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Driving While Abroad

While we strongly recommend that you not drive while abroad, should you choose to do so, you may need a special driving permit, a road permit, or both to drive in certain countries. An international driver’s permit, available from your local automobile association, should be recognized by many countries and may, with your driver’s license, suffice for driving.

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Why Study Away Is Not a Semester Off

Duke administers a strong portfolio of its own study away programs: 30+ summer programs and 15+ semester-long programs. Find out how Duke-In programs are developed initially, and how programs are evaluated and monitored for academic quality on a regular basis.

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Italy Offers More Than Language Study

For students seeking a summer study abroad program in Italy that does not require any pre-requisites or experience with a foreign language, Duke offers two choices in which courses are taught in English:

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Don't Sign That Form

If a student asks for your signature on a form related to study abroad/away, GEO kindly requests that you do not sign the form, and instead ask the student to contact our office for assistance with obtaining necessary signatures.

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Duke Students Challenge International Educators to Consider Questions About Diversity Abroad

We recently asked student groups on Duke’s campus with a stake in issues of diversity abroad to anonymously submit questions and discussion prompts for the international education community. The questions will be shared with attendees at the annual Diversity Abroad Conference in March.

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What to do and what to expect when an emergency arises

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