Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 52.36
Liaison Matthew Williams
Submission Date Dec. 4, 2020
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STARS v2.1

University of Florida
AC-5: Immersive Experience

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Liz Storn
Program Coordinator
Office of Sustainability
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Does the institution offer at least one immersive, sustainability-focused educational study program that is one week or more in length?:
Yes

A brief description of the sustainability-focused immersive program(s) offered by the institution, including how each program addresses the social, economic, and environmental dimensions of sustainability:

UF offers study abroad opportunities in sustainability through departments on campus and collaborations with other universities, including throughout Europe (Environmental Ethics & Sustainability Politics), Costa Rica (Green Energy and Sustainable Systems; Doing Business Sustainably), Swaziland (Wildlife Ecology), New Zealand (Biodiversity and Conservation), North Queensland (Humans and their Environment) and Fiji (Humans and the Environment) and several more.
https://sustainability.clas.ufl.edu/study-abroad-with-sustainability/

Florida Alternative Breaks (FAB) offers the opportunity to do service in a location outside of Gainesville while learning about a particular issue in-depth and creating lasting friendships with your fellow trip members. Although participation in a FAB trip is very rewarding, it also requires commitment and dedication from all involved. Sample topics includes Sustainable Agriculture, Sustainable Ecotourism, and Environmental Preservation, among many other topics.

http://www.leadershipandservice.ufl.edu/programs/florida_alternative_breaks/trips_prototype/

UF students can also get transfer credits for Sustainability Study Abroad Programs from a number of organizations offering a wide variety of programs.
https://internationalcenter.ufl.edu/study-abroad


The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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