December 12, 2016

UC Global Operations: New Website Offers Resources for International Research and Travel

The University of California Office of the President has a new UC Global Operations (UCGO) website that provides a central hub of tools and resources to help UC faculty, administrators, staff, and students plan and manage international research, travel and other activities abroad.

The UCGO website offers resources that can help you:
  • Plan a project: Resources to help you think through where to go, learn about UC programs, plan your budget, understand U.S. and foreign regulations and UC policies that may apply and more.
  • Plan a trip: Important vaccinations, health and travel insurance, information about the cultural etiquette in the country you’re visiting, visa requirements, exchange rates for foreign currency, tips on what to pack and more.
  • Travel safely and with ease on your trip: Guidelines on how to stay safe and healthy, what to do if you are sick or injured, how to stay connected, what adapters to get for your electronic devices and more.
  • Manage your project abroad: Fundamental steps and strategies for successful project management abroad, including setting up operations, collaboration with international partners, and taking care of yourself and your team’s wellbeing while abroad.
For more information, see the UCOP news article, UC website offers important resources for those doing international research and traveling abroad, and the UCGO website.