Zacatecas, Zac., The UAZ already has a link to the Education USA office, for which works jointly by the coordination Liaison and Student Mobility and Academic Exchange. This was announced by the Assistant Coordinator of Intra and Inter Institutional Linkage, Jorge Ortiz García.
In an interview, the university official said that this is an opportunity that students can use to make a stay of one semester or professional practice or social service in the United States.
With that said he finally contacted the Education USA Advisor, Ashley Kopf, to know the services provided by this office, which depends on the Government of the United States and is related to all universities in the country. «We want our students to know what it offers and how to take advantage of this opportunity.»
For its part, the Coordinator of Mobility and Academic Exchange, Gabriel Ortiz López said that this is important for our university program, since many students seeking to study in the United States, both for its culture and the language. With this -aseguró– approach opens a possibility of cooperation and exchange between American universities and UAZ.
Explaining what is Education USA, Ashley said Kopf is a network of more than 400 educational advising centers in 170 countries, which exists thanks to the support of the Department of State of the neighboring nation. He added that there are 18 centers with accurate, complete, impartial and updated on higher education in the United States in Mexico.
He explained further that their job is to support students who want to study in US institutions, offering personalized and information about entrance exams counseling, inter alia, through briefings, printed and online resources. He stressed that counseling services are free.
For a student to study in that country must follow a series of steps, for which they are guided in Education USA, as well as obtaining a scholarship and standardized tests they have to perform. Once accepted, it also focuses on the visa process, the advisory said.
Ashley Kopf said the office is located in the Library Mauricio Magdaleno (Calzada Cerro del Grillo No. 100, in the Historic Center of Zacatecas). The hours are from 9:30 to 17:30 hours. You can also get information on educationusazacatecas facebook, twitter or EdUSAZacatecas.