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Upcoming Events and Webinars

  • Jan 21 2020 9:00 am
  • Find Your Degree Program (Webinar)

    Deciding what degree to study in college can be difficult. Like many, you probably have a wide variety of interests and skills which make it challenging to choose exactly which path you want to take. Sound familiar?

    Join our co-host Julia Altmann, Digital Community Manager at UoPeople, to learn about the different degree programs offered, and how and why they were developed. This webinar is also designed to help you figure out which type of degree is best suited for you.

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  • Jan 22 2020 9:00 am
  • Understanding the Application & Admissions Process (Webinar)

    Applying to a University can be a daunting and overwhelming task, and is often too complicated or time consuming. Knowing what documents you will need, finding scores from your ACT/SAT, and writing an essay are some of the many administrative requirements that applicants face when applying to Universities across the world.

    At University of the People, we understand how scary and complex the application process can be. Join our special guest Shira Slutsky, Director of Admissions at UoPeople, to learn about what we’ve done to make the process as simple and easy as possible so that you can apply and begin pursuing your degree more quickly and with less stress.

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  • Jan 23 2020 10:00 am
  • The Teacher of a Nation (Facebook Live)

    Join us Thursday, January 23rd at 10:00 AM EST at our Facebook Live Event featuring our student, Abubakar Keita. Born in Liberia, Abubakar was unable to get an education due to civil wars.

    Come hear how UoPeople gave Abubakar the opportunity to pursue a degree in Computer Science so he can teach students in his community how to use technology to change their lives for the better.

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  • Jan 27 2020 9:00 am
  • Student Life (Webinar)

    Many students are unable to balance their work and family lives with the requirements of class schedules when attending traditional universities. This sadly leads to many dropping out and not being able to complete their degree. University of the People understands the importance of a students responsibilities outside of their studies, so we made it our priority to build our degree programs to help students study alongside their busy lives outside of university.

    UoPeople’s students are able to enjoy a unique experience thanks to our courses being 100% online, allowing them the flexibility of fitting their coursework to their own schedule. But what exactly is it like being a student at University of the People?

    If you have been wondering what it is like being a student at University of the People, then this is the webinar for you! Join our special guest Jill, UoPeople Student, to hear about her student experience and all of the resources UoPeople has to offer our students.

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  • Jan 28 2020 10:00 am
  • How to Prepare for College (Webinar)

    Whether you’re a high school student or a working adult, the thought of going to college can be both a nerve-wracking and overwhelming idea. Your college experience is something that will pave the way to your future, and is not something to be taken lightly.

    Fortunately, with the right planning, hard work and determination, you can overcome these obstacles and realize the college experience that you always wanted. This webinar will cover seven tips to show you how to prepare for college.

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Previous Events and Webinars

  • Jan 20 2020 7:00 pm
  • How UoPeople Can Help You Get Your Degree (Webinar)

    Many students all over the world strive for an American education in order to further their career and succeed in a global economy. Getting your education from a foreign university, however, may cost you a lot of money, or may not be attainable due to societal expectations and cultural barriers.

    University of the People understands the many challenges that you might face when searching for and applying to universities. That is why we have prepared this webinar; to help students break down these barriers and get a degree that allows the flexibility that’s needed in order to maintain a manageable school-life balance.

    Note: The time zone for this webinar is UTC +4

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  • Jan 15 2020 10:00 am
  • How to Prepare for College (Webinar)

    Whether you’re a high school student or a working adult, the thought of going to college can be both a nerve-wracking and overwhelming idea. Your college experience is something that will pave the way to your future, and is not something to be taken lightly.

    Fortunately, with the right planning, hard work and determination, you can overcome these obstacles and realize the college experience that you always wanted. This webinar will cover seven tips to show you how to prepare for college.

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  • Jan 14 2020 10:00 am
  • Fees & Financial Aid (Webinar)

    Finances and the fear of student debt are two of the biggest barriers stopping students from accessing higher education around the world. At UoPeople, our mission is to ensure that no student is denied the right to study with us due to financial reasons.

    Join our special guest Hanan, financial aid officer at UoPeople, to find out how UoPeople can help you get a degree and overcome financial barriers.

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  • Jan 14 2020 10:00 am
  • What Will the Beginning of Your UoPeople Journey Look Like? (Facebook Live)

    Curious about what your first couple of terms will be like as a UoPeople student? Join our special guest Shaina Lidd, Student Services Manager, to learn about foundations courses, class registration, leave of absence, and more.

    By the end of this Facebook Live event, you’ll have the knowledge and confidence you need to save your spot and begin your journey towards a UoPeople degree!

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  • Jan 13 2020 10:00 am
  • Transferring Credits (Webinar)

    By transferring your credits to UoPeople you are able to lower the cost of your degree, and reduce the time it takes to complete your degree program. You are able to have your credits reviewed for transfer at no additional cost to verify how much time and money you would save on your degree!

    If the thought of retaking courses you’ve completed is holding you back from continuing your education, this is the webinar for you!

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  • Jan 09 2020 10:00 am
  • Degree Spotlight: Computer Science (Webinar)

    Society is becoming more and more computer-dependent by the day. With computers being such a critical part of the professional world, computer science is a practical choice for aspiring students. As a professional developer, you’ll be able to do more than just play around with code. You can make use of your problem-solving skills and develop efficient solutions to real-life problems using complex algorithms.

    Join our special guest, Dean Tuzhilin, Dean of Computer Science at UoPeople, to learn more about the components of this degree and some potential careers you may find yourself in down the road.

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  • Jan 08 2020 10:00 am
  • Life After Graduation (Webinar)

    One of the key reasons people pursue higher education is for the opportunities they will have after receiving their degree. University of the People takes these opportunities seriously, so we do all that we can to prepare our graduates for what faces them after receiving their degree.

    Join our special guest Ayala Benjamin, Alumni and Career Service Center Manager, to learn about what life after graduation is like for our students, and what we do to help prepare our graduates for the real world.

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  • Jan 08 2020 5:00 pm
  • Understanding the Application & Admissions Process (Webinar)

    Applying to a University can be a daunting and overwhelming task when too complicated or time consuming. Knowing what documents you will need, finding scores from your ACT/SAT, and writing an essay are some of the many administrative requirements that applicants face when applying to Universities across the world.

    At University of the People, we understand how scary and complex the application process can be. That’s why we have made the process as simple and easy as possible so that you can apply and begin pursuing your degree more quickly and with less stress.

    Join our special guest Moriya Sundh, Director of Admissions Advising, to learn about the simple application and admissions process at UoPeople so you can begin your degree in 2020!

    Note: The time zone for this webinar is UTC +4

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  • Jan 07 2020 7:00 am
  • Student Life at UoPeople (Webinar)

    Many students are unable to balance their work and family lives with the requirements of class schedules when attending traditional universities. This sadly leads to many dropping out and not being able to complete their degree. University of the People understands the importance of a students responsibilities outside of their studies, so we made it our priority to build our degree programs to help students study alongside their busy lives outside of university.

    UoPeople’s students are able to enjoy a unique experience thanks to our courses being 100% online, allowing them the flexibility of fitting their coursework to their own schedule. But what exactly is it like being a student at University of the People?

    Join our guest host Dinesh, UoPeople Student, to get a better idea of what it’s like to be a student at UoPeople and save your spot for 2020!

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  • Jan 02 2020 10:00 am
  • A Filipino Immigrant’s Story (Facebook Live)

    Join us Thursday, January 2nd at 10:00 AM EST at our Facebook Live Event featuring our student, Jill. As an undocumented immigrant, Jill struggled to get a decent job and could not afford to go to college. Come hear about how UoPeople gave Jill the opportunity to pursue a degree in Business Administration without compromising precious time with her young daughter.

    We want to hear from you! Join the conversation & send us your questions in advance by commenting below!

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