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2 Welcome to Seattle! Undergraduate Business Exchange at the Foster School

3 What makes Seattle great?

4 Seattle Fun Facts Seattle City Population: 579,000 Metropolitan Population: 3,524,000 Average annual rainfall is 38". Compare it to 41" in Philadelphia, 47" in New York City, 48" in Nashville, and 57" in Miami Arts scene includes 29 professional theater companies & more than 80 live-music clubs Seattle International Film Festival, largest film festival in N. America Seattle is known for its natural beauty, entrepreneurial spirit, and thriving business community driven by international trade. It's a great place to live, learn, work, and realize your aspirations.

5 University of Washington

6 University of Washington Fun Facts Founded in 1861 UW is pronounced U-Dub When the UW was founded in 1861, Seattle's population was 250 Over 45,000 students UW teaches 71 languages More than 2,600 international students from 103 different countries UW enjoys a 643-acre campus, 5 miles from downtown Seattle UW received a grade of A- in the College Sustainability Report Card. Report defines sustainability as "meeting the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs."

7 Foster School of Business New Foster School PACCAR Hall - Completed September 2010

8 Why should you choose the Foster School? Our Seattle location connects us to industry-leading companies: Innovative programs reflecting real-world challenges in business Not including exchange students, 8% of our students are international Courses available in: accounting, entrepreneurship, management, finance, business economics, information systems, marketing, operations management, quantitative methods, international business, business communication Foster School is EQUIS & AACSB accredited

9 Services & Support for Exchange Students Email Accounts Sports Center Social Activities Organized Trips Foster School Buddy Corporate Networking Student Housing & Meal Plan Public Transportation Pass Friendship Family Case Competition

10 Global Business Center The Global Business Center organizes and coordinates the exchange programs for incoming and outgoing undergraduate students. Contact Information Ms. Andrea Gomes Assistant Director Undergraduate Global Programs +1.206.616.9565 SKYPE: foster.go.abroad


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