Tea plantation in Malaysia

Safety Updates

    Security Situation in England: 11/29/19

    The US Embassy in London sent a security alert on 11/29/19 of a security incident at London Bridge. All UMN students in London are safe and have been accounted for. Student safety is of the utmost importance to the Learning Abroad Center and the University of Minnesota. We will continue to closely monitor the situation.

    Security Situation in Ecuador: 10/12/19

    The US Embassy in Ecuador sent an emergency message on 10/12/19 that road blockades were in place in cities and towns throughout the country, including within the capital Quito, as part of ongoing demonstrations by indigenous groups, workers unions, social organizations, and transportation groups on strike. Classes were cancelled 10/11-10/15 on the MSID Ecuador program based in Quito. Classes resumed after the US Embassy sent a follow up message on 10/14/19 that road blockades had been lifted throughout the country as part of an agreement reached between the Government of Ecuador and protest organizers.

    All students on the MSID Ecuador program are safe and have been accounted for. Student safety is of the utmost importance to the Learning Abroad Center and the University of Minnesota. We will continue to closely monitor the situation.