South Africa is Calling

Bre Bolinger Majors: Nursing Exploring Health and Healthcare Systems in South Africa Summer I, 2017 Have you ever felt a calling? A passion? Something that pulls on your heartstrings due north just enough to make you want to pursue its direction. Something that beams its promise so radiantly that it becomes impassable. It should be realized…

The Magic of Cape Town

Marshall Lewis Advertising Major University of Cape Town, South Africa Spring Semester 2017 Hello from Cape Town! I have been living in Cape Town, South Africa for almost two months now and I still cannot believe it. The experiences I have been having are incredible on a day-to-day basis and the people that I have…

How to Cape Town: Budget, Side trips, Food, and More

Marshall Lewis Advertising Major University of Cape Town, South Africa Spring Semester 2017 Howzit, This is the typical greeting when you talk to someone in Cape Town. I have been having the time of my life here and I am very excited to write about it and motivate others to study abroad and definitely think…

Essential Tips For Living in Capetown

Marshall Lewis Advertising Major University of Cape Town, South Africa Spring Semester 2017 I flew out of O’Hare international flights so I converted some money there and I then had a 15 hour layover in Dubai in which I converted a lot more money at the huge airport there, it was very easy. I would…

Safety in South Africa

Marshall Lewis Advertising Major University of Cape Town, South Africa Spring Semester 2017 I have always wanted to study abroad and I always thought I would go to Japan or London and definitely never even thought about going to South Africa. Then I went to the study abroad fair and saw one of my favorite…

South Africa….HERE I COME!

Miranda McDowell Community Health Education major Exploring Health and Healthcare Systems in South Africa Summer I short-term faculty-led program My name is Miranda McDowell, and I am studying abroad in South Africa for 3 weeks with 11 other students and our professor! While we are there we will be learning about South Africa’s healthcare and…

Everyone Needs a Little Help Sometimes

Alexis Lenderman Majors: Entrepreneurship and Nonprofit Leadership University of Cape Town, South Africa You know what the greatest high in the world is??? Doing something for someone else. On my way home after eating at Coco Wah Wah, I saw a group of homeless men/women standing on the corner near Woolies and I went into…