10 things that will make you talk yourself out of not studying abroad

Mattie Kirby Major: Exercise Science Focus on Health Care: Summer School Utrecht, Summer II 2017 PSA:  Everything that will scare you about studying abroad really aren’t things that should.   When I first contemplated studying abroad it wasn’t because I wanted to. In all reality, I just had 3 credits I needed filled and didn’t…

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…

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…

Living Arrangements in the Netherlands

Kaitlyn Johnson Accountancy Major Hogeschool Utrecht, Netherlands Spring 2016 Semester I was most excited to experience a new part of the world. I took a week long trip to France six years ago and that gave me the taste of what a different country could be like. I was excited about exploring and learning how…

Pre-Departure Q&A: Theatre Arts in the UK

Troy Dill-Reese Music-Theatre Performance Major Theatre Arts Intensive in Bournemouth / London Short-term Faculty led Summer II, 2016 Q: How did you decide the location of your study abroad?  What factors played a role in your decision? A: Well, the location was decided for me by the department because it is a faculty-led trip. Q:…

How to Handle a Fish Allergy in Japan

Brittni Sackett Global and International Studies Major Religion and Culture in Japan Summer I short-term, faculty-led course Of all the different gaijin (foreigner) moments that I faced in Japan there was one in particular which stayed with me. Traveling around Japan with a fish allergy wasn’t exactly the easiest thing I have ever done, but…