Studying abroad can broaden your outlook on culture and people's experiences around the world. Don't take our word for it. Here are testimonials from some of our former students.
Student Spotlight: Be a part of the Academic World - Annamarie WThe most important thing that I got out of the distinction project was that after it was completed, I felt like I was really a part of the discourse and the academic world.
Student Spotlight: Daphne Xu - Senegalese Hospitality
In Senegal, there is a word called 'Teranga which loosely translates to 'hospitality' in English. Bet Teranga was more than just providing good service in one's home or business, but taking that person into your family as your own.
Student Spotlight: Liam Millett, FLAS Summer Fellowship Recipient
Thematic Area: Wealth & Poverty
The most surprising aspect of my study abroad experience must have been the amazing friends I made during my program. I studied at a small, private language school, taking Portuguese classes with other students from all around the world.
Student Spotlight: Connecting with people - Eden G.From pursuing the distinction project I learned that gaining a strong support system in a project and goal is critical to reaching ones destination. Hence in order to cultivate this, I found that consistent formal and informal communication with my committee was key.
Student Spotlight: Bologna, Italy
I studied in Bologna, Italy for six months and it was the best time of my undergraduate career. It was challenging to say the least, but I was really able to learn the language, the culture, and made so many great friends in the process.