Study Abroad Stories

Jan 21, 2020

Meet James Roche

Home Institution & Study Abroad Term Fall 2019, University College Cork, (Cork, Ireland) Major/Minor Business Administration Why did you choose to study abroad? To expose myself to a completely different environment and to see what it’s like living in a […]

Jan 8, 2020

Meet Thabani Mtsi

Home Institution & Study Abroad Term Fall 2019, Stellenbosch University, (Stellenbosch, South Africa) Major/Minor Civil Engineering Why did you choose to study abroad? I had studied on my campus for 5 years and I wanted to experience a different geographical, […]

Jan 8, 2020

Meet LaQuan Allen

Program and Location: Summer, NC State Prague: Classic Summer; Prague, Czech Republic Major/Minor: Art + Design Why did you choose to study abroad? As a student of the NCSU College of Design, Study abroad is a requirement for Art+Design students […]

Jan 8, 2020

Meet James Reardon

Program and Location: Spring, Monash University; Melbourne, Australia Major/Minor: Aerospace Engineering Why did you choose to study abroad? I decided to study abroad to see more of the world, having never been out of the country before. What did you […]

Dec 11, 2019

Meet Caitlin Burke

Program and Location: Summer, History and Italian Studies in Florence; Florence, Italy Major/Minor: Elementary Education Why did you choose to study abroad? Growing up, I always knew I wanted to study abroad, but given my course requirements, I was not […]

Dec 11, 2019

Meet Joseph Moledo

Program and Location: Summer, China: Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine; Shanghai, China Major(s)/Minor: Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (Small & Exotic Animal focus area) Why did you choose to study abroad? I wanted to learn more about traditional acupuncture techniques that are […]

Dec 11, 2019

Meet Briana Barrett

Program and Location: Summer, China: Exploring Culture and Education; Suzhou, Shanghai, and Beijing, China Major(s)/Minor: M.Ed. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling Why did you choose to study abroad? I chose to study abroad because I was elated to know that […]

Dec 11, 2019

Meet Jordan Lunsford

Program and Location: Academic Year; Universidad Pontificia de Comillas; Madrid, Spain Major(s)/Minor: Business Administration (Finance concentration); Minor in Spanish Why did you choose to study abroad? I wanted to expand my horizons. I felt like it was a great opportunity […]

Dec 10, 2019

Meet Maria van de Louw

Home Institution & Study Abroad Term Fall 2019, University of Copenhagen, (Copenhagen, Denmark) Major/Minor English Why did you choose to study abroad? To experience American culture and education, and be closer to my American partner. What did you learn about […]

Dec 10, 2019

Meet Ayman Kampoori

Home Institution & Study Abroad Term: Fall 2019, University of Surrey, (Guildford, UK) Major/Minor: Business Why did you choose to study abroad? I wanted to experience what university life is like in a place where I never had the opportunity […]