Study Abroad Stories

Nov 14, 2018

Meet Jasmine Lang

Program and Location: Spring, Hong Kong Polytechnic University; Hong Kong, China Why did you choose to study abroad? Studying abroad is a requirement for my major, but there were many other reasons I chose Hong Kong specifically. I wanted to […]

Nov 14, 2018

Meet Chantal Warfield

Program and Location: Summer, STEM and Liberal Studies in the UK; London, England Why did you choose to study abroad? I chose to study abroad because I didn’t want to regret not going when I had the chance to. I […]

Nov 14, 2018

Meet Julie VanVoorhis

Program and Location: Spring, ISA Barcelona; Barcelona, Spain Why did you choose to study abroad? My major requires me to study abroad, which was the perfect excuse. I love to travel, which is why I’m majoring in international studies. I […]

Nov 8, 2018

Think and Do in 2 Competition Celebrates Diverse International Stories

Students shared their diverse international experiences during Tuesday’s global storytelling competition in Stewart Theatre as part of International Education Month. The fourth annual Think in Do in 2: Global Storytelling Competition brought together 12 diverse students to share their international […]

Nov 7, 2018

Meet Jose Benavidez

Program and Location: Academic Year, University of Seoul; Seoul, South Korea Why did you choose to study abroad? I decided to study abroad to further study the Korean language as I had already been self-studying it for about two years. […]

Nov 7, 2018

Meet Lila Crick

Program and Location: Summer, French Language and Culture in Lille & Paris; Lille, France Why did you choose to study abroad? My best friend and I had actually been planning a trip to France for years in our heads, and […]

Nov 7, 2018

Meet Joel Caruthers

Program and Location: Academic Year, Nagoya University; Nagoya, Japan Why did you choose to study abroad? In the year before I studied abroad, and at the moment I chose to study abroad, I wanted to experience something new and further […]

Nov 2, 2018

Meet Harrison Kaufmann

Program and Location: Spring, University of Adelaide; Adelaide, Australia Why did you choose to study abroad? I chose to study abroad as a way to see new parts of the world. What did you learn about yourself? I learned that […]

Nov 2, 2018

Meet Lexi Barton

Program and Location: Summer, Sport, Tourism and Cross-Cultural Management; Nice, France Why did you choose to study abroad?  I knew it was one of the things I absolutely had to do in college. From the time I learned about it […]

Oct 22, 2018

Meet Joanne Zhang

Program and Location: Spring, Lorenzo de Medici; Florence, Italy Why did you choose to study abroad? I chose to study abroad because I really wanted to learn more things outside of the classroom in a different environment, outside of NC […]