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UCR Around the Globe: Chiang Mai, Thailand

Marvin Gomez   Senior   Study Abroad Session: Summer 2013   Program: The Education Abroad Network; Southeast Asia: Chiang Mai, Thailand   Email; Questions About my Adventure: mgome015@ucr.edu     It took me about four years to finally work up the courage to go on...

UCR Around the Globe: London, England

Name: Francisco Campos Malpica Most people dream about traveling the world and experiencing new things in countries far away from home. Typically, they’ll have a list of places they would like to go with all the...

UCR Around the Globe: Florence, Italy

Name: Linda On Status: Second-year Major : Pre-Business/Business Administration City: Florence, Italy Host Institution: UC Center Florence Ciao, my fellow Highlanders.   This time last year I remember applying to study abroad in Florence, Italy for the summer of 2013. To...

UCR Around the Globe: Summer ‘16

  Author: Cydney Contreras, SSW My second home for the past month has been a charming old city in the Netherlands called Maastricht. Like most of Europe, it is diverse and full of history, with cobblestoned streets...

UCR Around the Globe: London, UK

When I decided I wanted to study abroad, there was only one choice: London. And no, not (just) because I was hoping to run into Prince Harry. A previous trip when I was 11...

UCR Around the Globe: St. Petersburg, Russia

Name: Victoria Sarantapoulos Status: Fourth year Major: Global Studies/Peace and Conflict Studies City: St. Petersburg, Russia Host Institution: St. Petersburg State University   Upon receiving my acceptance letter to St. Petersburg State University for summer 2013, I was overwhelmed with...

UCR Around the Globe: London, UK

Name: Kimberly Huang Major: Business Administration Area of Study: London, UK Year: Junior   Due to indecisiveness and procrastination, studying abroad seemed perpetually labeled as “saved for later” on my undergraduate bucket list. Summer was close by, and I...

UCR Around the Globe: Italy

Name: Andrew Whall Status: Senior Major: Bioengineering Country: Italy So that moment finally arrives when I’m left standing alone in LAX with that “Oh my God, what did I get myself into?” feeling. It was then that it...

UCR Around the Globe: Seoul, South Korea

Tina Kim Year: Senior Major: Entomology Host Institution: International Summer School, Yonsei University Chop! Chop! Chop! Here I am in Busan and handed an octopus that was chopped alive. It was still moving when it was given to...

UCR Around The Globe: Lyon, France

Name: Reggie Arevalo Status: Senior Major: French and Linguistics, double major City, Country: Lyon, France Host institution: University of Lyon A glimpse of the French lifestyle, culture and society would be a fair summation of what I wanted to...