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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: Rome, Italy

Driving down the I-15 toward San Diego on my way to the airport, a thought struck me: I guess it’s true that all roads lead to Rome. So while mine included a long layover...

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: 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...

Highlanders Abroad

“It really was the time of my life” Last July, I went to Japan as part of an ongoing study abroad agreement between UCR and our sister school, Tohoku University in Sendai, Japan. Just saying...

UCR Around the Globe: Paris, France

Carina Glasser Second Year Media and Cultural Studies Major, Spanish Minor France UC Center Paris (Language and Culture Program)   I came to France without knowing any of the language, the culture or the monuments (besides the Eiffel Tower and...

UCR Around the Globe: Semester at Sea

Name: William Lee Year: Senior Major: Psychology Area of Study: Electives Country: All around the globe! While the majority of you were in class, I spent the last four months circumnavigating the entire world. My travels took me all...

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: Paris, France

Name: Alix Conde Year:  Junior Major:  Theater City, Country: Paris, France Host Institution: UC Paris   “I can look down on Paris and know why it is called the City of Light. It sparkles with lights and flowers. In the...