Ursinus Abroad

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  • Here in the Center for International Programs, the staff and interns find it just as hard to believe as so many Ursinus students do: the semester is almost over! Friday, December 9th marks the last day of classes, while final exams run from December 12th-17th. As we reflect on the work we’ve done as on office, there’s certainly a lot to be pleased with, but so much still left to do once the spring semester begins.
  • Jenna Detweiler has two very important pieces of advice for Ursinus students looking for a study abroad experience in Costa Rica: bring bug spray, and take advantage of every opportunity thrown at you.
  • Like many students narrowing down their college choices, Jasmine Soriano ’20 wanted something that could feel like home, where she could make friends and be herself. Initially however, the prospect of leaving her home state of New York for Florida seemed like a viable idea.
  • Clara Kiss, class of 2018, always knew she wanted to study abroad. Her sister did it. Part of her family still lives in Europe. Her father lived overseas after he graduated from college. As she succinctly put it, “I always expected it would happen.” While looking for the right college to attend, the study abroad programs were taken highly into consideration. “I wanted to go to a school that had a majority, or a decent number of students abroad with a well-established program.” Here at Ursinus, she’s found what’s right for her.
  • When speaking with Ian Rand about his study abroad experience last year, it’s easy to see just how fond he still is of his former home for a semester. While taking classes at the University of Glasgow in Scotland, Ian traveled, joined clubs, and developed a new sense of self.
  • When Kisha Patel was asked about what her most memorable experience from studying abroad in Australia earlier this year was, her response wasn’t one you might expect.