A Beginners Guide to Life as an Exchange Student in South Korea

Entering my dorm for the first time felt so surreal – minus me sweating through my clothes from the gigantic hill and carrying my three suitcases up the stairs outside. I was so excited to be out of my quarantine hotel room. I was ready to get settled in. After filling out some dorm contracts…

The Seoul Diaries: Part 1

Hello! My name is Faith and I am currently in South Korea doing a 2-week quarantine. My major is International Studies with a minor in Korean and I will be studying at Korea University for 2 semesters. I got into learning the Korean language back in 2015 and haven’t stopped since. I love South Korean…

SUMMER IN SALERNO: the “study” in study abroad

We all know that studying abroad is a fantastic opportunity where you get to experience different food, cultures, and overall just gain a greater sense of the world around us. But, among the glitz and glamour that surrounds the idea of traveling to a new country comes the part that you’re really there for: studying….

SUMMER IN SALERNO: my first post!

Hey y’all! It’s my first post here all the way from Salerno, Italy. From the 8 hour layover in Atlanta, Georgia, to carrying my 50 pound suitcase up 6 endless flights of stairs, I can now say that it was all well worth it! I’ll tell you first hand that the view from my bedroom…

Focus on the Future: Fall in Ecuador

Zach Allen planned to study abroad in summer 2020 then in spring 2021, but the world had other plans. With travel and entry into Peru and Ecuador restricted due to COVID-19 and universities in Latin America shifting to virtual classes, Allen had to be flexible (and hopeful). Now with his senior year coming up, he…

Studying Abroad: Interrupted- My Experience Studying Abroad with COVID-19 PART TWO- Lockdown

Link to Part One: https://finsupabroad.com/2020/12/10/studying-abroad-interrupted-my-experience-studying-abroad-with-covid-19-part-one/ Lockdown was hard. Mentally. Physically. Even academically. My studies did not motivate me as they once had, with everything being shifted online. Some days, there was no motivation to get out of bed, shower, and get dressed when I knew there was nowhere to go, no one to see, nothing…

Choosing a University: The University of Sydney in Australia

Studying abroad involves quite a few choices about your studies including what to study, but most importantly in my case, where to study. Beyond considering language barriers, climate conditions, sociopolitical tranquility, and other factors in regions of interest, I also needed to do more research once I established compatibility with a certain region or country. …

Study Abroad Zoom Backgrounds

Check out these fantastic Zoom backgrounds from last year’s study abroad students! Download and use for all your Zoom meetings this fall to share your love of other countries and international education! Credits to our student photographers below. Aidan HeydtVietnam Ava CooperTaiwan Charlotte ArmisteadJordan David GuefenIreland Bill Scheurman Austria Halle AmesAustria Parker CushmanUnited Kingdom Kai-Shin…

Virtual Study Abroad Programs and Remote Global Internships in Summer 2020

If you can’t travel abroad this summer, bring the world to you! We are pleased to offer virtual study abroad programs and remote global internships for summer 2020. Go abroad online this summer and engage in a meaningful global experience without leaving home. The university’s online study abroad programs enable you to interact and engage with…

Study Abroad: Leave Me Alone So I Can Grieve In Peace

Dear Spring Study Abroad Students, When I saw the comment on our return information form, “Leave me alone so I can grieve in peace,” at first I was offended. We were furiously tracking the locations and safety of all spring students and needed to know if you had made it back to the United States….