Tangible and intangible Opportunity cost of studying abroad, Opportunity costs are everywhere in day-to-day life! “Should I make this decision, or that one,” and “which will benefit me more in the long run?”. Studying abroad is a decision which can have many positive repercussions “What an awesome opportunity to study overseas!!!!” However, students need to … Continue reading A Hop, Skip & a Jump over Opportunity costs of Study Overseas
Universitäet Mannheim//Mannheim//Germany//Semester Two in 2013 The Study Overseas Program has given me knowledge that I would not have received studying at USC. I experienced not only the German culture but the other cultures of the friends that I have made. It is a program that I would recommend to anyone because it has seriously changed my … Continue reading Jessica in Germany
I'm so thankful for this amazing opportunity to study and live so close to my favourite place in the world. You cannot help but love New York City and its many people streaming like a river over the pavement, a billion feet, a billion footprints, step, step, step, continually pushing through the air. It's mind boggling … Continue reading Taya in New York
Studying abroad at Elon in North Carolina was one of the best experiences I had while during my degree. University is quite different in the United States and there are so many opportunities that were offered to me while studying abroad. Particularly with their business and sports programs which directly related to my interests and … Continue reading Kirra in North Carolina
USC student Melissa, is currently studying on an exchange semester at one of USC’s partner universities in Mexico – Tec De Monterrey- Queretaro. This blog and her amazing photos, show the beauty of the people, landscape and architecture in Mexico and are a record of her travels through the region… take a look! http://melissa-ajourney.blogspot.com/
My experience so far studying abroad through the Study Overseas program has been indescribable, but I will try to paint a picture. After a 36-hour journey, I arrived at Buffalo international airport around 9pm, my fatigue slowly turning back into a bubbling excitement. I had finally made my dreams come true, I was now in America! … Continue reading Ashleigh in New York!
One of my most memorable experiences was Waldfest, when translated means "forest fest" and is one of the many Bier festivals that take place near Munich during the summer break. I found myself dressed head to toe in a completely authentic Lederhosen drinking a traditional mass (1L beer) amongst the true Bavarians. My outfit consists … Continue reading Jared Langmaid in Munich
The East Side Gallery, in my eyes was one of the most iconic aspects of Berlin. The amount of history and character that this one tourist attraction holds was definitely a highlight of my Deutschland experience. It never fails to astonish me where you can find a Kombi…shortly after arriving in Germany having journeyed a … Continue reading Tehlia in Germany
I was lucky enough to be accepted into Grand Valley State University. My time there will be one of the most rewarding experiences of my life. The campus and the people were beyond any of my expectations and I found myself a place that I consider my second home. This photo was taken at the … Continue reading Stephanie in the USA
After my intensive 6 week language course it was time for some relaxation. I wanted to visit the Island of Komodo where the world’s largest lizards live. It was no longer tourist season so the only way to reach the remote island was by local fishing boat. This photo was taken as I was travelling from main … Continue reading Hanna in Indonesia
The beginning of my semester abroad at the Sapporo Airport (Hokkaido, Japan) on 17th March, I was taking a train from Niseko, where I was skiing, to Sapporo airport. I was the only non-Japanese person in the carriage (on the train from what I could see) and these 2 girls started talking to me in … Continue reading Marnie Greer in Kyoto, Japan
Doing my overseas work experience at Kruger Park I had some quite extraordinary experiences. In this first picture I am helping Kruger Park scientists and veterinaries performing a health check on a captured wild White Rhino as part of a research project to eradicate tuberculosis among the park animals. For me this was a win-win … Continue reading Kruger Park, Africa
The Millersville University of Pennsylvania is large but also has a very beautiful campus! I began the semester in one of their largest downfalls of snow, it was just spectacular. Having just come back from spring break and the snow has melted but the campus still looks lovely with the grass now showing through … Continue reading Jackson in Millersville Pennsylvania
USC student Leela, studied her GO Program semester in Rio De Janeiro – read all about her adventures at: http://goingointorio.wordpress.com The views in the above blog are entirely the author's and do not necessarily represent those of any other induvidual or organisation.
I would highly recommend anyone taking the opportunity to go on the Go Program! I was lucky enough to go to the University of Fulda in Germany to participate in the International Winter University Program over the summer break. The course was enjoyable academically, but also gave me the opportunity to travel through Europe, meet … Continue reading Jessica’s summer break in German winter
In this photo you can see two young participants of the Jidai Matsuri （時代祭）while they were marching in the parade. This festival is very famous in Kyoto （京都）and is one of the top three biggest in Japan. This festival is also known as the Festival of the ages as it has a lot to do … Continue reading Shelby in Japan