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Student Stories

January 25, 2024
Did you know that the majority of Summer Abroad participants receive financial aid? Students receive funding from a variety of sources, which all contribute to being able to take part in Summer Abroad’s unique international learning experience. By looking into the right resources and funding opportunities, financial aid is accessible to everyone. Mauricio received an award that covered part of his program fees and has put together a guide that he hopes would help other students identify financial resources.
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January 25, 2024
Summer Abroad is described as not just a course; it's a journey that will reshape your perspective, broaden your horizons, and leave an indelible mark on your academic and personal trajectory. Omer's outlines how his academic journey has been shaped by invaluable experiences. 
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January 9, 2024
Alissia shares her experience in the Oxford Summer Abroad program (2022) and discusses her stay at Worcester College. She also talks about the field trips she took, including visits to the Divinity school, the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, and more!
December 8, 2023
Crystal shares her experience in the Seoul Summer Abroad program (2023) and the many excursions she took, including her visits to the Bank of Korea Money Museum, Samyang Food Factory, and more!
December 1, 2023
Karen reflects on her experience in the France (Tours) Summer Abroad program (2022), her stay at the Léonard de Vinci Residence, and her exploration of the city of Tours by taking the Le Petit Train.  She also talks about her visits to the Château de Close Lucé in Ambroise, and other trips!
December 1, 2023
Noelle talks about her England (Canterbury) Summer Abroad experience (2023), her stay at University of Kent's Parkwood Residences, and shares her favourite field trips and cherished memories, including her visits to big Ben, Buckingam Palace, Cambridge, and more!
December 1, 2023
Solana discusses her Greece Summer Abroad (2022) experience, her stay in the Greek neighbourhood of Pangrati, and reflects on the field trips she went on in Athens, including trips to the Acropolis Museum, Epidaurus Theatre, and more!
November 28, 2023
Choosing which Summer Abroad programs to apply to can be a difficult choice for many students. With nearly 30 courses in 17 different countries, prospective students often spend a lot of time researching which programs are the best fit. Let Mauricio guide you through the steps as you choose your Summer Abroad program.
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November 28, 2023
Embarking on a Summer Abroad is not just a journey through different countries but also an experience that shapes one's perspectives and broadens horizons. To gather insights from those who have recently navigated this exciting journey, we turn to the firsthand accounts of students who participated in the 2023 Summer Abroad programs. Their tips offer invaluable advice for those considering such a venture.
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