student stories

Student Stories

May 18, 2021
In this interview with Michelle, who participated in Summer Abroad in South Korea in 2019, she chats about how her experience influenced her decision to pursue a career in Seoul after graduating.
February 18, 2021
In this conversation, Lena and Kerry-Lynn reminisce about studying in Siena, Italy and chat about their shared experiences (despite studying there over 20 years apart). They discuss how this experience influenced Kerry-Lynn's interest in education, especially experiential education. This video will make you excited to participate in the Italy program and become a part of this Summer Abroad tradition!
February 10, 2021
In this alumni interview, Lena chats with Amanda, a past-participant of the Summer Abroad program in Siena, Italy. Amanda is now doing her Masters in Epidemiology in Switzerland. Learn about how her Summer Abroad experience in 2019 and her work with her professor, Dr. Stuart Kamenetsky, after the program helped her to get where she is today!
December 14, 2020
Jaden chats with Dr. Eric Jennings about the Summer Abroad experience in France in 2019. Jaden took Dr. Jennings' course HIS389Y: Topics in History: France Since 1431. They talk about favourite memories, exploring Tours, and why Summer Abroad in France is such a great opportunity!
November 23, 2020
Our friend Domo also travels on our Summer Abroad programs. Can you guess the locations Domo has been to? Explore these exciting places while also earning a course credit through Summer Abroad!
November 16, 2020
Meet Igor, who participated in two Summer Abroad courses during his undergrad. Igor and Lena chat about all the places that those two courses took him and how it connects to his current work.
October 6, 2020
An interview with Wendy, who participated in Science Abroad program in Hungary. Now in medical school, Wendy reflects and explains how this unique experience has influenced her academic and professional life.
September 14, 2020
An interview with Lena, who participated in Summer Abroad in Italy in 2009. Learn how her Summer Abroad experiences have positively influenced her professional life.
July 30, 2020
Interested in Shanghai, Italy or England? Past participants answers FAQ's on these popular programs.
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May 27, 2020
One year after participating in the France Summer Abroad program, Jaden reflects on her time abroad with a short video highlighting her experience. 
Photo of a French Chateau in Spring