Jackie S., Brazil–PUC Rio Global Studies and Portuguese Minor

Before coming to Rio, I used to always joke around with my friends, that if past lives existed, I was most definitely Brazilian in my past life. Nothing else could explain the connection I felt to Brazilian culture when listening to Bossa Nova or Samba. After I returned from Brazil, I found out that this was … More Jackie S., Brazil–PUC Rio Global Studies and Portuguese Minor

Michelle D., France – University of Lyon (Communication & Global Studies)

ACADEMICS What types of classes did you take abroad and how did they compare to UCSB? I took classes at both the Université Lumière Lyon 2 and the Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Lyon (Sciences Po Lyon), and the majority were classes that local French students would take as opposed to international student classes. I took classes … More Michelle D., France – University of Lyon (Communication & Global Studies)