Alyssa S. | Australia – University of Sydney (Art and Philosophy)

Exploring art and culture in the Land Down Under! ACADEMICS How would you describe your host institution? USyd is a huge institution, with an enrollment of almost 60,000 students, but it never really felt crowded due to its huge campus and satellite campus across Sydney. It’s quite close and about 20-30 minutes from the Central … More Alyssa S. | Australia – University of Sydney (Art and Philosophy)

Alex S., Italy- UC Accent Center Florence (Environmental Studies)

ACADEMICS  1. What types of classes did you take abroad and how did they compare to UCSB?  I took a variety of courses while abroad in Florence. I learned about the cultural history of the region through art, architecture and political history. I also took courses of environmental policy for the city and how Italian … More Alex S., Italy- UC Accent Center Florence (Environmental Studies)

Emily G, New Zealand- University of Auckland (Geology)

ACADEMICS What types of classes did you take abroad and how did they compare to UCSB? I took two classes that related to my major and two classes that I thought sounded interesting but didn’t give me any credits I needed. For all of the classes I took I had about four professors. Each course is … More Emily G, New Zealand- University of Auckland (Geology)

Autumn M., Australia, University of Melbourne (Communication)

ACADEMICS 1. What types of classes did you take abroad and how did they compare to UCSB? I took two classes in my major (Internet Communication and Intro to Media Writing) and two gen-ed classes (Australia Now and Going Places – Traveling Smarter). The communication courses were definitely easier than at UCSB and had a … More Autumn M., Australia, University of Melbourne (Communication)

Deana C. Italy- Made In Italy, UC ACCENT Center Florence (Global Studies)

Academics 1. What types of classes did you take abroad and how did they compare to UCSB?  The UC Accent Center offers a language track and an areas studies track (a track to complete certain GEs or specific major courses). As a Global Studies major, I needed to complete my language requirement. I had already … More Deana C. Italy- Made In Italy, UC ACCENT Center Florence (Global Studies)

Joanna C., Cyprus- Univ. of Nicosia (Biology & Chinese)

  ACADEMICS 1.What types of classes did you take abroad and how did they compare to UCSB? I completed the Summer Physics Program designed for Biology major while I was abroad. The course was designed to be the equivalent of the entire PHYS 6 series. Since the program had to condense a year worth of material … More Joanna C., Cyprus- Univ. of Nicosia (Biology & Chinese)