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)

Alexis Breanna M., UK-England – King’s College London (History)

ACADEMICS What types of classes did you take abroad and how did they compare to UCSB? I went abroad for my junior year, so I took classes that to satisfy both my History major and Classics minor. All of them carried back to UCSB as upper division courses. In comparison to UCSB classes, there are … More Alexis Breanna M., UK-England – King’s College London (History)

Nicole G., UK- England- English Universities, UCL (Psych and Brain)

Academics What types of classes did you take abroad and how did they compare to UCSB? At UCL I took two major classes and two GE classes. These courses had less work and less classroom time than courses at UCSB! All of my classes were assessed with at home essays ranging 2000 to 3000 words. … More Nicole G., UK- England- English Universities, UCL (Psych and Brain)

Sami E, UK – England : English Univ. KCL (Sociology, Language, Culture and Society)

ACADEMICS 1. What types of classes did you take abroad and how did they compare to UCSB?  I took 4 classes while abroad, 2 of which were for my minor, 1 for my major, and another for my enjoyment. I mainly took classes for my minor History because I wanted to see the comparison between … More Sami E, UK – England : English Univ. KCL (Sociology, Language, Culture and Society)

Bella B., UK-England – London’s Calling (English)

ACADEMICS  1. What types of classes did you take abroad and how did they compare to UCSB?  I took British Museums, British Cinema, Workforce, and Society & Space. The classes that I took abroad were based in experience and observation as opposed to my UCSB classes which are more reading and writing intensive. Also, I … More Bella B., UK-England – London’s Calling (English)