Barbados- The University of The West Indies

Written By: Bitota Hearvey Major: Global Studies ACADEMICS What types of classes did you take abroad and how did they compare to UCSB? In choosing my classes I wanted to get a general understanding of the social, economic, and political position of the Caribbean as a region so I took Caribbean International Politics, Caribbean Social … More Barbados- The University of The West Indies

Janet Lopez, Barbados, Univ. of the West Indies (Sociology & Black Studies)

What was your biggest fear about studying abroad that turned out to be no big deal?  Studying abroad as a first-generation college student allowed for me to turn my fear of traveling alone and leaving my family into encouragement and determination to leave and finally start my journey abroad. I remember feeling butterflies in my … More Janet Lopez, Barbados, Univ. of the West Indies (Sociology & Black Studies)