Ludwig A., Singapore – National University of Singapore (Linguistics – Speech & Language Technologies)

Majulah Singapura! ACADEMICS I – What types of classes did you take abroad and how did they compare to UCSB? I took two major courses and two unrelated courses while abroad. The major courses I took were Typology and Experimental syntax, which aren’t offered at UCSB. The linguistics department at NUS is very different from … More Ludwig A., Singapore – National University of Singapore (Linguistics – Speech & Language Technologies)

Stephanie O., Singapore – Summer Global internship (Actuarial Science)

ACADEMICS What types of classes did you take abroad and how did they compare to UCSB? My program focused on the internships, so that we only had classes on some Saturdays about work culture, teamwork and Singapore culture.  We had two homework assignments every week as an online discussion on Canvas. What was your favorite … More Stephanie O., Singapore – Summer Global internship (Actuarial Science)

Rain Wang, Singapore – Summer Global Internship (Computer Science)

ACADEMICS What types of classes did you take abroad and how did they compare to UCSB?  For the Summer Internship Program, we took a course accompanying the internship. It was more casual and mostly seminar-based. What was your favorite class abroad?  We only took one complimentary course, the main focus of our program was the … More Rain Wang, Singapore – Summer Global Internship (Computer Science)

Michelle P., Singapore- National Univ. of Singapore (English)

An Asian American goes to Asia for the first time. ACADEMICS 1. What types of classes did you take abroad and how did they compare to UCSB? I took classes from the history department and the Southeast Asian studies department: South Asians in Singapore, Colonial Southeast Asia Through European History, Asia and the Modern World, … More Michelle P., Singapore- National Univ. of Singapore (English)

Puspita H., Singapore – National University of Singapore (Global Studies)

ACADEMICS 1. What types of classes did you take abroad and how did they compare to UCSB? I took a lot of classes in the Southeast Asia Studies Department for my major. Why I took so many classes there is because there are not a lot of classes that focus on Southeast Asia at UCSB. … More Puspita H., Singapore – National University of Singapore (Global Studies)

Derek C., Singapore – National Univ. of Singapore (Statistics)

Lost five pounds from the sweltering heat, gained ten pounds from the galore of cheap and amazing food in Singapore and Southeast Asia. ACADEMICS 1. What types of classes did you take abroad and how did they compare to UCSB? I took 2 major classes and 2 GE classes abroad. One of the major courses … More Derek C., Singapore – National Univ. of Singapore (Statistics)

Ashley Tran, Singapore, National University of Singapore (Biopsychology)

What was your biggest fear about studying abroad that turned out to be no big deal? Leaving my life behind in the U.S. to study abroad, definitely. I was afraid of essentially putting my relationships on hold and leaving in the midst of my senior year, but my friends and my family were really supportive … More Ashley Tran, Singapore, National University of Singapore (Biopsychology)

Quynh Phan, Singapore, National University of Singapore (Biopsychology)

  What was your biggest fear about studying abroad that turned out to be no big deal?  My biggest fear about study abroad was falling behind on my academic requirements in order to graduate at a preferable time since I was a senior. However, I was able to complete a couple requirements abroad, which substantially … More Quynh Phan, Singapore, National University of Singapore (Biopsychology)