Aliza N., South Africa- University of Cape Town (Political Science & Communication)

Challenging perpetual inequality in a “post-apartheid” South Africa ACADEMICS What types of classes did you take abroad and how did they compare to UCSB?  I took major and GE courses abroad. The student/teacher relationship was fairly similar to UCSB’s, with office hours and large class sizes. The courses I found were pretty challenging or equivalent … More Aliza N., South Africa- University of Cape Town (Political Science & Communication)

Kelli Kaesberg, South Africa, University of Cape Town (Economics and Global Studies)

What was your biggest fear about studying abroad that turned out to be no big deal? Before going abroad, I was a little anxious that I would have a hard time finding a very close-knit group of friends to travel with. But, reality could not have been more opposite. I lived in a house with … More Kelli Kaesberg, South Africa, University of Cape Town (Economics and Global Studies)

Brien Griffin, South Africa/University of Cape Town, (Political Science)

1. What was your biggest fear about studying abroad that turned out to be no big deal? The lack of cumminication with my family. You learn to really enjoy the independence and appreciate living on your own. 2. What do you wish you had done to better prepare before going abroad? The financial accounts. Every … More Brien Griffin, South Africa/University of Cape Town, (Political Science)