Nina M., UK-England: King’s College London (English/Religious Studies)

 ACADEMICS  1. What types of classes did you take abroad and how did they compare to UCSB?  All of the classes I took abroad went toward my two majors, English and Religious Studies. I had less physical class time than I would typically have at UCSB, as each class met for two hours a week … More Nina M., UK-England: King’s College London (English/Religious Studies)

Ashley D., UK – English Universities King’s College London (Political Science)

ACADEMICS What types of classes did you take abroad and how did they compare to UCSB? I took only upper-division political science classes while I was abroad. I attended King’s College London and the academic rigor was somewhat more challenging than the classes I have taken at UCSB. The layout of the classes were similar- … More Ashley D., UK – English Universities King’s College London (Political Science)

Anqi Y., UK-England – Summer in Cambridge & Hong Kong – University of Hong Kong

ACADEMICS What types of classes did you take abroad and how did they compare to UCSB? During my 6 weeks in Cambridge I  took two courses that were related to my major and one business course. The major courses were more project based rather than lecture based. Since the class size were much smaller than UCSB’s, … More Anqi Y., UK-England – Summer in Cambridge & Hong Kong – University of Hong Kong

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)

Rachel S., England- London’s Calling (History)

ACADEMICS What types of classes did you take abroad and how did they compare to UCSB? I mainly took upper division electives abroad. Some of the courses offered included: London Music, London Museums, Britain and the European Union, British Cinema and Theater in London. They were on a similar grading scale, and about the same difficulty … More Rachel S., England- London’s Calling (History)

Alexandra D., UK-England – English Universities (Communication)

ACADEMICS What types of classes did you take abroad and how did they compare to UCSB?  As a 4th year upper division Comm student, I only needed to take upper division Comm classes. However, I had a hard time getting classes because I am a junior transfer. When King’s College London looked at my transcript, … More Alexandra D., UK-England – English Universities (Communication)